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Quantum degenerate gases, laser-cooled atomic clocks, optical lattices, etc.

Biological Physics

Interactions across scales from intracellular signalling to ecosystems.

Condensed Matter

Quantum coherent ground states, spintronics, magnetism, materials physics, and nanoscience.

Gravitational Physics

Quantum gravity and general relativity.

Particle Astrophysics

Ultrahigh energy cosmic-rays, cosmological neutrinos, cosmic antimatter, etc.
In the past  years
X. Liu, Y. Wang, J. O. Sofo, T. Zhu, L. Chen and X. Zhao, "First-principles Studies of Lattice Dynamics and Thermal Properties of Mg2Si1-xSnx," J. Mater. Res. 30, 2578 – 2584 (2015)
X. Dong, J. Wang, R. Zhang, W. Duan, B. Zhu, J. O. Sofo and C. Liu, ""Electrically tunable multiple Dirac cones in thin films of (LaO)2(SbSe2)2 family of materials," Nature Comm. 6, 8517 (2015)
J. Badding and V. H. Crespi, "Synthesizing carbon nanothreads from benzene," to appear in SPIE Newsroom, 10.1117/2.1201501.00 (2015)
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