Justin Peatross

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Justin Peatross

Justin Peatross



Office Hours

MW 1PM, F 10AM

Meetings and Assignments

  • Th 11:00PM U160 ESC

Winter 2024 Teaching Schedule

Physics 492R TBA
Physics 498R TBA


Specialty: High-Intensity Laser Physics (experimental)

Supervised Theses and Dissertations

Publication List

Professional Bio

Native of Duchesne, UT; Eagle Scout (1981); Valedictorian: Delta High School, UT (1983); LDS Mission: Portugal (1984-1986)
Bachelor of Science, Physics, Brigham Young University - Cum Laude (1988)
Doctorate, Physics, University of Rochester (Laboratory for Laser Energetics), Thesis: The Far-Field Angular Distribution of High-Order Harmonics Produced in Light Scattering from a Thin Low-Density Gas Target; Advisors: David D. Meyerhofer, Joseph H. Eberly (1993)
Post Doctoral Research, Theoretical High-Field Atomic Physics, General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Group of Mikhail V. Fedorov (1994)
Post Doctoral Research, High-intensity Laser Experiments, Washington State University, Group of Henry Kapteyn and Margaret Murnane (1995)
Assistant Professor of Physics, Brigham Young University (1996 - 2001)
Associate Professor of Physics, Brigham Young University (2002 - 2007)
Sabbatical Leave, Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg, Germany, Group of Christoph Keitel (2006)
Professor of Physics, Brigham Young University (2008 - present)