Physics at University of Guelph


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Address:  McNaughton Building
Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario
N1G 2W1
Phone:  519-824-4120 x52261
Fax:  519-836-9967
Chair: Dr. Ken R Jeffrey
General Department Info
  Bachelors Masters Doctorate
Staff & Student
Faculty: 18

  Staff: 13
Post Docs: 7

  Grads: 22
Under Grads: 92

  Subatomic Physics
Astrophysics and Gravitation
Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Chemical Physics
Applied Physics
Condensed Matter Physics
Facilities:  The faculty in the Physics Department are active members of the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) funded Centre for Food and Soft Material Science, the Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network SHARC-Net) and the National Proton Microprobe Facility for Environmental Analysis. Associated with these centres there will be an infusion of new equipment including 500 and 600 MHz NMR spectrometers, a modern proton accelerator, scanning probe microscopes, an X-ray generator and a 500 node Beowulf supercomputer cluster. Guelph faculty members collaborate with many off-campus research facilities, including the Neutron Beam Facility at Chalk River, the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) and the TRIUMF particle and nuclear physics facility.

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'Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs.'

Albert Einstein

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