Department of Physics

University of Central Florida


Viatcheslav KOKOOULINE

Professor of Physics
Department of Physics
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL 32816

slavako at
Phone: +1-407-823-5145
Fax: +1-407-823-5112


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Assistant Professor,
Associate Professor,

University of Central Florida
2000-2003 Research Associate
JILA, University of Colorado,
Boulder, USA

Post-doctoral position in the
Fritz Haber Research Center for Molecular Dynamics,
Jerusalem, Israel

1996-1999 Ph.D. thesis under supervision of Françoise Masnou-Seeuws,
Laboratoire Aime Cotton, Universite de Paris XI,
Orsay, France.
1989-1996 Master Degree,
Faculty of Physics, Saint-Petersburg State University,
Petersburg, Russia

Fellow of American Physical Society

Research Interests

Electron-molecule collisions, quantum defect theory, ultracold atoms and molecules, quantum control of reactions at low energies, elementary AMO processes in the interstellar medium and cold plasma, three-body AMO processes at low energies

International Collaboration

Long-term visits:


Fall 2016

Ultracold Chemistry

Other courses taught

Wave Mechanics I (PHY-4604): Fall 10, 11, 12

Wave Mechanics II (PHY-4605): Spring 11, 12, 13

Graduate Quantum Mechanics I (PHY-5606) : Fall 03, 04, 05

Graduate Quantum Mechanics II (PHY-6624): Spring 04, 05, 06

Physics for scientists and engineers (PHY-2049H): Fall 06, 07

Physics for scientists and engineers (PHY-2048H): Fall 15

Mathematical methods for scientists: (PHY-3113): Spring 07, 08, 09

Modern Physics (PHY-3101): Fall 13, Spring 14

Optics (PHY-4424): Spring 14, Spring 16

Atomic Physics (PHZ-6234): Fall 08

The graduate course of theoretical molecular physics at low temperatures at
Ecole de Physique” at Les Houches, France Fall 09 (one week in October 09)

Graduate course (in French)
“Cold and ultra-cold chemistry in the laboratory and astrophysical environment”,
University of Paris XI, Orsay, France Spring 10


Full list of publications