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Jeffrey R. Fuhr

Jeffrey R. Fuhr

Jeff Fuhr


Contact Information

Atomic Physics Division
100 Bureau Dr., Stop 8422
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8422

Jeffrey dot Fuhr dot at NIST dot gov
phone: 301-975-3204
fax: 301-990-1350

Curriculum Vitae

  • 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


Research Interests

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.

Selected Publications

J.R. Fuhr and W.L. Wiese, "NIST Atomic Transition Probability Tables," in Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 84th Edition, ed. by D.R. Lide (CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2003), pp. 10-88.

J.Z. Klose, J.R. Fuhr, and W.L.Wiese, "Critically Evaluated Atomic Transition Probabilities for Ba I and Ba II," J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 31, 217 (2002).

N. Konjevic, A. Lesage, J.R. Fuhr, and W.L. Wiese, "Experimental Stark Widths and Shifts for Spectral Lines of Neutral and Ionized Atoms (A Critical Review of Selected Data for the Period 1989 through 2000)," J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 31, 819 (2002).

C.R. Cowley, W.L. Wiese, J.R. Fuhr, and L.A. Kuznetsova, "Spectra," Allen's Astrophysical Quantities, 4th edition, Chapter 4, 53-93, edited by A. Cox (AIP Press, New York, 2000).

J.R. Fuhr and H.R. Felrice,"Atomic Transition Probabilities Bibliographic Database," WWW address:

J.R. Fuhr and H.R. Felrice,"Atomic Spectral Line Broadening Bibliographic Database," WWW address:

W.L. Wiese, J.R. Fuhr, and T.M. Deters, "Atomic Transition Probabilities of Carbon, Nitrogen, and Oxygen," J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, Monograph No. 7 (1996).

G.A. Martin, J.R. Fuhr, and W.L. Wiese, "Atomic Transition Probabilities-Scandium through Manganese," J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 17, Suppl. 3 (1988).

J.R. Fuhr, G.A. Martin, and W.L. Wiese, "Atomic Transition Probabilities-Iron through Nickel," J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 17, Suppl. 4 (1988).
Created October 1, 2009, Updated June 2, 2021