Posts Tagged ‘ spin-polarized electrons ’

Lindau Laureate

Mar 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 11, 2010

Dreiling selected to attend annual meetings that feature Nobel winners In June, Joan Dreiling will make her first international trip. Her destination is Lindau, Germany, where Dreiling will rub elbows with a few dozen Nobel laureates. Not a bad capstone for the end of her second year as a graduate student. The Lindau Laureate meetings […]

Physicist aims to create magnetized electron source

Mar 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Issue, March 4, 2010, Research

Building a better light bulb, harnessing nuclear fusion or even researching the beginning of life on Earth requires magnetized electrons. To date, creating these special “spin-polarized electrons” is difficult and time-consuming. UNL physicist Tim Gay is developing a turnkey source of spin-polarized electrons with a $610,000 grant from the National Science Foundation funded by the […]