P-Chem Labs and Power Testing

When most people think of chemistry, the traditional image of the white lab  coat, gloves, and goggles hunched over an erlenmeyer flask, surrounded by a slew bottles marked “DANGER,” may come to mind. However, this visual is more fitting for a synthetic or organic chemist. The research I am doing is in the concentration of physical chemistry, and while I still work with chemicals and follow standard safety procedures, one aspect of the Wustholz lab differs from the stereotypical chemistry lab: we work with lasers.

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