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Jeffrey R. Fuhr

Jeff has spent his career at NIST publishing critically evaluated compilations on atomic transition probabilities and critical reviews on atomic line shapes and shifts. He has developed bibliographic databases on atomic transition probabilities and atomic spectral line broadening and provides input to the NIST Atomic Spectra Database.

Jeffrey R. Fuhr


Quantum Measurement Division
Atomic Spectroscopy Group

Employment History:

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Physicist, 1970-Present


  • Purdue University, M.S., 1970
  • Earlham College, B.A., 1968
  • U.S. Department of Commerce Bronze Award, 1993
  • U.S. Department of Commerce Measurement Service Award, 1997
  • Vice Chair, Working Group 2 (Atomic Transition Probabilities), Commission 14 (Atomic and Molecular Data), of the International Astronomical Union

Phone: 301-975-3204
Email: Jeffrey.Fuhr@nist.gov