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Polariton Condensates
Prof. David Snoke argues that a carefully engineered coupling between matter and light could pave the way to a room temperature Bose-Einstein condensate. read more
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Higgs Particle Discovered
CMS and ATLAS teams at CERN have announced the discovery of the Higgs boson. learn more
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Nanoelectronic Devices on Demand
Prof. Jeremy Levy has demonstrated the use of atomic force microscopy to create nanoelectronic devices. learn more
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Early Universe Survey
New Hubble Survey: A team including Prof. Jeffrey Newman will survey the first third of cosmic time. read more
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Colliding Galaxies
Pitt astrophysicists say that the Milky Way's spiral arms could have arisen from a collision with the Sagittarius dwarf galaxy. Read More

Carles Badenes on New Supernova Remnant Analysis Technique

A recent article by NASA highlights the new method an international team of astronomers has used in handling information gathered from the Suzaku X-ray observatory. Team member Carles Badenes was consulted by NASA on the new efforts and explained the difficulties typically associated with identifying supernova remnants.

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Hrvoje Petek's Team First to Detect Exciton in Metal

Hrvoje Petek's team of experimental and theoretical physicists and chemists from the University of Pittsburgh and Institute of Zagreb, Croatia, have become the first to detect a fundamental particle of light-matter interaction in metals, the exciton. The teams work is published online in Nature Physics.

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Sergey Frolov Earns $3 Million Grant to Study Fundamental Particle

Sergey Frolov has received a $3 million Office of Naval Research Basic Research Challenge grant to explore ways of transforming quantum computing through the use of an unusual particle. Sergey will be the primary investigator for the study on the Majorana fermion, a long-posted but elusive elementary particle that Sergey and colleagues discovered in 2012.

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PhD Defense: Stefanus

Research Advisor: Dr. Tao Han

"Determination of Dark Matter Mass at Lepton Colliders and Experimental Studies in 2D Turbulence"

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Allen Hall, Room 319 2:00 pm

Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Pittsburgh
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