News: Research

2020

Asst. Prof. Bill Fefferman Comments on New “Quantum Advantage” Research

July 9, 2020

Asst. Prof. Bill Fefferman Comments on New “Quantum Advantage” Research


Chicago Quantum Exchange announces seven new partnerships to advance research, training

July 7, 2020

Chicago Quantum Exchange announces seven new partnerships to advance research, training


Linda Young, leader in X-ray sciences, pursues innovation, both in research and mentorship

July 7, 2020

Argonne and UChicago physicist searches for new uses for X-ray lasers and ways to support junior scientists
 


Quantum engineering breakthroughs could offer new direction for communication tech

July 2, 2020

Quantum engineering breakthroughs could offer new direction for communication tech


The key device needed for a quantum internet

July 1, 2020

Building a “quantum repeater” is key to long-distance quantum communication


PSD in the News - June 2020

June 26, 2020

This month PSD researchers have been featured for their efforts to find evidence of the elusive Axion Particle, develop UV light disinfection arrays for N95 masks, and identify that a mysterious interstellar visitor was a dark hydrogen iceberg.


NASA’s TESS, Spitzer missions discover a world orbiting a unique young star near us

June 25, 2020

NASA’s TESS, Spitzer missions discover a world orbiting a unique young star near us


A black hole’s lunch provides a treat for astronomers — Assoc. Prof. Holz on a newly discovered astronomical object

June 24, 2020

A black hole's lunch provides a treat for astronomers — Assoc. Prof. Daniel Holz explains the significance of a newly discovered (and indeterminate) astronomical object


Researchers develop a faster, better way to disinfect N95 masks for reuse

June 22, 2020

UChicago researchers led by Prof. Peter Eng develop a faster, better way to disinfect N95 masks for reuse


New analysis shows promise of quantum technologies based on silicon carbide

June 22, 2020

Prof. Awschalom says new CQE analysis shows promise of quantum technologies based on silicon carbide


Chemist Sarah King honored with Beckman Foundation’s Young Investigator Award

June 18, 2020

Chemist Sarah King honored with Beckman Foundation’s Young Investigator Award


XENON1T dark matter detector picks up unexplained new signal

June 18, 2020

XENON1T dark matter detector picks up unexplained new signal


University of Chicago STAGE lab docuseries takes viewers into the lives and labs of scientists

June 16, 2020

Curiosity: The Making of a Scientist offers an online sneak peek of its pilot episode online June 25 at noon and 8 p.m.


Oumuamua: Neither Comet nor Asteroid, but a Cosmic Iceberg

June 16, 2020

UChicago Fellow Darryl Seligman finds that an unusual space object first discovered in 2017 is made of hydrogen ice


Peter Eng interviewed about decontaminating N95 masks on Fox 32 Chicago

June 16, 2020

Physicist Peter Eng interviewed about decontaminating N95 masks on Fox 32 Chicago