Central Michigan University

Department of Physics

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Department of Physics/Dow 203
Ottawa Court
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
(989) 774-3321
(989) 774-2697 (fax)

http://www.cmich.edu/colleges/cst/physics/Pages/default.aspx

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Research Specialties and Staff

Central Michigan University

Specialties for Degree Program

Research specialty Degree type
PhD
(Theoretical/Experimental)
Master's
(Final degree/Enroute to PhD)
Astronomy None Final-degree
Astrophysics None Final-degree
Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics None Final-degree
Chemical Physics None Final-degree
Condensed Matter Physics Both Both
Fluids, Rheology None Final-degree
Materials Science, Metallurgy Both Both
Nuclear Physics None Final-degree
Polymer Physics/Science None Final-degree

Departmental Research and Staff

THEORETICAL

Computational electronic structure

Electronic structure theory of molecules and clusters. Magnetic and electric properties of low-dimensional systems.
Veronica Barone, Koblar Jackson, Juan Peralta

Computational materials physics

Electronic structure of materials using first-principles techniques.
Veronica Barone, Marco Fornari, Koblar Jackson, Juan Peralta

Nuclear structure physics

Spectroscopy and nuclear structure; shell model calculations.
Joseph Finck, Mihai Horoi

Physics of circumstellar disks

Observational studies of disks using optical interferometry; computational modeling of radiative transfer in disks.
Christopher Tycner, Glen Williams

Rare isotope physics

High-precision mass determinations; transfer reactions.
Georgios Perdikakis, Matthew Redshaw

EXPERIMENTAL

Materials characterization

X-ray characterization of materials; nanoparticles; disordered materials; rheology and polymer physics.
Axel Mellinger, Valeri Petkov

Rare isotope physics

High-precision mass determinations; transfer reactions.
Joseph Finck, Georgios Perdikakis, Matthew Redshaw

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