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Events for November 8, 2021 – Department of Physics and Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Defense – Evan Ney

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UNC-CH Physics and Astronomy Defense Evan Ney “Towards a complete theory of beta decay in density functional theory" The origin of the heavy elements through the rapid neutron capture process (r-process) remains an active area of theoretical and experimental research. … Continued

Physics and Astronomy Thesis Proposal Presentation – Nathan Galliher

UNC-CH Physics and Astronomy Thesis Proposal Presentation Nathan Galliher “The Argus Array & ArgusSpec: Deep, High-Cadence, All-Sky Transient Followup" Traditional telescopes, which have limited fields of view and survey the sky over long timescales, are successful at finding large numbers … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Gleb Finkelstein

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UNC Physics Colloquium Gleb Finkelstein, Duke University "Graphene-based superconducting quantum Hall devices" Superconductivity and the quantum Hall effect are some of the most studied phenomena in condensed matter physics. The more familiar of these phenomena – the superconductivity – results … Continued