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Physics -- Study and teaching (Higher)

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UW Madison: High Energy Physics at CERN

This Web site presents the three main research activities currently being pursued in high energy physics by CERN at the University of Wisconsin-Madison: ATLAS, BABAR, and ALEPH. First, visitors will find a short account of ATLAS. This is followed by a description of the activities the ATLAS group has been involved with including: R&D in the High-Level trigger system and R&D and construction of the...

https://www-wisconsin.cern.ch/aboutus.htm
Granular Volcano Group

S'bastien Dartevelle, a Ph.D. student at Michigan Tech, created this Web site devoted to the understanding of "granular flows, granular processes, fluid dynamic, supercomputer modeling, and grain-size analysis of Volcanology, Geophysics, and Physics." Providing challenging materials in an accurate and simple manner, students can easily learn about topics including granular theory and granular...

https://www.angelfire.com/extreme/volcano/welcome.html
UM-StL 1D Acceleration Solver

Produced by the University of Missouri - St. Louis, this website is an educational "resource for solving low and high speed constant acceleration problems." Physics students can find quantitative tools to handle time dilation, relativist acceleration, and curved space-time. Containing networks of numerous concepts dealing with physics, chemistry, and math, the site helps students understand how...

http://newton.umsl.edu/run/
University of Utah: A New Step in Spintronics "Organic Spin Valves" Shown as feasible for New Electronic Devices

This news release from the University of Utah discusses the physics department's discovery of "a new generation of faster, cheaper computers and electronics by building the first 'organic spin valves.'" The physicists, who recently published their findings in _Nature_, developed semiconductors made of organic material that operate similar to switch valves to direct the flow of electrical current....

https://unews.utah.edu/
Courant Institute: Applied Mathematics Laboratory

The Applied Mathematics Lab of the Courant Institute is an interdisciplinary research lab, combining applied mathematics, physics, and biology in experimental research and educational laboratory demonstration. The lab is described as "an arena where mathematical theory and numerical simulation collide with experimental observation and measurement." Project descriptions and research papers are...

https://math.nyu.edu/aml/
Living State Physics

Vanderbilt University's Living State Physics group combines physics and biomedical research in order to increase knowledge of biological systems and phenomena. After learning how physics can enhance the fields of medicine and biology, users can discover the group's greatest accomplishments for the past twenty years in topics such as Non Destructive Evaluation, Biomagnetics, and Cardiophysics....

https://www.vanderbilt.edu/lsp/
The High Intensity Laser Science Group

At this website, the High Intensity Laser Science Group located at the University of Texas at Austin discusses its research in the interactions of ultraintense laser light with matter. With a series of descriptive images and text, students and researchers can peruse the group's many projects including high strain rate dynamics in shocks driven by laser pulses and intense laser driven explosions of...

https://cheds.ph.utexas.edu/
Research in the Physics Department at Heriot-Watt University

The research oriented Physics Department at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh has a wide range of interests including semiconductor physics, optoelectronics, materials science, molecular physics, and nonlinear physics. This extensive website presents clear descriptions of the objectives, methods, and results of its innumerable research projects. The group homepages provide materials about...

https://www.hw.ac.uk/uk/schools/engineering-physical-science...
Kansas State University Physics Research

The Kansas State University promotes its research in various areas of physics through this website. The materials are divided into six categories: atomic, molecular, and optical physics; cosmology and particle astrophysics; condensed matter physics; high energy physics; interdisciplinary research; and physics education research. Educators can find laser safety rules as well as links to many lab...

https://www.phys.ksu.edu/research/
Six Ideas That Shaped Physics

Developed by Professor Thomas A. Moore of Pomona College, the Six Ideas That Shaped Physics textbook was designed to help students gain a contemporary perspective on the discipline, along with giving them the ability to better understand the organization of physics concepts. While the site doesn't allow visitors to access the actual textbook, physics instructors will find a number of helpful...

http://www.physics.pomona.edu/sixideas/
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