Recent Events



01-SEP-2017

Textbook published.

A textbook on advanced classical electrodynamics has been published.



26-APR-2017

News coverage.

Research by the group has found a media echo.



20-MAR-2017

Long-range van der Waals interaction tails.

Research has been published in Physical Review Letters.



02-FEB-2017

Research on long-range interactions.

Two longer articles have been published in Physical Review A, on van der Waals and Casimir-Polder interactions.

16-JAN-2017

Textbook on classical electrodynamics.

A textbook on classical electrodynamics has been submitted to World Scientific Publishers.



09-DEC-2016

Chandra Adhikari: Schaerer Prize.

Graduate student Chandra Adhikari has received Third Prize at the annual Schaerer Prize Competition.



28-NOV-2016

Textbook on classical electrodynamics.

A project concerning a textbook on classical electrodynamics is nearing completion.



12-DEC-2015

Faculty Research Award.

Ulrich Jentschura receives a faculty research award of Missouri University of Science and Technology.



05-DEC-2015

Jonathan Noble: Schaerer Prize.

Graduate student Jonathan Noble has won this year's Schaerer Prize Competition (First Prize).



11-MAY-2015

Graduate Student Seminar

Students Jonathan Noble and Chandra Adhikari won First and Third Prize in the graduate student seminar series for the spring semester 2015.



17-APR-2015

Promotion to Full Professor

The promotion to full professor has been approved and taken effect in September 2015.



13-FEB-2015

Gravitational Correction to Vacuum Polarization

An article on the interplay of general relativity and quantum electrodynamic effects has appeared in print.



19-NOV-2014

Fine-Structure Constant and String Theory

An article on the determination of the fine-structure constant, the renormalization group and string theory has appeared at arXiv.org.



02-JUL-2014

Conference at CERN

A conference at CERN discusses generalized perturbative expansions (so-called transseries) which are useful in the description of quantum phenomemna (energy levels and nonperturbative effects in field theory).



17-APR-2014

J. Phys. G: LabTalk

A recent particle physics paper in J.Phys.G on the "rabbit paradox" has been discussed in a LabTalk.



27-DEC-2013

Faculty Research Award.

Ulrich Jentschura receives a faculty research award of Missouri University of Science and Technology.



12-DEC-2013

Jonathan Noble (news #2).

Joint work with graduate student Jonathan Noble has been accepted for publication. A preprint on the "Foldy-Wouthuysen Transformation, Scalar Potentials and Gravity" will appear at arXiv.org soon.



06-DEC-2013

Jonathan Noble (news #1).

Graduate student Jonathan Noble has been awarded a recognition at the annual Schaerer Prize Competition (Third Prize).



02-DEC-2013

APS Fellow.

An APS fellowship has been received in recognition of the contributions to theoretical atomic physics (Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, APS).



30-JUL-2013

Invited Talk at Melbourne University.

Invited talk at the School of Physics of Melbourne University on July 30, 2013.



03-JUL-2013

Invited Talk at PHHQP conference.

Invited talk at the PHHQP conference at Koc University on July 2, 2013.



15-APR-2013

Invited Talk at APS meeting.

Invited talk Q5.00001 at the April meeting of the American Physical Society in Denver, Colorado.



01-APR-2013

Tenure decision.

Ulrich has been granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor. Finally.



10-MAR-2013

Three entangled photons from QED.

A paper on triple Compton scattering (generation of high-energy entangled photons) has been published.



10-FEB-2013

General Relativity and Relativistic Quantum Mechanics.

A paper on the Dirac equation in curved space-time, and antimatter has been accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. A.



10-JAN-2013

Distinguished Guest Scientist of the Academy Institute in Debrecen, Hungary.

In an interview with the Hungarian Academy, Ulrich tried to argue for the role of science in society.



23-OCT-2012

Quantum Physics with Non-Hermitian Operators.

A paper on the tachyonic Dirac equation has been published in a special issue of J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. on non-Hermitian quantum dynamics.



10-AUG-2012

Triplet States in Helium and g Factor.

A paper on the quantum electrodynamic corrections to the g factor of helium triplet states has been published in Physical Review A.



01-MAY-2012

Physical Review Letter.

A paper triple Compton scattering has been published; it constitutes a theoretical verification of an experiment for which no theory has been available for more than 40 years.



24-JAN-2012

Physical Review Letter.

A paper has been published on drag forces experienced by atoms in interstellar space.



12-JAN-2012

Neutrino Physics Paper.

A paper on neutrinoless double beta decay has been accepted for publication in a particle physics journal.



18-OCT-2011

Faculty Excellence Award.

An award has been recived to honour continued excellence in teaching and research.



01-SEP-2011

NSF Grant.

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant entitled "Advanced Computational Physics in Atomic and Laser Science".



11-JUL-2011

Research Paper.

A paper about higher-order corrections to the muonic hydrogen spectrum has appeared in Physical Review A. These include radiative-recoil effects.

18-APR-2011

Collaboration with NIST.

The 150th publication of the group has appeared in print. The paper results from a collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology and treats blackbody radiation corrections to the dynamic polarizability of helium.

10-MAR-2011

Matter 'n Motion.

The 2011 newletters of the faculty is out and may be downloaded.

05-JAN-2011

PRL Title Page.

An article about novel states of the radiation field has appeared on the title page of Physical Review Letters.

01-JAN-2011

PRA Editorial Advisory Board.

As of 01-JAN-2011, Ulrich Jentschura has been appointed as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Physical Review A.



10-DEC-2011

Faculty Research Award.

Ulrich Jentschura receives a faculty research award of Missouri University of Science and Technology.



05-DEC-2010

Schaerer Prize.

Benedikt Wundt has been awarded the Schaerer Prize 2010 by the physics faculty of Missouri S&T for the most interesting graduate research project.



05-NOV-2009

Outstanding Referee Certificate.

Ulrich Jentschura has been awarded an Outstanding Referee Certificate by the American Physical Society.

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