condensed matter physics

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con·densed matter physics

The scientific study of the properties of matter, as in its solid and liquid phases, in which atoms or particles adhere to each other or are highly concentrated.
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Ming Yi is a postdoctoral scientist in condensed matter physics at the University of California, Berkeley.
While the complete phase diagram for hydrogen may never be fully known, several attempts have been made to outline its general characteristics, both in condensed matter physics [23-25] and as related to astrophysics [26-28].
Such quantum simulation could allow researchers to tackle problems in fields such as condensed matter physics, high-energy physics, atomic physics, quantum chemistry or cosmology.
Hard-core devotees of condensed matter physics will gravitate toward Matter & Energy.
This book is his first on apologetics, having previously written Basic Concepts of Condensed Matter Physics and having edited Physics and Science Fiction.
The neutrons are provided by the NIST Center for Neutron Research, a national user facility for studies that include condensed matter physics, materials science, nuclear chemistry, and biological science.
The university's Physics Department, which took delivery of the new Cray systems, focuses research and teaching in planetary physics, astrophysics, particle physics, condensed matter physics and quantum optics.
The National Research Council's 1999 review of new directions for condensed matter physics found that natural cellulose products merit further funding
Jelbert earned his doctorate in Condensed Matter Physics from the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England and Bachelor of Science degrees in Applied Discrete Finite Mathematics and Pure and Applied Mathematics from the University of Natal in Durban, South Africa.
Objective: Understanding electronic correlations remains one of the most important challenges in theoretical condensed matter physics.
In a revision and English translation of the 2003 Russian edition of a book based on the extended lecture course he has taught since 1991, he sets out the fundamentals for graduate students and young researchers who are working mainly in condensed matter physics, emphasizing the links between quantum field theory and modern condensed matter theory.
By the time he was 11 years old, he was ready for college and is now studying condensed matter physics at the Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, the New York Daily News reported.