Research

Physicists are always busy working on research into new and exciting areas of science, and the faculty and students of CSUN are no different.
Click one of the links below to read more about faculty and student research projects affiliated with SPS.



Community

SPS Feeds

Brighter and faster: The promise and challenge of the x-ray free-electron laser

06/29/2015 11:45 PM

Starting with the Linac Coherent Light Source in 2009, free-electron lasers are using x rays in new ways. Early results are wowing scientists the world over.

A half century of density functional theory

06/29/2015 11:45 PM

Today’s most popular method for calculating the electronic structure of atoms, molecules, liquids, solids, and plasmas began as a bold hypothesis: The electron density distribution completely characterizes the ground state of a many-electron system.

SPS Movie Nights

Time and location: 8:00pm in the Bianchi Planetarium
(north of the science buildings, across from the Student Union.)

Next movie: TBD (Fall 2011)