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BC-led team develops technique to see Weyl photocurrent flow

February 18, 2023

Quantum sensors can be used to reveal a surprising new mechanism for converting light into electricity in Weyl semimetals, the team reports.

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BC physicist named fellow of the American Physical Society

October 27, 2022

Kenneth Burch has led groundbreaking research into van der Waals crystals, materials that reveal new physical effects and potential applications.

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BC physicist named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar

August 09, 2022

Assistant Professor Qiong Ma is among 18 early-career scholars recognized for exemplary research.

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A particle discovery

June 30, 2022

Detected by BC researchers, the axial Higgs mode, and materials that contain it, could help answer persistent questions in particle physics.

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Shifting energy

June 10, 2022

A team of researchers from Boston College and China confirm predictions about the quantum behavior of exotic magnets.

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Three grants for physicist

September 27, 2017

NSF, DARPA, and Army Research Office grants total $1.5M for research of superconductors and topological insulators.

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Pioneering contributions

October 31, 2016

Professor of Physics Krzysztof Kempa is recognized for outstanding research.

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Wireless advance

August 31, 2016

BC physicists amp up the search for faster wireless communication with a new nanoscale device.

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Super cooling research

June 28, 2016

A $7.5M quest to develop cost-efficient substitutes for the best heat conductor: diamond.