Alexander Dalgarno

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 
"Alexander Dalgarno"

(1928 - 2015)
DOI: 10.1098/rsbm.2020.0009 In 1947 Sir Harrie Massey invited him to work for a PhD in Physics and suggested that Alex investigate collisions of metastable helium atoms in helium gas to determine the cross sections for excitation transfer. Richard Buckingham was Alex’s immediate supervisor
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Richard Arthur Buckingham grad student 1951 UCL (Physics Tree)
 (Collisions of normal and metastable helium atoms)


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Michael B. McElroy grad student 1962 Queen's University Belfast (Physics Tree)
David A. Williams grad student 1963 Queen's University Belfast
Michael Alan Jura grad student 1971 Harvard (Physics Tree)
Shih-I Chu grad student 1974 Harvard (Chemistry Tree)
Thomas Edward Cravens grad student 1975 Harvard
Deborah K Watson grad student 1974-1977 Harvard (Physics Tree)
Ewine F. van Dishoeck grad student 1984 Leiden
Amiel Sternberg grad student 1986 Columbia (Physics Tree)
Joseph Noel Robin Côté grad student 1989-1995 MIT (Physics Tree)
Victoria Buch post-doc Harvard (Chemistry Tree)
Andrei Derevianko post-doc Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University (Physics Tree)
Steven C. Wofsy post-doc Harvard (Chemistry Tree)
Neal F. Lane post-doc 1964-1965 Queen's University Belfast (Physics Tree)


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Girts Barinovs collaborator (Physics Tree)
Vasili Kharchenko collaborator 1997-2007 Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (Physics Tree)
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Loreau J, Kharchenko V, Dalgarno A. (2013) Index of refraction of molecular nitrogen for sodium matter waves Physical Review a - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 87
Burrows BL, Dalgarno A, Cohen M. (2012) Asymptotic exchange energies for H2 Physical Review a - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 86
Wakelam V, Herbst E, Loison JC, et al. (2012) A kinetic database for astrochemistry (KIDA) Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series. 199
Brahms N, Tscherbul TV, Zhang P, et al. (2011) Formation and dynamics of van der Waals molecules in buffer-gas traps. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp. 13: 19125-41
Zhang P, Dalgarno A, Côté R, et al. (2011) Charge exchange in collisions of beryllium with its ion. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp. 13: 19026-35
Tscherbul TV, Zhang P, Sadeghpour HR, et al. (2011) Anisotropic hyperfine interactions limit the efficiency of spin-exchange optical pumping of ³He nuclei. Physical Review Letters. 107: 023204
Bovino S, Zhang P, Kharchenko V, et al. (2011) Relaxation of energetic S(1D) atoms in Xe gas: comparison of ab initio calculations with experimental data. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 135: 024304
Tscherbul TV, Sayfutyarova ER, Buchachenko AA, et al. (2011) He-ThO(1Σ+) interactions at low temperatures: elastic and inelastic collisions, transport properties, and complex formation in cold 4He gas. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 134: 144301
Tscherbul TV, Yu HG, Dalgarno A. (2011) Sympathetic cooling of polyatomic molecules with S-state atoms in a magnetic trap. Physical Review Letters. 106: 073201
Hummon MT, Tscherbul TV, Kłos J, et al. (2011) Cold N+NH collisions in a magnetic trap. Physical Review Letters. 106: 053201
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