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James D. D. Martin

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Associate Professor of Physics, University of Waterloo

Contact information:

Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave West
Waterloo, ON
N2L 3G1 Canada

E-mail: jddmartin@uwaterloo.ca
Office: Room 357, Physics Building, 519-888-4567 Ext. 33201
Laboratories: Rooms 140 and 139, Physics Building, 519-888-4567 Ext. 35426 and Ext. 36279
FAX: 519-746-8115

Research Interests:

Experimental Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (AMO) (laser cooling and trapping, atom chips, decoherence).
For more information, please see our publications and laboratory slideshow.

If you are interested in joining our group as a graduate student, you are welcome to contact me to discuss potential research projects.

Fourth year research projects (Phys 437A/B) are available.


  1. I taught Phys 701, Graduate Quantum Mechanics, in the Fall 2015 term.
  2. I am teaching Phys 706, Electromagnetic theory, in the Winter 2016 term.
  3. I will be teaching Phys 342, Electricity and Magnetism 2, in the Spring 2016 term.

Last modified: January 4, 2016
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