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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

Hormozi Brings Complex Fluid Research to NQPI

Sarah Hormozi at her office in Stocker Center (Photo: Sarah Hormozi)

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Even as a teenager, Sarah Hormozi was fascinated by the way water flows. “I was always thinking how we can express fluids in the language of mathematics,” she said. Driven by her curiosity in math and physics […]

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November 26, 2019 at 5:07 pmResearch

The Quest for Red-Emission and Cost-Efficient Novel Light Sources

Dr. Wojciech Jadwisienczak at his lab in Stocker Center

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter As a materials research scientist and electrical engineer, Dr. Wojciech Jadwisienczak specializes in optical spectroscopy, a technique that uses light to understand the structure and properties of materials. A member of the Ohio University Nanoscale and Quantum […]

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November 26, 2019 at 5:05 pmResearch

Chemists Determine Viability of USB Microscopes for Forensic Examinations

Dr. Anthony Stender with a close up of the USB microscope

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Analytical chemist Dr. Anthony Stender pointed a green-color, palm-sized microscope at some crystal samples and pressed the capture button. As the microscope was connected to a desktop via a USB plug, an image of the crystals’ fine […]

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November 26, 2019 at 5:01 pmResearch

Malinski, Hua Research Shows ‘Bad Cholesterol’ Is Only as Unhealthy as its Composition

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski

From Ohio University News New research at Ohio University shows that a particular subclass of low-density lipoproteins (LDL), also known as “bad cholesterol,” is a much better predictor of potential heart attacks than the mere presence of LDL, which is incorrect more often than not. The presence of LDL is […]

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November 21, 2019 at 8:59 amResearch

Fulbright Scholar Alajerami Speaks on New Glass Material for Radiation Protection

Yasser Alajerami from Al-Azhar University-Gaza is a Fulbright Scholar at Ohio University (2019-20).

From Ohio University News By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Fulbright Scholar Dr. Yasser Alajerami from Al-Azhar University-Gaza discussed his latest research on a new type of glass material that could be used as a protective shielding at radiation facilities. Alajerami is a Fulbright Scholar at Ohio University for 2019-20. […]

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October 28, 2019 at 8:05 amNews Research

Sharma Discusses Molecular Modeling and Soft Matter at NQPI Seminar

Dr. Sumit Sharma

By Kate Nichols NQPI Editorial Intern Ohio University Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Assistant Professor Sumit Sharma presented “Molecular Simulations of Adsorption and Self-Assembly of Surfactants on Metal Surfaces” on Sept. 5 as part of the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute seminar series. Sharma and his research group in OHIO’s Russ […]

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September 30, 2019 at 4:40 pmResearch