Oct 21

OU Astronomers Team with Citizen Scientists to Discover a Rare Circumstellar Disk

A team led by a University of Oklahoma astronomy graduate student Steven Silverberg discovered a rare and surprising new circumstellar disk: the oldest of its...

Oct 16

OU alumni launches hurricane measurements partnership

OU alumni and Board of Visitor A. T. Stair, founder/CEO of Tropical Weather Analytics, Inc (TWAI) and Chief Scientist of many space programs, has...

Oct 07

Alumni awarded prestigious postdoc in Norway

Former student Prachi Parashar has just started a prestigious postdoc at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, funded by a rather large...

Aug 25

New faculty members

The Department has been joined in the Fall by John Stupak and John Tobin as new assistant professors. Stupak is a new member of the...

Aug 14

Department will be housed in new physics complex

OU President David Boren announced on March 9 two lead gifts that will provide resources to construct a new academic building and research laboratory on...

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Oct 26, 2016 6:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 303 - Profs. Kaib, Kilic, & Tobin

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Oct 27, 2016 12:30 pm

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Oct 27, 2016 4:00 pm

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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…