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Physics & Astronomy at The University of Iowa

  

Go to http://www.physics.uiowa.edu/ Sent Email to thomas-boggess@uiowa.edu
Address:  203 Van Allen Hall
Iowa City, IA
52242-1479
USA
Phone:  (319) 335-1686
Fax:  (319) 335-1753
Email:  thomas-boggess@uiowa.edu
Website:  http://www.physics.uiowa.edu/
Chair: Dr. Thomas F. Boggess
 
General Department Info
Degrees
Offered:
  Bachelors Masters Doctorate
Staff & Student
Numbers:
 
 
Faculty: 30

  Staff: 62
Post Docs: 16

  Grads: 59
Under Grads: 101

Research
Areas:
  Astronomy/Astrophysics, Atomic & Molecular Physics, Condensed Matter/Materials Physics, Elementary Particle Physics, Medical Imaging Physics & Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Physics, Nuclear Physics, Photonics and Quantum Electronics, Plasma Physics, Space Physics
Facilities:  The Department is home to the interdisciplinary Optical Science and Technology Center (OSTC) located in the state-of-the-art Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories (IATL). Facilities in the IATL include ultrafast lasers, two molecular beam epitaxy machines for III-V semiconductor growth, and systems for organic semiconductor growth. The students and faculty also use off campus facilites at CERN, SLAC, Fermilab, and the Very Large Array radio telescope. The Department has student-run, computer controlled, optical observatories in Arizona and on the roof of Van Allen Hall.







Science Quote

'When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.'

Albert Einstein
(1879-1955)


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