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    APS 2014 Far West Meeting

    The UNR Physics Department will be hosting the 2014 APS Far West Section Meeting.

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    High-Level Research

    The department is active in both theoretical and experimental research.

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  • Colloquia

    Weekly Colloquia

    Join faculty and staff in discussion & new thinking in physics.

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    Accomplished Faculty

    Nevada physics faculty are passionate about both teaching and research.

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  • NTF Research

    Nevada Terawatt Facility

    The NTF conducts research and trains students in the field of high-energy-density (HED) science.

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    Respected Programs

    The department boasts nine programs ranging from undergraduate minors to doctorates.

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Experimental & Theoretical Physics

The Department of Physics at the University of Nevada, Reno specializes in atomic, molecular, plasma, and condensed matterFaculty and students benefit from close collaborations with national and international laboratories.  




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Department News & Upcoming Events

Friday, October 10th @ 3pm in LP 208:William Snow: Nuclear, Particle & Astrophysics with Slow Neutrons

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Physics degrees

Degrees & Programs

The Department of Physics offers undergraduate and graduate degrees with numerous areas of specialty such as molecular physics, molecular, astronomy and more.

Nevada Terawatt Facility

Terawatt Facility

The Nevada Terawatt Facility is the department's premier experiment facility. 

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