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‘Kalman Varga’

Spotlight Publication: “Signatures of atomic structure in subfemtosecond laser-driven electron dynamics in nanogaps” published in Physical Review B

Apr. 28, 2022—About the author: Luke Bhan is currently an undergraduate computer science and physics major working under the supervision of Dr. Kalman Varga. His lab focuses on the simulation of nanoscale materials and their properties. In recently published work, he simulates electron dynamics across nanoscale gaps in aluminum structures containing thousands of atoms. From the simulations,...

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Spring 2022 Faculty Research Highlights

Dec. 13, 2021—Spring Newsletter 2022 Faculty Research Highlights:   Cynthia Reinhart-King, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering, President-Elect of the Biomedical Engineering Society Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US, and mortality is largely caused by the spread of a primary tumor to secondary sites.  The Reinhart-King Lab studies how cancer cells get from the...

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Spotlight Podcast Episode 29: Keefer Rowan – time-dependent phenomena in atoms – the building blocks of matter

Dec. 2, 2020—Episode 29 of the VINSE Spotlight Podcast Keefer Rowan tells Alice Leach about time-dependent phenomena in atoms – the building blocks of matter.  Rowan’s paper “Simulation of a hydrogen atom in a laser field using the time-dependent variational principle” was published in Physical Review E.  Keefer (Vandy undergraduate) graduated with a degree in Physics &...

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Associate Professor of Physics Kalman Varga has been elected fellow of the American Physical Society.

Oct. 18, 2016—Stevenson Professor of Physics Keivan Stassun and Associate Professor of Physics Kalman Varga have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society. The fellowship is considered a prestigious recognition from their professional peers. The criterion for election is exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise, such as outstanding physics research, important applications of physics, leadership in...

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