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Notable Ph.D. Alumnus Reflects on His OHIO Experience

Andreas Weichselbaum in Clippinger Laboratories

By Kate Nichols NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter Theoretical physicist and Ohio University alumnus Andreas Weichselbaum (Ph.D. 2004) returned to OHIO to deliver an  NQPI colloquium on numerical techniques based on tensor network states. During his visit, the College of Arts & Sciences presented […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:25 amAlumni News

Physicists Explore Magnetic Impurities

Physicists Edson Vernek, Sergio Ulloa, and Oscar Ávalos-Ovando

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter A team led by Ohio University physicist Sergio Ulloa has used numerical simulations to study different mechanisms behind the behavior of long chains of magnetic impurities, which could be potentially useful in the transmission of quantum […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:25 amNews Research

NQPI Announces 2018-19 Dissertation Award Co-Winners

NQPI Announces 2018-19 Dissertation Award Co-Winners

By Rachael Beardsley NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter The Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute announced Oscar Avalos-Ovando and Dawei Zhai as co-winners of the 2018-19 NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award. Avalos-Ovando was recognized for his work under Physics and Astronomy professor Sergio Ulloa entitled “Magnetic […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:24 amNews

Developing Copper Photosensitizers for A Greener Future

Ohio University chemist Travis White became an NQPI member in 2019.

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute Spring 2020 Newsletter A team led by Ohio University chemist and NQPI member Travis White is working to advance our understanding of the basic processes involving copper photosensitizers to drive chemical reactions, which can shed light on efficient, economic, […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:24 amNews Research

Stinaff Re-elected NQPI Director: Sets Goals for Next Term

Eric Stinaff, NQPI Director

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter Physics and Astronomy Associate Professor Eric Stinaff has been re-elected to serve as the Institute’s director for a third term (2020-2023). Stinaff, whose expertise is in experimental condensed matter physics and first became the NQPI director […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:23 amNews

Rahman Blends Physics and Electrical Engineering

Rahman Blends Physics and Electrical Engineering

By Rachael Beardsley NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter The Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute’s newest member, Dr. Faiz Rahman, discovered his interest in Electrical Engineering early in his Physics career. Now, his research blends the two disciplines with a focus on electronics and photonics. […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:22 amNews Research

Govorov Proposes Chiral Nanocrystals for Novel Uses

Govorov Proposes Chiral Nanocrystals for Novel Uses

By Katelyn Nichols NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter Physics & Astronomy Distinguished Professor of Physics and NQPI Member Sasha Govorov and his group recently published a paper titled “Hot Electrons Generated in Chiral Plasmonic Nanocrystals as a Mechanism for Surface Photochemistry and Chiral Growth” […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:22 amNews