University of Oregon

Department of Physics

1371 E. 13th Avenue
120 Willamette Hall
Eugene, OR 97403-1274
(541) 346-4751
(541) 346-5861 (fax)

http://physics.uoregon.edu

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Research Specialties and Staff

University of Oregon

Specialties for Degree Program

Research specialty Degree type
PhD
(Theoretical/Experimental)
Master's
(Final degree/Enroute to PhD)
Applied Physics None Final-degree
Astrophysics Both Both
Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics Both Both
Biophysics Both Both
Chemical Physics None Final-degree
Condensed Matter Physics Both Both
Energy Sources & Environment Both -
Low Temperature Physics None -
Materials Science, Metallurgy None Both
Mechanics None Both
Optics Both Both
Particles and Fields Both Both
Relativity & Gravitation Both Both
Statistical & Thermal Physics Both Both

Departmental Research and Staff

THEORETICAL

Astrophysics

Astrophysical flows; accretion disks; dense fluids; X-ray timing observations.
James Imamura

Condensed Matter Physics

Metal insulator transitions; localization; phases in complex fluids; quantum critical phenomena.
Dietrich Belitz, Roger Haydock, John Toner

High Energy Physics

Electroweak symmetry breaking; dark matter; cosmology; early universe physics; particle astrophysics.
Spencer Chang, Tim Cohen, Laura Jeanty, Graham Kribs, Tien-Tien Yu

Optics

Quantum optics; quantum information and nanophotonics.
Jens Nöckel, Daniel Steck, Steven van Enk

Solid State Physics

Roger Haydock

EXPERIMENTAL

Astrophysics

Properties of galaxies; observational cosmology; evolution and properties of galaxies; gravitational waves.
Gregory Bothun, Benjamin Farr, Raymond Frey, James Imamura, James Schombert

Biophysics

X-ray crystallography of proteins; membrane biophysics; biomolecule mechanics.
Eric Corwin, Raghuveer Parthasarathy, Richard Taylor, John Toner, Tristan Ursell

Condensed Matter Physics

Phonon and electron transport in low-dimensional systems; electronic properties of amorphous semiconductors; surface physics.
Eric Corwin, Miriam Deutsch, Stephen Gregory, Stephen Kevan, Benjamin McMorran, Raghuveer Parthasarathy, Richard Taylor, Hailin Wang

High Energy Physics

Experimental elementary particle physics; electroweak symmetry breaking (ATLAS and ILC); gravitational radiation (LIGO).
James Brau, Raymond Frey, Laura Jeanty, Stephanie Majewski, David Strom, Eric Torrence

Optics

Quantum optics and quantum information; cold atoms; plasmonics.
Miriam Deutsch, Stephen Gregory, Benjamin McMorran, Michael Raymer, Brian Smith, Daniel Steck, Hailin Wang, David Wineland

Solid State Physics

Photovoltaic materials; magnetism and magnetic materials; thin-film physics, plasmonics; optical properties of semiconductors.
Benjamín Alemán, Miriam Deutsch, Stephen Gregory, Stephen Kevan, Benjamin McMorran, Richard Taylor, Hailin Wang

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