Office: 2265 NPB

Lab: 1031/1033 NPB

David Reitze



PhD University of Texas, Austin (1990)

Research Group

Experimental Particle Astrophysics - Condensed Matter Experiment / MAG Lab - Center for Condensed Matter Sciences (CCMS) - Institute for High Energy Physics and Astrophysics (IHEPA)

Research Interest

Research interests include: Femtosecond lasers and their interactions with matter, femtosecond pulse shaping, quantum control, gravitational wave interferometry, optical coherence tomography.

Selected Publications

V. Quetschke, J. Gleason, M. Rakhmanov, J. Lee, L. Zhang, K. Yoshiki Franzen, C. Leidel, G. Mueller, R. Amin, D. B. Tanner, and D. H. Reitze, Adaptive control of laser modal properties”, Opt. Lett. 31, 217-219 (2006).

Y. D. Jho, X. Wang, J. Kono, D. H. Reitze, X. Wei, A. A. Belyanin, V. V. Kocharovsky, Vl. V. Kocharovsky, and G. S. Solomon, “Photoluminescence from Quantized High Density Electron-Hole Plasma: Evidence for Cooperative Recombination” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 237401 (2006).

Vidya Ramanathan, Jinho Lee, Shengbo Xu, Xiaoming Wang, Luke Williams, William Malphurs, and D.H. Reitze, “Analysis of thermal aberrations in a high average power single-stage Ti: sapphire regenerative chirped pulse amplifiers: simulation and experiment” , Rev. Sci. Instr. 77, 103103 1-7 (2006).

Muzammil A. Arain, Volker Quetschke, Joseph Gleason, Luke F. Williams, Malik Rakhmanov, J. H. Li, Rachel Cruz, Guido Mueller, D. B. Tanner, and David. H. Reitze, “Adaptive Beam Shaping by Controlled Thermal Lensing in Optical Elements”, Appl. Opt. 46, 2153-2165 (2007).

B. Abbott, et al. (LIGO Science Collaboration), “S Searching for Stochastic Background of Gravitational Waves with LIGO”, Astrophys. J. 659, 918-930 (2007).