Alexander D. Cronin

  • Faculty Affiliation: Joint Professor
Assistant Professor of Physics
Assistant Professor of Optical Sciences
Email Address: 
cronin@physics.arizona.edu
Office Location: 
PAS 379
Mailing Address: 

Department of Physics
The University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210101
Tucson, AZ 85721-0101

Phone Number: 
520-626-3348
Education: 
  • Ph.D., University of Washington, 1999
  • B.S., Stanford University, 1993
Specific Research Interests: 
  • New measurement techniques using atom optics: diffraction gratings, beam-splitters, mirrors and lenses that manipulate matter waves coherently.
  • Atom-beam interferometry.
  • Mach-Zhender interferometer.
  • Splitting deBroglie waves of atoms into two physically separate paths.
  • Combining waves to produce interference fringes of matter.

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