Carbon 2015

Tailoring the electrical properties of a two-dimensional nanomaterial

By using the probe of an atomic force microscope to trigger a local reaction, Prof. Jeffrey Mativetsky and PhD student Austin Faucett showed that electrically conductive features as small as four nanometers can be patterned into individual graphene oxide sheets. 

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The Department offers four-year bachelor and five-year doctorate degrees in Physics.

Undergraduate students acquire background in most basics areas of physics and have the opportunity to work in experimental, theoretical, and computational research groups. Students are  prepared for further graduate studies, teaching physics in high schools, and working in research and development in industry.

Graduate students conduct fundamental and application-driven research in active areas of Condensed Matter, Bio-, and Atomic, Molecular, and Atomic (AMO) Physics.

Last Updated: 9/24/15