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REU in Physics and Astronomy at LSU

Primary Institution: Louisiana State University
Affiliation: Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
City: Baton Rouge
State: LA
Job Duration: May 28 - July 29
Class Requirement: Any academic year; have completed general physics sequence at your school
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Computational science
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Elementary Particles and Fields
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Medical Physics
Nonlinear Dynamics
Nuclear Physics
Physics Education Research
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: Would you like to...
- See ripples in space-time?
- Deduce astronomical knowledge from ancient writings?
- Create clean renewable energy sources?
- Observe the oscillation of neutrinos?
- Collect cosmic rays  with a balloon?
Then come be an REU program student in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Louisiana State University!

Research Areas
- Astronomy, astrophysics, astro-history
- Gravitation and relativity
- Atomic/molecular/optical physics
- Quantum optics and computing
- Condensed matter physics
- Materials synthesis & characterization
- Energy and materials research
- Computational physics
- Neutrinos and cosmic rays
- Nuclear physics
- Medical and health physics
Stipend: 4200
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/01/2012
Job Website:
Additional Information: You can be in any undergraduate academic year and need not have a declared major, but must have completed the introductory physics sequence at your school.
Participants are lodged in apartment-style University housing and paid a stipend for food and personal expenses. Further information is available on our web page.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: REU Program Director
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
202 Nicholson Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-4001
Phone: 225-578-2740
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