Brian J. Buerke, Ph.D. – Albright College

Brian J. Buerke, Ph.D.

Brian J. Buerke, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physics, Department Chair

Ph.D., University of Rochester
M.A., University of Rochester
M.S., Miami University
B.S., Villanova University

Areas of Expertise

  • Atomic, molecular, and optical physics
  • Atomic ionization
  • Game theory
  • High-intensity lasers
  • Physics and astronomy education

Areas of Research

  • B. Buerke and D.D. Meyerhofer, “Measurement of Hydrogenic Tunneling Rates in a High-Intensity Laser Focus,” Phys. Rev. A 69, 051402(R) (2004).

Recent Student Research Collaborators

  • 2012-13: Dustin Jay Hill, “A Weak-Coupling Expansion for a Settling Rod in a Viscoelastic Fluid”
  • 2010-11: Dustin Jay Hill, “Application of Multi-Mode Analysis to a Modified Dollar Auction”
  • 2010-11: Julian Dietrich, “A General Relativistic Investigation of the Twin Paradox”
  • 2009-10: Dustin Jay Hill, “The Effect of Error on Rational Cooperation in the Traveler’s Dilemma”
  • 2008-09: Dirk Vanderbent, “A Quest for Potential Efficiencies in the Development of Hybrid Vehicles”
  • 2007-08: Mark Steger, “Development of a Procedure for Analyzing Carbon Nanotubes”