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William C. Stwalley

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Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Department of Physics
2152 Hillside Road
Storrs, CT 06269-3046
Phone: (860) 486-4924
Email: w.stwalley@uconn.edu Web: http://www.phys.uconn.edu/people/faculty/storrs/stwalley/

Education

  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Harvard University, 1969
  • B.S., Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, 1964

 

Research Focus

  • Studies of ultracold atoms and molecules, especially photoassociation and formation and trapping of alkali dimer molecules
  • Laser spectroscopy, photophysics and photochemistry
  • Laser ionization
  • Long rangemolecules and potential curves
  • Radiative transition probabilities
  • Quantum degenerate gases

 

Current Publications

Banerjee J, Rahmlow D, Carollo R, Bellos M, Eyler EE, Gould PL, Stwalley WC. “Spectroscopy and Applications of the 3?(3)S(+) Electronic State of (39)K(85)Rb.” J Chem Phys. 2013 Nov 7; 139(17):174316.

Bellos MA, Carollo R, Banerjee J, Eyler EE, Gould PL, Stwalley WC. “Excitation of Weakly Bound Molecules to Trilobitelike Rydberg States.” Phys Rev Lett. 2013 Aug 2; 111(5):053001.

Banerjee J, Rahmlow D, Carollo R, Bellos M, Eyler EE, Gould PL, Stwalley WC. “Spectroscopy of the Double Minimum 3?(3)?O Electronic State of (39)K(85)Rb.” J Chem Phys. 2013 Apr 28; 138(16):164302.

Kim JT, Lee Y, Kim B, Wang D, Gould PL, Eyler EE, Stwalley WC. “Spectroscopic Investigation of the A and 3 (1)S(+) States of (39)K(85)Rb.” J Chem Phys. 2012 Dec 28; 137(24):244301.

Byrd JN, Michels HH, Montgomery JA, Côté R, Stwalley WC. “Structure, Energetics, and Reactions of Alkali Tetramers.” J Chem Phys. 2012 Jan 7; 136(1):014306.

Bellos MA, Rahmlow D, Carollo R, Banerjee J, Dulieu O, Gerdes A, Eyler EE, Gould PL, Stwalley WC. “Formation of Ultracold Rb2 Molecules in the V” = 0 Level of the A(3)S+(u) State via Blue-Detuned Photoassociation to the 1(3)?(G) State.” Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2011 Nov 14; 13(42):18880-6.

Kim JT, Lee Y, Kim B, Wang D, Stwalley WC, Gould PL, Eyler EE. “Spectroscopic Analysis of the Coupled 1(1)?, 2(3)S+ (O = 0-, 1), and B(3)? (O = 0±, 1, 2) States of the KRb Molecule Using Both Ultracold Molecules and Molecular Beam Experiments.” Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2011 Nov 14; 13(42):18755-61.

Zemke WT, Byrd JN, Michels HH, Montgomery JA, Stwalley WC. “Long Range Intermolecular Interactions Between the Alkali Diatomics Na(2), K(2), and NaK.” J Chem Phys. 2010 Jun 28; 132(24):244305.

Stwalley WC, Banerjee J, Bellos M, Carollo R, Recore M, Mastroianni M. “Resonant Coupling in the Heteronuclear Alkali Dimers for Direct Photoassociative Formation of X(0,0) Ultracold Molecules.” J Phys Chem A. 2010 Jan 14; 114(1):81-6.

Wu CY, Luh WT, Xavier Gadea F, Stwalley WC. “The D 1Sigma+ State of 7LiH: Comparison of Observations with Vibronic Theory.” J Chem Phys. 2008 Feb 14; 128(6):064303.