University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Physics Graduate Program

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1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
(410) 455-2513
(410) 455-1072 (fax)

http://physics.umbc.edu/

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Research Specialties and Staff

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Specialties for Degree Program

Research specialty Degree type
PhD
(Theoretical/Experimental)
Master's
(Final degree/Enroute to PhD)
Astrophysics Both Both
Condensed Matter Physics Both Both
Nonlinear/Ultrafast Optics Both Both
Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Both Both

Departmental Research and Staff

THEORETICAL

Astrophysics

High-energy astrophysics; active galactic nuclei; relativistic jets; quasars, X-ray astronomy.
Markos Georganopoulos, Ian George, Mark Henriksen, Eileen Meyer, T. Turner

Condensed Matter Physics

Semiconductor quantum dots; cold atoms; theoretical physics; quantum thermodynamics.
Sebastian Deffner, Jason Kestner

Quantum Optics and Quantum Information

Quantum foundations; entanglement; non-classical states; quantum imaging; photonic qubits; spin qubits; quantum information theory.
Sebastian Deffner, James Franson, Jason Kestner, Yanhua Shih

EXPERIMENTAL

Astrophysics

X-ray astronomy; active galaxies; extragalactic astrophysics.
Markos Georganopoulos, Ian George, Mark Henriksen, Eileen Meyer, T. Turner

Condensed Matter Physics

Thin films; surfaces and interfaces; atomic layer deposition; polymer physics; mechanical alloying; semi-conductors; optical studies of nanomaterials.
Theodosia Gougousi, L. Hayden, Matthew Pelton, Laszlo Takacs, Terrance Worchesky

Nonlinear/Ultrafast Optics

Frequency conversion; THz generation and detection; ultrafast carrier dynamics; pulse propagation; low-power nonlinearities; nanophotonics.
James Franson, L. Hayden, Anthony Johnson, Matthew Pelton, Todd Pittman, Yanhua Shih, Terrance Worchesky

Quantum Optics and Quantum Information

Photonic quantum information; quantum imaging; entanglement; single photon physics; quantum foundations.
James Franson, Matthew Pelton, Todd Pittman, Yanhua Shih

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