Brian Skinner Talks Physics, From Basketball to Quantum Entanglement

Brian Skinner, associate professor of physics, joins David Staley this week to talk about his wide range of research topics, ranging from quantum entanglement and its implications to the physics of crowds and basketball play-calling.

How a Highly Advanced Microscope is Like a Record Player, Jay Gupta

Jay Gupta, Professor of Physics, explores the properties of novel materials at the atomic scale to address problems in energy conversion and advanced computing. Via scanning tunneling microscopy, his group examine items that are a billionth of a meter. For more of his discussion of nanomaterials, semiconductors and how to spell your name in atoms, listen to this week’s Voices of Excellence.

The Quirks of Quarks and Other Aspects of Quantum Mechanics with Yuri Kovchegov

Yuri Kovchegov, Professor of Physics at The Ohio State University, studies quantum chromodynamics at high energy and nuclear theory, and was recently named to the 2020 class of Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He breaks down some of the intricacies of quantum mechanics with David Staley on this week’s Voices of Excellence.