Department of Physics and Astronomy

December 5, 2016:

Congratulations to Bibek Gautam for passing his comprehensive

exam to become a PhD candidate in Physics. The title of his comprehensive paper is:

“Controllable Self-Assembly of Nanostructured Artificial Pinning Centers (APCs) in

High Temperature Superconductor Epitaxial Thin Films”.

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