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Professor John Douglas Hey

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Dr Hey lectured at the University of Cape Town from 1974- 1990. He was also an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at Ruhr University, West Germany (1988 - 1989).

Dr Heys worked as a Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter at Institut fuer Plasmaphysik, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany from 1991 to 1995.

He joined UKZN in 1995 where he was a Professor of Physics until 2009. He is now an Honorary Lecturer at the School of Chemistry and Physics.
     
Quote:   "Carpe diem, sed festina lente: semper caveat lector."
Position:
  Lecturer and Researcher
Qualifications:
  PhD - University of Maryland
MSc - Univeristy of Cape Town
BSc (Honours) - University of Cape Town
BSc - Stellenbosch University
     
Discipline:   Physics
Campus:   Westville
Telephone:
  (+01) 403 202 8748
 Email:   jdhey1@telus.net
     
Research Areas:   Atomic processes in laboratory and astrophysical plasmas. Spectral line broadening by plasmas.
     
Recent Publications:   J. D. Hey, “On the determination of radial matrix elements for high-n transitions in hydrogenic atoms and ions”,
Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Vol. 39 (2006), 2641-2664.

J. D. Hey, “Some properties of Stark states of hydrogenic atoms and ions”, Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Vol. 40 (2007), 4077-4096.

J. D. Hey, “The McLean-Watson line strength formula and its implementation”, Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Vol. 42 (2009), 125701 (7pp).

J. D. Hey, “On the role of atomic metastability in the production of Balmer line radiation from ‘cold’ atomic hydrogen , deuterium and hydrogenic ion impurities in fusion edge plasmas”, Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Vol. 45 (2012), 065701 (19pp).

J. D. Hey, “Does atomic polarizability play a role in hydrogen radio recombination spectra from Galactic H II regions?”, Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Vol. 46 (2013), 125702 (17pp).

         

     


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