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Edward Saloman

Ed has worked in a wide range of research areas. Currently he is conducting critical compilations of data on atomic energy levels and wavelengths. This work includes the measurement of the infrared spectra of the noble gases by Fourier transform spectroscopy. Previous work includes developing methods to disseminate scientific databases over the World Wide Web, compilations of data required to use the resonance ionization spectroscopy analytical technique for specific elements, multiconfiguration Dirac-Fock calculations of atomic energy levels and oscillator strengths, compilations of x-ray attenuation coefficients, measurement of the effects of electric fields on autoionizing resonances, measurement of photoabsorption cross sections, and vacuum ultraviolet and soft x-ray radiometry using synchrotron radiation.

Publication List

Edward Saloman


Quantum Measurement Division
Atomic Spectroscopy

Employment History:

  • National Institute of Standards and Technology, 1972-Present
  • Manager, NIST Physics Laboratory Office of Electronic Commerce in Scientific and Engineering Data, 1994-1999
  • Brown University, Assistant Professor of Physics, 1966-1972
  • Columbia Radiation Laboratory, Research Physicist, 1965-1966


  • Columbia University, Ph.D. Physics, 1965

Phone: 301-975-5554
Email: edward.saloman@nist.gov
Fax: 301-975-3038