Texas Tech University

Walter L. Borst, Ph.D

Professor Emeritus
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Email: Walter.Borst@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 742-3864

Office: 11 Science Building 

Ph.D. in Physics, University of California at Berkeley (1968)

Diplom in Physics (M.S.), University of Tübingen, Germany (1964)

Vordiplom in Physics (B.S.), University of Tübingen, Germany (1960)

Walter Borst

Research Interests

Atomic and molecular physics, time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy by pulsed laser, materials characterization, fast scintillator dyes, nuclear pulse counting. More recently: Electrodynamics and applications, miscellaneous physics-related service, including the Texas Section of the American Physical Society, secretary and fundraiser for the South Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair.


  • About 80 from 1968 to 2006, plus conference papers and seminars