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Research into laser cooling of semiconductors should continue, study finds

Research into laser cooling of semiconductors should continue, study finds

New research led by a team of scientists at the University of Notre Dame has called into question the validity of of a past study suggesting semiconductors cannot be cooled optically with lasers, and suggests that the elusive quest to cool a semiconductor using lasers should continue.

Finding the sweet spot

Finding the sweet spot

Competitors arriving at the 1st hole of the U.S. Senior Open are greeted by Juday Creek. Flowing through Warren Golf Course, the stream is home to an important ecosystem, and is a valuable resource for Notre Dame researchers today.

2019 Naughton Fellowship Awardees Announced

2019 Naughton Fellowship Awardees Announced

Twenty-one students have been announced as awardees of the Naughton Fellowships for 2019. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate and Masters students from the University of Notre Dame and from five universities in Ireland. This year’s winners from Notre Dame represent three Colleges and Schools, including the Colleges of...

Can we feed 11 billion people while preventing the spread of infectious disease?

Can we feed 11 billion people while preventing the spread of infectious disease?

Within the next 80 years, global food demand is expected to increase sharply to meet the needs of a projected world population topping 11 billion. The increase in agriculture will likely influence human infectious diseases, which in turn may affect food production and distribution, according to a review paper by...

Hildreth appointed to national high energy physics advisory panel

Hildreth appointed to national high energy physics advisory panel

Michael Hildreth, professor of physics and associate dean for research and graduate studies, has been appointed to the national High Energy Physics Advisory Panel (HEPAP). HEPAP advises the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) on policies for the support of High Energy Physics. Hildreth will serve a...

Annual Old2Gold sale to be held June 8

Annual Old2Gold sale to be held June 8

The University of Notre Dame’s annual Old2Gold year-end campus yard sale will take place from 7 to 10 a.m. June 8 (Saturday) at the St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds.