Research

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

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

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

Cimatu Studies Materials for Cornea Replacement

Katherine Cimatu

By Kate Nichols NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter Physical Chemist and NQPI member Katherine Cimatu and her group focus on investigating the surface and interfacial properties of soft polymers. Polymers are substances made up of a chain of repeated monomers. Creating a multifunctional polymeric […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:21 amNews Research

NQPI Director’s Message

Eric Stinaff, NQPI Director

By Dr. Eric Stinaff Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter Dear Colleagues: We hope this newsletter finds you safe and healthy. With the global spread of COVID-19, these past months have certainly been a challenging time. As our daily routines have been upended and our personal and professional […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:21 amNews Research

Experience counts: OHIO students gain experience in scientific research and publishing while studying the role maternal experience plays in reproduction.

Experience counts: OHIO students gain experience in scientific research and publishing while studying the role maternal experience plays in reproduction.

Biological Sciences undergraduate students, Madeline Sudnick (Honor’s Tutorial College) and Rachel Anderson (BIOS Wildlife and Conservation B.S. 2017), studied the role of experience in reproduction. They worked with their mentor Dr. Kelly Williams and graduate student Meredith Fitschen-Brown to publish a research paper in the Journal of Avian Biology entitled […]

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June 15, 2020 at 3:20 pmResearch

Chornock, Katebi Recognized for Rapid “Turn-on” of Nuclear Transient

Dr. Ryan Chornock

Dr. Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy, and his student Reza Katebi’s team received a nod in a November 19 Phys.org report describing their research on the rapid “turn-on” of a nuclear transient. …PS1-13cbe is a ‘changing-look’ AGN that has been powered by instabilities in the accretion disk…the ‘turn-on’ […]

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June 11, 2020 at 8:45 amResearch