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Synchrotron Radiation Center, REU

Primary Institution: Synchrotron Radiation Center
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Madison
City: Madison
State: WI
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: The SRC, a national facility funded by the National Science Foundation, uses an electron storage ring to provide synchrotron light as a tool for doing scientific research. Participants in the program will work directly with researchers on a hands-on project chosen from a variety of science fields. Previous projects investigated ultrananocrystalline diamond, coherent electron radiation, exotic low dimensional materials, biological disease research, atomic photo-ionization, and environmental problems such as the effects of global warming on algae. Mentors, graduate students, SRC staff, and other scientists will serve as a resource to students as they complete their research projects.
Stipend: $4,500
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/15/2008
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Chris Moore
3731 Schneider Dr
Stoughton, WI 53589
Phone: 608-877-2137
Fax: 608-877-2001