Archive: Physics

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Physics Professors Study Magnetism in 3 Dimensional Nanoscale Networks for Next Generation Information Storage

Three-dimensional (3D) assemblies of nanoscale magnets offer unique opportunities to explore magnetic phenomena in intriguing and complex configurations, with vast potentials to…

December 17, 2020

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Emanuela Del Gado Elected as 2020 Fellow of the American Physical Society

Emanuela Del Gado, a Provost’s distinguished associate professor in the Department of Physics has been elected as a 2020 Fellow of the American Physical Society. Less than one…

September 28, 2020

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Pia Bhatia and Grace Feagin named Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Scholars

Physics majors Pia Bhatia (C’21) and Grace Feagin (C’22) have been awarded Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Scholarships. This merit-based scholarship recognizes high…

September 22, 2020

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New College Faculty for 2020-2021

Georgetown College is pleased to welcome 24 new full-time faculty members with primary appointments in 16 College departments and programs. This cohort will help enrich the…

September 2, 2020

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Georgetown Professor Heads Study that Discovers a New Key to Unlocking Winding Spins

An international team led by Kai Liu, professor and McDevitt Chair in the Department of Physics, has now discovered a new key that unlocks winding spins, which can be used to…

August 14, 2020

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Physic Professor and Graduate Student Publish Paper on New Imaging Method for Early Cancer Detection

One of the most important steps in the fight against cancer is the early detection of tumors in the body. Department of Physics professor and McDevitt chair Kai Liu and graduate…

June 10, 2020

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Georgetown Professor Helps Create Workshop That Makes Quantum Education More Accessible

Jim Freericks, professor in the Department of Physics and McDevitt Chair, collaborated with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the White House Office of Science and…

May 19, 2020

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Georgetown Physicist Helps Create New N95 Mask Decontamination Guidelines

A team of 60 scientists, engineers, students and clinicians that includes a Georgetown physicist yesterday unveiled, a website that synthesizes the scientific…

April 2, 2020

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Observatory Named for Georgetown Physicist Who Encourages Next Generation of Women in Science

Sarah Jiang (C’21) says she’s thrilled that the National Science Foundation chose to name a telescope designed to conduct “a vast astronomical survey” after Vera Rubin …

January 31, 2020

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Physics Professor Awarded Prestigious AAAS Fellowship for Work on Nanomagnetism

Kai Liu, Georgetown professor and McDevitt Chair in the Department of Physics, has been elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science ). …

November 26, 2019