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
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.
David Davis, Markos Georganopoulos, Ian George, Mark Henriksen, Susan Hoban, Marc Kuchner, Eileen Meyer, Katja Pottschmidt, T. Turner

Atmospheric Physics

Sergio De Souza-Machado, Belay Demoz, Don Engel, Susan Hoban, Benjamin Johnson, Vanderlei Martins, William Olson, Lorraine Remer, Lynn Sparling, L. Strow, Tamas Varnai, Tianle Yuan, Pengwang Zhai, Zhibo Zhang

Condensed Matter Physics

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

Quantum Optics and Quantum Information

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

EXPERIMENTAL

Astrophysics

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

Atmospheric Physics

Sergio De Souza-Machado, Belay Demoz, Raymond Hoff, Vanderlei Martins, Lorraine Remer, L. Strow, Pengwang Zhai, Zhibo Zhang

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, Anthony Johnson, Matthew Pelton, Laszlo Takacs, 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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