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).
Sugar, Jack was born on December 22, 1929 in Baltimore. Son of Fredel and Bessie (Silverman) Sugar.
Bachelor, Johns Hopkins University, 1955;
Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1960.
Physicist, National Institute Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland., since 1960.
Book: Energy Levels of Iron-Period Elements, 1985. Contributor over 139 articles to professional journals.
Fellow Optical Society American (director 1976-1978).
Married Judith Blumberg, August 12, 1956. Children: Ross, Eve, Erica.