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Physicist Brian Thompson Discusses His Latest Building Project And The Research That Followed

Oct. 18, 2012

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. - The University of North Alabama news team recently sat down with Dr. Brian Thompson, a professor of physics, to discuss his research on light behavior.Using optical tweezers he designed and built himself, Thompson studies the behavior of light inside microscopic spheres at various frequencies. The data gathered from these experiments has enabled his students and him to compare fundamental theories of the ways light operates. Click here to WATCH THE THOMPSON INTERVIEW. SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW: To interview Thompson, call or email Josh Woods using the contact information listed in the left sidebar.