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Bubbles and Anti-Hedgehogs: Studying the Nanostructures That Could Lead to the Future of Data Storage
Researchers in Laurent Bellaiche's physics group at the University of Arkansas work with colleagues around the globe to study ferroelectric materials for smaller data storage.
Fulbright College Announces 2018 Connor Faculty Fellows
Eighteen outstanding, hard-working faculty members have been selected as the 2018 class of Connor Faculty Fellows at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.
Quantum Dots Enable Faster, Easier Photon Detection, More Secure Data
A research team including U of A faculty has developed a method of detecting single photons using tiny semiconductors called quantum dots.
Physics Hosts Discoverer of First Electromagnetic Counterpart to Gravitational Wave Source
The Department of Physics presents the 2018 Robert D. Maurer Distinguished Lecture, "Discover of the First Electromagnetic Counterpart to a Gravitational Wave Source," by Ryan Foley this Thursday.
Physics Colloquium Today on Spin Waves in Chiral Two-Dimensional Electron Systems
Carsten A. Ullrich of the University of Missouri will present a Physics Colloquium about spin waves in chiral two-dimensional electron systemrs from 4-5 p.m. Friday, March 16.
Research on Bismuth Ferrite Could Lead to New Types of Electrical Devices
U of A researchers used powerful computer simulations to demonstrate a novel method of creating and transmitting electrical current.
New Frontier in Single-Molecule Detection: Polypeptides in Nanopore Sensors
The Department of Physics presents a colloquium by David P. Hoogerheide of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, from 4-5 p.m. Friday, March 9, in PHYS 133.
University Honors Inventors
Faculty with new patents and research disclosures were honored at the end of February for their contributions to discovery and invention.
Research Investigates the Optical Properties of Two-Dimensional Materials for Potential Advancements to Infrared Technology
Physics doctoral student Desalegn Debu and colleagues in the Department of Physics studied two-dimensional black phosphene and optical characteristics associated with it.
Four Faculty Receive Awards for Reducing Student Textbook Costs
Luis Restrepo, Julio Gea-Banacloche, Daniel Barth and Adam Rex Pope received incentives from the University Libraries and Global Campus to offer open access courses and materials.