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Faculty Profile:
Olivier Pfister. (Professor). Olivier Pfister’s research focuses on experimental quantum optics and quantum information. The quantum ...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 >
Origin of Long Lifetime of Charge Carriers in Solar Cell Perovskites
When sunlight shines on a semiconducting material, electrons in the material can be excited from their original states to higher ... More >
2017-18 Deaver Scholarship Application Form for Physics Majors
The Deaver Scholarships were established to honor Bascom S. Deaver, a retired physics department professor, and are awarded to ... More >
A novel quantum phase transition and super-entangled states
One of the main quests of many-body physics and quantum information is to understand quantum phases and in particular the entanglement ... More >
RECENT COLLOQUIA
John Beacom , Ohio State
Making Neutrino Astronomy Real

For over 50 years, people have been discussing the promise of high-energy neutrino astronomy.  For most of that time, wholesale theoretical conjecture was ... More >
Annual Physics Day

The University of Virginia Physics Department Presents the 23rd Annual National Physics Day Show Observing the Universe with Physics   Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:00 p.m. Physics Building, ... More >
Nora Berrah , University of Connecticut
Probing Molecular Dynamics from Within using FELs

Short x-ray pulses from free electron lasers (FELs) open a new regime for all scientific research. The first x-ray FEL, the Linac Coherent Light ... More >
Gregory Falkovich , Weizmann Institute
Negative resistance and other wonders of viscous electronics in graphene

Quantum-critical strongly correlated systems feature universal collision-dominated collective transport. Viscous electronics ... More >