University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Physics and Astronomy

4505 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4002
(702) 895-0868
(702) 895-0804 (fax)

http://www.physics.unlv.edu

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Research Specialties and Staff

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Specialties for Degree Program

Research specialty Degree type
PhD
(Theoretical/Experimental)
Master's
(Final degree/Enroute to PhD)
Astronomy Both Both
Astrophysics Both Both
Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics Both Both
Chemical Physics Both Both
Condensed Matter Physics Both Both
Plasma and Fusion Experimental Both
Polymer Physics/Science Experimental Both

Departmental Research and Staff

THEORETICAL

Astronomy

Astronomical phenomena of atomic and molecular systems; atomic and molecular collisions.
Stephen Lepp, Daniel Proga, George Rhee, Bing Zhang

Astrophysics

Interacting galaxies; digital image processing, gamma ray bursts.
Stephen Lepp, Rebecca Martin, Daniel Proga, George Rhee, Jason Steffen, Bing Zhang, Zhaohuan Zhu

Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics

Fundamental research, charge transfer and astro-physical data.
Bernard Zygelman

Condensed Matter Physics

High-temperature superconductivity; quantum liquids; disordered systems; correlated electron systems; spin systems.
Changfeng Chen, Tao Pang, Qiang Zhu

EXPERIMENTAL

Astronomy

Galactic clustering and evolution. Photoelectric photometry, spectrophotometry, and spectroscopy of peculiar, upper main-sequence stars; observation and photometry of interacting galaxies.

Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics

Dynamic behavior of macromolecular systems; non-linear optics of atoms and molecules.
John Farley, Victor Kwong, David Shelton

Condensed Matter Physics

Material characterization in high pressure.
Andrew Cornelius, Victor Kwong, Timothy Porter, Michael Pravica, Ashkan Salamat

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