Post Tagged with: "Hugh Richardson"

NQPI Poster Competition Video Spotlights Student Research

NQPI Poster Competition Video Spotlights Student Research

By Ryan Flynn NQPI Student Editorial Intern The Clippinger Laboratories building was abuzz recently with a poster competition sponsored by Ohio University’s Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute. The event highlighted leading-edge research by 36 graduate and undergraduate students and elevated their presentations on a platform to compete for cash prizes. […]

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January 9, 2019 at 1:21 pmNews Research

Chemists Measuring Temperature at the Nanoscale

hemistry doctoral student Ali Rafiei Miandashti is designing a thermosensing system that may one day be applied to cancer treatment. (Ramin Rabbani photo)

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern When it comes to developing more effective therapeutics for cancer, doctoral student Ali Rafiei Miandashti emphasizes the key is to think small. Rafiei, who works under the supervision of Chemistry & Biochemistry professor and Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. Hugh Richardson, is […]

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December 6, 2018 at 1:16 pmResearch

Baral and Miandashti Introduce New Optical Temperature and Thermal Imaging Technique

Baral and Miandashti Introduce New Optical Temperature and Thermal Imaging Technique

Chemistry graduate students Susil Baral and Ali Rafiei Miandashti co-authored an article in the journal Nanoscale with their adviser, Dr. Hugh Richardson, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. The article, “Near-field thermal imaging of optically excited gold nanostructures: scaling principles for collective heating with heat dissipation into the […]

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January 22, 2018 at 9:08 amResearch

Bring OUr Alumni Back | NQPI Alumni Andy Green

Bring OUr Alumni Back | NQPI Alumni Andy Green

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern A young Andy Green arrived at Ohio University on a college visit. “The campus was really beautiful, having that small town in the mountains charm,” Green said.” Although it’s pretty superficial, that really stuck out to me as a kid.” Nonetheless, Athens became a […]

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Govorov’s Team Models Nanoscale Heat Generation

Govorov’s Team Models Nanoscale Heat Generation

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern When heating objects at the nanoscale, many researchers face problems of precision, efficiency and control of the process. Ohio University Physics & Astronomy Distinguished Professor of Physics and Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. Alexander Govorov is helping other researchers to better understand this issue. […]

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March 18, 2017 at 12:56 amResearch

Richardson’s Team Probes Temperature at the Nanoscale

Thermal image of a lithographically fabricated gold nanodot under near-field thermal imaging.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale heat localization and thermosensing has a number of potential applications including cancer therapeutics and nanoelectronics. Chemistry and Biochemistry professor and Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member Hugh Richardson and Ph.D. student Susil Baral are working to develop this novel technology. In order to probe temperature at […]

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March 18, 2017 at 12:18 amResearch

NQPI | New Technique for Measuring Temperature at the Nanoscale

Dr. Hugh Richardson

By Samantha Peko NQPI editorial intern Picture an object that is approximately 1,000 times smaller than a human hair. Now imagine trying to test the temperature of this object you can’t even see. Ohio University Chemistry & Biochemistry professor and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Hugh Richardson and graduate […]

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May 16, 2016 at 4:47 pmResearch