Post Tagged with: "Jixin Chen"

Chemistry lab students predict spread of COVID-19 with kinetics models

Students in the spring kinetics lab predicted daily cases for the 2022-23 academic year.

From Ohio University News Chemist Jixin Chen looked at the rapid spread of COVID-19 early in the pandemic and saw a novel opportunity for his kinetics lab, where they study the rates of reactions. The first time he ran the lab in spring 2021, undergraduate students concluded that social regulations […]

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August 10, 2022 at 3:12 pmIn Class News

Ohio University chemist explains an old question with a modern tool

Dr. Jixin Chen is utilizing a novel technique to
visualize genome sequences more effectively.

From Ohio University News Ohio University chemist Jixin Chen, Ph.D., took advantage of the time when labs were shut down early in the pandemic to apply a very modern solution to solve a very old question. Like Joseph Fourier did 200 years ago, Chen sat down with paper and pen to […]

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January 26, 2022 at 2:18 pmNews Research

Chen Publishes 3 Papers with Alumni, Richardson

Polymer dots for bioimaing at the near-infrared region.

Dr. Jixin Chen recently published three papers—on bioimaging in the near-infrared region, promising materials for photovoltaics and optoelectronics, and a new thermal imaging technique to measure the temperature profile of a thin film—with graduate students from Ohio University and colleagues from around the world. Chen, associate professor of Chemistry & […]

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August 31, 2020 at 6:53 pmResearch

Ohio University Chemists Discover a Surprisingly Fast Phase Change in a Material for Solar Cells

Figure. Ohio University researcher discover fast phase changes in mixed halide lead perovskite materials.

Lead halide perovskites are a group of materials that are heavily being studied for a variety of applications in solar cells and light emitting diodes (LEDs). These materials have the potential to serve our demands on the green and sustainable future in energy and illumination. However, their instability over time […]

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February 11, 2020 at 5:28 pmResearch

Physics Colloquium | Resolving Single Molecules beyond the Diffraction Limit of Light, Jan. 24

Jixin Chen

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Jixin Chen of Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio University on “Resolving Single Molecules beyond the Diffraction Limit of Light”, on Friday, Jan. 24, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: Super-resolution optical microscopy/nanoscopy is a technique that has been widely applied […]

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January 1, 2020 at 6:15 pmEvents

Meet the 2019-20 NQPI Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees

Talha Furkan Canan

By Kate NicholsNQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Up to six graduate students receive a one-semester stipend which is bestowed annually on a competitive basis by the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute. Talha Furkan Canan Electrical Engineering Faculty Adviser: Dr. Savas Kaya Canan uses engineered Schottky […]

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December 4, 2019 at 5:02 pmNews Research

Travis White Brings Special Energy to NQPI

Dr. Travis White in his office in Clippinger Laboratories

By Amanda Biederman, Ph.D. NQPI writer Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Travis White first became interested in solar energy, the process of how light deposits energy in materials, after completing a one-semester research course on the photochemistry of beer as an undergraduate student. “I had just turned 21,” […]

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November 26, 2019 at 5:09 pmResearch