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Im a physics major and i want to specialize in opticsany

  1. May 16, 2010 #1
    im a physics major and i want to specialize in optics..
    any suggestions which path and university i should follow
    what would a good idea as of making good money in future and also doing research by specializing in optics (physics)
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  3. May 17, 2010 #2
    Re: Optics

    University of Rochester and University of Arizona would be among the top.
  4. May 17, 2010 #3
    Re: Optics

    thank you friend...
    i ultimately i want to research in meta-materials...
    any university who would be doing that..
    i was thinking about penn state..
    how does tat sounds
  5. May 18, 2010 #4
    Re: Optics

    That's a "hot" topic these days, so you could probably find lot more information that I could list here. But some other places you could look into are Duke and Purdue. I think there might be some work in this area at UC Berkely too.
  6. May 19, 2010 #5

    Andy Resnick

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    Re: Optics

    I include colloidal materials/artifical opal/photonic bandgap materials under metamaterials.

    I know Arjun Yodh at Penn, and he is excellent. New York university has a new soft matter group doing similar work as well. There's a guy at Emory who is good (Eric Weeks), you have quite a large pool of possibilities.
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