Mitchell L. Furst
1987-present, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD
Ph.D. Physics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
M.S. Physics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
B.S. Physics and Earth and Space Science, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Dr. Furst is the contact for radiometric calibrations using the NASA Spectrometer Calibration Beamline at the Synchrotron Ultraviolet Radiation Facility (SURF III). As part of the SURF operations staff, he helps maintain and improve the storage ring as the national primary UV irradiance source.
He was a member of the team that put together the new magnet structure in 1998. This new magnet has azimuthal symmetry at the orbit of the electron beam of about 1 part in 10000 at the standard operating energy of 380 MeV.
- Ultraviolet Radiometry
Awards and honors
- Department of Commerce Silver Medal Silver Medal Award for Exceptional Service, 2006
- NIST Judson C. French Award, 2001
- NIST Special Service Award, 1996
- NIST Bronze Medal, 1992
Member of the American Physical Society