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Dr. Luis Orozco wrote this month's Research Spotlight. The article highlights his work on Quantum Optics.

Alumni Dan and Beth Dakin share their experience at UMD in the Alumni Spotlight section.

On Saturday, April 29, 2006 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m., the University of Maryland will celebrate Maryland Day. The campus opens up its doors to alumni and their families, prospective students and parents, business and community leaders and the residents of the surrounding Baltimore-Washington metro area. To view other events in April, visit the Up Next section.

* Anyone interested in volunteering for Maryland Day can register on the Physics website at:

Dr. Sankar Das Sarma's work, on Topological Quantum Computation, is the cover story of April's 2006 Scientific American. Read about other faculty that have appeared in various media outlets in the News section.

Sameer Hemmady was the recipient of the GSNP Stundent Speaker award. Find out more about this honor, and other awards, in the News section.

Physics is Phun, Going in Circles with Physics, hosted by Richard Berg, was held on March 16-18 at the department lecture halls. To read more about the event or to view pictures, visit the Recent Events section.

Any Physics Faculty interested in judging events at the Physics Olympics, on April 22, 2006, please contact Richard Berg at 301.405.5994 or .



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