My expertise is in ultra-fast terahertz science and nanophysics. I've set up a unique ultra-fast nano-tools lab with several laser sources running at the same time sending pulses to different optical instruments.
2014-15 University of Alberta McCalla Professorship
2014 Alberta Innovates Technology Futures/iCORE Strategic Chair in Terahertz Science and Technology
Lattice structure and binding; lattice vibrations; electrons in solids, band structure of metals, Fermi surface; semiconductors and junctions; paramagnetism and diamagnetism; introduction to lattice defects. Prerequisites: PHYS 311 and 372, and MATH 337 or ECE 341 or equivalent.Fall Term 2021
Electromotive force; Faraday's law; inductance; Maxwell's equations in free space and in matter; electromagnetic potentials; gauges; energy and momentum conservation laws; plane waves in vacuum, in nonconducting and in conducting media; reflection and refraction of electromagnetic waves; dispersion, wave guides; dipole radiation; radiation due to moving charge; radiation reaction. Prerequisite: PHYS 381, MATH 337 or ECE 341 or equivalent.Fall Term 2021