Alexander W. Chao

Professor of Particle Physics and Astrophysics

Research areas:


Lasers and Accelerators

Physics of lasers and acceleartors, dynamics of photons and charged particles and their interactions, high intensity effects, free electron lasers, various types of accelerator designs and frontier applications.

Nanoscience and Quantum Engineering

Applications of free electron lasers include nanostructures and their quantum engineering.

Courses Taught