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Flash Center moves to Rochester, advances cutting-edge physics research

Flash Center moves to Rochester, advances cutting-edge physics research

January 19, 2022

The Flash Center—devoted to computer simulations to advance understanding of astrophysics, plasma science, high-energy-density physics, and fusion energy—has moved from the University of Chicago to Rochester.

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Future physicists experience research firsthand during internship at Rochester

Future physicists experience research firsthand during internship at Rochester

October 31, 2021

The University of Rochester’s Center for Matter at Atomic Pressures (CMAP) hosted a five-week internship program this summer for area high school students to learn about high-energy-density physics, perform lab experiments, and work on projects with Rochester physics and astronomy graduate students.

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Rochester laser experiments demonstrate ‘helium rain’ likely falls in the solar system

Rochester laser experiments demonstrate ‘helium rain’ likely falls in the solar system

June 1, 2021

An international research team including University of Rochester scientists has validated a nearly 40-year-old prediction that helium rain is possible inside planets such as Jupiter and Saturn.

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Room temperature superconductor? Rochester lab sets new record toward long-sought goal

Room temperature superconductor? Rochester lab sets new record toward long-sought goal

March 30, 2021

In a pair of studies, University physical scientists synthesized new superconducting materials, developing processes that may help ‘open the door to many potential applications.’

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Rochester leads effort to understand matter at atom-crushing pressures

Rochester leads effort to understand matter at atom-crushing pressures

August 10, 2020

The University is the host institution for a NSF-funded national collaboration to explore ‘revolutionary states of matter.’

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Research provides new insights into the evolution of stars

Research provides new insights into the evolution of stars

April 24, 2020

The High-Energy-Density Physics Theory Group at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics studied how matter under high-pressure conditions might emit or absorb radiation.

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New National Nuclear Security Administration agreement authorizes record LLE funding

New National Nuclear Security Administration agreement authorizes record LLE funding

October 14, 2019

The renewed NNSA agreement brings record funding to the Laboratory for Laser Energetics—$409.9 million for fiscal years 2019–23—and demonstrates the agency’s long-term support of LLE’s mission.

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Rochester recognized as leader in high-energy-density physics 

Rochester recognized as leader in high-energy-density physics 

October 10, 2019

Three of eight national research grants recently awarded by the Department of Energy were given to researchers at the University of Rochester, which is home to the largest university-based DOE research program in the nation.

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A ‘new chapter’ in quest for novel quantum materials

A ‘new chapter’ in quest for novel quantum materials

August 27, 2019

Aluminum stops being a metal. Metals turns transparent. Remarkable things happen to materials placed under remarkable conditions, and Rochester scientists are at the forefront of the quest to understand why.

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Department of Energy awards $4 million to University’s Extreme Quantum Team

Department of Energy awards $4 million to University’s Extreme Quantum Team

August 27, 2019

The grant will support research in the growing, multidisciplinary field of Quantum Information Science (QIS), the foundation for the next generation of computing and information processing.

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