Office of Research

Center for Experimental Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics


The Center for Experimental Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics carries out basic experimental research in nuclear physics and cognate areas such as particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology.

Core Services Offered

Research center, machine shop capabilities, advanced electronics design and fabrication, charged particle services: ion implantation, sample irradiation, material analysis by Rutherford backscattering, nuclear physics experiments and measurements.

Funding Information:

Department of Energy 2008-2014
National Science Foundation 2010-2011
National Science Foundation 2010-2013
National Institute of Health 2009-2013
University of Illinois 2010-2011

Reporting Structure:

Blayne Heckel, Chair, Department of Physics

Center Details

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Director: Robertson, Hamish
Location: 180 NPL Building
Year Started: 1998
Administrators / Program Managers: Clarkson, Victoria (Administrator)
Harper, Gregory (Associate Director)
Administering College/School: College of Arts & Sciences 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Physics 
Faculty Involvement: 14