Daniel Steck

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  • Title: Assoc. Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5313
  • Office: 277 Willamette Hall
  • Interests: Quantum and atom optics, quantum nonlinear dynamical systems, laser cooling and trapping of atoms
  • Website: Website


Daniel Steck’s research interests are rooted in the physics of ultracold atoms.  In particular, he is interested in problems that cross over into the subject of nonlinear dynamical systems, a fascinating, interdisciplinary area.  The intersection of these two areas addresses a range of problems ... Read More


Dan Steck earned his PhD in physics from the University of Texas in 2001.  He conducted postdoctoral research at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Theoretical Division between 2001-2004.  Dan joined the faculty of the physics department at the University of Oregon in 2004.

Ph.D. 2001, Texas

At UO since: 2004

Field of Specialization: Experimental Optical Physics