News

Jul 20

Newsletter 2016

Apr 08

HLD Faculty Patents Recognized

Profs. Michael Santos and Matthew Johnson were recognized at the recent tribute to faculty for their two patents on thermophotovoltaic devices.  This work was...

Apr 08

HLD Faculty Win OU Awards

Two HLD Faculty were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments at the 2016 Tribute to Faculty ceremony.  Prof. James Shaffer was given the Regents' Award...

Mar 25

OU Alumna Named “Woman Physicist of the Month” by APS

Prof. Giti Khodaparast (Ph.D. 2001) was recently named "Woman Physicist of the Month"  by the APS Committee on the Status of Women in Physics. ...

Mar 01

Ongoing Faculty Searches

The Department is conducting two faculty searches this Spring: one for a high energy experimentalist and one for the endowed Homer L. Dodge Chair in...

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Events

Calendar
Colloquium
HEP Seminar
CMP Seminar
Astronomy Journal Club
CMP Journal Club
Faculty Research Seminar
Public Lecture
Special Event
Star Party

Colloquium

Aug 25, 2016 4:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - First Week of Classes
No Colloquium

Colloquium

Sep 08, 2016 4:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Huirong Yan
TBA

Colloquium

Sep 15, 2016 4:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Geoffrey Lovelace
TBA

Colloquium

Oct 06, 2016 4:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Justin Perron
Transport through single electron transistors and quantum dots: Insight into carrier states

Colloquium

Oct 13, 2016 4:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Bob Slocum
TBA

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Research Figure

Featured Research: OU Astrophysicists Discover a Trio of Pulsating, Mixed-Atmosphere, Low-Mass White Dwarfs

A team of OU astrophysicists, lead by postdoctoral fellow Dr. Alexandros Gianninas, undergraduate student Brandon Curd, and Prof. Mukremin Kilic, recently discovered radial and non-radial pulsations in a trio of low-mass white dwarf stars. The initial analysis of these low-mass white dwarfs showed that their atmospheres, the topmost layer of the star, contained large amounts of helium mixed with hydrogen. Following these findings, detailed pulsation models were computed and they revealed that the large…

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