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Theoretical Research

Several types of Theoretical Research are conducted in th Physics department.

Band Structure Calculations
Performing Electronic Band Structure calculations. 
Lattice Dynamical Properties of Semiconductor Superlattices
A new class of beryllium chalcogenides (BeS, BeSe and BeTe) belonging to group II-VI compound semiconductor family and crystallizing in the four-fold coordinated zinc-blende structure has received considerable attention in recent years.
Molecular Dynamics and Crack Propogation
The subject of crack propagation, which is related to the subject of how things break, is an important area of research in material science.
Neural Network Modeling
Neural network modeling is a multidisciplinary research area with research is done in collaboration with the Psychology department at IUP.
Novel GaInNAs Laser Materials
Laser devices and materials.
Symmetry of Quasi-Crystals
Type II Strained Layer Superlattice Based Infrared Detectors
Infrared Sources and Detectors.
  • Physics Department
  • Weyandt Hall, Room 56
    975 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2370
  • Fax: 724-357-3804
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.