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research physicist

Chung-Hsuan Chen, Chinese research physicist. Achievements include patents for rare gas atom counter, crystal laser beam monitor, freon ratiometer; research in demonstration of rare gas atom counting with isotopic selectivity, fast DNA analysis by laser mass spectrometry, resonance ionization spectoscropy. Grantee Industrial Research, 1984, 89, 92. Member American Physical Society, American Chemical Society, American Optical Society.

Background

Chen, Chung-Hsuan was born on January 4, 1948 in Amoy, Fu-Gen, Republic of China. Came to United States, 1970. Son of King-Shu and Tsuan-Hwei (Lin) Chen.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, National Taiwan University, 1969. Master of Science in Chemistry, University Chicago, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Chicago, 1974.

Career

Research staff member Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, 1974—1989, leader photophysics group, 1989—2005. Research fellow, head key technical division Genomics Research Center Academia Sinica, Taiwan, since 2005, research fellow Institute Atomic and Molecular Sciences, since 2005. Consultant Atom Sciences Inc., since 1987, Applied BioSystem Inc., since 1993, Science-Tec Inc., since 2002, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2005.

Adjunct professor department physics and astronomy Vanderbilt University, since 1989. Adjunct professor department physics University Tennessee, Knoxville, since 1991. Honorary professor applied physics department National Tsinghua University, Beijing, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for rare gas atom counter, crystal laser beam monitor, freon ratiometer. Research in demonstration of rare gas atom counting with isotopic selectivity, fast DNA analysis by laser mass spectrometry, resonance ionization spectoscropy.

Membership

Member American Physical Society, American Chemical Society, American Optical Society.

Connections

Married Shan-Lan Kung, July 20, 1974. Children: Nelson, Franklin.

father:
King-Shu Chen

mother:
Tsuan-Hwei (Lin) Chen

spouse:
Shan-Lan Kung

child:
Nelson Chen

child:
Franklin Chen