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U theorists make discovery in odd triplet pairing

In a paper which will shortly appear in Physical Review Letters, School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Oriol Valls along with lead author Klaus Halterman (China Lake, Naval Warfare Center) and co-author Paul Barsic (University of Minnesota) show that triplet superconducting pairing, odd in time, is induced in clean heterostructures consisting of an ordinary s-wave superconductor sandwiched between ferromagnets.
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Hank Ryan

Physics Force at Northrop

Physics Force will perform their annual series of shows at Northrop Auditorium starting Monday, January 14th. There will be a public performance of the group on Thursday, January 17th at 7:00 p.m. in Northrop Auditorium. This show is free and open to the public with no reservations needed. More »

Peloso receives McKnight Fellowship

Professor Marco Peloso of the School of Physics and Astronomy has received the McKnight Presidential Fellow Award. The Fellowship is offered to the most promising faculty at critical stages in their careers. More »

Grad program now accepting applications

Applications for the Physics graduate program are now being accepted for the 2008 school year. Apply online now. The deadline for application to the program is January 15, 2008. To be considered for a fellowship, it is recommended that you apply by December 15, 2007. More »

Physics Open House November 15

The School of Physics and Astronomy will hold an Open House on Thursday, November 15th. Events will include lab tours, a pizza lunch and a Physics Force show. More »

Physics Force at Homecoming

Physics Force will perform at the the Homecoming celebration this week-end. The physics demo troupe will do an hour-long show at Coffman Memorial Union, Mississippi Room, 3rd Floor at 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, November 3rd. More »

NuMi Beam

NOvA receives funding

The School of Physics and Astronomy has received $45.6 million from the Department of Energy to build a new lab in northern Minnesota. More »

Halloween Party

The School of Physics and Astronomy will hold a Halloween party for staff, faculty and students, on Wednesday, October 31st at 3:00 p.m. in Room 216 Physics. More »

Departmental photo

The annual departmental photograph will be taken on Wednesday, October 17. Line-up on the front stairs for the photo will begin at 3:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served in the main hall in front of Room 150. More »

Colloquium to mark Peterson, Ruddick retirement

A colloquium honoring the careers of high energy experimental physicists, Professors Earl Peterson and Keith Ruddick, will be held on Wednesday, November 14. The colloquium title is "From the pre-quark era to neutrino oscillations: experimental high energy physics at Minnesota." More »

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