Elena Cimpoiasu and Cailing Zhang, PhD Physics students at KSU at the time this photo was taken, transfer liquid helium in preparation for cooling a sample of type-II superconductor.
Kyongok Kang studies optical properties of liquid crystal materials.
Gang Wang inserts wavelength-shifting fibers in part of a hadronic calorimeter used in the STAR detector at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (Brookhaven National Lab).
PhD Physics student Bharat Acharya and postdoc Tony Wang use the physics clean room to prepare a prototype flexible liquid crystal device using the Phase Separated Composite Film method invented in the Physics Department.
Strahinja Stojadinovic & Kyongok Kang, both engaged in PhD Physics research, measure laser light scattering by liquid crystal materials.
Svetlana Primak (seated) discusses properties of a molecularly-thin polymer layer with her PhD Physics advisor, Prof. Elizabeth Mann.
Tao Jin and his PhD Physics advisor, Prof. Dan Finotello, set up the electronics to study liquid crystal properties using the NMR technique.
PhD Physics student Bharat Acharya prepares to investigate a liquid crystal sample using X-ray scattering.