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Carl Brune, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise:
Astrophysics, Low-Energy Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Physics

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Carl Brune is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Ohio University. He also currently serves as director of the on-campus Edwards Accelerator Laboratory.

After receiving his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology in 1994, he held postdoctoral and research faculty appointments at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Since 2001, he has been a member of the faculty at Ohio University. He became a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2010 with the citation “For his numerous significant and carefully executed experiments which have advanced our understanding of nuclear astrophysics and the nuclear structure and reactions of light nuclei.”

His research interests include experimental and theoretical studies of nuclear reactions that are important in astrophysics, inertial confinement fusion, and other applications. His experimental work is carried out at the Edwards Accelerator Laboratory as well as other facilities (University, national, and international). His full CV is available here: http://inpp.ohiou.edu/~brune/cv.html

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