Hans A Schuessler
Texas A&M University
Hans Schuessler earned a Ph.D. in physics in 1964 from the University of Heidelberg. He held faculty appointments at the Technological University of Berlin, and the University of Washington, before joining in 1989, Texas A&M University, where he currently heads the SIBOR (Stored Ion Bio Optical Research) and Atto-Second laser laboratories. His collaborations include TAMUQ at Doha, Qatar, the MPQ at Garching, Germany, and RIKEN at Tokyo, Japan. He holds a Chair in Optical and Biomedical Physics at TAMU, is Eminent Scientist at RIKEN, and Distinguished Scientist at JAERI, and Fellow of APS. He has published about 200 papers.
Atomic physics and laser spectroscopy: on-line spectroscopy of short-lived isotopes, measurement of nuclear moments, spins and charge distributions, cross-sections for spin dependent atomic collisions, ion storage spectroscopy and laser cooling, low energy ion and atom collisions, highly charged ion spectroscopy and Wigner crystals