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Science on Hla: ’21th Century Will Be Dedicated to Much Smaller Machines’

Dr. Saw-Wai Hla

Science magazine writes about work by a team of scientists led by OHIO Professor of Physics Dr. Saw-Wai Hla in a story headlined “A 2 nm sized nanomachine able to spin and transfer its rotational energy.” With the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing this year, it could […]

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August 27, 2019 at 1:03 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Hla Develops Robust Molecular Propeller that Enables Unidirectional Rotations

Dr. Saw-Wai Hla

A team of scientists led by OHIO Professor of Physics Dr. Saw-Wai Hla and Dr. Gwenael Rapenne from Toulouse developed a molecular propeller that enables unidirectional rotations on a material surface when energized. The team is from from Ohio University, Argonne National Laboratory, Universitié de Toulouse in France and Nara […]

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August 24, 2019 at 3:13 pmResearch

Chornock Explores a Supernovae in Ohio Today’s ‘Dark Star’

Dr. Ryan Chornock. Photo by Rob Hardin

Dr. Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was featured in an episode of Ohio Today radio headlined “Dark Star.” In this episode of Ohio Today radio, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Ryan Chornock leads us on an exploration of supernovae – the universe’s most […]

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August 13, 2019 at 5:54 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Smith Gets Grant for ‘Spin-Polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of Nanoscale Magnetic and Spintronic Nitride Systems’

Dr. Arthur Smith

Dr. Arthur Smith, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, recently was awarded a grant for a project titled: “Spin-Polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of Nanoscale Magnetic and Spintronic Nitride Systems.” Smith is also a member of the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute at Ohio University. Sponsor: US Department of Energy NQPI […]

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July 29, 2019 at 2:03 pmResearch

Ulloa Publishes ‘Minimal Geometry for Valley Filtering in Graphene’

Dr. Sergio Ulloa

Dr. Sergio E. Ulloa. Professor of Physics & Astronomy, coauthored “Minimal geometry for valley filtering in graphene.” Authors: Asmar, MM; Ulloa, SE Source: PHYSICAL REVIEW B, Volume 96, Issue 20; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.96.201407 Published: November 2017 Abstract: The possibility to effect valley splitting of an electronic current in graphene represents the […]

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July 29, 2019 at 1:55 pmResearch

Drabold Authors ‘Refining Glass Structure in Two Dimensions’

Dr. David Drabold, Distinguished Professor

Dr. David Drabold, Distinguished Professor of Physics & Astronomy, co-authored an article on “Refining glass structure in two dimensions.” Drabold is also a member of the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute at Ohio University. Authors: Sadjadi, M; Bhattarai, B; Drabold, DA; Thorpe, MF; Wilson, M Source: PHYSICAL REVIEW B, Volume […]

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July 29, 2019 at 1:52 pmNews Research

Govorov Publishes ‘Understanding Hot-Electron Generation and Plasmon Relaxation in Metal Nanocrystals: Quantum and Classical Mechanisms’

Dr. Alexander Govorov

Dr. Alexander Govorov, Distinguished Professor of Physics & Astronomy, recently published two papers, including one on “Understanding Hot-Electron Generation and Plasmon Relaxation in Metal Nanocrystals: Quantum and Classical Mechanisms.” Govorov is also a member of the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute at Ohio University. Authors: Besteiro, LV; Kong, XT; Wang, […]

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July 29, 2019 at 1:46 pmResearch