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Faculty Profile:
Bob Jones. (Francis H. Smith Professor of Physics). Much of the current research in atomic physics focuses on the use of extremely well-controlled electromagnetic ...More >
Student Profile:
Adam Fallon. (Graduate Student). Our group uses Bose-Einstein Condensates as atomic interferometers. These ultra-cold atoms serve as sensitive ...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 >
Chen wins Best Poster Award at MRS Spring Meeting
Tianran Chen received the Symposium ES1 Best Poster Presentation Award at the 2017 MRS Spring Meeting.  The award was based upon technical ... 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 >