Leif Veseth

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Visiting address Postboks 1048 Blindern None 0316 OSLO
Other affiliations Theoretical Physics

Academic Interests

Modern atomic- and molecular physics. Ultracold atoms and molecules.

Molecular spectroscopy. Bose-Einstein Condensation. Manybody-theory.


Mathematical methods in physics. Thermodynamics and statistical physics.

Group theory and quantum mechanics. Atomic- and molecular physics.



FYS3140 Mathematical methods in physics

FYS2160 Thermodynamics and statistical physics

Higher education and employment history

Master of science (Cand. real.) UiO 1967, Philosophical doctor UiO 1971,

Associate professor Department of Physics, UiO 1973, professor from 1993.

Sabbatical stays at University of California, Berkeley, University of Virginia, Charlottesville,

Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, University og Aarhus, University of Florence (LENS).


Department of Physics, University of Ulm, Germany


Tags: Atomic Physics


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  • Veseth, Leif (2011). Lecture notes on the spectroscopy of diatomic molecules.
  • Veseth, Leif (2011). Lectures on group theory: The Rotation Group R3 and the Special Unitary Group SU2, with Applications to Molecular Rotation.
  • Veseth, Leif (2008). Lys fra frosset nitrogen og nordlys, I:  Lars Vegard : mennesket, forskeren og læreren.  Bokbyen Forlag.  ISBN 978-82-92920-03-9.  Kapittelnummer.
  • Veseth, Leif (2001). Bose-Einstein kondensasjon og stopping av lyset.
  • Veseth, Leif (2001). Molecular excitation energies computed with Kohn-Sham orbitals and exact exchange potentials.
  • Veseth, Leif (2001). Molecular excitation energies computed with density functionals.
  • Veseth, Leif (1999). Nobelprisen i kjemi 1998 og 1999. Fra Fysikkens Verden.  ISSN 0015-9247.  (4), s 122- 123
  • Veseth, Leif (1999). Tetthetsfunksjonaler- kvanteteori for makrokosmos?.

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