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  • Simulations Show Planet Driving Waves in Star Debris Disk

    UMBC physics graduate student Erika Nesvold has developed a state-of-the-art 3-D numerical simulation of the star Beta Pictoris. The work was part of her PhD thesis under the mentorship of Dr....
    Posted: August 10, 2015 11:10 AM
  • Dr. Lorraine Remer Elected Fellow of AGU

    Dr. Lorraine Remer, a Research Professor of Physics Department (also affiliated with the Department of Geography and Environmental Systems) and a senior research scientist of JCET, has been...
    Posted: July 31, 2015 10:03 AM
  • New article by Dr. Sanjit Karmakar & Ronald Meyers

    Color controllable polarization entanglement generation in optical fiber at telecommunication wavelengths   Sanjit Karmakar and Ronald E. Meyers Optics Express Vol. 23, Issue 16, pp....
    Posted: July 31, 2015 9:56 AM
  • New review article in Nature Photonics by Dr. Matthew Pelton

    “Modified spontaneous emission in nanophotonic structures” Nature Photonics 9, 427 - 435 (2015). The URL for the article is...
    Posted: July 1, 2015 12:09 PM
  • Observations of Black Hole Jet Collision published in Nature

    UMBC Astrophysicists Eileen Meyer and Markos Georganopoulos have recently published an article in the journal Nature (along with colleagues from STScI, FIT and JHU), discussing recent...
    Posted: June 12, 2015 9:49 AM
  • Welcome to new faculty member: Dr. Eileen Meyer

    Dr. Eileen Meyer joins the UMBC Physics faculty in the fall of 2015. As a multi-wavelength observational astronomer, her research focuses on the physics jets from the black holes at the centers...
    Posted: May 15, 2015 1:01 PM
  • Prof. Turner featured in Baltimore Sun article

    Study finds gas flowing from black hole could stunt galaxy growth By Scott Dance The Baltimore Sun
    Posted: March 31, 2015 3:18 PM
  • Congratulations to our 2015-16 URA and URAS Awardees

    James Loy  "Charge Transfer from Single Semiconductor Nanocrystals to Single Molecules"  Advisor: Dr. Pelton  2015-2016 URA Scholar John Hannegan  "Creating a Fiber-Laser Based THz System Using...
    Posted: March 27, 2015 3:55 PM
  • New article by recent graduate Dr. Hong Cai & Dr. Johnson

    Investigation of giant Kerr nonlinearity in quantum cascade lasers using mid-infrared femtosecond pulses  Hong Cai, Sheng Liu, Elaine Lalanne, and Anthony M. Johnson Citation: Applied Physics...
    Posted: March 3, 2015 10:34 AM
  • 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