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Welcome to UT Physics!

The University of Tennessee Department of Physics and Astronomy is a large, diverse department with a strong commitment to quality graduate and undergraduate education and world-class physics research. Our faculty and students work in both on-campus laboratories and with collaborations at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and several other research facilities around the world.

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Our faculty includes three fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and 11 fellows of the American Physical Society, among other departmental honors.


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