Sarah Nichols
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
 
Email: snichols@kecksci.claremont.edu
Office: Center Court E10
Phone: 909-607-2325
Office Hours: M, T, Th 1:30-3:30 PM
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Educational Background:
B.A. Williams College 2003
M.A. Stony Brook University 2005
Ph.D. Stony Brook University 2008
Courses Taught:
Fall 2012
PHYS 33
Spring 2013
PHYS 34
Fall 2013
AISS 1A, 1B
Spring 2014
AISS 2A, 2B
Research Interests:
ultrafast lasers, quantum mechanics
Thesis Topics:
Modeling a macroscopic quantum object: students can learn computer programming and experimental skills while developing a detailed understanding of a simple quantum mechanical system.
 
Selected Publications List: Click to open new window.
1.   González-Vázquez, J., L. González, S. R. Nichols, T. C. Weinacht and T. Rozgonyi . (2010). Exploring wavepacket dynamics behind strong-field momentum-dependent photodissociation in CH2BrI+. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics   12: 14203.
 
2.   Geißler, D., T. Rozgonyi, J. González-Vázquez, L. González, S. Nichols, and T. Weinachtacht . (2010). Creation of multihole molecular wave packets via strong field ionization. Physical Review A   82: 011402.
 
3.   Nichols, S. R., T. Rozgonyi, B. J. Pearson, and T. Weinacht . (2009). Strong-field phase-dependent molecular dissociation. Physical Review A   79: 043407.