Focused areas of research

The Department of Physics has identified the following topics as areas of specialty.

Zebra Pulsed Power Lab

The Zebra Pulsed Power Lab (ZPPL) was established by the University of Nevada, Reno and dedicated in 2000. Supported primarily by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), its mission is to conduct research and to train students in the field of high-energy-density (HED) science, the study of the behavior of matter subject to conditions of extreme temperature and density.

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Faculty mentor and research students in the Zebra Pulsed Power Lab