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  • Dr. Michael Hayden elected as Fellow of the Optical Society

    Dr. L. Michael Hayden, UMBC Professor of Physics and Department Chair, was honored as a 2015 Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA), the leading professional society for researchers, industry...
    Posted: March 3, 2015 10:19 AM
  • New article by Dr. Sanjit Karmakar and Prof. Yanhua Shih

    "Noninvasive high resolving power entangled photon quantum microscope" Sanjit Karmakar, Ronald E. Meyers, and Yanhua Shih Journal of Biomedical Optics 20(1), 016008 (January 2015) Abstract:...
    Posted: January 21, 2015 12:03 PM
  • New article by PHYS grad student, Fernando Calderon Vargas

    "Directly accessible entangling gates for capacitively coupled singlet-triplet qubits" F. A. Calderon-Vargas and J. P. Kestner Phys. Rev. B 91, 035301 – Published 6 January 2015 Abstract:...
    Posted: January 21, 2015 11:15 AM
  • Congratulations to our newly awarded PhD's!

    Dr. Barry Baker, Dr. Hong Cai, Dr. Gergely Dolgos, and Dr. Liwang Ye all received their PhD's at the December 2014 graduation ceremony.
    Posted: January 16, 2015 3:35 PM
  • Dr. Georganopoulos receives NASA ADAP grant

    Dr. Markos Georganopoulos, an Associate Professor in the Physics Department, has been awarded (PI) a $400K, three-year NASA grant to study the nature of large scale relativistic jets in quasars...
    Posted: December 18, 2014 2:53 PM
  • Prof. Johnson invited to participate in IYL2015 in Paris

    Dr. Anthony Johnson has been invited to take part in the official launch of the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL2015), which will be held at UNESCO Headquarters on 19...
    Posted: December 9, 2014 11:03 AM
  • Congratulations to our 10 new PhD Candidates!

    Congratulations to the 10 Physics Department graduate students who advanced into PhD Candidacy during the past year. These students were honored at the Graduate School's annual Doctoral Candidates...
    Posted: November 11, 2014 2:43 PM
  • Dr. Franson gives lecture on Quantum Entanglement at the PSW

    Prof. James D. Franson of the UMBC Physics Department gave a lecture entitled "Entanglement: Einstein's spooky action at a distance" to the Philosophical Society of Washington (PSW) on October 24,...
    Posted: October 29, 2014 11:01 AM
  • Dr. Strow's Atmospheric Spectroscopy Group Wins NASA Award

    The UMBC Atmospheric Spectroscopy Laboratory, led by Dr. Larrabee Strow, has been collaborating with NASA/California Institute of Technology's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) AIRS Project for many...
    Posted: October 9, 2014 9:42 AM
  • New article by PHYS graduate student, John Diehl

    “Long-Reach Analog Photonics for Military Applications” Vincent J. Urick, John F. Diehl, Joseph M. Singley, Christopher E. Sunderman and Keith J. Williams Optics and Photonics News, 25, (10)...
    Posted: October 8, 2014 2:52 PM