Advanced Projects Laboratory (APL)

University of Oregon
Department of Physics
Eugene, Oregon
Willamette Hall, Rm(s) 10,12,18
ph: 541-346-5296
fax: 541-346-5861

APL Wiki (see here for our most up-to-date efforts)


Optics Projects:
Rb Saturated Absorption Spectroscopy
Spontaneous Parametric Downconversion
Optical Tweezers

Fiber Optic Projects:
Modelocked Fiberlaser
Sagnac Fiber Interferometer
Erbium-Doped Fiber CW Laser

Solid State Projects:
Atomic Force Microscope
Surface Plasmon Resonance
Carrier Dynamics in a Semiconductor Device
Electron Spin Resonance
Physical Adsorption

Astronomical Projects:

Observational Astronomy

Teaching Modules:
Photon Counting Fundamentals
Two-Slit Interference One Photon at a Time
Millikan Oil-Drop
Coherence Length/Area - A Broadband Michelson Interferometer
Photo-Electric Effect
Gravitational Torsion Balance

Useful Links:
UROP - get paid to do undergraduate research                             
University of Oregon's Optics Internship Program
Physics Jobs
Encyclopedia for Photonics and Laser Technology
Google Scholar
Society of Physics Students
American Physical Society NW Section
Poster Template (odp)
Poster Template (pptx)
LyX - A High Level LaTeX Document Processor
Inkscape - A SVG Graphics Editor