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Robert McEachran

Robert McEachran

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Robert McEachran

Eligible to Supervise

Physics and Astronomy Graduate Program



Research Specialization

Atomic processes, especially electron and positron scattering; Plasma physics.

My work is in theoretical atomic physics. I am particularly interested in electron and positron scattering, both elastic and inelastic, and I endeavour to calculate cross sections for a wide range of targets. Such cross sections are essential to understanding how matter behaves in a wide range of environments, be they natural (e.g., the Earth’s atmosphere, or astrophysical plasmas) or constructs of humans (e.g., fission or fusion reactors).

Research Areas

Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

Research Types

Computational, Theoretical