News and Events from the Eberly College of Science
Chance effect of lab's fluorescent lights leads to discovery
09 October 2015 — An accidental discovery of a "quantum Etch-a-Sketch" that may lead to the next generation of advanced computers and quantum microchips has been made by team of scientists from Penn State University and the University of Chicago. The team accidentally has discovered a new way of using beams of light to draw and erase quantum-mechanical circuits on topological insulators, a unique class of materials with intriguing electronic properties.
Some Vaccines Support Evolution of More-Virulent Viruses (27 July 2015)
Jane Charlton selected as Penn State Teaching Fellow (20 July 2015)