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Watching The Money

  1. Mar 17, 2007 #1


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    Given that I already know where my interests and talents lie, how do I track where the money is going for physics grads as far as the branch of study. This will be a determining factor in my choice of grad school.

    My interests lie in Bose-Einstein Condensates (mostly their interaction with light), Optics, and Particle physics.
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  3. Mar 17, 2007 #2
    Why dont you major in Optics? I saw one study where Optics PhD make 90k starting salaries. University of Rochester has the oldest program in Optics in the US.
  4. Mar 17, 2007 #3
    solid state physics and photonics seems to be a field with many applications and funding.
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