Beam Physics Branch at NRL

JOSEPH PEÑANO is the Head of the Beam Physics Branch at NRL. His current research interests include high-energy and high-intensity laser physics, atmospheric propagation of high-energy and ultra-short pulse lasers, interactions of intense ultra-short lasers with dielectric materials, and laser plasma accelerators. Dr. Peñano holds a Ph.D. in plasma physics from the University of California, Los Angeles.