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 »
Daniel Scolnic

Prof. Scolnic Receives Packard Fellowship

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The Physics Department is delighted to report that Prof. Daniel Scolnic has been selected by the David & Lucile Packard Foundation as a 2019 Packard Fellow. Congratulations on this outstanding honor! See the official announcement from the Packard Foundation here and DukeToday's... Read More »

Grad Student Zhao and Colleagues in APS Viewpoint

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Graduate student Yiqiu Zhao and colleagues have been featured in an APS Viewpoint. Zhao summarizes: Granular matter can behave like solid or liquid. A phase diagram that predicts the behavior of granular matter based on control parameters is important but not well established. Part of the... Read More »
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2019-2020 Graduate Student Fellowships

Monday, September 23, 2019
The 2019-2020 Department of Physics graduate student fellowships were awarded to: Richardson Fellowship: Aitor Bracho Rebecca Chen Austin Hulse Shiv Yadavalli AAPT Outstanding Teaching Award: Benjamin Hamm (nominated by Lecturer Arya Roy) Derek Soeder (... Read More »
Prof. Mark Kruse

Prof. Kruse Interviewed about Top Quark

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Prof. Mark Kruse and Prof. Emeritus Al Goshaw discovered the top quark and received the 2019 High Energy and Particle Physics Prize. Kruse was interviewed by the Duke Chronicle regarding this exciting research. Read "Duke physicist explains his discovery of the most massive... Read More »
Ashutosh Kotwal

Prof. Kotwal Served at 2019 Annual Meeting of the Division of Particles and Fields

Friday, August 30, 2019
Prof. Ashutosh Kotwal served as co-convener of the Higgs and Electroweak Physics Sessions at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Division of Particles and Fields of the American Physics Society. The meeting was held at Northeastern University, Boston from July 29 through August 2. Over three... Read More »