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    High-Level Research

    The department is active in both theoretical and experimental research.

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    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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    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, condensed matter, medical, statistical and computational physics. Faculty and students benefit from close collaborations with national and international laboratories like the Nevada Terawatt Facility.  

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Department News and Events

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Department News & Upcoming Events

  • Lab Evaluations Begin April 14! Lecture Evaluations Begin April 21!
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  • Congratulations to Mac Murphy for being awaded the Westfall Scholarship!
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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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University of Nevada, Reno

University of Nevada, Reno
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  NV  89557-

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