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Jeffrey Hein

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Address:

4800 Oak Grove Drive
M/S 183-601
Pasadena, CA 91109

Curriculum Vitae:

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Member of:

Laboratory Studies

Biography

Dr. Hein is a Technologist working in the Planetary Ices and Planetary Surface Instruments groups at JPL. He has extensive experience working with UHV systems, mass spectrometers, electronics, charged particle optics, and instrument measurement/control systems for experimental research.

Education

  • PhD in Physics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (2010)

Professional Experience

  • 2012-2015 – Postdoctoral Researcher, JPL
  • 2010-2012 – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Windsor

Community Service

  • Volunteer/videographer/web designer – Zooh Corner Rabbit Rescue

Research Interests

  • Electron interactions with gases of atmospheric relevance
  • Electron- and photon-driven processes in icy surfaces
  • Development of instrumentation for in situ measurement of organic and inorganic analysis

Selected Publications

  1. A.C. Noell, T. Ely, D.K. Bolser, H. Darrach, R. Hodyss, P.V. Johnson, J.D. Hein, and A. Ponce, Spectroscopy and Viability of Bacillus subtilis Spores after Ultraviolet Irradiation: Implications for the Detection of Potential Bacterial Life on Europa. Astrobiology, 15(1): p. 20-31 (2015).
  2. W. Kedzierski, J.D. Hein, C.J. Tiessen, D. Lukic, J.A. Trocchi, T.Z. Mlinaric, and J.W. McConkey, Production of O(1D) following electron impact on CO2, Can J. Phys., 91, 1044 (2013).
  3. J.D. Hein, H. Al-Khazraji, C.J. Tiessen, D. Lukic, J.A. Trocchi, and J.W. McConkey, Excited atomic fragments following electron dissociation of pyrimidine, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 46, 045202 (2013).
  4. J.D. Hein, P.W. Zetner, C.J. Bostock, D.V. Fursa, I. Bray, T. Das, and R. Srivastava, Differential cross sections and electron-impact coherence parameters for elastic electron scattering from laser-excited 138Ba , J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 45, 115202 (2012).
  5. J.D. Hein, S. Kidwai, P.W. Zetner, C.J. Bostock, D.V. Fursa, I. Bray, L. Sharma, R. Srivastava, and A. Stauffer, Electron-impact coherence parameters for electron-impact excitation of laser-excited 174Yb (…6s6p 3P1), J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 44, 075201 (2011).
  6. J.D. Hein, S. Kidwai, P.W. Zetner, C.J. Bostock, D.V. Fursa, I. Bray, L. Sharma, R. Srivastava, and A. Stauffer, Differential cross sections for electron-impact excitation of laser-excited 174Yb (…6s6p 3P1), J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 44, 015202 (2011).
  7. J.D. Hein, C. Ududec, D.K. Sasaki, and P.W. Zetner, Integral cross sections for electron-impact ionization-excitation of laser-excited barium, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 43, 0185206 (2010).