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Ohio University physics graduate student Joey Rowley was selected from a poster competition to give a talk at the 2019 National Nuclear Physics Summer School (NNPSS), held this year in Knoxville, TN. The NNPSS is a two-week series of lectures for graduate students from across the country in the field […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 19

By Kate Nichols NQPI editorial intern Dr. Pratheesh Jakkala graduated from Ohio University with his Ph.D. in physics in 2016. His research focused on the fabrication of solar cells and III-V Nitrides using a sputtering method and characterization of solar cells and thin films. Jakkala has most recently served as […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 15

Thushan Wickramasinghe in his labBy Ling Xin NQPI editorial intern Ohio University physics doctoral student Thushan Wickramasinghe presented his latest research on two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides at The Ohio State University Materials Week in Columbus in May. Wickramasinghe works with Dr. Eric Stinaff, Associate Professor in Physics and Astronomy and a Nanoscale and Quantum […]

The post Wickramasinghe Presents on New Method of Growing 2D Semiconductors for Industrial Application appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 10

By Kate Nichols (B.S. Physics, College of Arts & Sciences, Class of 2020) I conducted research with Dr. Martin Kordesch in Physics & Astronomy over the summer of 2018, where I used Raman Spectroscopy to study the reaction of different cathode fill materials (Ba, Sc, Al, and Ca oxides) as […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 31

Dr. Jixin Chen in white lab coatA team of Ohio University researchers recently published a paperin ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces that describes the mechanism by which lead halide perovskite nanoparticles blink under light illumination. This research may aid in the development of more efficient and more stable solar cell and LED devices. The paper, titled […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 31

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, portraitDr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Stargazing apps can help bring the universe to your smartphone.” I suspect that many readers already know about the impressive software for stargazing that can be downloaded to most smartphones. To […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 28

HTC Senior Ryan Tumbleson Manipulates a Machine the Size of a Molecule Ryan Tumbleson graduated from the Ohio University Honors Tutorial College in engineering physics. He also double-majored in electrical engineering. Ryan interned each summer during his undergraduate years at Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, under the direction of Ohio […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 21

Ali Khaledi Nasab received an American Physical Society (APS) Division of Biological Physics 2019 Student Travel Award. His grant helped to defray costs to attend the annual APS meeting in Boston last March where he presented a paper, Dynamics of excitable tree networks: Application to sensory neurons. Khaledi Nasab is […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 16

ByRyan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter NQPI is proud to announce Larousse Khosravi Khorashad as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Award. Khosravi Khorashad received his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 2017. His research area is a combination of computational physics and […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 15

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter At one atom thick, graphene is the thinnest, flattest material known to date. It is also the most impermeable, and strongest material in the world. It is electrically conductive, flexible, and incredibly lightweight. These attributes make […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 15

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