Josef W. Zwanziger
Professor, Canada Research Chair in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Materials
- Physical chemistry
- Computational chemistry
- Theoretical chemistry
- Opto-mechanical effects
- Nuclear magnetic resonance
- Density functional theory
- BA, University of Chicago
- PhD, Cornell University
- PDF, University of California at Berkeley
We are interested in the development of new glassy materials for application in optical instruments and construction. We use a combination of experimental, computational, and theoretical approaches to understand glass structure and environmental response.
Selected awards and honours
- John C. Polanyi Award from the Canadian Society for Chemistry , 2017
- Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in NMR Studies of Materials, 2003-present
- Editor, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2010-present
- Dalhousie Innovation Award, 2007 and 2008
- Editor, Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2003-2007
- Elasto-optic coefficients of borate, phosphate and silicate glasses: determination by Brillouin spectroscopy, J Galbraith, L Chapman, JW Zwanziger, M Aldridge, J Kieffer, J. Phys. Chem. C 120,
- Mechanical-Structural Investigation of Ion-Exchanged Lithium Silicate Glass using Micro-Raman Spectroscopy, C Calahoo, JW Zwanziger, IS Butler, J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 7213-7232 (2016).
- Recent developments in the ABINIT software package, X Gonze, JW Zwanziger, et al., Comput. Phys. Commun. 205, 106-131 (2016).
- Relating 139La Quadrupolar Coupling Constants to Polyhedral Distortion in Crystalline Structures, A Paterson, M Hanson, U Werner-Zwanziger, JW Zwanziger, J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 25508-25517 (2015).
- Temperature dependent lattice misfit and coherency of Al3X (X = Sc, Zr, Ti and Nb) particles in an Al matrix, S Saha, T Todorova, JW Zwanziger, Acta Mater. 89, 109-115 (2015).