News

Apr 17

HDL faculty receives OU Presidential award

Professor Bruno Uchoa was recently awarded with the Ted and Cuba Webb Presidential Professorship. The Presidential Professorships were established to recognize those faculty members...

Apr 13

HLD Faculty receive Patent Award

In a recent tribute to OU faculty, HLD faculty Mike Santos and Matt Johnson received a Patent Award for their work in helping develop a...

Mar 21

OU Alumni Reunion

The department of Physics and Astronomy will host a Retirement Banquet and Alumni Reunion on Saturday May 06. The reunion will honor some of the faculty...

Feb 17

Nielsen Hall Radio Telescope Online

A group of undergraduate and graduate students, led by OU Astronomy Professor John Tobin constructed a 10 foot radio telescope on the the roof...

Oct 26

OU-Led Team Discovers Rare, Newborn Tri-Star System

Prof. John J. Tobin led a global team of researchers who discovered a rare triple star system surrounded by a disk with a spiral...

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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

May 04, 2017 4:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Sarah Gallagher
The Biggest Blowhards: Windy Supermassive Black Holes

CMP Seminar

May 05, 2017 2:30 pm

Nielsen Hall 103 - Todd Otanicar

Special Event

May 06, 2017 6:00 pm

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
Retirement Party and Alumni Reunion

Colloquium

May 11, 2017 4:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Finals Week
No colloquium

CMP Seminar

Jun 08, 2017 2:30 pm

Nielsen Hall 103 - Diogenes Placencia
TBA

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Research Figure

Featured Research: Designing Quantum Spin Liquids

Mott insulators are materials that would be naively expected to conduct electricity, but nevertheless behave as insulators due to the presence of very strong electronic interactions. In a recent work published in Scientific Reports, graduate student Xu Dou and Prof. Bruno Uchoa have shown that Coulomb impurity lattices on the surface of gapped honeycomb substrates, such as graphene on SiC, can be used to simulate a special class of Mott insulators described by SU(4)…

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