A branch of the national SPS organization.
SPS MeetingGuest presentations from students in the advanced projects lab6 pm, WIL 112
Information about Upcoming Events and Meetings
The week 8 SPS meeting was delayed, and will take place later this Tuesday at 6 pm in Willamette 112. Several groups from the Advanced Physics Lab will give brief presentations on their projects in the lab and answer questions about working in the APL. This will be a great opportunity to meet people in the APL, and get exposed to some projects you can potentially join in working on; it will be a great opportunity to get involved in undergraduate research! As always, we will provide refreshments, and everyone is welcome!
About the Society of Physics Students:
The Society of Physics Students is a national organization aimed at creating a community of physics undergraduates across the nation. There are currently about 700 active chapters of SPS on campuses around the country, with more involvement every year. SPS is open to all students interested in physics, and includes a variety of majors including mathematics, chemistry, computer science, engineering, astronomy, and geology, among others. SPS is an organization under the American Institute of Physics (AIP), which helps fund and support SPS members. Visit the national SPS website here.
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General Info for Physics Undergrads
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Want to get involved in SPS?
Contact any of our current officers if you have any questions, ideas, cool physics stories, or if you would like to become more involved with the SPS officer team.
You can also contact the SPS advisor, Stan Micklavzina (firstname.lastname@example.org)
At the week 4 SPS meeting in Spring 2013, guest Dr. Ben McMorran shared his optics research on Experiments with Free Electron Orbital States. He discussed his experimentation with creating vortex beams, and the applications they have in imaging equipment.
Link to the presentation
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