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Uncovering 2D Ferromagnetism at Room Temperature

Arthur R. Smith poses in front of his group’s spin- polarized scanning tunneling microscope.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter Seen on almost all household refrigerator doors, magnets are commonplace items. Yet scientists are still working to fully understand how magnetic structures form, especially at the atomic level. Magnetism, or the phenomenon that creates attraction or […]

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May 14, 2019 at 6:40 pmNews Research

White Discusses Transition Metal Complexes for Cancer Treatment

Jessica White

By Ling Xin NQPI editorial intern Dr. Jessica White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, shared her latest research results on transition metal complexes in a talk as part of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute seminar series on April 18. White’s group has been focusing on the preparation of […]

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May 6, 2019 at 2:33 pmResearch

Engineering Physics Student Models Ammonia Synthesis

Esther Grossman with Environmental & Plant Biology professor Dr. Morgan Vis at the 2018 OHIO Student Expo.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter Modeling a chemical process with computational software is no easy task, but HTC Engineering Physics student Esther Grossman isn’t afraid to take on the challenge. Grossman is currently completing her honors thesis under the supervision of […]

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April 26, 2019 at 2:26 pmResearch

NQPI Seminar Series: Xuan Gao Discusses Layered Crystalline Structures

Dr. Xuan Gao

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern On April 4, Case Western Reserve University Professor Xuan Gao visited the Athens campus of Ohio University to present as part of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute seminar series. OHIO faculty and students gathered in Clippinger Hall to hear about Gao’s topic of […]

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April 19, 2019 at 1:09 pmResearch

NQPI Seminar Series: Julie Renner Discusses Protein Engineering

Dr. Julie Renner

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern On March 21, the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute hosted Climo Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Julie Renner from Case Western Reserve University as part of the NQPI seminar series. Renner presented on her topic of study, protein engineering. Renner and her […]

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April 19, 2019 at 12:53 pmResearch

White Speaks on Renewable Energy at NQPI Seminar

Dr. Travis White

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern OHIO Chemistry & Biochemistry Professor Travis A. White discussed his research on alternative energy methods on March 28 as part of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute seminar series. White, who joined OHIO’s faculty in the fall of 2016, conducts fundamental research to improve […]

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April 19, 2019 at 12:45 pmResearch

Chen Offers an Unusual Mechanism of Florescence Quenching

Chen Offers an Unusual Mechanism of Florescence Quenching

By Ling Xin NQPI Writing Intern A recent study at the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI) offers new insights into the mechanism of florescence quenching, a process in which the light emitted by excited molecules goes out quickly. By proposing that the phenomenon actually rises from intermolecular transfer rather […]

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March 4, 2019 at 12:38 pmResearch