Brian J. Buerke, Ph.D.

Brian J. Buerke, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physics, Department Chair
bbuerke@albright.edu
Office
610-921-7787

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”