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Kordesch Presents on Growing Nanoparticle Films for Semiconductors, Optical Coatings

Dr. Martin Kordesch

Dr. Martin Kordesch, Professor of Physics, will present a paper on “Sputter Deposition of Amorphous Thin Films and Nanoparticles” at the XII Brazilian Materials Research Society Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 in Campos do Jordao, Brazil. “Magnetron sputtering is a useful way to deposit alloys and solid-solid mixtures that would […]

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September 21, 2013 at 4:23 pmResearch

Tiny Tech: Nanoscientists and Engineers Explore Science of the Small to Develop Tomorrow’s Technologies

By Andrea Gibson Illustrations by Christina Ullman A better picture from your Blu-ray or DVD player. More accurate sensors that can detect hazardous chemicals and materials. A wider range of light emitting diodes (LEDs). More memory for your computer–in less space. Tiny “labs on a chip” that can test out […]

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September 17, 2013 at 1:18 pmResearch

Neiman: Spontaneous Oscillations and Sensory Information Coding by Peripheral Receptors

Alexander Neiman

Dr. Alexander Neiman, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, presented at a conference on “Emergent and Adaptive Behaviors in Soft Matter and Living Systems” Sept. 16 at Ximen University in Xiamen, China. His talk was on “Spontaneous Oscillations and Sensory Information Coding by Peripheral Receptors.” “Self-sustained oscillations have been observed in […]

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September 16, 2013 at 6:50 pmResearch

Roche Presents First Results in Quest Beyond ‘Standard Model of Particle Physics’

Roche Presents First Results in Quest Beyond ‘Standard Model of Particle Physics’

Dr. Julie Roche, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, was invited to give a talk at the 2013 SACNAS National Conference & Special 40th Anniversary Celebration on Oct. 3 in San Antonio, TX. She will discuss “First Determination of the Weak Charge of the Proton.” One of the largest annual […]

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September 11, 2013 at 11:48 amResearch

Govorov Speaks at IEEE Photonics Conference

Govorov Speaks at IEEE Photonics Conference

Dr. Alexander O. Govorov, Ohio University Professor of Physics and Astronomy, gives an invited talk on Nanophotonics at the IEEE Photonics Conference in Bellevue, Wash., Sept. 8-12. His talk is on “Optically active hybrid nanostructures: Injection of hot plasmonic electrons, exciton-plasmon interaction, chirality and related applications.” “Hybrid nanostructure excited by […]

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September 9, 2013 at 11:51 amResearch

From China to Athens to Prestigious Post-Doc in Germany

From China to Athens to Prestigious Post-Doc in Germany

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Physics and Astronomy doctoral student Yinyun Li ’13PhD, current holder of the department’s Y.-C. Chang Graduate Fellowship, has accepted a post-doctoral position beginning this fall in Germany, at the Georg-August-University Gӧttingen. “Yinyun has an outstanding record of academic achievement in our Ph.D. program, with […]

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September 9, 2013 at 11:25 amAlumni Research

Two Physicists Present at European Conference on Few-Body Problems in Physics

Two Physicists Present at European Conference on Few-Body Problems in Physics

Two Ohio University physicists are presenting at the 22nd European Conference on Few-Body Problems in Physics in Krakow, Poland, Sept. 9-13. The professors are from the Department of Physics and Astronomy in College of Arts & Sciences. Both are also members of the Ohio University Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics. […]

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September 5, 2013 at 10:37 pmResearch