Congratulations: 2019 Notable SPS Chapter – Hope Physics

Way to go Hope Physics students! You’ve been recognized by the National Society of Physics Students community for the activities you were engaged in during the 2018-2019 academic year! We at the SPS National Office want to take this opportunity to commend and applaud you for your tireless efforts to enrich the SPS community. It […]

Higher Education Research Experiences (HERE) Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

Opportunities for qualified students, alumni, and faculty to participate in hands-on research in a real-world setting Experience the thrill of research or technical projects at a cutting edge national laboratory and camaraderie with prestigious scientists, researchers and engineers Meet and collaborate with the people who are world and international experts in fields that interest you […]

“Talking” Electrons: Does It Happen In Collisions Of Ions With Atoms?

John Tanis PhD, Physics Department, Western Michigan University Friday, Nov 3 at 3 pm Can electrons “talk” with one another when an ion collides with a target atom? In general, the answer is yes, but it has been difficult to do experiments that isolate the interaction, or “talking”, between electrons. We are conducting an experiment […]

Interfaces for battery and solar cell applications – atomic level understanding using X-ray based Spectroscopy

Professor Håkan Rensmo Uppsala University Uppsala, Sweden Tuesday, September 19 at 3:00pm in VW104 New materials and material combinations for the use in solar cells and Li-ion batteries has been subject of substantial academic and commercial research over the last decades. The efficiency of the conversion process in these systems is largely dependent on the […]