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Physicists Discover Unifying Framework for Patterns in Two-Dimensional Ferroelectrics

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The discovery by Yousra Nahas, research assistant professor of physics, and colleagues could help development of high-density information coding systems in computers and other electronics.

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

Researchers Receive Major Research Instrumentation Funding from NSF

Friday, November 06, 2020

A group led by Zhong Chen, assistant professor of electrical engineering, was awarded $580,292 to support purchase of a high-temperature semiconductor annealing furnace.

College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Science Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering Department of Electrical Engineering Department of Physics

Physics Professor Serves as Journal Guest Editor

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

Associate professor of physics Salvador Barraza-Lopez served as a guest editor for an issue of the Journal of Applied Physics.

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

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
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