Electrons tunnel between quantum-chaotic islands to form an ultra-quantum metal

Professors Victor Gurarie and Michael Hermele To Study Ultra-Quantum Matter in a New Simons Collaboration

May 28, 2019

Caption: Depiction of synthetic quantum matter giving rise to topological phenomena Credit: Harald Ritsch, IQOQI, University of Innsbruck Professors Michael Hermele (Left) and Victor Gurarie (Right). Physics Professors Victor Gurarie and Michael Hermele have joined the newly established Simons Collaboration on Ultra-Quantum Matter . The collaboration, led by Ashvin Vishwanath...

APS: Freezing a 2D Ion Crystal

March 27, 2019

Moon

Professor Shijie Zhong discovers Moon Separation Timescale, Featured in Boulder Daily Camera

Feb. 8, 2018

Dessau Group Find Clues to the Origins of High-Temperature Superconductivity

Jan. 18, 2018

New Video Highlights Center for Theory in Quantum Physics

March 16, 2017

Loren Hough Portrait

Physics Professor Loren Hough Awarded MIRA, Develops a New Way to Look at Cellular Shapeshifter Tubulin

Oct. 21, 2016

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Loren Hough, who was recently awarded a New Investigator Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institutes of Health this year to further vital research in the field of biophysics, specifically on studying the behavior of tubulin in his lab. Tubulin, a protein found in...

Angel Martinez Portrait

Physics Graduate Angel Martinez Wins Prestigious Glenn H. Brown Prize

Aug. 15, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Angel Martinez (Fall '14) for earning the prestigious Glenn H. Brown Prize from the International Liquid Crystal Society (ILCS) . The prize was announced during the ILCS conference in early August 2016. The Glenn H. Brown Prize awards doctoral students whose PhD theses, "demonstrate an outstanding contribution...

Nano-Optics Group Creates Record-Breaking Ultrafast Optical Microscope

Feb. 22, 2016

Congratulations to the Nano-Optics Group, led by Professor Markus Raschke, who has announced a record-breaking new optical microscope that can capture images at both the ultrafast and the nano-scale. The paper describing the discovery appeared in the February 8 edition of Nature Nanotechnology, and is available online . The Nano-Optics...

CU Physicists help reveal secrets of the "perfect fluid" formed in Big Bang

July 17, 2015

The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory has succeeded in creating distinct droplets of the quark-gluon plasma, the material that made up the Universe during the very first moments of the Big Bang. "These experiments are revealing the key elements required for...

NASA Selects CU Boulder's SUrface Dust Analyzer Instrument for Europa Mission

May 28, 2015

Congratulations to Physics Professors and Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics fellow Sascha Kempf, whose proposal for a SUrface Dust Analyzer (SUDA) instrument was selected by NASA to join the upcoming landmark mission to Jupiter's moon, Europa. NASA announced their selection on Tuesday, May 26th. According to NASA, the Europa...

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