Department of Physics at Brown University

Physics is the most fundamental of sciences. It provides a foundation for ideas critical to other scientific fields and the underpinnings for modern technologies.

Dynamic research and innovations that impact our daily lives.

The Physics Department at Brown is dedicated to both teaching and research, delving into phenomena spanning from the subatomic to the cosmic. In collaboration with biologists, chemists, engineers, geologists, and mathematicians, we cultivate the most comprehensive education in scientific and mathematical methods and the problem-solving process, bolstered by our world-renowned faculty and cutting-edge research facilities.

Assistant Professor of Research Gaetano Barone received a 2024 Seed Award from The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR). This annual program helps early-stage research projects grow, build collaborations, and find other funding sources.

He discusses the project, “Broadening the Horizons of Pico Second Silicon Devices to Space-Based Operations,” and its impacts below.
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Department of Physics
Box 1843
182 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02912
Phone: (401) 863-2641
Fax: (401) 863-2024