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Mullin and Team Create Powerful Optical Centrifuge to Study Dynamics of Fast Spinning Molecules

High-energy molecules play a major role in the chemistry of combustion, plasmas and the atmosphere. Scientists have been able to generate and investigate molecules with large amounts of vibrational, electronic
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Matthew D. Smarte awarded a Goldwater Scholarship

Matthew D. Smarte, chemistry major, has been awarded aGoldwater Scholarship by the trustees of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. The Goldwater Scholars were selected on
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Japanese Radiation: Movement Through the Atmosphere

University of Maryland atmospheric science researchers Tim Canty, Jeff Stehr, Russell Dickerson and Ross Salawitch have examined atmospheric patterns this week using a tool developed by the National Ocean
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Biophysical Society Announces 2011 Student Research Achievement Award Winners

Davit Potoyan, who is a Chemical Physics student doing research in Papoian group, was selected for a national award during the annual Biophysical Society meeting in Baltimore this month. Three hundred and nin
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In Memorium: Dr. Herman Fink Kraybill, Chem MS ’38, PhD ’41

On Monday, February 21, 2011, Dr. Herman Fink Kraybill, Chem MS ’38, PhD ’41, died at Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, MD. He was the husband of the late Dorothy Kraybill. He is survived by his devoted c
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Visible light provides possible new path to creating next generation computer chips

Fourkas and members of his research group have made a breakthrough in the use of visible light for making tiny integrated circuits. Though their advance is probably at least a decade from commercial use, they s