Distinguished Professor Peter Hannaford
- Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology
- School of Science
- Centre for Quantum and Optical Science
- Department of Physics and Astronomy
Professor Hannaford received a BSc, MSc and PhD from the University of Melbourne. He was a Chief Research Scientist at CSIRO in Clayton, Australia before moving to Swinburne University of Technology in 2001 to become Director of the Centre for Atom Optics and Ultrafast Spectroscopy and a University Distinguished Professor. He is currently a Professor Emeritus at Swinburne University and leader of the Time Crystals project within the Optical Sciences Centre. He has been a visiting scientist at the University of Reading, UK; Griffith University, Brisbane; the University of Otago, NZ; the University of Oxford, UK; the Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics, Garching, Germany; the European Laboratory for Nonlinear Spectroscopy, Florence, Italy; the Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris; and the University of Innsbruck, Austria.
Ultracold atoms; Bose Einstein condensation; Atom optics; Femtosecond laser spectroscopy; Laser atomic physics; Ultracold Fermi gases
Fields of Research
- Degenerate Quantum Gases And Atom Optics - 510801
- Nonlinear Optics And Spectroscopy - 510203
Also published as: Hannaford, Peter; Hannaford, P.
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- 2009-08-31: Cold Waves - The Age
- 2009-05-30: Photosynthesis comes into the light - Science Alert
- 2008-06-19: Disease arms-race looks to powerful new X-ray tools - Science Alert
- 2008-04-08: Atom chip to open frontiers unknown - Science Alert