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  • Professor Luat Vuong and her<br> student Matthew Moocarme
  • Mr. Li Chen, a PhD doctoral student, with Professor Cadieu<br>peer into a vacuum system designed for the simultaneous<br>deposition of thin films by pulsed laser deposition and sputtering
  • Mr. Haojie Ji, a Ph.D. student, preparing a superconducting<br>magnet for magneto-photoluminescence experiments in<br>Prof. Kuskovsky's Laboratory for Fundamental and Applied<br>Nanoscale Physics (LaFANP)
Mission
  • The physics department aims to provide a welcoming environment for students at all levels to engage with physics in the classroom and research laboratory with a dedicated faculty at the cutting edge of photonics research. Students obtain a sound grounding in physics for a wide range of careers of their choice.
  • Aug 06 :
    Yuhao Kang, Xiang Ni, Xiaojun Cheng, Alexander Khanikaev, and Azriel Genack, published the article entitled “Pseudospin-valley coupled edge states in a photonic topological insulator” in Nature Communications.
  • Jul 10 :
    Zhou Shi and Azriel Genack published the article "Diffusion in translucent media," in Nature Communications
  • Jun 19 :
    Work of Prof. So Takei was featured in the article “Super spins appear in carbon sheet” in Physics World magazine.
    https://physicsworld.com/a/super-spins-appear-in-carbon-sheet/
  • Apr 08 :
    Springer published a textbook on Quantum Mechanics authored by  Prof.  Lev Deych of Physics Department.
  • Sep 29 :
    Professor Murokh received a contract from Capacitor Sciences, Inc (part of the Bolloré Group) to study organic molecules that can be used in capacitors with high energy density.
  • Jul 17, '17:
    Prof. So Takei published an article entitled “Spin Superfluidity in the nu=0 Quantum Hall State of Graphene“ in Physical Review Letters.
  • Jul 17, '17:
    In collaboration with researchers in the group of Mordechai Segev (Technion, Israel), Azriel Genack published an article in Science demonstrating the localization of light in a sample composed of layers 100 times thinner than the wavelength of light.
  • Jul 12, '17:
    Professor Vuong has received an NSF grant to study plasmonically-powered cascaded dynamics in liquids
  • Jul 12, '17:
    Professor Deych has received an NSF grant to study optical whispering-gallery modes in liquid droplets.   
  • Jun 19, '17:
    Prof. Benseman has published an article in Nature Scientific Reports demonstrating the manipulation of individual vortices in a superconducting film enabling novel high-speed low-power superconducting electronics
  • Jun 05, '17:
    We welcome Dr. Euclides Almeida as a new faculty member in the Department of Physics at Queens College.
  • Jun 05, '17:
    We welcome Dr. Matthew Civiletti as a new faculty member in the Department of Physics at Queens College.
  • Jun 05, '17:
    Cassandra Imperato working with Prof. Lev Deych is a winner the 2017 Michael Craig-Scheckman Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research
  • Jan 18, '17:
    A gift of $10,000 to the Physics Department was made available by Gary Lofgren, the Senior Vice President of Halliday Financial and Trustee of the Foundation.
  • Aug 29, '16:
    All Photonics graduates are finding employment