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Phillips Leads $3.7 Million Project to Advance Nuclear Physics Experiments

Dr. Daniel Phillips

From Ohio University News Ohio University physicist Dr. Daniel Phillips is leading a new $3.7 million, multi-institution effort to develop software that can create more accurate models of scientific phenomena — such as what happened in the microseconds after the Big Bang or how long a radioactive nucleus will live […]

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May 28, 2020 at 10:04 amResearch

American Astronomical Society Interviews Meisel about Article on X-ray Bursts

Dr. Zachary Meisel: photo by Daniel Owen/Ohio University

 Dr. Zachary Meisel, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, is featured in an American Astronomical Society inaugural video chat its a new AAS Journal Author Series. In the 24½-minute inaugural video, Meisel discusses his recent article “Spallation-Altered Accreted Compositions for X-Ray Bursts: Impact on Ignition Conditions […]

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April 21, 2020 at 3:52 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Science Daily Writes about Hla Research on 2D Supramolecules

Dr. Saw-Wai Hla at a Scanning Tunneling Microscope

Science Daily featured work by Dr. Saw-Wai Hla and others in an article headlined “Pushing the limits of 2D supramolecules.” Since the 2004 discovery of graphene, the world’s thinnest (one-atom-thick) and strongest (200 times stronger than steel) material, researchers have been working to further develop similar nanomaterials for industrial, pharmaceutical […]

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April 19, 2020 at 10:34 amResearch

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