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Priyanka Rupasinghe

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Associate Professor

Contact Information

350 Shineman Center
[email protected]
Priyanka Rupasinghe's Website

Provost's Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity (2023)

P. M. Rupasinghe, Fiona Wee, Thomas Bullock and Jiaxing Liu, Measurement of hyperfine constants and the isotope shift of rubidium 5P1/2 excited-state using saturated absorption spectroscopy, Phys. Scr. 98 045412 (2023)

V. V. Baturo, P. M. Rupasinghe, T. J. Sears, R. J. Mawhorter, J.-U. Grabow, and A. N. Petrov,
Electric-field-dependent g factor for the ground state of lead monofluoride, PbF, Phys. Rev. A 104, 012811 (2021)

Daniel L. Maser, Eli Hoenig, B.-Y. Wang, P. M. Rupasinghe, S. G. Porsev, M. S. Safronova, and P. K. Majumder, High-precision measurement and ab initio calculation of the (6s26p2) 3P0 -> 3P2 electric-quadrupole-transition amplitude in 208Pb, Phys. Rev. A 100, 052506 (2019)

N. B. Vilas, B.-Y. Wang, P. M. Rupasinghe, D.L. Maser, M. S. Safronova, U. I. Safronova, and P. K. Majumder, High-precision measurements and theoretical calculations of indium polarizabilities, Phys. Rev. A 97, 022507 (2018)

Benjamin L. Augenbraun, Allison Carter, P. M. Rupasinghe, and P. K. Majumder, Measurement of the scalar polarizability of the Indium 6p1/2 excited state using two-tone frequency modulation spectroscopy in an atomic beam, Phy. Rev. A 94, 022515 (2016)

Thinh Q. Bui, David A. Long, Agata Cygan, Vincent T. Sironneau, Daniel W. Hogan, Priyanka M. Rupasinghe, Roman Ciuryo, Daniel Lisak, and Mitchio Okumura, Observations of Dicke narrowing and speed dependence in air-broadened CO2 lineshapes near 2.06 um, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 141, 174301 (2014)

James Coker, Haoquan Fan, C. P. McRaven, P. M. Rupasinghe, T. Zh. Yang, N. E. Shafer-Ray, and J. E. Furneaux, Cavity Dispersion Tuning Spectroscopy of Tellurium Near 444.4nm, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B Vol. 28, No. 12 (2011)

Richard J. Mawhorter, Benjamin S. Murphy, and Alexander L. Baum, Trevor J. Sears, T. Yang, P. M Rupasinghe, C. P. McRaven, and N. E. Shafer-Ray, Characterization of the ground X1 state of 206Pb19F, 207Pb19F, and 208Pb19F, Phys. Rev. A 84, 022508 (2011)

Lukas D. Alphei, Jens-Uwe Grabow, A. N. Petrov, Richard Mawhorter, Benjamin Murphy, Alexander Baum, Trevor J. Sears, T. Zh. Yang, P. M. Rupasinghe, C. P. McRaven, and N. E. Shafer-Ray, Precision Spectroscopy of the 207Pb19F molecule: implications for measurement of P-odd and T-odd effects, Phys. Rev. A 83, (2011)

P. Sivakumar, C.P. McRaven, P.M. Rupasinghe, T.Zh. Yang, N.E. Shafer-Ray, Trevor J. Sears, and Gregory E. Hall , Pseudo-continuous resonance enhanced multiphoton ionisation: application to the determination of the hyperfine constants of 208Pb19F, Mol. Phys. 108, 927 (2010)

Milinda Rupasinghe and N. E. Shafer-Ray, Effect of the geometric phase on the possible measurement of the electron’s electric dipole moment using molecules confined by a Stark gravitational trap, Phys. Rev. A 78, 033427 (2008)

PHY 111: College Physics I 
PHY 212: College Physics II
PHY 112: General University Physics I 
PHY 111/112 Laboratories
PHY 195: Physics Seminar
PHY 213: General University Physics II 
PHY 313: General University Physics III 
PHY 314: Modern Physics 
PHY 321: Electronics 
PHY 321-80L: Electronics Laboratory 
PHY 322: Optics 
PHY 322-L51: Optics Laboratory 
PHY 423: Quantum Physics II 
PHY 496: Senior Research Project (Capstone Projects)
PHY 499: Independent Study

Ph.D. - Physics (2011) 
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA

M.S. - Engineering Physics (2007) 
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA

B.S. - Physics (First Class Honors) (2002)
University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka


Postdoctoral Research Fellow 
Williams College, Williamstown, MA, USA

Postdoctoral Scholar 
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA