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Innovative battery technology

Professor Jeff Dahn has been recognized as one of Canada's top innovators with a Governor General's Innovation Award.

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From Concept to Cancer Treatment

Dal Medical Physics researchers license new technology with Brainlab

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Discover your Interests

We offer classes in both Physics and Atmospheric Science—and you could choose to do the Diploma in Meterology as well.

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Research and Outreach

Kevin Hewitt's projects look at how Raman spectroscopy can be used in medical research. He's also a mentor to young black students through Dal's Imhotep program.

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Focusing in on Nanostructures

Kimberley Hall's research looks at measuring and controlling electron spin dynamics and spin coherence in semiconductor nanostructures.

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Academic Programs

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The Physics and Atmospheric Science Department provides excellent undergraduate programs, as well as advanced instruction and training at the graduate and research levels. Find out more about our degree programs.

Faculty & Research

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Our faculty and students are conducting world-class research. Their projects focus on a variety of topics, from understanding of materials, studying the atmosphere, and applying physics in medicine and biology. Learn more about our faculty and research.