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Nanoscale Defense: Predicting Intrusions to the Membrane

Diagram of monolayer and bilayer memberanes, the former is represented as a flat plane and the latter as a spherical structure (Illustration: Environmental Science: Nano)

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Like the outermost walls surrounding a castle, the plasma membrane is the cell’s first defense against invaders. Biological membranes are semipermeable, meaning that they are designed to block unwanted molecules while permitting the passage of compounds necessary for cellular function. And yet, an occasional […]

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June 6, 2018 at 2:04 pmResearch

Nanoscale Materials Engineer John Staser Takes Quantum Dots Research to Next Level

Nanoscale Materials Engineer John Staser Takes Quantum Dots Research to Next Level

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern New to the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Assistant Professor John Staser is no stranger to Ohio University. Staser became a professor at OHIO in 2013, and now he’s bringing his research on carbon quantum dots to a new audience. […]

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June 6, 2018 at 1:41 pmNews Research

Accelerator Facility Enhances Collaborative Materials Research

Accelerator Facility Enhances Collaborative Materials Research

By Amanda Biederman NQPI Editorial Intern Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Laboratory sits tucked away within the walls of an unobtrusive brick building that extends some way into the hillside at the center of the main campus. This facility blends in with surrounding buildings, yet it attracts researchers from some of […]

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June 5, 2018 at 11:43 amResearch

Physicists Uncover Hidden Electronics in Deformed Graphene Membranes

Physicists Uncover Hidden Electronics in Deformed Graphene Membranes

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Distinguishing identical twins can be a difficult task at first. Physics & Astronomy professor and Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member Nancy Sandler encounters a similar scenario when dealing with seemingly identical carbon atom pairs. Sandler recently authored two papers in Nano Letters that […]

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June 4, 2018 at 4:21 pmNews Research

NQPI Dissertation Award Winner Receives Accolades

Jingzhou Wang

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern The Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute is proud to announce Jingzhou Wang as the recipient of the 2017 NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award. Wang earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering under the supervision of Ohio University professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and NQPI […]

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June 4, 2018 at 4:04 pmNews

NQPI | Spring 2018 Director’s Corner

Dr. Eric Stinaff

By Dr. Eric Stinaff Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute Spring 2018 Newsletter Issue 19 Dear Colleagues, Springtime at Ohio University in Athens is a time for new beginnings, and that is certainly the case for NQPI and the Condensed Matter and Surface Sciences program. The arrival of President Duane Nellis […]

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May 31, 2018 at 3:18 pmNews Research

NQPI Graduate Student Receives Nepalese Student Scholarship

NQPI Graduate Student Receives Nepalese Student Scholarship

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern Bishal Bhattarai, an Ohio University condensed matter physics Ph.D. student, was awarded the 2017-18 Vishwa S. Shukla Memorial Scholarship. Bhattarai is working under the direction of Distinguished Professor of Physics Dr. David Drabold, a Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member. Bhattara is the author of […]

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May 2, 2018 at 4:34 pmNews