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Douglas B. Cameron

781.223.6030
douglas@Genetical.com

Academic Background

Post-Doctoral, Molecular Physics, The Rowland Institute for Science (1997)
Northwestern UniversityPh.D. Chemical Physics and Computational Chemistry,
        Northwestern University (1994)
M.S. Chemical Physics, Northwestern University (1989)
B.S. Physical Chemistry, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL (1985)

Employment Interest

Skills

Research and Employment History

Additional Skills

  • Extensive experience with interfacing computers and laboratory instrumentation. LabView developer. Experience with digital-analog interfaces and signal and image processing. Developer of custom software for scientific CCD camera. Developer of assembly and C/C++ routines for embedded processors, especially DSPs for controlling scientific instruments and complex FPGA algorithms.
  • Developer of low level multithreaded C++ code handling TCP/IP and HTTP communications. Experienced in HTML design, and WinNT network management.
  • Experience with a range of lasers and optics, techniques of ultra-high vacuum design and generation, mass spectroscopy (linear and reflectron time-of-flight, quadrupole), and radio frequency ion (Paul) traps.
  • Majority of computing and development experience is on Windows and Mac platforms, with less experience on Unix and Linux systems. Open to improving Linux/Unix skills.
  • Personable leadership style. Patient teacher.
  • Publications

    1. Electron Diffraction of Trapped Cluster Ions
      Mathias Maier-Borst, Douglas B. Cameron, Mordechai Rokni, and Joel H. Parks
      Physical Review A, 59 (1999) R3162-R3165.
    2. Charge-exchange collisions of C60z+: a probe of the ion charge distribution
      Douglas B. Cameron, J.H. Parks
      Chemical Physics Letters, 272 (1997) 18-24.
    3. Charge-Exchange and Cluster Formation in an rf Paul Trap: Interaction of Alkali Atoms with C60+
      Stuart Pollack, Douglas Cameron, Mordechai Rokni, Winfield Hill, J.H. Parks
      Chemical Physics Letters, 256 (1996) 101-108.
    4. Photofragmentation of Ag4(N2)x+, x=0-3: N2 Binding Energies
      Susanne Haupt, Julian Kaller, Douglas Cameron, Detlef Schooß, Manfred M. Kappes
      Z. Physik D, 40, Issue 1-4 (1997) 331-333.
    5. Photodissociation Spectroscopy of Metal Clusters: a Status Report
      Douglas Cameron, Susanne Haupt, Julian Kaller and Manfred M. Kappes, SPIE Proceedings, 1994, 2124, 418-425.
    6. Electronic and Geometric Structure in Silver Clusters.
      George Alameddin, Joanna Hunter, Douglas Cameron and Manfred Kappes, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1992, 192, 122-128.
    7. Impurity Doped Simple Metal Clusters: Optical Response.
      Geoffrey M. Koretsky, Tina A. Dalhseid, Stuart Pollack, C.R. Chris Wang, George Alameddin, Joanna Hunter, Douglas Cameron, Shengzhong Liu and Manfred Kappes, Ber. Bunsenges. Phys. Chem., 1992, 96, 1270-1272.
    8. Optical Response of Doped s1-Electron Metal Clusters.
      Tina A. Dahlseid, Geoffrey M. Koretsky, Stuart Pollack, C.R. Chris Wang, Joanna Hunter, George Alameddin, Douglas Cameron, Shengzhong Liu and Manfred Kappes, Z. Physik D., Proceedings of the 88th Heraeus Seminar, "Nuclear Concepts in the Study of Atomic Cluster Physics," R. Schmidt, H. Lutz and R. Dreizler (Eds.), pp. 262-265, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1992.
    9. Photoabsorption Spectra of s1-Electron Metal Clusters.
      C.R. Chris Wang, Stuart Pollack, Joanna Hunter, George Alameddin, Tina Dahlseid, Douglas Cameron, Shengzhong Liu and Manfred Kappes, Z. Physik D, 1991, 19, 13-17.
    10. Optical absorption spectroscopy of sodium clusters as measured by collinear molecular beam photodepletion. C.R. Chris Wang, Stuart Pollack, Douglas Cameron and Manfred Kappes, J. Chem. Phys., 1990, 93, 3787-3801.

    Online Resources

    1. Electron Diffraction of Trapped Cluster IonsAg molecular beam experiment (poster)
    2. C60+ Reactions with Alkali Metals in an rf Trap (poster)
    3. Paul Traps, Fullerenes, and Electron Diffraction (talk slides)
    4. Silver Clusters: Spectroscopic Probes and Theoretical Models of Gas Phase Structure (thesis)
    5. Scientific, publicly available programs
    6. Books on my bookshelf
    7. Personal web site

    Member
    American Physical Society (APS),
    American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

    U.S. Citizen


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