Curriculum Vitae

Uldis Berzinsh                                                                                    58.03.16

Leading researcher,

Institute of Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy, University of Latvia.

Address

            office:                                                                          home:

            19 Rainis blvd.                                                            "Licupes-13"

            LV-1586, Riga                                                            LV-2123, Kekava

            Latvia                                                                          Latvia

Telephone:

            371-7229727, 371-2936963, Fax:      371-7034513, e-mail:  buldissn@latnet.lv

I am married. We have four children in family.

Education:

1965-1976 Aloja secondary school,

1976-1981 University of Latvia, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics,

1983-1986 University of Latvia, Ph.D. student, Prof. E. Krauliņa,

1988    defended Ph.D. thesis "Experimental Investigation of Atomic

Selenium and Tellurium by the Spectroscopic Methods",

1994-1996 University of Latvia, Dr. Hab. studies,

1998 defended Dr.Hab.Phys. thesis "Studies of the Radiative Processes in

the Atoms and Negative Ions".

Languages: Latvian, Russian, English and Swedish.

Professional experience:

1997-1981 half time, laborant in Department of Spectroscopy (now Institute

of Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy), University of Latvia,

1981-1996 full time, different researcher positions,

1996- leading researcher, principal investigator Institute of Atomic Phys. And Spectroscopy, grant “Latvian ScienceFoundation Research Grant "Atomic Systems, their Constants of theRadiative and Photochemical Reactions",

1990-1991 9 months visiting researcher at Atomic Physics group, Chalmers

University of Technology, Sweden,

1992 1 month visiting researcher at Oakridge National Laboratory and

University of Tennessee.

1992- 2000  few shortterme visits in Lund Laser Center and Chalmers University

of Technology, Sweden,

2000 – on leave for MICROTRONIC LASER SYSTEMS

 

Projects

Latvian Council of Research,                2 500 Ls/year

1996- Grant Nr 96.0028 (LU-884) , "The Atomic Systems, Their Radiation Constants and Photochemical Reaction Rates"

Swedish Academy of Sciences,   80 000 SEK. 1995-1997 "Radiative properties of group V and VI atoms"

VISBY Project,      570 000 SEK*. 1998/99. Swedish Institute Grant (Ref.Nr. 380/69)

"Laser Physics and Spectroscopy" * - coinvestigator together with principial investigator Prof. Sune

Svanberg      and coinvestigator Prof. Algis Piskarskas.

Nordic Council of Ministers,       43 600 SEK. 1997/98. "Laser Spectroscopy of Negative ions"

Soros Foundation: Conference grant,    1 000 USD. 1995.  Twelth International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy, Capri.

Traveling grant,    1 000 USD. 1998. University of Teennesse and Oakridge National Laboratory, USA.

 

 

List of publications

Internationaly-refereed journals:

1.       A. Ubelis, J. Silinsh, U. Berzinsh, Z. Rachko, "The spectra of high frequency electrodeless discharge lamps in the vacuum ultraviolet", The Soviet Journal of the Applied Physics 35, 216 (1981).

2.       A. Ubelis, U. Berzinsh, "Transition probability measurements of Te I spectral lines by methods of emission and absorption of radiation ", Phys. Scripta 28, 171 (1983).

3.       A. Ubelis, U. Berzinsh, "Transition probability measurements of Se I spectral lines by emission method", Phys. Scripta 34, 805 (1986).

4.       A. Ubelis, U. Berzinsh, "Relative intensities of the  3S1-3P0,1,2 and 5S2- 3P1,2 multiplet spectral lines in the O I, S I, Se I, Te I Homologous series", Opt. and Spectr. 65, 296 (1988).

5.        A. Ubelis, U. Berzinsh, "5s25p36s -5s25p4 transition probabilities of Te I ", Phys. Scripta 43, 162 (1991).

6.       J. Persson, U. Berzinsh, M. Gustafsson, T. Nilsson, "Laser and radiofrequency spectroscopy of the 5d36s2 4P3/2,5/2 states in Ta" , Z. Phys. D23, 67 (1991).

7.       G.J. Bengtsson, U. Berzinsh, J. Larsson and S.Svanberg, "Determination of radiative lifetimes in neutral Arsenic using time-resolved laser spectroscopy in VUV region", Astronomy and Astrophysics 263, 440 (1992).

8.       G.J. Bengtsson, U. Berzinsh, J. Larsson and S.Svanberg, "Oscillator strengths for resonance transitions neutral Selenium and Tellurium derived from  time-resolved laser spectroscopy", Z. Phys. D23, 29 (1992).

9.       G.J. Bengtsson, U. Berzinsh, J. Larsson S.Svanberg and R. Zerne, "Radiative lifetime and Landé-factor measurements of the Se I 4p35s 5S2 levels using pulsed laser spectroscopy", J. Phys. II France 2 773 (1992).

10.    U. Berzinsh, M. Gustafsson, J. Persson, "Laser and radiofrequency spectroscopy of the 5d46s 6D multiplet in Ta I", Z. Phys. D27, 67 (1993).

11.    D. Hanstorp, M. Gustafsson, U. Berzinsh and U. Ljungblad, "Collinear photodetachment spectroscpy", Nucl. Instr. and Meth. B 79 159 (1993).

12.    R. Zerne, U. Berzinsh and S. Svanberg, Radiative lifetimes in neutral tellurium measured by time-resolved laser spectroscopy, Z. Phys. D32, 31 (1994).

13.    Luo Caiyan, U. Berzinsh, R. Zerne and S. Svanberg, "Determination of radiative lifetimes of neutral bismuth by time-resolved UV/VUV laser spectroscopy", Phys. Rev. A 52, 1936 (1995).

14.    U. Berzinsh, G. Haeffler, D. Hanstorp, A. Klinkmuller, E. Lindroth, U. Ljungblad, and D. Pegg, "Resonance structure in the Li- photodetachment cross section", Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 4795 (1995).

15.    U. Berzinsh, M. Gustafsson, D. Hanstorp, A. Klinkmuller, U. Ljungblad and A.-M. Mårtensson-Pendrill, "Isotope shift in the electron affinity of chlorine", Phys. Rev. A 51 231 (1995).

16.    U.Ljungblad, D. Hanstorp, U. Berzinsh, D.J. Pegg, "Observation of doubly excited states in Li- using resonance ionisation spectroscopy", Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 3751 (1996).

17.    Gunnar Haeffler, Andreas E. Klinkmüller, Jonas Rangell, Uldis Berzinsh, and Dag Hanstorp, "The electron affinity of Tellurium", Z. Phys. D38 211, (1996).

18.    D. Hanstorp, U.Ljungblad, U. Berzinsh, D.J. Pegg, "Observation of doubly excited states in negative ions using resonance ionisation spectroscopy", In the book ed. by Winograd N., Parks J.E., Resonance Ionisation Spectroscopy 1996, AIP Press, Woodbury, New York, 97 (1997).

19.    R. Zerne, Luo Caiyan, U. Berzinsh and S. Svanberg, "Oscillator strengths of sulphur 3s23p34s 3So-3s23p34p 3P transitions measured by time resolved two-photon laser spectroscopy", Phys. Scripta 56, 459 (1997)..

20.    U. Berzinsh, Luo Caiyan, R. Zerne and S. Svanberg, "Determination of radiative lifetimes of neutral Sulfur by time-resolved vacuum-ultraviolet laser spectroscopy", Phys. Rev. A 55, 1836 (1997) .

21.    U. Berzinsh, S. Svanberg and E. Biemont, "Radiative lifetimes for the 4p excited states of Phosphorus and the oscillator strengths of solar lines", Astron. Astrophys. 326, 412 (1997).

22.    Andreas E. Klinkmüller, Gunnar Haeffler, Dag Hanstorp, Igor Yu. Kiyan, Uldis Berzinsh, Christopher Ingram, David J. Pegg, and James R. Peterson, "Photodetachment study of the 1s3s4s 4S resonance in He-", Phys. Rev. A 56, 2788, (1997).

23.    Yu. Kiyan, U. Berzinsh, D. Hanstorp, and D. J. Pegg, "Series of doubly excited quartet states of He-", Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 2874 (1998).

24.    Andreas E. Klinkmüller, Gunnar Haeffler, Dag Hanstorp, Igor Yu. Kiyan, Uldis Berzinsh, and David J. Pegg, "Photodetachment study of the He- quartet resonances below the He(n=3) thresholds", J. Phys. B 31, 2549  (1998).

25.    D. Hanstorp, G. Haeffler, A. E. Klinkmüller, U. Ljungblad, U. Berzinsh, I. Yu. Kiyan, and D. J. Pegg. "Two electron dynamics in photodetachment", Adv. Quant. Chem., 30 (1998).

26.    U. Berzinsh, S. Svanberg, "Atomic radiative lifetimes measured by pulsed laser spectroscopy in the UV/VUV spectral region", Adv. Quant. Chem. 30, 283 (1998).

27.    D. H. Lee, M. B. Poston, D. J. Pegg, D. Hanstorp, U. Berzinsh, "Photodetachment of the Ca- ion at the 3P kp threshold", Phys. Rev. A 60, 715, (1999).

28.    I.Yu. Kiyan, U. Berzinsh, J. Sandstrom, D. Hanstorp and D. Pegg: Spectrum of Doubly Excited States in the K- ion, Phys. Rev. >Lett. 84 (2000) 5979-5982.

29.    Z S Li, H Lundberg, U. Berzinsh, S. Johansson and S. Svanberg: >The FERRUM project: radiative lifetimes of the 3d5(6S)4s4p(3P)y6Po states of Fe II measured with time-resolved vacuum ultra-violet laser spectroscopy, vill be published in J.Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys.34 (2001) 1-8.

30.    Gunnar Haeffler, Igor Yu. Kiyan, Uldis Berzinsh, Dag Hanstorp, Nicklas Brandefelt, Eva Lindroth and David J. Pegg. Strongly correlated states in the Li- ion. Phys. Rev. A 6305 (2001) 3409

Conference abstracts:

1.       U. Berzinsh, "Application of the high frequency electrodeless discharge lamps for the determination of the transition probabilities", VI Lituenian Conference on Spectroscopy and Quantum Electronics, Vilnus 1983, 10.

2.       A. Ubelis, U. Berzinsh, "Transition probability measurements of Tellurium spectral lines by methods of emission and absorption of radiation ", XIX Congress of Soviet Union on Spectroscopy, Tomsk 1983, 115.

3.        U. Berzinsh, A. Ubelis,  "Determination of the transition probabilities of Se I and Te I  by emission method in the VUV region of spectra", VII Conference of Soviet Union on VUV Physics and Interaction with Matter, Ezernieki 1986, 150.

4.       A. Ubelis, U. Berzinsh, Z. Rachko, J. Jansons, "The high frequency electrodeless discharge lamps as spectral source in the VUV region of spectra", VII Conference of Soviet Union on VUV Physics and Interaction with Matter, Ezernieki 1986, 204.

5.       A. Ubelis, U. Berzinsh, "Transition probability measurements of Se I atoms by flash photolyse method", III Conference of Soviet Union on Theoretical and Applied Optics, Leningrad 1988, 159.

6.       U. Berzinsh, A. Ubelis,  "Transition probabilities in the Se I and Te I ", XX Congress of Soviet Union on Spectroscopy, Kijev 1988, 87.

7.       U. Berzinsh, J. Silinsh, A. Ubelis "VUV sources of atomic spectra for analitical spectroscopy and atomic physics", XXVII Colloquium Spectroscopium Internationale, Sofia 1989, 95.

8.        U. Berzinsh, U. Gross, A. Ubelis,  "The absorption spectra of Selenium and Tellurium vapour in the 175-200 nm region", VIII Conference of Soviet Union on VUV Physics and Interaction with Matter, Irkutsk 1989, 271.

9.       U. Berzinsh, M. Gustafsson, T. Nilsson, J. Persson, "Hyperfine structure measurements in Tantalum", XXIII European Group of Atomic Spectroscopy Conference, Torun 1991, 115.

10.    U. Berzinsh, M. Gustafsson, J. Persson, "Hyperfine structure measurements in Tantalum", IV European Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics, Riga 1992, 58.

11.    G.J. Bengtsson, U. Berzinsh, J. Larsson S.Svanberg, R. Zerne, "Radiative lifetime measurements of resonance levels in As I, Se I, Te I using  laser spectroscopy", IV European Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics, Riga 1992, 160.

12.    U. Berzinsh, U. Gross, J. Silinsh, A. Ubelis, "The measurements of the oscillator strengths in VUV/UV region of spectra by the Ladenburg method", IV European Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics, Riga 1992, 420.

13.    U. Berzinsh, D. Hanstorp, M. Gustafsson, "Photodetachment spectroscpy of negative ions", XIII International Conference on Atomic Physics, Munich 1992, A8.

14.    U.Berzinsh, G.J. Bengtsson, J. Larsson, A. Persson, S.Svanberg, C.-G. Wahlström, R. Zerne, "Experimental lifetimes for excited states of atoms and ions following short pulse  laser excitation", XIII International Conference on Atomic Physics, Munich 1992, A8.

15.    U. Berzinsh, M. Gustafsson, D. Hanstorp, A. Klinkmuller, U. Ljungblad,"The electron affinities of Cl35 and Cl37", XXV European Group of Atomic Spectroscopy Conference, Caen 1993, P2-43.

16.    U. Berzinsh, M. Gustafsson, D. Hanstorp, A. Klinkmuller, U. Ljungblad,"The electron affinities of Cl35 and Cl37", XVIII International Conference on the Physics of Electronic and Atomic Collisions, Aarhus 1993,

17.    U. Berzinsh, "The negative ions", Annual Conference of Latvian Physical Society, Daugavpils 1994,