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The mission of the Physics Department is to provide defense-relevant, advanced education and research programs to meet Naval unique needs, and increase the warfighting effectiveness of the U.S. Naval Forces, DoD and allied armed forces.
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A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN, DR. FRANK NARDUCCI
The Department of Physics educates officers and civilians on modern Combat Systems and the fundamental science enabling them. We offer resident Master’s and Doctoral degree programs in Applied Physics with specializations in Weapons, Sensors, and Underwater Acoustics, as well as distance learning options in Engineering Acoustics and Combat Systems. The Department has extensive research facilities supporting these specializations, with active programs in directed energy weapons, explosives, undersea sensing and UUVs, quantum sensors, body armor, MEMS, and more.
"The Navy and DOD are moving towards high-power laser weapons systems ... so the motivation for my thesis was to provide useful insights on the atmospheric propagation effects and their impacts."
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The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) provided post-baccalaureate education to military officers and other members of the United States defense and national security community. The mission of NPS is to provide high-quality, relevant and unique advanced education and research programs that increase the combat effectiveness of the Naval Services, other Armed Forces of the U.S. and our partners, to enhance our national security.
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