atomic, molecular, and chemical physics Engineering/Physical Sciences Research Area uri icon

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  • Progress toward cleaner combustion, the development of surface catalysts, the microfabrication of layered semiconductors, the ultrasensitive detection of toxic emissions from hazardous waste incinerators, and the discovery of new corrosion-resistant materials exemplify the objectives of current research projects in applied physics that require a precise understanding of chemical reactions in the gas phase and on solid surfaces.