Electron-Ion-Collider to be built at Brookhaven National Lab – Duke Faculty helped pave the way!

Monday, January 27, 2020
The positive decision by the Department of Energy for the construction of the EIC is a great step forward for the field of nuclear physics. This new facility will give unprecedented insight into the dynamics that are responsible for much of the properties of the visible mass. It will... Read More »

Profs. Barbeau and Scholberg Selected as “Snowmass” Frontier Conveners

Monday, January 27, 2020
The “Snowmass” study organized by the American Physical Society Division of Particles and Fields (DPF) is the long-term planning exercise of the U.S. High Energy Physics (HEP) Community, which takes place approximately once a decade. From the DPF newsletter (link: Read More »
Kate Scholberg

Prof. Scholberg to Participate in S&S Dinner Dialogue

Monday, January 6, 2020
Prof. Kate Scholberg will participate in the Science & Society Dinner Dialogues series on Wednesday, February 5. Click here to read a little more about her upcoming discussion about neutrinos. The Dinner Dialogues series is intended for a wide audience in an informal setting... Read More »

Graduate Student Makes Progress in Medical Imaging

Friday, December 20, 2019
Graduate student Shobhit Sharma and his advisors Profs. Ehsan Samei and Anuj Kapadia report that accurate individualized estimates of organ doses in computed tomography (CT) can now be performed within clinically acceptable computation times. They utilized an automatic image-segmentation... Read More »
Emily Phillips Longley

Grad Student Longley Helping to Build the World's Largest Digital Camera

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Graduate student Emily Phillips Longley is at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California working with a team to build a camera that will be housed at the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) presently under construction in Chile. The camera that will... Read More »

TUNL Director Prof. Champagne Shares 2019 Beams Prize with Iliadis

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The Southeastern Section of the American Physics Society (SESAPS) has just selected TUNL Director Prof. Art Champagne and Prof. Christian Iliadis (UNC Chapel Hill) to jointly receive the 2019 Jesse W. Beams prize for outstanding research conducted in the Southeast. Champagne and Iliadis were... Read More »
Magnificent CEvNS Workshop in Chapel Hill

Magnificent CEvNS Workshop in Chapel Hill

Friday, November 15, 2019
"The Magnificent CEvNS", a workshop focused on theoretical and experimental aspects of coherent elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering, was held in Chapel Hill on November 9-11, 2019. The workshop organization was led by Prof. Phil Barbeau’s former student, Grayson Rich, and local organizers... Read More »
Laughing Gas Laser

Prof. Everitt and Colleagues Run Laser on Laughing Gas

Friday, November 15, 2019
Adjunct Prof. Henry Everitt has just had an article published in Science magazine on a new kind of laser he has been working on for the last few years with colleagues at Harvard and MIT. This news was featured on the Duke Research Blog. Read "Scientists Made a 'T-Ray' Laser That Runs... Read More »
Weizhi Xiong and Haiyao Gao

Gao's Group Published in Nature on a Major Result After Nearly Ten Years of Research

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Duke Physics graduate student Weizhi Xiong in Prof. Haiyan Gao’s group is the lead author of a paper on "A small proton charge radius from an electron–proton scattering experiment" which appeared in Nature (online) on November 6, 2019 at 18:00 (London time), November 6... Read More »
David Beratan

Prof. Beratan to Direct NSF's Center for Synthesizing Quantum Coherence

Monday, November 4, 2019
The National Science Foundation is funding the new Center for Synthesizing Quantum Coherence (CSQC) as a Phase I Center for Chemical Innovation. Led by Duke, and featuring distinguished chemists at Northwestern University, University of California – Berkeley, and University of... Read More »