Major: Physics
Thesis Advisor: David Hanneke

Q: What is your thesis topic?

A: Iā€™m trying to triple the frequency of a laser beam using an affordable apparatus. I have to start by calculating different quantities, like the power output that I could get out of my design, so that I can optimize it and decide what kinds of mirrors and equipment to buy.

Q: For us non-physics majors, what is a laser beam?