Tag: physics

$1.6 million NSF grant to advance understanding of ‘amorphous’ materials

Posted by on September 18, 2017

A physics professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology will lead a four-year effort to spur research, development and commercial adoption of a new class of oxide semiconductors that outperform silicon-based transistors and could lead to new uses for flexible displays.

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Researchers see unexplained phase shifts during atomic scattering

Posted by on August 24, 2017

In an article published today (Thursday, Aug. 24) in the American Physical Society journal Physical Review Letters, researchers reported observing unexpected instantaneous phase shifts during atomic scattering.

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S&T physicist improves particle interaction modeling

Posted by on April 24, 2017

Quantum electrodynamics is a lot like baking a cake, and then trying to take apart the individual ingredients. At least, that is what physicist Dr. Ulrich Jentschura equates to the process of creating an equation that can couple particles’ and antiparticles’ predicted masses at the same time.

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Physicist works to explain atom motion

Posted by on June 24, 2016

By laser-cooling atoms and studying their movements, a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher hopes to better understand how atoms and their components are affected and directed by environmental factors.

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Visiting professor to discuss ‘baloney’ science Feb. 25

Posted by on February 19, 2016

Dr. Charles Adler, professor of physics at St. Mary’s College in Maryland, will discuss the good and bad science presented in popular science fiction books, TV shows and movies as a guest lecturer at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month.

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S&T physicist earns NSF grant to study new states of matter

Posted by on December 30, 2015

By studying how materials transform at ultra-low temperatures, a Missouri S&T theoretical physicist hopes to discover new states of matter.

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Missouri S&T professor named American Physical Society Fellow

Posted by on November 6, 2015

Dr. Thomas Vojta, professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has recently been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

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Professor Michael Schulz featured in physics journal

Posted by on August 19, 2015

Dr. Michael Schulz, Curators’ Professor of physics and director of Missouri S&T’s Laboratory for Atomic, Molecular and Optical Research, was recently featured on the Journal of Physics website for his JPhysB journal article Influence of the post-collision interaction on interference effects in ionization of H2 by proton impact. In this interview, republished here with permission from JPhysB, he answers our questions about his research, what […]

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Visitors’ Nights return this fall to the Missouri S&T Observatory

Posted by on August 17, 2015

The public is invited to view the Saturn and its rings through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope on Thursday, Aug. 20.

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Missouri S&T physics professor invited to NSF workshop in Japan

Posted by on May 29, 2015

Dr. Julia Medvedeva, an associate professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will join a panel of experts at the first “U.S.-Japan Materials Genome Workshop” to discuss the best ways to produce low-cost, efficient manufactured products.

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