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Sep 11

Ferah Munshi and Dan White Join HLD Faculty

The faculty in the Department of Physics and Astronomy will be joined in the fall by two new members, Ferah Munshi, who will be the...

Aug 15

OK-LSAMP students spend summer at NASA Glenn Research Center

Physics & Astronomy students Logan Abshire and Tristan Thrasher recently returned from a summer (2018) spent performing research on the effects of high irradiation environments on...

Aug 09

Facebook page with “Alumni and friends” group launched

The HLD department of Physics and Astronomy has launched a new Facebook page. Please feel free to LIKE it (link below) and email the link...

Aug 08

Lin Hall to be Dedicated in the Fall

The celebration and dedication of The Homer L. Dodge Physics Complex and Lin Hall will take place Oct. 12 and 13 2018. The activities will begin with a...

Aug 06

Marino wins NSF CAREER grant

OU physics professor Alberto Marino is the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER (Faculty Early Career Development Program) Award in the amount of $500,000. Alberto...

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Featured Research: Strange Metals Get Stranger

The strange metal is a poorly understood state of matter found in a variety of quantum materials, notably both Cu- and Fe-based high-temperature superconductors. This phase is believed to be key for the understanding of superconductivity in those materials, which have been observed at record high temperatures. OU Professor Bruno Uchoa coauthored a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences with an experimental group from the University of Illinois. In this work, it is found experimental…