Frank Hegmann, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin
Email
hegmann@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-7852
Address
3-197 Centennial Ctr For Interdisciplinary SCS II
11335 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Overview

About

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.

Awards

2014-15 University of Alberta McCalla Professorship 

2014 Alberta Innovates Technology Futures/iCORE Strategic Chair in Terahertz Science and Technology

 


Research
Condensed matter physics, ultrafast THz spectroscopy, nonlinear dynamics, terahertz scanning tunneling microscopy, time-resolved photoluminescence, THs source development interaction of THz and biological samples.

Teaching
Recipient of the 2013 Faculty of Science Award for Excellent Teaching

Announcements

Courses

PHYS 415 - Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics I

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 2020
PHYS 495 - Special Topics in Physics

The course covers specialized topics of interest to advanced undergraduate students. Consult the Department for details about current offerings. Prerequisites depend on the subject. Credit for this course may be obtained more than once.

Winter Term 2021
PHYS 595 - Special Topics in Physics

This course covers specialized topics of interest to junior graduate students. Consult the Department for details about current offerings. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Credit for this course may be obtained more than once.

Winter Term 2021