Department News

Professor Jim Sites establishes endowed professorship for Department of Physics

The first such professorship within the department, the endowment provides research operations funds for an incoming faculty member.

Two CSU professors receive highly competitive award from the Department of Energy

Justin Sambur and Mike Mooney among 50 nationwide to receive DOE Early Career Award

T2K experiment shows strongest evidence yet of symmetry breaking in neutrinos

Understanding how neutrinos and antineutrinos differ will help scientists explain why so much matter exists in the universe, and so little antimatter.

You’re invited to the Little Shop of Physics Leap Day Open House, Feb. 29

The day will feature over 300 family-friendly science activities and presentations.

Department Highlights

Colloquium: Kate Ross

“Quantum Magnetism” Kate Ross Colorado State University Monday, Sept. 28th at 4:00pm When interactions are strong between spins on a lattice, complex many-body collective effects can occur. With low spin values like

Colloquium: Ron Walsworth

“Quantum Diamond Sensors” Ron Walsworth University of Maryland Monday, Sept. 21st at 4:00pm The nitrogen–vacancy (NV) quantum defect in diamond is a leading modality for magnetic, electrical, temperature, and force sensing with

Colloquium: June Lau

“Laser-free GHz stroboscopic TEM: construction, deployment, and benchmarking” June Lau NIST, Gaithersburg, MD Monday, September 14th at 4:00pm In the previous two decades, important technological advancements have expanded the range of temporal

Colloquium: Walter Toki

“Search for CP violation in Neutrino Oscillations” Walter Toki Colorado State University Monday, August 31st at 4:00pm In this colloquium, a pedagogical discussion will be presented of neutrino physics and the recent