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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

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

Chen Authors Article on ‘Transparent Oxyfluoride Glass-Ceramics with NaGdF4 Nanocrystals Doped with Pr3+ and Pr3+-Yb3+’

Dr. Gang Chen

Dr. Gang Chen, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, co-authored an article on “Transparent oxyfluoride glass-ceramics with NaGdF4 nanocrystals doped with Pr3+ and Pr3+-Yb3+.” Chen is also a member of the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute at Ohio University. Authors: Velazquez, JJ; Balda, R; Fernandez, J; Gorni, G; Pascual, L; […]

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July 29, 2019 at 1:43 pmResearch

‘Fast and Furious’ Researchers Sheds Light on Nanostructures

Artist concept of ultrafast energetic electrons injected from gold nanocrystals in recent experiments on photophysics. Images: Alexander O. Govorov/Artist: Katharina Gleissberg

  Catching ultra-fast energetic (hot) electrons created by light photons in plasmonic nanodevices has been a nearly impossible task until now. A research team led by Ohio University Distinguished Professor of Physics Alexander Govorov has published a paper, “The fast and the furious: Ultrafast hot electrons in plasmonic metastructures. Size […]

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July 22, 2019 at 12:17 pmNews Research