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Physics Professor Recognized for Patent

Distinguished Professor Alexander Govorov

From Ohio University News Three Chemistry & Biochemistry professors were among Ohio University honored faculty, staff and student inventors honored during a Feb. 26 awards ceremony. Dr. Alexander Govorov, Distinguished Professor of Physics & Astronomy, was recognized for “Compositions of Matter Having a Mixture of Strongly Plasmonic Nanorods and Exhibiting […]

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March 4, 2020 at 2:33 pmResearch

Students Study the Stars at a Mountaintop Classroom

Students Study the Stars at a Mountaintop Classroom

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Some of the best sunsets senior Joe Fradette (B.A. Physics, 2020) has ever seen were part of his classroom experience at telescope facilities on Kitt Peak in Arizona. “I was there as a student in Dr. Ryan Chornock’s Observational Astrophysics course,” Fradette said. “I […]

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February 17, 2020 at 3:50 pmIn Class Research

Sandler Strengthens Collaborations with Brazilian Scientists

Dr. Nancy Sandler

Dr. Nancy Sandler was one of the few international invited speakers at the recent Brazilian Workshop for Semiconductor Physics 19, held at the Federal University of Ceará, in Fortaleza, Brazil. Sandler is Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University. The biennial workshop, held since 1983, began as the premier […]

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December 17, 2019 at 2:30 pmResearch

Akolkar Speaks on Electrochemical Materials Fabrication

Professor Rohan Akolkar

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern At the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI) seminar on Dec. 5, Prof. Rohan Akolkar from Case Western Reserve University discussed two major approaches he and his students have been working on for nano-materials fabrication: atomic layer deposition (e-ALD) and atomic layer etching (e-ALE). […]

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December 11, 2019 at 4:05 pmResearch

Physicists Identify Ways to Unmask Elusive Quarks within Neutron Stars

Drs. Madappa Prakash and Sophia Han

What form of matter resides in the cores of neutron stars? A team of astrophysicists from Ohio University and Kent State University has published the latest in a series of articles about neutron star interiors, “Treating quarks within neutron stars,” in Physical Review D, a journal of the American Physical […]

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December 9, 2019 at 3:31 pmResearch

Glidden Professor Speaks on Currents Manipulation in Graphene

Glidden Visiting Professor Daiara Faria

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Dr. Daiara Faria from Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro State University discussed her latest research on the manipulation of currents in graphene and its implications for quantum computing at the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI) seminar on Nov. 14. Faria is a regular visitor […]

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December 6, 2019 at 3:25 pmNews Research

Meet the 2019-20 NQPI Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees

Talha Furkan Canan

By Kate NicholsNQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Up to six graduate students receive a one-semester stipend which is bestowed annually on a competitive basis by the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute. Talha Furkan Canan Electrical Engineering Faculty Adviser: Dr. Savas Kaya Canan uses engineered Schottky […]

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December 4, 2019 at 5:02 pmNews Research