Texas Tech University

Wallace Glab, Ph.D

Associate Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Email: Wallace.Glab@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-1655

Office: 120A Science Building

Ph. D. Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1984)

M. S. Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1980)

B. S. Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1977)

Wallace Glab

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Research Interests

Experimental atomic, molecular and optical physics, laser spectroscopy. Multiphoton ionization studies of the excitation and excited state dynamics of atomic Rydberg states. Studies of the strong-field Stark effect on high Rydberg states of atomic hydrogen, rare gas atoms and molecular hydrogen. Studies of intramolecular dynamics of diatomic and triatomic molecules using multiphoton and VUV (vacuum ultraviolet) laser techniques. High-resolution multiphoton excitation and photoelectron spectroscopy of diatomic and triatomic molecules. Trace isotope detection using laser spectroscopic techniques. Penning ionization collisions between Rydberg atoms and small molecules.

Selected Publications

  • W. L. Glab and S. T. Pratt, "Ion rotational distributions following vibrational autoionization of the Rydberg states of water," Journal of Chemical Physics 120, 8555-8566 (2004).
  • W. L. Glab, "Double-resonance spectroscopy of quasi-linear Rydberg states of water," Journal of Chemical Physics 117, 9316-9326 (2002).
  • M. S. Child and W. L. Glab, "Multichannel quantum defect analysis of the double resonance photoionization series of H2O," Journal of Chemical Physics 112, 3754-3765 (2000).
  • W. L. Glab, S. T. Pratt, and M. S. Child, "Rotationally resolved photoelectron spectroscopy of autoionizing states of water," Journal of Chemical Physics 109, 3062-3068 (1998).

Department of Physics and Astronomy