Physics and Astronomy

Physics Seminar Series

April 24, 2019
"Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in the Earth’s Magnetic Field" Jean Manirakiza, C’19

Physics Seminar Series

April 16, 2019
"Interference Nanolithography for Raman Signal Enhancement" Matthew Donaldson, C’20

Physics Seminar Series

April 8, 2019
"Chaos in Chua’s Circuit" presented by Bryan Walker, C’20

Physics Seminar Series

April 3, 2019
"PID Algorithmic Control of Temperature to Examine the Phase-Changing Properties of Vanadium Dioxide" presented by Jarrod Irwin, C’20

Physics Seminar Series

March 25, 2019
"Probing Hyperfine Transitions in Gaseous Rb with Doppler-Free Spectroscopy" presented by Tristan Carlson, C’20

Physics Seminar Series

March 12, 2019
"Lock-In Detection" presented by Hank Norton, C’20

Physics Seminar Series

March 5, 2019
"Sensing with Surface Plasmons" presented by David Kerrigan, C’20

Physics Seminar Series

February 25, 2019
"Alpha Particles: Useful, Small, Ubiquitous" presented by Chris Lotz, C’20

Physics Seminar Series

February 19, 2019
"Raman Microscopy of Archaeological and Extraterrestrial Samples" presented by Ally Carr, C’19

Physics Seminar Series

February 18, 2019
"Towards Exploration of Quantum Plasmonics" presented by Dr. Jae Yong Suh

Physics Seminar Series

February 12, 2019
"All Stars Twinkle, but Some Vary" presented by Adrian Tiric C'19

Physics Seminar Series

February 6, 2019
"Fabricating and Studying the 'Wonder Material' of the 21st Century" presented by John J. Clements, C’19

Physics Seminar Series

October 30, 2018
"The Importance of Defects in Energy Efficiency: Lighting and Power Electronics" presented by Dr. Mary Ellen Zvanut.

Physics Seminar Series

April 3, 2018
"Twinkle, Twinkle, Spinning Star" presented by Elizabeth Tilly, C'18.

MPEX schematic
Physics Seminar Series

March 26, 2018
"The Sun in Our Hands: ITER, MPEX, and the Future of Nuclear Fusion Reactors" presented by Davis Easley, C'18.

Physics Seminar Series

March 6, 2018
"Exploiting Light-Matter Interaction in Silicon Photonics for Biosensing" presented by Dr. Sharon M. Weiss, Vanderbilt University.

Physics Seminar Series

February 27, 2018
"'Look! It Floats!': Electrodynamic Ion Trapping" presented by Aidan Farr, C'17.

Physics Seminar Series

February 20, 2017
"Using Doppler-Free Spectroscopy to Probe Hyperfine Transitions in Rubidium Vapor" presented by Daniel Rosales Girón, C'17.

Physics Seminar Series

January 23, 2017
"The Dynamic Stark Effect: Exploiting Virtual Atomic States to Measure Electric Fields in Plasmas" presented by Dr. Elijah H. Martin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Physics Seminar Series

December 12, 2016
"Universal Fluctuations of Evolving Interfaces" presented by Dr. Alice Kolakowska, The University of the South.

Physics Seminar Series

December 5, 2016
"Weighing Mountains: Determining the Mass of the Sewanee Plateau" presented by Will Burton-Edwards, C'18.

Physics Seminar Series

November 14, 2016
"Form and Function: Materials Physics for Forming True Functional Materials" presented by Dr. Adam J. Hauser, University of Alabama.

Physics Seminar Series

October 24, 2016
"Using Neutron Stars as a Laboratory to Determine the Properties of Dense Matter" presented by Dr. Andrew W. Steiner, University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Physics Seminar Series

October 17, 2016
"Of Physicists and Fruit Flies, Cellular Mechanics and Morphogenesis" presented by Dr. M. Shane Hutson, Vanderbilt University.

Physics Seminar Series

October 3, 2016
"Spintronics: A Portmanteau for Our Time" presented by Dr. Nicholas Harmon, The University of the South.

Physics Seminar Series

September 22, 2016
"What I Did This Summer" - Physics Majors Present Their Summer Research

William Traill Jackson Jenkins
Sewanee Student Presents at Physics Seminar Series

December 10, 2015
William Traill Jackson Jenkins, C'16, presented on Larmor Precession and Spin Echo in the Earth's Magnetic Field on Wednesday, Dec. 9

Students Compete in 6th Annual University Physics Competition

November 11, 2015
Competition of Sewanee Physics students to commence this Friday; winners to be announced in December

Society of Physics Students Visit Lodge Manufacturing

October 10, 2013
Society of Physics Students Visit Lodge Manufacturing

Society of Physics Students 2013-2014 Officers and Activities

September 10, 2013
Society of Physics Students 2013-2014 Officers and Activities

Sigma initiation ceremony
Sigma Pi Sigma Easter Semester 2013 Induction of New Members

January 28, 2013
Sigma Pi Sigma Easter Semester 2013 Induction of New Members

News

Physics Seminar Series
April 24, 2019
"Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in the Earth’s Magnetic Field" Jean Manirakiza, C’19
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Physics Seminar Series
April 16, 2019
"Interference Nanolithography for Raman Signal Enhancement" Matthew Donaldson, C’20
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Physics Seminar Series
April 8, 2019
"Chaos in Chua’s Circuit" presented by Bryan Walker, C’20
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