News Bites

Mr Wong Zi Heng overcame adversity in spite of a cervical spinal cord injury. He is now pursuing a postgraduate diploma in education. He is featured in The Straits Times' Generation Grit: Paralysed at 21, his will to live was unwavering.
President’s Assistant Professor Loh Huanqian from NUS Physics and the NUS Centre for Quantum Technologies has been awarded the 2018 Physical and Engineering Sciences fellowship by the L’Oréal Singapore For Women in Science National Fellowship programme.

An upcoming conference at the NUS Institute for Mathematical Sciences (10 to 14 Dec) is bringing together dozens of the world’s most prestigious theoretical physicists and mathematicians to explore the principles behind a Theory of Everything. This event is the brainchild of Associate Professor Meng-Chwan Tan, from NUS Physics, who also leads the NUS String Theory Group.
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A research team led by Prof ARIANDO from Department of Physics and Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute (NUSNNI) NanoCore have developed a methodology for tailoring the oxygen electromigration in buried interface of complex oxide materials and therefore realized the energy band reconstruction.
CQT researchers and their collaborators have set a record for the fastest production of ‘certified’ random numbers. The work is described in a paper published 9 October in Physical Review Letters. "To the best of our knowledge, we have currently the fastest source of certified random numbers on the planet," says Christian Kurtsiefer, Principal Investigator at CQT, who led construction of the experiment.

$18 million initiative between Singapore and UK governments to build and deploy a satellite quantum key distribution testbed.

A team of Special Programme in Science (SPS) students comprising Year 2 Physics student: KIM Mu Young and three other Science students emerged as the top winner at the 8th International Natural Sciences Tournament (INST) held in Agra, India from 29 January to 3 February 2018.

Upcoming Events

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Semestral Stargazing
Feb - Apr 2019
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10 ~ 14
Dec
String and M-Theory: The New Geometry of the 21st Century

10 ~ 14 December 2018
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9 - 10
Oct
Visit by delegates and students from Nankai University
9 - 10 October 2018
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Physics Seminars
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Department of Physics
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