Physical chemistry and applied laser diagnostics
Pulsed nanosecond and CW laser sources, spectrometers and scanning monochromator, liquid nitrogen cryostat, converging-diverging nozzle gas expansion instrument. Other equipment: https://wp.stolaf.edu/chemistry/files/2013/07/Dept_equipF07.pdf
Background & Research Interest
Development and use of optical sensing techniques for the characterization of gaseous high-speed flows and combustion, study of energy transfer phenomena, and development of associated instrumentation and data analysis methodologies.