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Alum, Professor Predict Ways to Better Manipulate Electrons in Graphene

Drs. Mahmoud Asmar and Sergio Ulloa

Two physicists predict that electronic currents of graphene can be split into two parts, thereby allowing scientists to manipulate the properties of graphene in new ways. Ohio University alum Dr. Mahmoud Asmar (Physics PhD ’15), and Dr. Sergio Ulloa, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, and a member of OHIO’s Nanoscale […]

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November 15, 2017 at 2:44 pmResearch

Smith’s Sabbatical Team Explores Spintronics

Dr. Arthur Smith with graduate students Sneha Upadhyay, Joseph Perry Corbett, and undergraduate Alexandra Semposki

Amid several conferences, pending proposals and graduating students from his laboratory, Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member and Physics & Astronomy Professor Dr. Arthur Smith has had quite the sabbatical exploring spintronic research. With the help of his current graduate students Sneha Upadhyay , Joseph Perry Corbett, and undergraduate Alexandra Semposki, Smith […]

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October 30, 2017 at 3:00 pmResearch

Notable Alumni | Physics Alum Says Do What You Love

Costel Constantin spoke with current graduate students at as part of NQPI's "Bring OUr Alumni Back" series.

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service at Ohio University, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Costel Constantin […]

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October 20, 2017 at 11:23 amAlumni News

Hla’s Lab Reveals Unexpected Use of Graphene Nanoribbons for Magnetic Interactions

Dr. Saw-Wai Hla at a Scanning Tunneling Microscope

Dr. Saw-Wai Hla and Dr. Sergio Ulloa, Professors of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, have published a journal article in Nature Communications about semiconducting graphene nanoribbons which could be better suited than graphene for applications ranging from electronic and optoelectronic devices. The nanoribbons used for this research are strips of graphene […]

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October 17, 2017 at 3:10 pmResearch

OHIO Physicists Advance Understanding of Chromium Nitride’s Controversial Properties

Professor Arthur R. Smith

  Ohio University physicists Dr. Arthur R. Smith and Dr. Sergio Ulloa have published side-by-side papers about understanding of the chemical compound chromium nitride, a material with a number of interesting but fairly controversial electronic, magnetic, and structural properties. Ulloa and Smith are members of OHIO’s Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena […]

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October 4, 2017 at 5:39 pmResearch

Inside NQPI | Editor’s Second Year in Antarctica

Amanda Biederman highlighting the Antarctic environment near Palmer Station, Antarctica.

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern Biological Sciences Ph.D. student and the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute’s editorial intern Amanda Biederman has spent the past three months at Palmer Station, Antarctica, studying fish and their warming climate – though this is not her first time. “Since this is my second […]

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July 14, 2017 at 5:47 pmResearch

Physics Graduate Gets NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award

Andrada Mandru

The Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute announces Andrada-Oana Mandru as the recipient of the 2016 NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award. This honor recognizes her quality research, presentations, multiple publications and numerous awards. Mandru received a Ph.D. in Physics & Astronomy in 2016. Her dissertation was titled “Ferromagnetic Thin and Ultra-Thin Film […]

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May 14, 2017 at 9:31 pmAlumni