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Scott Bergeson

Associate Chair

Office: N269 ESC
Phone: (801) 422-6161
Teaching Url:

Office Hours

  • By appointment

Meetings and Assignments

Spring/Summer 2020

  • M 8:15a - 5:30p Research
  • T 8:30a - 9:30a Chair Mtg
  • T 9:30a - 5:30p Research
  • W 8:30a - 5:30p Research
  • Th 8:30a - 5:30p Research
  • F 8:30a - 5:30p Research

Professional Bio

Dr. Bergeson's research in atomic physics includes laser cooling and trapping, ultracold plasmas and strongly-coupled Coulomb systems, and spectroscopy. He also maintains a modest research and development program in biophotonic instrumentation and measurements.


Specialty: Laser cooling, ultracold plasmas, laser spectroscopy, biophotonics (experimental)

Research Website:


Theses and Dissertations