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Faculty: Stanley Haan

Stanley Haan, Professor, Dean for the Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Stanley Haanhaan@calvin.edu
616-526-6339
Spoelhof Center 325B, Science Building 180

Area of research

Theoretical atomic physics, especially as relating to the interaction of atoms with high-intensity lasers; science education

Educational background

  • BS, Calvin College, Physics and Mathematics, 1977
  • PhD.,  University of Colorado Boulder, Physics, 1983

Professional history

  • Professor, Calvin College, 1991-present, visiting scholar, University of Rochester (Rochester, NY), 1992-3
  • Associate professor, Calvin College, 1985-1991, visitor, JILA (Boulder, CO), 1986
  • Assistant professor, Calvin College, 1983-1985, consultant, JILA  (Boulder, CO), 1984
  • Research associate, JILA, 1983 and assistant professor, University of Colorado at Denver, 1983

APS Fellow

Professor Haan has been named a Fellow in the American Physical Society. Read more.

Recent publications

Note: an asterisk by a name indicates an undergraduate assistant.

S.L. Haan, N.A. Danks*, and K.N. Shomsky*, “Sequential ionization and energy gain of bound electrons in classical modeling of atoms in strong laser fields,” Physical Review A 86, 033418 (2012).

S.L. Haan, Z.S. Smith,* K.N. Shomsky,* P.W. Plantinga,* and T.L. Atallah,* "Anticorrelated Electrons from High-Intensity Nonsequential Double Ionization of Atoms," Phys. Rev. A 81, 023409 (2010).

K.N. Shomsky,* Z.S. Smith,* and S.L. Haan, "Frustrated Ionization in Non-Sequential Double Ionization: A Classical Model," Phys. Rev. A 79, 061402(R) (2009).

S.L. Haan, Z.S. Smith,* K.N. Shomsky,* and P.W. Plantinga,* "Electron Drift Directions in Strong-Field Double Ionization of Atoms," J. Phys. B 42, 134009 (2009).

S.L. Haan, Z.S. Smith,* K.N. Shomsky,* and P.W. Plantinga,* "Anticorrelated Electrons from Weak Recollisions in Non-Sequential Double Ionization," J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 41 (2008) 211002. This paper was selected for inclusion in IOP Select (November 2008), and was highlighted in Europhysics News 40, Number 1, page 15, (2009).

S.L. Haan, Z.S. Smith,* and J.S. VanDyke,* "Recollision Excitation, Electron Correlation, and the Production of High-Momentum Electrons in Double Ionization," Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 113001 (2008).

S.L. Haan and Z.S. Smith,* "Classical explanation for electrons above the 2Up cutoff in strong-field double ionization at 390 nm", Phys. Rev. A. 76, 053412 (November 2007).

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Additional information

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