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John McCorkindale

Senior Graduate Researcher

Contact

office: 2144 SES
office phone: 312.996.5442

email john


Bio

John received his undergraduate degree in physics and astronomy from the University of California-Santa Barbara. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Illinois, Chicago and is in charge of operating the KrF amplifiers and data analysis.


Education

B.Sc.: Physics and Astronomy, University of California at Santa Barbara.
M.Sc.: Physics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2008
Ph.D.: In Progress

Research Interests: Laser/matter interactions and ultrashort pulse measurement

Selected Publications

  1. SPATIALLY RESOLVED OBSERVATION OF THE SPECTRAL HOLE BURNING IN THE XE(L) AMPLIFIER ON SINGLE (2P) AND DOUBLE (2S2P) VACANCY 3D→2P TRANSITIONS IN THE 2.62Å-2.94Å RANGE Journal of Physics B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., Volume 43, Number 4, pp. 045402 (10pp), 28 February 2010.

  2. POWER SCALING OF THE XE(L) AMPLIFIER AT λ~2.8Å INTO THE PETAWATT REGIME; Journal of Physics B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys.,Volume 43, Number 1, pp. 015402, 14 January 2010.

  3. THE NUCLEAR EPOCH OF LASER INTERACTIONS; American Institute of Physics (AIP) Conference Proceedings, Volume 1197, Issue 1, pp. 42-47, December 3, 2009. (The Fourth International Symposium “Atomic Cluster Collisions: Structure and Dynamics from the Nuclear to the Biological Scale” (ISACC 2009)); doi:10.1063/1.3275687

  4. REALIZATION OF THE CONCEPTUAL IDEAL FOR X-RAY AMPLIFICATION Journal of Physics B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. Volume 41, Number 10, 105602 (6pp), 28 May 2008.

  5. TEMPERATURE ENHANCEMENT OF XE(L) X-RAY AMPLIFIER (Λ ~ 2.9 Å) EMISSION; Journal of Physics B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. Volume 40, Number 22, pp. F307-F312, 28 November 2007.

  6. Double Optimization of Xe(L) Amplifier Power Scaling at~2.9 Å J. Phys. B 40, F131 ( 2007)

  7. Single-Pulse Characteristics of the Xe(L) Amplifier on the Xe35+ (3d -> 2p) Transition Array at 2.86 Å J. Phys. B  39, L313 (2006). (IOP Select Paper)

  8. Xe(L) Coherent X-Ray Source at ~ 2.9 Å for Biological Nanoimaging Superstrong Fields in Plasmas AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 827, ed. Dimitri Batani and Maurizio Lontano (AIP, Melville, NY, 2006) p. 457.

  9. Explosive Supersaturated Amplification on 3d-->2p Xe(L) Hollow Atom Transitions at λ ~ 2.7?2.9 Å J. Phys. B38, 3055 (2005)