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ATOMIC and MOLECULAR PHYSICS

Molecular collisions and energy transfer, molecular spectra, molecular quantum mechanics, photoelectron spectroscopy, many-body theory of quantum mechanical scattering, atomic and molecular processes at surfaces.
UMD: Alexander
NIST: Clark, Julienne

QUANTUM ELECTRONICS and OPTICAL PHYSICS IMAGING

Multiphoton processes, strong-field laser-atom interaction, Bose-Einstein condensation.
UMD: Chellappa, Paglione, Rolston
NIST: Bryant, Clark, Phillips, Stiles, Williams

STATISTICAL PHYSICS

Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, interfaces and surfaces, molecular hydrodynamics, phase transitions and critical phenomena, polymer science, disordered solids, thermophysical properties.
UMD: Anisimov, Calabrese, Einstein, Fisher, Jarzynski, Kirkpatrick, Ott, Weeks
NIH: Basser, Nossal, Szabo