University of Oklahoma

Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy

440 West Brooks St
Norman, OK 73019
(405) 325-3961
(405) 325-7557 (fax)

http://www.nhn.ou.edu/

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Research Specialties and Staff

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Specialties for Degree Program

Research specialty Degree type
PhD
(Theoretical/Experimental)
Master's
(Final degree/Enroute to PhD)
Applied Physics Experimental Enroute-to-PHD
Astronomy Both Enroute-to-PHD
Astrophysics Both Enroute-to-PHD
Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics Both Enroute-to-PHD
Chemical Physics Both Enroute-to-PHD
Computational Physics Theoretical Enroute-to-PHD
Condensed Matter Physics Both Enroute-to-PHD
Cosmology & String Theory Both Enroute-to-PHD
Engineering Physics/Science None Final-degree
High Energy Physics Both Enroute-to-PHD
Low Temperature Physics Both Enroute-to-PHD
Materials Science, Metallurgy Experimental Enroute-to-PHD
Nano Science and Technology Both Enroute-to-PHD
Optics Experimental Enroute-to-PHD
Particles and Fields Both Enroute-to-PHD
Relativity & Gravitation Theoretical Enroute-to-PHD
Solar Physics Theoretical Enroute-to-PHD
Solid State Physics Both Enroute-to-PHD
Surface Physics Both Enroute-to-PHD

Departmental Research and Staff

THEORETICAL

Astronomy

Cosmology; extragalactic astronomy; nucleosynthesis; stellar atmospheres; stellar evolution; supernovae; gravitational lensing; active galactic nuclei.
Edward Baron, Nathan Kaib, Karen Leighly, Ferah Munshi

Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics

Atomic and molecular collisions; ultracold Fermi systems; coherent control of bimolecular collisions; dimensional perturbation theory; electron molecule collision; molecular bosonic gases; optical lattices; computational physics; conical intersections.
Doerte Blume, Gregory Parker, Deborah Watson

Condensed Matter Physics

Low dimensional quantum systems, Dirac materials, graphene, carbon nanotubes, strongly correlated materials, topological matter.
Kieran Mullen, Bruno Uchoa

High Energy Physics

Quantum field theory; particle physics phenomenology; general relativity; collider physics; supersymmetry; Casimir effect; cosmology; dark matter.
Howard Baer, Ronald Kantowski, Chung Kao, Kimball Milton, Kuver Sinha

EXPERIMENTAL

Astronomy

Binary and variable stars; extragalactic astronomy; extragalactic H regions; supernovae; white dwarfs; gravitational lensing; active galactic nuclei; star formation; circumstellar disks.
Xinyu Dai, Mukremin Kilic, Karen Leighly, John Wisniewski

Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics

atom-based sensing; atomic and molecular scattering; Bose-Einstein condensation; cooling and trapping; hybrid quantum systems; laser spectroscopy; multi-photon ionization; non-linear optics; reactive scattering; quantum optics.
Eric Abraham, Alberto Marino, Arne Schwettmann

Condensed Matter Physics

Molecular beam epitaxy; narrow-gap semiconductors; scanning probe microscopy (AFM & STM); electron microscopy (SEM & TEM); nanofabrication; surface physics; molecular plasmonics; photovoltaics; quantum cascade lasers; magneto-optics; topological insulators.
Lloyd Bumm, Michael Santos, Ian Sellers

High Energy Physics

Experimental investigation of the fundamental particles and interactions, and searches for new particles and interactions, using the ATLAS detector at the CERN LHC.
Braden Abbott, Phillip Gutierrez, Patrick Skubic, Michael Strauss, John Stupak III

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