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Friday

February 28, 2014 6:40 pm

Newtonian Mechanics course featured in Bates video

Newtonian Mechanics course featured in Bates video

My demonstration of conservation of momentum in PHYS 211: Newtonian Mechanics was featured in the above Bates video and the…

Friday

January 24, 2014 5:29 pm

Our latest paper was featured on NPR (radio station WVIK in Rock Island, IL).

Our latest paper was featured on NPR (radio station WVIK in Rock Island, IL).

“Jim Van Howe at Augustana College in Rock Island, and Mike Durst at Bates College in Maine, have developed a…

Thursday

October 10, 2013 4:03 pm

Students present their research at the Symposium on Undergraduate Research in Orlando, FL

Students present their research at the Symposium on Undergraduate Research in Orlando, FL

Group members Olalekan Afuye ’15, Saad Ansari ’14, Erin Curry ’14, Kathilee Kenlock ’15, Aliza Khurram ’15, and Albert Shi…

Friday

September 27, 2013 4:15 pm

Parents Weekend Student Summer Research Poster Session

Parents Weekend Student Summer Research Poster Session

Students Saad Ansari ’14, Erin Curry ’14, Yang (Chris) Guo ’14, and Albert Shi ’14 presented their research at this…

Wednesday

August 28, 2013 12:29 am

Durst Research Group to be fully represented at the APS Symposium on Undergraduate Research!

Durst Research Group to be fully represented at the APS Symposium on Undergraduate Research!

Bates undergraduates Olalekan Afuye, Saad Ansari, Erin Curry, Kathilee Kenlock, Aliza Khurram, and Albert Shi have all been accepted to…

Thursday

August 22, 2013 7:15 pm

Paper accepted! “All-fiber, wavelength and repetition-rate tunable, ultrafast pulse generation in the 2.0 μm region without mode-locking”

Paper accepted! “All-fiber, wavelength and repetition-rate tunable, ultrafast pulse generation in the 2.0 μm region without mode-locking”

Our paper has been accepted to the Journal of Lightwave Technology! Here is the citation with a link to the…

Wednesday

August 21, 2013 7:28 pm

Conference Submission Accepted! “Enhancement of Nonlinear Optical Harmonic Generation in Gold Nanorods”

Conference Submission Accepted! “Enhancement of Nonlinear Optical Harmonic Generation in Gold Nanorods”

Our submission to the 2013 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society has been accepted!  The citation will be: Matthew…

Wednesday

May 22, 2013 1:10 pm

Olalekan Afuye awarded the Bates College Department of Physics and Astronomy Departmental Citation

Olalekan Afuye awarded the Bates College Department of Physics and Astronomy Departmental Citation

Olalekan Afuye has been awarded the Bates College Department of Physics and Astronomy Departmental Citation, which is given to a…

Friday

April 5, 2013 1:04 pm

Olalekan Afuye successfully defends his senior thesis titled, “Characterization of Femtosecond Pulses for Two-Photon Microscopy.”

Olalekan Afuye successfully defends his senior thesis titled, “Characterization of Femtosecond Pulses for Two-Photon Microscopy.”

Olalekan Afuye’s successfully defended his senior thesis titled, “Characterization of Femtosecond Pulses for Two-Photon Microscopy.” Congratulations!

Tuesday

March 5, 2013 3:58 pm

Kathilee Kenlock earns NSF REU award at Purdue University

Kathilee Kenlock earns NSF REU award at Purdue University

Congratulations to Kathilee Kenlock for earning a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undegraduates (REU) award for summer 2013!…