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Unraveling quantum states of charge and spin in topological spintronics

News Feed - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 13:19

August 11, 2017 - In the recent Nano Letters article, Prof. Nikolic, postdoctral fellow Dr. Kapildeb Dolui, visiting graduate student Juan Manuel Marmolejo-Tejada from Colombia and DPA alumni Dr. Po-Hao Chang, together with collaborators from Denmark and Croatia, have developed new computational approach offering a unique microscopic insight into quantum states of charge and spin at  topological-insulator/ferromagnetic-metal (TI/FM) interfaces.

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Jobs - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 09:40

 The University of Delaware, Department of Physics & Astronomy invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position beginning as early as September 1, 2017. Under the direction of Professor Edward Lyman, the Postdoctoral Researcher will engage in research that advances computational approaches to therapies targeting G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs). The salary for this position is provided by the NIH. The goal of the project is to determine the mechanism(s) by which the lipid environment modulates GPCR function.

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Physics grad student wins international piano competition

DPA News - Mon, 07/27/2009 - 15:21

July 22, 2009 - Xing Chen is a man of many talents. Not only is he a University of Delaware graduate student in physics, he is an accomplished pianist, and last month he was selected as one of the winners of the 24th International Young Artist Piano Competition. Chen is a graduate of the University of Science and Technology of China, and his adviser at UD is physics professor John Q Xiao. Chen has a pending patent in nanomaterials fabrication.

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Department graduates record number of students

DPA News - Tue, 06/16/2009 - 16:46

June 1, 2009 - The Department of Physics & Astronomy had a record number of graduates for the 2008-2009 academic year: 25 Bachelors, 1 Masters  and 11 PhD degrees were awarded. The convocation was held on May 30 in 130 Sharp Lab following the Commencement ceremony in the stadium. Guest speaker Prof. Jose D'Arruda, PhD 1972 and Chair of the Physics Department at University of North Carolina at Pembroke encouraged graduates to continue to pursue their dreams and remain curious about the world.

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Astrophysicist Stefan Funk of the Kavli Institute awarded the 2009 Shakti P. Duggal Award

DPA News - Wed, 05/27/2009 - 10:27

May 13, 2009 - Astrophysicist Stefan Funk, who is currently Assistant Professor of Physics at Stanford University and member of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology and SLAC, is the recepient of 2009 Shakti P. Duggal Award. Every second year, a committee from the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics bestows this award on one outstanding young scientist studying the physics of cosmic rays.

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