Chemistry & Physics

Dr. Secrest (physics) receives funding from NSF as part of a physics team investigating novel scintillators.

Dr. Jeffery Secrest (physics) is part of a team of physics researchers from Armstrong, University of Washington, University of California-Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania and Brookhaven National Laboratory to receive funding from the National Science Foundation.  The project, funded for 3 years at over $792,000 from the Nuclear Astrophysics Directorate at NSF is titled “Advanced Techniques for Loading Metals into Liquid Scintillators”.   The proposal is interested in the development of new techniques for loading liquid scintillators with metals to support the SNO+ experiment.  Armstrong will receive faculty salary, money for undergraduate student travel and undergraduate research support for the period of the project.  For more information, contact Dr. Secrest at