William Silfvast

January 1, 1980 by
Biography William T. Silfvast received both a B.S. degree in Physics and a B.S. degree in Mathematics (1961) and a Ph.D. in Physics with a minor in Mathematics (1965) from the University of Utah. From 1967 to 1989 he worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories, becoming a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff in 1983.  In […]

Robert Bernath

January 1, 1980 by
Biography Dr. Robert Bernath’s area of expertise is high-peak-power lasers, and the interaction technologies associated with their use. In addition, Robert has worked on many different topic areas including x-ray generation, EUV generation, material processing, laser design and construction, laser plasma modeling, and femtosecond pulse propagation through the atmosphere and the interaction effects. The most […]

Jessica Peña

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Biography Jessica joined the Laser Plasma Laboratory as a graduate student in 2017. Her research focuses on the propagation of filaments generated by high-intensity, ultrashort pulses through different atmospheric conditions. Publications