May 2021 News

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May 28, 2021
Reina Maruyama, Wright Lab associate professor of physics, has been elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering for 2021.  Among the 32 members elected this...
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May 24, 2021
On May 21, Yale Physics celebrated the graduate class of 2021.  A list of the May 2021 Ph.D. recipients from Wright Lab and their advisors is below. Mariel Pettee (Sarah...
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May 21, 2021
On May 19, Yale Physics undergraduates and faculty gathered  via Zoom to celebrate both the 32 members of the Yale Physics graduating class of 2021 and the juniors and...
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May 20, 2021
Wright Lab’s John W Harris, D. Allan Bromley Professor Emeritus of Physics  and Thomas Ullrich, Professor (Adjunct) of Physics outline the science case for the Electron...
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May 17, 2021
On May 7, 2021 Kelly Backes successfully defended the thesis: “A quantum-enhanced search for dark matter axions” (Advisor: Steve Lamoreaux). Backes explained “The question of...