Loyola University Chicago

Department of Physics

Charles Brodbeck, Ph.D.







E-mail: cbrodbe@luc.edu

Dr. Brodbeck is retired from full-time teaching, and was awarded Professor Emeritus in 2004.


  • B.S. (Honors) Spring Hill College (1961)
  • M.S. Physics Northwestern University (1964)
  • Ph.D. Physics St. Louis University (1973)
  • Research Associate - St. Louis University (1973-75)

Joined Loyola in 1975.

Guest Research Associate, Argonne National Laboratory (1981-85).

Chairperson of Physics (1985-94).

Teaches: Optics, Electronics, College Physics

Dr. Brodbeck's principal research interest is electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy of transition ions in crystals, catalysts, and glassy materials. His other interests include electronic instrumentation, optical holography, and instructional computer software. He helped to develop the Dual Degree engineering program in physics.