The Department of Physics at the University of Nevada, Reno specializes in atomic, molecular, optical and chemical physics, high energy density and plasma physics, condensed matter physics, and atmospheric sciences.

Recent news from the Department of Physics

Marc Nichol stands at the front of an audience, presenting a PowerPoint.

Exploring nuclear as an energy solution

Marc Nichol from the Nuclear Energy Institute shares nuclear technology developments

A group of 18 people stands in front of the physics building.

Two years on, quantum research project gets renewed funding

The goals of the interdisciplinary project are both scientific and educational

Photo collage with two images: a head shot of Hamed Ebrahimian and a head shot of Neil Lareau

University researchers studying Lahaina fire; work could help emergency responders in the future

Hamed Ebrahimian, Neil Lareau are part of interdisciplinary team led by the University of Hawai’i.