Physics Professor's Work Cited as Major Breakthrough


Research on electron cyclotron radiation conducted by UC Santa Barbara physicist Ben Monreal and his colleagues at Project 8 has been named a top 10 breakthrough of 2015 by  Physics World magazine. For the first time, Project 8 — a collaboration of 27 scientists from six institutions in the United States and Germany — detected the frequency of radiation emitted by an individual electron orbiting in a magnetic field.

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Friday, December 11, 2015