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Anselm Vossen

Prof. Vossen Awarded DOE's Early Career Award

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Congratulations to Prof. Anselm Vossen, who received the Department of Energy's Early Career Award. Read the press release on Duke Today here and find more information on the award here. 6/28/18 update: NewsWise prepared a nice article "Gaining New Insights Into Proton Structure" that... Read More »
Connor Awe, Best National Laboratory Collaboration by NNSA

Graduate Student Awe Recipient of NNSA's Best National Laboratory Collaboration

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Graduate student Connor Awe was awarded Best National Laboratory Collaboration by the NNSA for his work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory last summer. Awe’s research focused on searches for coherent elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering (CEvNS) and evaluation of new neutrino detector designs as part... Read More »
Duke Prof. Henry Everitt and MIT graduate student Fan Wang operate the compact OPFIR laser.

Gas Phase Terahertz Lasers Make a Comeback

Friday, June 15, 2018
Gas phase optically pumped far infrared (OPFIR) lasers were once the most powerful sources of radiation in the challenging terahertz spectral region. Unfortunately, these lasers were enormous, often filling an entire optical table to produce milliwatts of power and requiring a different gas... Read More »
Former Visiting Assistant Professor Petersen Awarded Zimanyi Medal

Former Visiting Assistant Professor Petersen Awarded Zimanyi Medal

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Former Visiting Assistant Professor Hannah Petersen was awarded the 2018 Zimanyi Medal for her pioneering development of an event by event hybrid approach for high energy heavy ion collisions. The award was presented to Dr. Petersen at the Quark Matter 2018 conference in Venice, Italy.... Read More »
Graduate Students Xu and Ke Presented Posters at QM2018

Graduate Students Xu and Ke Presented Posters at QM2018

Monday, May 21, 2018
Earlier this month, QCD group graduate students Yingru Xu and Weiyao Ke traveled to Venice, Italy to present posters on heavy Quark transport and transport coefficients presented at the Quark Matter 2018 conference. See Prof. Steffen Bass' original Tweet here.
Grad Student Islam Recognized with Springer Thesis Prize

Grad Student Islam Recognized with Springer Thesis Prize

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Duke Physics graduate student Nurul Taimur Islam, who completed his Ph.D. with Prof. Daniel J. Gauthier, was recognized with the Springer thesis prize. Nominated and endorsed by two experts in the field, each year Springer publishes a series of theses in recognition of outstanding research and... Read More »
Diploma Ceremony 2018

Diploma Ceremony 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
The Department of Physics held its 2018 Diploma Ceremony on Sunday, May 13th at the LSRC's Love Auditorium and Hall of Science. Family, friends, and faculty gathered to honor five majors in Biophysics, eleven majors in Physics, two minors in Physics, one Masters degree, and fifteen Doctors of... Read More »
2018 Physics Diploma Ceremony to be Recorded and Live Streamed

2018 Physics Diploma Ceremony to be Recorded and Live Streamed

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The 2018 diploma ceremony will be recorded and live streamed here. Feel free to share the link with any friends and family who cannot make it to the event. In order to view the recording live in real time, place the link in your browser and refresh at 12:00pm on Sunday, May 13th.
Profs. Schmidt and Scholberg Awarded Distinguished Professorships

Profs. Schmidt and Scholberg Awarded Distinguished Professorships

Friday, May 4, 2018
Two members of Duke Physics' faculty were awarded distinguished professorships on May 2nd at the annual University Distinguished Professors dinner: Christoph Schmidt, Hertha Sponer Professor of Physics, effective July 1, 2018 Kate Scholberg, Arts & Sciences Professor of Physics,... Read More »
2018 Undergraduate Poster Session

2018 Undergraduate Poster Session

Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Duke Physics Department held the 2018 Undergraduate Poster Session on Wednesday, April 23. It was well attended and provided students a platform to share their research and practice their public speaking skills. First place prize went to Jane Park, second place to Kya Sorli, and third place to... Read More »

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