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Atomic, Molecular, & Optical High Energy Nuclear & Particle Condensed Matter




Faculty Profile:
Jeffrey Teo. (Assistant Professor). A central theme of condensed matter physics is the study of systems with ...More >
Student Profile:
Brian Richards. (Graduate Student). My current project entails controlling the separation of Rubidium atoms in a magneto-optical trap (MOT) by ...More >
UVa Physicists Probing Ever Deeper Into The Stuff Of The Universe
UVAToday has a nice article highlighting UVa's contributions to recent results in particle physics:   University of ... More >
Stetzler Awarded DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
Graduating student, Stephen Stetzler, was one of 20 students awarded the DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship.  The DOE ... More >
First observation of Higgs boson-top quark interactions at CERN's CMS Experiment
The discovery of the Higgs boson in 2012 was an important breakthrough in understanding the tiniest building blocks ... More >
RECENT COLLOQUIA
Andre Luiz De Gouvea , Northwestern University
The Brave nu World

I will review the current theoretical and phenomenological status of neutrino physics. In more detail, I will discuss our current understanding of neutrino properties, ... More >
Kerry Vahala , Caltech
High-Q Optical Micro-cavities: Towards Integrated Optical Time Standards and Frequency Synthesizers

Communication systems leverage the respective strengths of optics and electronics to convey ... More >
Prof. Jean-Marc Lévy-Leblond (Emeritus)
Teaching physics as it is done: A plea for qualitative methods

It is customary for young physicists, when entering their professional career, to be astonished by the huge difference between ... More >
James Wyant , University of Arizona
Using Dynamic Interferometry to Measure Optics of Next Generation Telescopes

There are currently several large telescope projects. One new telescope is the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) which ... More >