John Alcock General Physics, Subatomic Particles, Optics, Biophysics, Theoretical Physics

Expert in laser and plasma physics

The Story

Alcock has headed the Advanced Laser Techniques and Applications Section, at the NRC's Institute for Microstructural Sciences, since 1991. He is an expert in laser and plasma physics — a phase of matter beyond solids, liquids and gases that consists of highly ionized particles and is typically super hot.

Sources: photo NRC.

The Person

Birthdate
February 3, 1938
Birthplace
Glasgow, Scotland
Title
Head
Office
Advanced Laser Techniques and Applications, at the Institute for Microstructural Sciences, National Research Council of Canada
Status
Working
Degrees
  • BSc, U of Toronto, 1959
  • PhD, Oxford (England), 1965
Awards
  • Herzberg Medal, 1975
Last Updated
June 22, 2015
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