Eastern Michigan University
College of Arts and Sciences
Physics and Astronomy Department
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Eric Paradis

Assistant Professor

 104E Roosevelt Hall




2007–2013 Ph.D. Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2008–2010 Science, Technology and Public Policy Graduate Certificate, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2005–2007 M.Sc. Physics, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
2000–2005 B.Sc. Honours Physics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada.
History Minor

Interests and Expertise

Atomic Physics, Optical Physics; particularly the effect of applied magnetic fields on the electronic structure of highly-excited atoms.  I am currently working on setting up an atom trapping laboratory at Eastern Michigan University.


E. Paradis, Y. Cao, T.S. Lawrence, C. Tsien, K. Vineberg, J. Balter. Assessing the dosimetric accuracy of MR-generated synthetic CT images for focal brain VMAT radiotherapy. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. In Press, (2015)

E. Paradis, T. Pinilla, B. Holder, Y. Abed, G. Boivin, C. Beauchemin. Impact of the H275Y and I223V Mutations in the Neuraminidase of the 2009 Pandemic Influenza Virus In Vitro and Evaluating Experimental Reproducibility. PLoS ONE 10(5), (2015)

E. Paradis, S. Zigo, and G. Raithel. Highly-polar states of Rydberg atoms in strong magnetic and weak electric fields. Physical Review A 87, 012505 (2013)

E. Paradis, S. Zigo, K. Z. Hu, and G. Raithel. Characterization of laser cooling in a high magnetic field atom trap. Physical Review A 86, 023416 (2012)

L. Halloran, S. Fostner, E. Paradis, and J. Behr. Specific mass shift of potassium 5P1/2 state. Optics Communications, 282 (4), p.554-557 (2009).

E. Paradis, B. Barrett, A. Kumarakrishnan, R. Zhang, and G. Raithel. Observation of superfluorescent emissions from laser-cooled atoms. Physical Review A 77, 043419 (2008).

J. Behr, A. Gorelov, D. Melconian, M. Trinczek, W. Alford, D. Ashery, P. Bricault, L. Courneyea, J. D’Auria, J. Deutsch, J. Dilling, M. Dombsky, P. Dubé, F. Glück, S. Gryb, S. Gu, O. Häusser, K. Jackson, B. Lee, A. Mills, E. Paradis, M. Pearson, R. Pitcairn, E. Prime, D. Roberge, and T.B. Swanson. Weak interaction symmetries with atom traps. Eur. Phys. J. A 25, s01, 685-689 (2005).

M. Lock, E. Wong, E. Paradis, V. Moiseenko, G. Rodrigues, D. D’Souza, T. Kron,
V. Venkatesan, D. Downey, R. Ash, and G. Bauman. Impact of urethrography on geometric
uncertainty in prostate cancer radiotherapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics 57 S331-S332 (2003).

For more information please see my website at people.emich.edu/eparadis/