Stephen FitzGerald

Oberlin College
Department of Physics
Wright Laboratory
110 N. Professor St.
Oberlin OH, 44074-1088

Phone: (440) 775-8334
Fax:     (440) 775-6379
Office: 217 Wright
Laboratory: 3 Basement of Wright



B.A.Mod. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (1987)
Ph.D. Cornell University(1994). Thesis advisor Al Sievers
Thesis title "Far Infrared Properties of Disordered Solids"

Courses for 2005-2006
Mechanics and Relativity: Physics 110

Quantum Mechanics: Physics 312

Advanced Lab: Physics 414


Research Interests
Infrared spectroscopy of trapped hydrogen molecules
Inelastic spectroscopy of Fullerenes (Buckyballs)
Recent Papers

Low-temperature infrared spectroscopy of H2 in solid C60: PRB 73, 155409 (2006)

Kinetics of H2 desorption from crystalline C60: PRB 71, 045415 (2005)

Adsorption of CF4 on the internal and external surfaces of open single-wall carbon nanotubes.  A vibrational spectroscopy study: JACS 125, 5889 (2003)

Induced infrared absorption of molecular hydrogen in solid C60: PRB 65, 140302 (2002)

Quantum dynamics of interstitial H2 in solid C60: PRB 60, 6439 (1999)