Dr. Donald Umstadter

Prof. Donald Umstadter

Dr. Umstadter is a professor in the Physics and Astronomy Department at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL). He also holds the Leland J. and Dorothy H. Olson Chancellors Distinguished Chair of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. After his PhD in physics from UCLA, he was a postdoctoral fellow at AT&T Bell Laboratories, and a professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He established and directs the Extreme Light Laboratory at UNL, where his studies involved highly relativistic laser-matter interactions with petawatt-power and femtosecond-duration laser light.

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
101 Behlen Lab
Lincoln, NE 68588-0111
Phone: (402) 472-8115
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