Research

Scholarly Works

Publications

Patents

The Physics and Astronomy faculty bring a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to our department. They continue to be active in research and participate in the advancement of science through scholarly papers, talks, and attending national meetings. We have a number of on campus reasearch activities; many of them are well suited for undergraduate participation. Listed below are a number of projects ongoing in our department.


Areas of Research


Astronomy / Astrophysics - Barniol Duran, Margoniner, Taylor


Atomic, Molecular, and Chemical Physics - DeGraffenreid, Ray, T. Sergan, V. Sergan


Biophysics - Jensen


Computational Physics - Barniol Duran, Block, Buerki


Condensed Matter Physics - Block, Buerki


Electro-Optics - T. Sergan, V. Sergan


Exotic Materials - Block, Ray, Shoemaker


High Energy Physics - Moss


Instrumentation - DeGraffenreid, Moss, Ray, V. Sergan


Nanophysics - Buerki


Liquid Crystal Applications - T. Sergan, V. Sergan


Low Temperature Physics - Ray


Physics Education - Block, Buerki, Margoniner, Tashiro


Soft Condensed Matter - Jensen, T. Sergan, V. Sergan


Scientific Ethics and Professionalism - DeGraffenreid


Spectroscopy - DeGraffenreid