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"Blue LEDs"
Dr. Chris Ebert, VEECO

Friday November 14, 201411:45 a.m. -12:45 p.m. (with 11:30 am tea time) ECE 202


VEECO is a leader in LED business in both New Jersey and the whole U.S.A. Dr. Ebert will talk about "Blue LED", in connection with the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 and potentials for the local New Jersey industry. The additional purpose of the visit by the VEECO team is to meet with faculty, post-doctoral associates, graduate students and undergraduate students. Read more.

"Research in the Space Weather Research Laboratory (SWRL) of NJIT"
Prof. Haimin Wang, NJIT

Monday, November 17, 2014
11:45 a.m. -12:45 p.m. (with 11:30 am tea time)
ECE 202


In this talk, I will first give a brief review on the general topic of space weather research and solar activity. Then I will report some recent discoveries of SWRL. These include (1) negative flares, (2) rapid changes of magnetic fields and flow fields associated with flares, (3) circular ribbon flares associated with spine-fan magnetic structure. The research is enhanced significantly by using the unprecedented data from the 1.6m New Solar Telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory.  Read more.

From the NJIT Newsroom

How do you teach innovation? One approach, taken by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), is to enlist innovators themselves to talk about the inspiration, work culture, and dogged determination that led to their groundbreaking inventions. >>
NJIT Physics Professor Alexander G. Kosovichev, director of the Big Bear Solar Observatory, was named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) for his pioneering work and sustained contributions to helioseismology and understanding the dynamics of the Sun. >>
NJIT Physics Professor Nuggehalli Ravindra was the guest speaker at Montville Township High School's second annual Science Symposium on June 2, 2014. >>
A substantial new grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will enable NJIT researchers to delve more deeply into powerful, potentially destructive solar events. >>
Now deep into the scientific discovery phase of a two-year orbit, NASA's Van Allen Probes, carrying an NJIT instrument that measures the composition of the radiation belts surrounding Earth, are shedding new light on a hazardous, little-understood region of the planet's outermost atmosphere. >>