Changing the Crystal Structure of Graphene
Prof. Brian LeRoy along with graduate student Matthew Yankowitz have demonstrated how an electric field can change the crystal structure of graphene. The electric field causes the graphene to transform from a semi-metal to a semiconductor.
UA Physicist to Deliver Blitzer Award Lecture: The Higgs Boson and Beyond
Ken Johns is the recipient of this year's Professor Leon and Pauline Blitzer Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Physics and Related Sciences. He will give a public lecture on "The Higgs Boson and Beyond" on Tuesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. in Room N210 of the UA Steward Observatory.
Dr. Walter Lampl, a research scientist associated with the High Energy Physics (HEP) group in the Department of Physics at the University of Arizona, has received an "Outstanding Achievement Award" from the ATLAS collaboration at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva, Switzerland. ...
UA LHC Physicists will appear on Arizona Illustrated Tuesday, April 22 at 630 p.m. on PBS channel 6. John Rutherfoord and Mike Shupe will discuss the the history of the Large Hadron Collider and the recent discovery of the Higgs boson.
Particle Fever, a highly regarded new film about the launch of the Large Hadron Collider and subsequent discovery of the Higgs Boson, is opening at The Loft Cinema on Friday, April 25th at 7 p.m. Opening night will include a post-film discussion and Q&A featuring faculty John Rutherfoord, Mike Shupe and Elliott Cheu.