Content Tagged with: Department of Physics and Astronomy

Physics research puts UCR on landscape of particle manipulation

Successful trapping of electrons could lead to new quantum computing architectures

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Reaching for the stars

A new astronomy course at UC Riverside offers undergraduates hands-on use of a telescope

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Physics students win prizes at international conference

Sean Preins and Peter Carney won two of only three awards given at the 2023 Electron-Ion Collider User Group meeting

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Astronomy grant will strengthen ties between UC Riverside and University of Hawaii

NSF funding will support education and training of students at both institutions

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UCR is key player in conceptual design of next-generation gravitational wave observatory

Ten times larger than LIGO, Cosmic Explorer will push gravitational-wave astronomy to the edge of the observable universe

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NSF grant allows purchase of instrument for measuring magnetic properties

Students and postdoctoral researchers at UC Riverside will be trained to use the magnetometer

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Summer school focuses on nuclear physics

Held at UCR for the first time, the NNPSS attracted young researchers from all over the country

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Physicist receives high honor from Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona

Nobel laureate Barry Barish is a distinguished professor of physics and astronomy at UCR

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How does photosynthesis work so efficiently?

How do living systems establish themselves and work so well? This is a question UC Riverside physicists Nathaniel M. Gabor and Jed Kistner-Morris , as well as scholarly writing expert Benjamin W. Stewart explore in an article they published in this month’s issue of Physics Today, a magazine of the American Institute of Physics. The trio zero in on...

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A manual for engineering spin dynamics in nanomagnets

Manual can help debug and design nanomagnet devices

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High schoolers get university-level education in particle physics

The students compared their experiment results with those obtained by European students

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Physics students gain hands-on experience in building a prototype detector

Now at Jefferson National Laboratory, the prototype will travel to two other national laboratories for testing

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Physicist ranked eighth top female scientist in the world

The rankings are published by the portal Research.com

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Physicist named fellow of the American Physical Society

Roya Zandi is an expert on the physics and biophysics of virus formation

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A summer of particle physics

Three UC Riverside undergraduates just finished internships at CERN in Switzerland

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Antiferromagnetic hybrids achieve important functionality for spintronic applications

UC Riverside-led study shows robust spin transport at antiferromagnet/ferromagnet interfaces

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Transfer student wins award at his first conference

Luis Garabito was recognized at the Electron Ion Collider Group Meeting held in New York

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Researchers report discovery of novel electronic state

Discovery can help understand interactions among electrons in two dimensions for engineering new electronic devices, says UC Riverside physicist

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Formation of black holes linked to spatial dimensions

More spatial dimensions can facilitate the collapse of gas, UC Riverside study finds

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Astronomer shares excitement over James Webb Space Telescope images

Bahram Mobasher is at Paris meeting to decide how to use the new data

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