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New Mexico State University
Department of Physics


The Department of Physics has active and vital research programs in both experimental and theoretical physics. Experimental work is done in the areas of: nuclear physics, condensed matter physics, nanotechnology, geophysics and physics education.

Theoreticians work on optical properties of materials, particle & nuclear physics, computational physics and the fundamentals of quantum mechanics.

Physics Education

Optics & Materials Physics

Nuclear & Particle Physics