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Two physicists predict that electronic currents of graphene can be split into two parts, thereby allowing scientists to manipulate the properties of graphene in new ways. Ohio University alum Dr. Mahmoud Asmar (Physics PhD 15), and Dr. Sergio Ulloa, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, and a member of OHIOs Nanoscale […]

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

By Amanda Biederman Along the axon of a neuron, the cytoskeletal protein actin plays several important roles in neuron function, including cell signaling and axon elongation. But for years, scientists did not know how actin gets transported from their manufacturing site to their target locations. Recently, actin was found to […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 01

By Amanda Biederman The Ohio State University professor Anthony Brown opened the first annual Neuroscience Research Day with a keynote lecture describing his work on neurofilaments and axonal transport. Neuroscience Research Day, which was contrived by a team of faculty members, graduate students and undergraduate students, brought together members of […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 01

Amid several conferences, pending proposals and graduating students from his laboratory, Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member and Physics & Astronomy Professor Dr. Arthur Smith has had quite the sabbatical exploring spintronic research. With the help of his current graduate students Sneha Upadhyay,Joseph Perry Corbett, and undergraduate Alexandra Semposki, Smith […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 30

From Compass Thirteen Ohio University faculty were honored for their accomplishments in research and teaching during a recognition ceremony Oct. 26. The event celebrated the 2017 Presidential Research Scholars and the winners and finalists of the Presidential Teacher Award and the Provosts Award for Excellence in Teaching. This evening is […]

The post OHIO Honors Excellence in Faculty Research and Teaching at Ceremony appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 30

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service at Ohio University, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Costel Constantin […]

The post Notable Alumni | Physics Alum Says Do What You Love appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 20

Ali Khaledi Nasab, graduate student in Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was invited togive a colloquiumtalk on Oct. 3 at the Department of Physics at the College of Wooster. His talk was on “Emergent stochastic oscillations and signal detection in tree networks of excitable elements.” Nasab’s adviser is Dr. […]

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

Dr. Saw-Wai Hlaand Dr. Sergio Ulloa, Professors of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University,have published a journal article in Nature Communications about semiconducting graphene nanoribbons which could be better suited than graphene for applications ranging from electronic and optoelectronic devices. The nanoribbons used for this research are strips of graphene […]

The post Hla’s Lab Reveals Unexpected Use of Graphene Nanoribbons for Magnetic Interactions appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 17

Ohio University astrophysicist Dr. Ryan Chornock is part of a large international team of scientists, called the Dark Energy Survey Team, that reported a major new discovery about the cosmos on Oct. 16. “This is the story of a gold rush in the sky,” said the New York Times news […]

The post Astrophysicist Chornock Contributes to Discovery of Neutron Star Merger appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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

  Ohio University physicists Dr. Arthur R. Smith and Dr. Sergio Ulloa have published side-by-side papers about understanding of the chemical compound chromium nitride, a material with a number of interesting but fairly controversial electronic, magnetic, and structural properties. Ulloa and Smith are members of OHIOs Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena […]

The post OHIO Physicists Advance Understanding of Chromium Nitride’s Controversial Properties appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 04

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