Post Tagged with: "NQPI spring 2019 newsletter"

Khosravi Khorashad Receives NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award

Larousse Khosravi Khorashad

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter NQPI is proud to announce Larousse Khosravi Khorashad as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Award. Khosravi Khorashad received his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 2017. His research area is a combination of computational physics and […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:33 pmAlumni Announcements News Research

Sandler Brings Her Research to Australia

Nancy Sandler presents at Monash University.

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter At one atom thick, graphene is the thinnest, flattest material known to date. It is also the most impermeable, and strongest material in the world. It is electrically conductive, flexible, and incredibly lightweight. These attributes make […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:30 pmNews Research

Using Carbon Quantum Dots for Bladder Cancer Detection

John Staser in his laboratory in Stocker Center

By Ling Xin NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter Materials expert and NQPI member John Staser is extending his expertise in carbon quantum dots to use these remarkable nanostructures for medical treatment. Carbon quantum dots, about five nanometers in diameter, display unique optical and electronic […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:29 pmNews Research

Tackling Water Pollution in Ohio and El Salvador

Dina López in her office in Clippinger Labs

By Ling Xin NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter When hydrogeochemist Dina López first came to Ohio University 24 years ago, she was already an expert in a widespread environmental problem in the Athens area: acid mine drainage. The brownish streams are a remnant of […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:26 pmNews Research

NQPI Director’s Message Highlights Faculty and Student Achievements

Eric Stinaff, NQPI Director

Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter Dear Colleagues: Warmest greetings from the Athens campus of Ohio University; we hope you enjoy reading the 21st edition of the NQPI newsletter. As another semester winds down, it is a pleasure to go over the many accomplishments of our members and students […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:22 pmNews Research

Detecting Esophageal Cancer with Adhesive Molecules

Doug Goetz and Mahboubeh Noori stand in front of an endoscopic image of esophageal tissue.

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter Cancer of the esophagus typically carries a grim prognosis. According to the American Cancer Society, only about 20 percent of patients survive five years after diagnosis. Unfortunately, esophageal cancer goes mostly undetected until more severe stages […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:06 pmNews Research

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