Mark Gordon

Olive B. and Franklin C. Mac Krell Jefferson Fellow
Class: 2020
Hometown: McGaheysville, Virginia
B.S. University of Virginia (2015)

Mark has joined the atomic physics laboratory of Professor Bob Jones, whose work involves the use of optical techniques to observe very fast processes within atoms and molecules and to perform experiments exploring controlled interactions between atoms and between electrons within atoms.

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