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Mark B Schneider

Associate Dean

  Selected Research Students & Projects Eric Larson '06 and Mahi Demissie '06: Low-energy positron spectroscopy. Claire Christensen '03: Quantum theory of light. Liz Hipp '06, Kat Gray '06, and Sonja Simonson '05: Mini optical interferometers.

Campus Phone: 

(641) 269-3018

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On-Campus Address: 

211 Nollen House
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Education / Degrees: 

Postdoc (Nuclear Physics), 1983-84, Princeton University and Atomic Energy of Canada, Ltd. Ph.D. (Physics), 1983, Princeton University M.S. (Physics), 1979, Princeton University B.A. (Physics), 1977, Carleton College

Courses Taught: 

Phy-131: General Physics I with Lab Phy-132: General Physics II with Lab Phy-232: Modern Physics with Lab Phy-234: Mechanics Phy-360: Solid State Physics Phy-457: Advanced Quantum Theory Phy-462: Advanced Laboratory Tutorial: "Nuclear Technology: Fears, Facts, and Public Policy"

Primary Academic Interest: 

Experimental studies of the weak nuclear force

Other Academic Interests: 

Beta decay angular correlation measurements Fundamental properties of anti-matter Quantum properties of light