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Physicists Explore Magnetic Impurities

Physicists Edson Vernek, Sergio Ulloa, and Oscar Ávalos-Ovando

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter A team led by Ohio University physicist Dr. Sergio Ulloa has used numerical simulations to study different mechanisms behind the behavior of long chains of magnetic impurities, which could be potentially useful in the transmission of […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:25 amResearch

NQPI Announces 2018-19 Dissertation Award Co-Winners

Drs. Oscar Avalos Ovando  and Sergio Ulloa

By Rachael Beardsley NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter The Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute announced Oscar Avalos-Ovando and Dawei Zhai as co-winners of the 2018-19 NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award. Avalos-Ovando was recognized for his work under Physics & Astronomy Professor Sergio Ulloa titled “Magnetic […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:24 amNews

Govorov Proposes Chiral Nanocrystals for Novel Uses

Govorov Proposes Chiral Nanocrystals for Novel Uses

By Katelyn Nichols NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter Physics & Astronomy Distinguished Professor of Physics and NQPI member Dr. Sasha Govorov and his group recently published a paper titled “Hot Electrons Generated in Chiral Plasmonic Nanocrystals as a Mechanism for Surface Photochemistry and Chiral […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:22 amNews

Phillips Spends Year at Extreme Matter Institute in Darmstadt, Germany

Dr. Daniel Phillips

By Dr. Daniel Phillips Professor in Astronomy & Physics and Director of the Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics From August 2018 until June 2019 my wife, Talinn Phillips, and I were both on Faculty Fellowship Leave from Ohio University. We — and our two children, Jack (now 8) and […]

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June 11, 2020 at 9:12 amNews

Chornock, Katebi Recognized for Rapid “Turn-on” of Nuclear Transient

Dr. Ryan Chornock

Dr. Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy, and his student Reza Katebi’s team received a nod in a November 19 Phys.org report describing their research on the rapid “turn-on” of a nuclear transient. …PS1-13cbe is a ‘changing-look’ AGN that has been powered by instabilities in the accretion disk…the ‘turn-on’ […]

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June 11, 2020 at 8:45 amResearch

Neiman, Jung Present at 2020 Neuroscience Research Day

Quantitative Biology Institute members Dr. Alexander Neiman, Dr. Peter Jung, and their students attended OHIO’s 2020 Neuroscience Research Day at Lake Hope Lodge in McArthur, Ohio. Neiman presented “Dynamics of tree networks of excitable elements: application to sensory neurons.” Neuroscience Research Day brings together members of OHIO’s Neuroscience Program, which […]

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June 11, 2020 at 8:37 amResearch

Faculty Present at Sixth International Workshop on Compound-Nuclear Reactions

Physics & Astronomy faculty and students presented five papers at the Sixth International Workshop on Compound-Nuclear Reactions and Related Topics CNR18 held in Berkeley, Calif., in September 2019. The CNR* series was initiated in 2007 with a meeting near Yosemite National Park. It has since moved to Bordeaux (2009), Prague […]

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June 11, 2020 at 8:00 amResearch