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Physicists Build Circuit That Generates Clean, Limitless Power From Graphene

Friday, October 02, 2020

Researchers harnessed the atomic motion of graphene to generate an electrical current that could lead to a chip to replace batteries.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Department of Physics

Physicists Discover New Two-Dimensional Material

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

University of Arkansas scientists, including Salvador Barraza-Lopez, are part of an international team that has discovered a two-dimensional ferroelectric material just two atoms thick.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School Research & Innovation Science Department of Physics

Ultra-Low Voltage Proven Effective at Killing Bacteria, Study Finds

Monday, August 17, 2020

The research advances understanding of bacteria vulnerability and opens the door to new methods of fighting drug-resistant bacteria.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School Health, Fitness & Wellness Research & Innovation Science Department of Physics

Physics Doctoral Student Paul Bonney Receives NASA FINESST Research Grant

Friday, July 31, 2020

Paul Bonney, a Doctoral Academy Fellow in the Department of Physics, has received a $89,659 grant to study the habitability of exoplanets using global climate models.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School Awards Research & Innovation Science Department of Physics

Physicists Document Method to Improve Magnetoelectric Response

Monday, June 15, 2020

The discovery could lead to faster and cheaper data storage, better sensors and other advances in electronics.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Department of Physics

Physicist Awarded Vannevar Bush Fellowship by Department of Defense

Friday, May 29, 2020

The award, the department's most prestigious given to a single researcher's group, supports fundamental research with the potential to advance national security.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research & Innovation Safety & Security Science Department of Physics

NSF Funds Multidisciplinary U of A Team to Improve Imaging Technology

Monday, April 20, 2020

A team of professors Magda El-Shenawee, principal investigator, Hugh Churchill and Robert Coridan want to create more effective terahertz photoconductive antennas.

College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Office of Research & Innovation Engineering Research & Innovation Science Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Department of Electrical Engineering Department of Physics

U of A Sophomore Named Goldwater and Amgen Scholar

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Sophomore honors student Sabrina Jones was named a 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholar, a prestigious award in the math, science and engineering fields. Jones is a Bodenhamer Fellow who is majoring in physics, psychology and Spanish and plans to pursue a career conducting clinical neuroscience research.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research & Innovation Science Department of Physics Department of Psychological Science Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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