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Alternative Service Break

Travel to Ecuador, Nicaragua or the Philippines during winter break Dec. 27, 2016 to Jan. 9, 2017. Application deadline Sunday, Sept. 18. Apply for ASB

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Parent Orientation

Students and parents can learn their way around campus and discover the many opportunities at UI. Orientation events are Aug. 18-21. Register

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Research Equipment & Facilities

Physical Characterization

  • SQUID Magnetometer, 8 T, 1.9 K base temp
  • 300 mK cryostat with 8 T magnet
  • Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Raman Spectroscopy with 600 nm spot size
  • Atomic Force Microscopes
  • Tunneling Electron Microscope
  • Electron/Atomic/Molecular Beam Facilities

Electrical Characterization

  • Full Array of Automated AC and DC Electronic Transport Tools
  • Low-Noise/Small Signal/High impedance measurement Capabilities
  • Micropositioner Probe Station


  • Magnetic Nanoparticle Growth System
  • Semiconductor Nanowire/Nanospring Synthesis System
  • Micro and Nano Technology Cleanroom
    • Quintel 8000 Mask Aligner
    • Electron Beam Lithography System (NPGS)
    • Plasmatherm RIE/CVD (to be online 5-07)
    • Thermal evaporator with 4-position turret source

Theory and Modeling

  • Mathematical and Computational Model Development
  • Dedicated Computer Hardware for Computation


Department of Physics

Physical Address:
Engineering-Physics Rm 311

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 0903
Moscow, ID 83844-0903

Phone: (208) 885-6380

Fax: (208) 885-4055

Web: Department of Physics