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TALKS THIS WEEK AND NEXT 
Monday, April 24, 1:00 PM, Physics Building Room 313Defense
Zhao Zhang,
"Ph.D. Oral Examination.  Members of the Faculty and Graduate Students are invited to attend the seminar portion of the examination. " More >
Wednesday, April 26, 3:30 PM, Physics Building Room 204High Energy
Arun Paramekanti, University of Toronto
"The interplay of quantum mechanics and many-body interactions leads to remarkable emergent phenomena in crystalline solids, ranging from intricate ..." More >
Wednesday, April 26, 5:00 PM, Physics Building Room 313Condensed Matter
Alexander Sirota, UVA-Department of Physics
"Fractional topological insulators (FTI) are electronic topological phases in (3 + 1) dimensions enriched by time reversal (TR) and charge U(1) ..." More >
Wednesday, April 26, 7:00 PM, Physics Building Room 204Colloquium
Annual Physics Day,
"The University of Virginia Physics Department Presents the 23rd Annual National Physics Day Show ..." More >
Thursday, April 27, 11:00 AM, Physics Building Room 313Condensed Matter
Boris I. Ivlev, Landau Institute and Instituto de Fisica, UASLP
"In the recent experiments, PRB 94, 054504 (2016), the unusual oscillatory magnetore- sistance of superconductors was discovered ..." More >
Thursday, April 27, 1:00 PM, Physics Building Room 313High Energy
Tianran Chen, UVA- Department of Physics
"Long carrier lifetime is what makes hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites high performance photovoltaic materials. Several microscopic mechanisms ..." More >
Friday, April 28, 3:30 PM, Physics Building Room 204Colloquium
John Beacom, Ohio State
"For over 50 years, people have been discussing the promise of high-energy neutrino astronomy.  For most of that time, wholesale theoretical ..." More >
Wednesday, May 3, 10:00 AM, Physics Building Room 313High Energy
Enhao Song, UVA-Department of Physics
"The NOνA experiment aims to study the mixing behavior of neutrinos and will attempt to resolve the neutrino mass hierarchy. The construction and ..." More >
Wednesday, May 3, 3:30 PM, Physics Building Room 204High Energy
Michael Baird, UVA-Department of Physics
"In light of the Nobel Prize awarded for neutrino oscillations in 2015, it is an exciting time to be a part of a long-baseline neutrino oscillation ..." More >
Katya Gilbo Featured in UVaToday
Physics major Katya Gilbo is featured in an article in this week's edition of UVaToday.  Katya says “nature is stuffed to the brim with dramatic ... More >
Andersen wins Goldwater Scholarship; Gupta gets Honorable Mention
Bridget Andersen has won a 2017 Goldwater Scholarship, one of the most prestigious undergraduate scholarships in the natural ... More >
Pennies from Heaven
From USA TODAY: "There's a tale we've all heard: A penny dropped from the top of the Empire State Building would fall at such a rate it would impale and kill anyone ... More >
Faculty Profile:
Kevin Lehmann. (Commonwealth Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics). High Resolution Laser Spectroscopy: Development of double resonance techniques for the study of excited vibrational ...More >
Student Profile:
Tanwa Arpornthip. (Graduate Student). Atom interferometry promises great accuracy in measuring changes in atomic energy. We are focusing on two ...More >