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Physics Student Publishes Nuclear Research Conducted at National Lab

Nuclear physics graduate student Andrea Richard

Ohio University physics doctoral student Andrea Richard published an article about understanding the structure of neutron-rich magnesium isotopes in the American Physical Society’s Physical Review C, a peer-reviewed journal covering leading research in nuclear physics. Her paper, “Strongly coupled rotational band in 33Mg,” describes her research on the ground-state rotational band […]

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August 10, 2017 at 12:40 pmResearch

Glidden Visiting Professor Investigates Exotic and Extreme Nuclei

Glidden Visiting Professor Investigates Exotic and Extreme Nuclei

By Jamison Lahman, PACE writer and Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy  Ohio University’s 2016-17 Visiting Glidden Professor Dr. Andreas Nogga seeks to understand more about the forces holding atomic nuclei together.  As one of the leading few-body theoretical physicists, he studies the strong nuclear force, one of the four fundamental […]

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January 11, 2017 at 7:30 amNews

Physics Alum Cody Parker Conducts Experiment at Accelerator Lab

Cody Parker

Physics & Astronomy alum Cody Parker spent five days recently conducting experiments at Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Lab. Parker is a post-doctoral researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Plasma Science and Fusion Center in Cambridge. Parker graduated in 2016 with a Ph.D. in Physics from the College of […]

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October 28, 2016 at 3:58 pmAlumni News Research

International Collaborators Study Nuclear Level Density at Accelerator

Edwards Accelerator physicists and guests

 By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy This past week, physicists from the University of Oslo (Norway), Michigan State University, Central Michigan University, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory met with OHIO research personnel and graduate students at the Edwards Accelerator Lab to conduct experiments to observe nuclear reaction pathways for making […]

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February 2, 2016 at 4:37 pmNews Research

Unlocking Left-Right Asymmetry in Nuclear Systems

Unlocking Left-Right Asymmetry in Nuclear Systems

 By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Dr. Daniel Phillips, Professor of Physics at Ohio University, co-authored a ground-breaking paper describing how patterns of protons scattered in lab experiments can be explained by examining interactions between the quarks that make up the protons. Phillips and physicists Daris Samart and Carlos Schat […]

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March 4, 2015 at 7:30 amResearch

Physicist Hosts Workshop on West Coast to Explore Exotic Nuclei

Dr. Charlotte Elster

 By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Dr. Charlotte Elster, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, is the organizer of “Reactions and Structure of Exotic Nuclei,” a two-week workshop being held March 2-13 at the Institute of Nuclear Theory in Seattle, Washington. Her co-organizers are Dr. W.H. Dickhoff of Washington University […]

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February 27, 2015 at 11:37 amResearch

Graduate Student Wins Outstanding Poster in Low-Energy Nuclear Science

Graduate Student Wins Outstanding Poster in Low-Energy Nuclear Science

Physics graduate students Sushil Dhakal won Outstanding Poster for “Measurement of Neutrons from DD Reaction and Neutron Transmission from Iron Sphere” at the 2014 Stewardship Science Academic Programs (SSAP) Annual Review Symposium in Washington, D.C. Drs. Carl Brune and Steven Grimes Professors of Physics & Astronomy, and physics graduate students […]

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March 1, 2014 at 5:00 pmResearch