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physicist

Jack Sugar, American Physicist. Achievements include interpretation of X-ray absorption in rare earththin films; interpretation of emission spectra of rare earth ions; research on spectra of highly ionized atoms, compilations of atomic energy levels and wavelengths. Grantee Fulbright 1966, North Atlantic Treaty Organization 1990; recipient Silver medal United States Commerce Department, 1971. Fellow Optical Society American (director 1976-1978).

Background

Sugar, Jack was born on December 22, 1929 in Baltimore. Son of Fredel and Bessie (Silverman) Sugar.

Education

Bachelor, Johns Hopkins University, 1955; Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1960.

Career

Physicist, National Institute Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland., since 1960.

Achievements

  • Achievements include interpretation of X-ray absorption in rare earththin films. Interpretation of emission spectra of rare earth ions. Research on spectra of highly ionized atoms, compilations of atomic energy levels and wavelengths.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Book: Energy Levels of Iron-Period Elements, 1985. Contributor over 139 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Optical Society American (director 1976-1978).

Connections

Married Judith Blumberg, August 12, 1956. Children: Ross, Eve, Erica.

father:
Fredel Sugar

mother:
Bessie (Silverman) Sugar

spouse:
Judith Blumberg

children:
Ross Sugar

Eve Sugar

Erica Sugar