Wangai John Kimari
University of Nairobi
WANGAI JOHN KIMARI is a professor of Geology at university of Nairobi
• Laser applications in atomic and molecular spectroscopy: Laser cooling, trapping and manipulation of atoms and molecules (Bose-Einstein and Fermionic condensation phenomena) and Quark-Gluon interactions. • Laser applications in environmental monitoring: Transport and deposition of air pollutants, green house gases, ambient water vapor and variations atmospheric pressure and temperature. • Non-intrusive laser applications in medicine and biological specimens using diode laser based optical tweezers especially on Disease diagnostics and DNA characterization. • Practical applications of microcomputers in electronics systems: Instrument control under the LABVIEWTM and MATLAB™ platforms, Robotics • Software development under Windows® development environment: Web site design, development and maintenanc
March-June, 2002: “Doppler free saturation spectroscopy of the Rubidium”: Lirungu J.A.G. (4th year undergraduate). The objective was to find the natural line width of the 1st excited state of Rubidium around 780nm as defined by Heisenberg Uncertainty principle
K. A., K, A.O M, R. N. G, J. K. W. 2004. Development of a tuneable diode laser absorption spectrometer for NO2 measurements.