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Alumni News | Kumar Named General Manager at Transition Networks

Transition Networks logo  Ohio University alumna Anita Kumar was promoted to General Manager of Transition Networks, says a news release by Communications Systems, Inc. Kumar earned an M.S. in Physics and a Ph.D. in Physics in 1994 from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. She started at has been with […]

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Posted on 01/12/2020

Sandler Strengthens Collaborations with Brazilian Scientists

Nancy SandlerDr. Nancy Sandler was one of the few international invited speakers at the recent Brazilian Workshop for Semiconductor Physics 19, held at the Federal University of Ceará, in Fortaleza, Brazil. Sandler is Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University. The biennial workshop, held since 1983, began as the premier […]

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Posted on 12/17/2019

Akolkar Speaks on Electrochemical Materials Fabrication

Rohan AkolkarBy Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern At the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI) seminar on Dec. 5, Prof. Rohan Akolkar from Case Western Reserve University discussed two major approaches he and his students have been working on for nano-materials fabrication: atomic layer deposition (e-ALD) and atomic layer etching (e-ALE). […]

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Posted on 12/11/2019

Physicists Identify Ways to Unmask Elusive Quarks within Neutron Stars

Drs. Madappa Prakash and Sophia Han, portrait in officeWhat form of matter resides in the cores of neutron stars? A team of astrophysicists from Ohio University and Kent State University has published the latest in a series of articles about neutron star interiors, “Treating quarks within neutron stars,” in Physical Review D, a journal of the American Physical […]

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Posted on 12/09/2019

Glidden Professor Speaks on Currents Manipulation in Graphene

Glidden Visiting Professor Daiara FariaBy Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Dr. Daiara Faria from Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro State University discussed her latest research on the manipulation of currents in graphene and its implications for quantum computing at the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI) seminar on Nov. 14. Faria is a regular visitor […]

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Posted on 12/06/2019

Meet the 2019-20 NQPI Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees

Talha Furkan CananBy Kate NicholsNQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Up to six graduate students receive a one-semester stipend which is bestowed annually on a competitive basis by the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute. Talha Furkan Canan Electrical Engineering Faculty Adviser: Dr. Savas Kaya Canan uses engineered Schottky […]

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Posted on 12/04/2019

Chakrabarty Spends Summer Interning on Wall Street

v, portraitBy Rachael Beardsley NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Nilaj Chakrabarty, a doctoral student in Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, recently spent his summer interning at a global investment bank in New York City. He worked at the bank’s risk management department using the math […]

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Posted on 11/26/2019

Glidden Visiting Professors Investigate Electronic Properties of Materials

Edson Vernek and Daiara Faria share a research focus on nanoscience, leading to exciting collaborations with colleagues at Ohio University.By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter   Appointed in consecutive years, Glidden Visiting Professors Daiara Faria (2018-19) and Edson Vernek (2019-20) share a research focus on nanoscience that have led them to exciting collaborations with colleagues in Ohio University’s Physics & Astronomy Department. Both […]

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Posted on 11/26/2019

The Quest for Red-Emission and Cost-Efficient Novel Light Sources

Dr. Wojciech Jadwisienczak at his lab in Stocker CenterBy Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter As a materials research scientist and electrical engineer, Dr. Wojciech Jadwisienczak specializes in optical spectroscopy, a technique that uses light to understand the structure and properties of materials. A member of the Ohio University Nanoscale and Quantum […]

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Posted on 11/26/2019

Carver Places First in Society of Physics Students Research Conference

Miranda Carver receives first placeSix Ohio University undergraduate Physics & Astronomy students presented an overview of their projects undertaken the previous summer, during the 2019 Society of Physics Students (SPS) Research Conference held recently in Clippinger Labs. First place winner Miranda Carver, a senior physics major in the College of Arts and Sciences, presented […]

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Posted on 11/26/2019