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Congratulations to Dr. Amir Erez for winning the Irwin Oppenheim Award for 2022

19 October, 2021

The Racah Institute congratulates Dr. Amir Erez for winning the Irwin Oppenheim Award for 2022. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to physics by early career scientists who publish in Physical Review E (PRE)

Dr. Erez won the prize for demonstrating the trade-offs associated with feedback-induced criticality in multicellular sensing, through analysis of simple models, which is published in the article entitled ‘Multicellular sensing at a feedback-induced critical point’ in Physical Review E 102, 052411 (2020).

Summer undergraduate workshop 2021 open for applications (deadline June 24)

14 June, 2021

The Racah Institute of Physics Welcomes You!

The Racah Institute of Physics is a center for excellence in physics research in Israel. Every summer, we welcome a new group of undergraduates for a 1-week introduction to the areas of physics we study. If you are finishing your 2nd year of undergraduate studies, and are interested in pursuing a MSc and PhD in physics, we want you to come meet current physics faculty and students at HUJI, tour our labs, and hear about life in Jerusalem. 

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"Measuring and controlling electric conductivity through a single atom" by Itai Keren and Prof. Hadar Steinberg

22 July, 2020

Recent work by Itai Keren (a Ph.D student at Prof. Hadar Steinberg's group) along with co-authors provides a method to produce a transistor from a single atom. The article was published in Nature Communications under the title "Quantum Dot Assisted Spectroscopy of Degeneracy Lifted Landau Levels in Graphene” (For the full paper see here) and also presented in Ynet.

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"Take your Professor to Lunch: Faculty-Students Meetings" are back!

4 November, 2019

After a successful pilot, the Faculty-Students meetings are back!

In an attempt to strengthen the connections between students and professors, last year the Racah Institute launched a pilot “Take your Professor to Lunch: Faculty-Students Meetings”.

In this series of meetings, small groups of undergrad students and professors gathered at the Physics Students Club in a relaxed and informal environment to chat over lunch on scientific and non-scientific subjects.