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With deep sadness, we inform the scientific community that Oleg Zatsarinny, a Senior Researcher at Drake University, passed away on 2 March 2021. Oleg Ivanovich Zatsarinny was born in the city of Uzhgorod, Ukraine, on November 4, 1953.  He entered the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1971.  After graduating with an MSc degree in 1977, Oleg obtained a position at Uzhgorod University, first in the Department of Physical and Quantum Electronics and then in Theoretical Physics.  There he specialized in calculations for atomic physics.   He obtained a PhD degree in 1985 and was soon appointed Head of the Theoretical Physics Division, Laboratory ...
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DAMOP 2021 will be a Virtual Meeting from May 31 - June 4, 2021   DAMOP 2021 will be a virtual meeting that build s on our experience last year and the experience of APS Meetings to make it even more successful than it was in 2020 . T here will be more opportunit ies for networking, “hallway interactions” after oral sessions , and poster sessions will include video chat and the ability to upload a short video summary presentation.  An overview of the experiences and improvements can be found in January’s APS News .   We are excited about the invited and focus sessions and you can find out more by looking at the DAMOP 2021 website .  ...
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APS has released a new   report   that provides recommendations to strengthen the nation’s STEM workforce, including building research capacity among emerging research institutions (ERIs), establishing a clear path for international talent to study and work in the US, confronting hostile work environments, and addressing the shortage of qualified STEM teachers. Titled “Building America’s STEM Workforce: Eliminating Barriers and Unlocking Advantages,” the report examines both domestic and international challenges and opportunities. It synthesizes a range of public data and reports—complemented with surveys of physics department chairs and APS ...
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Preparations for DAMOP 2021 are underway and we are planning for the probability that the meeting will be virtual, as the 2021 March and April meetings will be, and with similar registration fees.    The Program Committee has been creating an exciting set of Invited and Focus Sessions.  Meanwhile, the DAMOP Officers and APS Meetings Department have been working to find an intuitive platform for online conferencing that would allow for more and simpler interactions, networking, and easier navigation than DAMOP 2020.    High quality invited and contributed presentations make DAMOP such an exciting meeting to attend. With the extremely low likelihood of ...
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The   Virtual AMO Seminar series   (VAMOS) is a weekly AMO seminar with the goals of facilitating the communication of scientific results and enhancing community engagement. VAMOS aims to bring approachable and engaging talks from leading AMO researchers to a broad and diverse audience. Here is some information regarding key aspects of the series. Time:   Weekly, Friday, 3:00 PM Eastern time (Noon Pacific) . Accessing the talks: The talks can be attended by anyone interested on   Zoom , or by   YouTube livestream . Recordings of each talk are also posted to the   VAMOS YouTube channel   and can be watched at any time. Nominating speakers: the ...
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If you missed the talks and posters at this year's DAMOP, all DAMOP Virtual Meeting participants can still watch the recorded talks and view the posters. Talks and posters can be viewed here: https://apsdamop20.onlineeventpro.freeman.com/ . Please log in with your My APS credentials to gain access.
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Hello and welcome to your new unit website! APS has been hard at work revamping your current unit site and is excited to introduce your new online unit community — a member benefit powered by   APS Engage . In keeping in line with   APS’s strategic plan , this new site will not only serve our members, but will also serve the greater physics community as well. It will allow you to interact with other unit members beyond in-person meetings, share and discuss content relevant to your field of study and interests, and create a shared repository of useful resources. The site features: a community discussion board a unit community library a unit ...
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