Physics continues to be one of the “flagship” research Departments at the University of Windsor. Our faculty are known regionally, provincially, nationally and internationally for their active and outstanding research and their direct involvement in the learning experiences provided to our undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty are known worldwide for high levels of research productivity and funding through industrial partnerships. Their research achievements, with its many awards and distinctions to their credit, make the department one of the highest quality Physics departments in Canada. Currently, there are three main areas of research:

- Atomic, Molecular and Optical physics
- Materials Science
- Biomedical Physics

#### Submissions from 2017

N (2P) production in electron-N2 collisions, Wladyslaw Kedzierski, Jeff Dech, and J. W. Mcconkey

Determination of the Zinc Concentration in Human Fingernails by Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy, Steven J. Rehse, Vlora A. Riberdy, and Christopher J. Frederickson

#### Submissions from 2016

Selective detection of singlet gerade metastable states of N-2, Wladyslaw Kedzierski and J. W. Mcconkey

Use of solid N2 surfaces in metastable particle detection, Wladyslaw Kedzierski and J. W. Mcconkey

VUV Study of Electron Impact Dissociative Excitation of Thymine, C. J. Tiessen, J. A. Trocchi, J. D. Hein, J. Dech, Wladyslaw Kedzierski, and J. W. Mcconkey

#### Submissions from 2014

Advances In Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, J. W. Mcconkey and Wladyslaw Kedzierski

#### Submissions from 2013

Production of O(1D) following electron impact on CO2, Wladyslaw Kedzierski, J. D. Hein, C. J. Tiessen, D. Lukic, J. A. Trocchi, T. Z. Mlinaric, and J. W. Mcconkey

A Comparison of Multivariate Analysis Techniques and Variable Selection Strategies in a Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Bacterial Classification, Russell Putnam, Q.I. Mohaidat, Andrew Daabous, and Steven Rehse

Sensitive and specific discrimination of pathogenic and nonpathogenic Escherichia coli using Raman spectroscopy - a comparison of two multivariate analysis techniques, Steven Rehse, Khozima Hamasha, Qassem I. Mohaidat, Russell A. Putnam, Ryan C. Woodman, and Sunil Palchaudhuri

#### Submissions from 2012

Variational energies and the Fermi contact term for the low-lying states of lithium: Basis-set completeness, L. M. Lang, Z. C. Yan, H. X. Qiao, and Gordon W. F. Drake

Pathogen identification with laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy: The effect of bacterial and biofluid specimen contamination, Q.I. Mohaidat, K. Sheikh, S. Palchaudhuri, and Steven J. Rehse

Spin-forbidden Helium I transition rates, D. C. Morton and Gordon W. F. Drake

Quantum theory of longitudinal momentum transfer in above-threshold ionization, A. S. Titi and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 2011

Critical comparison of diffuse reflectance spectroscopy and colorimetry as dermatological diagnostic tools for acanthosis nigricans: A chemometric approach, S. Devpura, B. Pattamadilok, Z.U. Syed, Steven Rehse, and P. Vemulapalli

The effect of bacterial environmental and metabolic stresses on a laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) based identification of Escherichia coli and Streptococcus viridans, Q. Mohaidat, S. Palchaudhuri, and Steven J. Rehse

Spin-forbidden radiative decay rates from the 3′,3P 1,2 and 3′,1P 1 states of helium, D. C. Morton and Gordon W. F. Drake

Isotope-shift measurements of stable and short-lived lithium isotopes for nuclear-charge-radii determination, W. Nortershauser, R. Sanchez, G. Ewald, and Gordon W. F. Drake

Variational upper bounds for low-lying states of lithium, L. M. Wang, Z. C. Yan, H. X. Qiao, and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 2010

Editorial: 40th Anniversary of Physical Review A (July 1, 2010), Gordon W. F. Drake

Regulation of polar peptidoglycan biosynthesis by Wag31 phosphorylation in mycobacteria, C. Jani, H. Eoh, J.J. Lee, and K. Hamasha

Electron impact dissociation of N2O and CO2 with single particle detection of O(1D2), Wladyslaw Kedzierski, E Blejdea, Aldo DiCarlo, and J. W. Mcconkey

Metastable oxygen atom detection using rare gas matrices, Wladyslaw Kedzierski, E Blejdea, Aldo DiCarlo, and J. W. Mcconkey

Theoretical proposal for a biosensing approach based on a linear array of immobilized gold nanoparticles, S.M.H. Rafsanjani, T. Cheng, S. Mittler, and Chitra Rangan

Towards the clinical application of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for rapid pathogen diagnosis: The effect of mixed cultures and sample dilution on bacterial identification, Steven J. Rehse, Q.I. Mohaidat, and S. Palchaudhuri

North American Symposium on Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy: Introduction to the feature issue, J.P. Singh, J.R. Almirall, and Steven J. Rehse

Isotope shift measurements in the 2s1/2 → 2p3/2 transition of Be+ and extraction of the nuclear charge radii for 7,10,11Be, M. Zkova, Z. Andjelkovic, M. L. Bissell, and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 2009

Energies for the high- L rydberg states of helium: Asymptotic analysis, R. El-Wazni and Gordon W. F. Drake

Energies for the high- L rydberg states of helium: Asymptotic analysis, R. El-Wazni and Gordon W. F. Drake

A membrane basis for bacterial identification and discrimination using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy, Steven J. Rehse, N. Jeyasingham, J. Diedrich, and S. Palchaudhuri

#### Submissions from 2008

Control of surface plasmon resonances in dielectrically coated proximate gold nanoparticles immobilized on a substrate, P. Rooney, A. Rezaee, S. Xu, T. Manifar, and Chitra Rangan

Measurements of total cross sections for positron scattering by uracil molecules, E. Surdutovich, G. Setzler, W.E. Kauppila, and Steven J. Rehse

#### Submissions from 2007

Detection of trace Al in model biological tissue with laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy, M.D. Adamson and Steven J. Rehse

Ionization energy of Li 6,7 determined by triple-resonance laser spectroscopy, B. A. Bushaw, W. Nortershauser, Gordon W. F. Drake, and H. J. Kluge

Sufficient condition for the coherent control of n -qubit systems, R. Cabrera, Chitra Rangan, and W.E. Baylis

Escherichia coli identification and strain discrimination using nanosecond laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy, J. Diedrich, Steven J. Rehse, and S. Palchaudhuri

Pathogenic Escherichia coli strain discrimination using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy, J. Diedrich, Steven J. Rehse, and S. Palchaudhuri

Editorial: The Scope of Physical Review A and Editorial Procedures, Gordon W. F. Drake

Editorial: The Scope of Physical Review A and Editorial Procedures, Gordon W. F. Drake

A multiplet table for neutral helium (4He I) with transition rates, Gordon W. F. Drake and D. C. Morton

Hyperfine structure of the 23P state of 3He with and without an external magnetic field, Q. Wu and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 2006

Nuclear charge radius for He3, D. C. Morton, Q. Wu, and Gordon W. F. Drake

Nuclear charge radius for He3, D. C. Morton, Q. Wu, and Gordon W. F. Drake

Information hiding and retrieval in Rydberg wave packets using half-cycle pulses, J.M. Murray, S.N. Pisharody, H. Wen, and Chitra Rangan

#### Submissions from 2005

Binding energy of the positronium negative ion: Relativistic and QED energy shifts, Gordon W. F. Drake and M. Grigorescu

Control of finite-dimensional quantum systems: Application to a spin-1/2 particle coupled with a finite quantum harmonic oscillator, Chitra Rangan and A.M. Bloch

Theory of detection of angular momentum states in Rydberg atoms using half-cycle pulses, Chitra Rangan and R.J.A. Murray

Absolute wave-number measurements in 130Te2: Reference lines spanning the 420.9-464.6-nm region, T.J. Scholl, Steven J. Rehse, R.A. Holt, and S.D. Rosner

#### Submissions from 2004

High precision variational calculations for H2 +, M. M. Cassar and Gordon W. F. Drake

Control of Trapped-Ion Quantum States with Optical Pulses, Chitra Rangan, A.M. Bloch, C. Monroe, and P.H. Bucksbaum

Laser collimation of an atomic gallium beam, Steven J. Rehse, K.M. Bockel, and S.A. Lee

Broadband precision wavelength meter based on a stepping Fabry-Pérot interferometer, T.J. Scholl, Steven J. Rehse, R.A. Holt, and S.D. Rosner

#### Submissions from 2002

Quantum-state information retrieval in a Rydberg-atom data register, J. Ahn, Chitra Rangan, D.N. Hutchinson, and P.H. Bucksbaum

Ground-state energies for helium, H-, and Ps-, Gordon W. F. Drake, M. M. Cassar, and R. A. Nistor

Lithium transition energies and isotope shifts: QED recoil corrections, Z. C. Yan and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 2001

Quantum phase retrieval of a Rydberg wave packet using a half-cycle pulse, J. Ahn, D.N. Hutchinson, Chitra Rangan, and P.H. Bucksbaum

Optimally shaped terahertz pulses for phase retrieval in a Rydberg-atom data register, Chitra Rangan and P.H. Bucksbaum

Reply to “Comment on ‘Photodetachment in combined static and dynamic electric fields’”, A. R. P. Rau and Chitra Rangan

Measurement of the hyperfine structure of the 4d2D 3/2,5/2 levels and isotope shifts of the 4p2p 3/2 ? 4d2D3/2 and 4p2p 3/2 ? 4d2D5/2 transitions in gallium 69 and 71, Steven J. Rehse, W.M. Fairbank Jr., and S.A. Lee

Lamb shift in He+: Resolution of a discrepancy between theory and experiment, A. Van Wijngaarden, F. Holuj, and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 2000

High accuracy for atomic calculations involving logarithmic sums, S. P. Goldman and Gordon W. F. Drake

High accuracy for atomic calculations involving logarithmic sums, S. P. Goldman and Gordon W. F. Drake

Photodetachment in combined static and dynamic electric fields, Chitra Rangan and A.R.P. Rau

Dynamics of diamagnetic Zeeman states ionized by half-cycle pulses, Chitra Rangan, K.J. Schafer, and A.R.P. Rau

Lithium isotope shifts as a measure of nuclear size, Z. C. Yan and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 1997

Nanolithography with metastable neon atoms: Enhanced rate of contamination resist formation for nanostructure fabrication, Steven J. Rehse, A.D. Glueck, S.A. Lee, and A.B. Goulakov

Computational methods for three-electron atomic systems in Hylleraas coordinates, Z. C. Yan and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 1995

Asymptotic-expansion method for the evaluation of correlated three-electron integrals, Gordon W. F. Drake and Z. C. Yan

Retarded dipole-dipole dispersion interaction potential for helium, M. J. Jamieson, Gordon W. F. Drake, and A. Dalgarno

Eigenvalues and expectation values for the 1s22s 2S, 1s22p 2P, and 1s23d 2D states of lithium, Z. C. Yan and Gordon W. F. Drake

Theoretical lithium 2 2S2 2P and 2 2P3 2D oscillator strengths, Z. C. Yan and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 1994

Lamb shifts and hyperfine structure in Li+6 and Li+7: Theory and experiment, E. Riis, A. G. Sinclair, O. Poulsen, and Gordon W. F. Drake

High-precision calculations of the Zeeman effect in the 2 3PJ, 2 1P1, 2 3S1, and 3 3PJ states of helium, Z. C. Yan and Gordon W. F. Drake

A rigorous treatment of O(α 6mc 2) QED corrections to the fine structure splittings of helium, T. Zhang and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 1993

1/n expansions for two-electron Coulomb matrix elements, Gordon W. F. Drake and R. N. Hills

Energy corrections of order mc2α6lnα in helium, Gordon W. F. Drake, I. B. Khriplovich, A. I. Milstein, and A. S. Yelkhovsky

Erratum: Energy corrections of order mc2α6 In α in helium (Physical Review A (1993) 48, 6 (4804), Gordon W. F. Drake, I. B. Khriplovich, A. I. Milstein, and A. S. Yelkhovsky

Angular and radial correlation in doubly excited systems when 1 ≤ Z ≤ 4. The 2p2 3P state, D. R. T. Keeble, K. E. Banyard, and Gordon W. F. Drake

Erratum: Variational calculation for the ground state of lithium and QED corrections for Li-like ions (Physical Review A (1993) 48, 6 (4803)), D. K. McKenzie and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 1992

The doubly-excited state 2p 2 3P for 1 ≤ Z ≤ 4: Coulomb holes derived from explicitly correlated wavefunctions, K. E. Banyard, D. R. T. Keeble, and Gordon W. F. Drake

Asymptotic expansion for -function matrix elements of helium, Gordon W. F. Drake

Erratum: Asymptotic expansion for -function matrix elements of helium (Phys. Rev. a (1992) 45,9 (6933-6934)), Gordon W. F. Drake

He+ 2p state lifetime by a quenching-asymmetry measurement, Gordon W. F. Drake, J. Kwela, and A. Van Wijngaarden

Energies and relativistic corrections for the Rydberg states of helium: Variational results and asymptotic analysis, Gordon W. F. Drake and Z. C. Yan

Multiphoton ionization in circularly polarized standing waves, D. S. Guo and Gordon W. F. Drake

Stationary solutions for an electron in an intense laser field. II. Multimode case, D. S. Guo and Gordon W. F. Drake

Stationary solutions for an electron in an intense laser field. I. Single-mode case, D. S. Guo and Gordon W. F. Drake

Many-electron radial and angular integrals in the unitary-group approach, R. D. Kent and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 1991

Erratum: Expectation values of rP for arbitrary hydrogenic states (Physical Review A (1991) 43, 11, (6432)), Gordon W. F. Drake and R. A. Swainson

Quantum defects and the 1/n dependence of Rydberg energies: Second-order polarization effects, Gordon W. F. Drake and R. A. Swainson

Variational calculation for the ground state of lithium and the QED corrections for Li-like ions, D. K. McKenzie and Gordon W. F. Drake

A unified treatment of the non-relativistic and relativistic hydrogen atom: III. The reduced Green functions, R. A. Swainson and Gordon W. F. Drake

A unified treatment of the non-relativistic and relativistic hydrogen atom II: The Green functions, R. A. Swainson and Gordon W. F. Drake

A unified treatment of the non-relativistic and relativistic hydrogen atom I: The wavefunctions, R. A. Swainson and Gordon W. F. Drake

Measurement of the n=2 Lamb shift in He+ by the anisotropy method, A. Van Wijngaarden, J. Kwela, and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 1990

Erratum: Eigenvalues and retardation effects in the n = 10 states of helium (Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (1989) 22 (L651-L657)), Gordon W. F. Drake

Bethe logarithms for hydrogen up to n=20, and approximations for two-electron atoms, Gordon W. F. Drake and R. A. Swainson

Expectation values of rP for arbitrary hydrogenic states, Gordon W. F. Drake and R. A. Swainson

Expectation values of rP for arbitrary hydrogenic states, Gordon W. F. Drake and R. A. Swainson

An alternative proof of some relations between hydrogenic matrix elements, R. A. Swainson and Gordon W. F. Drake

#### Submissions from 1989

Eigenvalues and retardation effects in the n=10 states of helium, Gordon W. F. Drake