Cold Atoms Offer a Glimpse of Flat Physics

 gorshkov anyon 1aIn a pair of papers published this week in Physical Review Letters, Physics researcher and JQI Fellow Alexey Gorshkov, along with several collaborators, proposed new ways of studying flat physics. 

Sankar Das Sarma and Ian Spielman Named 2018 Highly Cited Researchers

Sankar Das Sarma and Ian Spielman join six other faculty members in the University of Maryland’s College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences included on Clarivate Analytics’ 2018 list of Highly Cited Researchers, a compilation of influential names in science.

Sankar Das Sarma is a Richard E. Prange Chair and Distinguished University Professor in PhysicsJoint Quantum Institute Fellow, and Condensed Matter Theory Center Director. Das Sarma was included in all previous compilations of this list in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2001.

Ian Spielman is an Adjunct Professor of Physics, JQI Fellow and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Fellow. Spielman was also included in the 2017 compilation.