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Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute

Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute

About the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute

NQPI faculty members having expertise in biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, physics, and other relevant fields. They engage in research ranging from organic materials to semiconductors and spanning the macroscopic to nanoscale and quantum regimes.

Recent NQPI News:

NQPI Nanoforum | Interactions of Engineered Nanomaterials with the Cell Plasma Membrane, Dec. 3

Saeed Nazemidashtarjandi, portraitThe Ohio University NQPI Nanoforum presents Saeed Nazemidashtarjandi discussing “Interactions of Engineered Nanomaterials with the Cell Plasma Membrane” on Thursday, Dec 3, at 4:10 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. Santos is a graduate student in the Russ College of Engineering and the Nanoscale Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI). Abstract:  The increasing use […]

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Posted on 11/02/2020

Cimatu, Ambagaspitiya Publish about Polymers as Materials for Artificial Corneas

Katherine CimatuPhysical chemist Dr. Katherine Cimatu with Tharushi Ambagaspitiya, a second-year physical chemistry graduate student, carried on the work of Dr. Narendra Adhikari (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) and Dr. Uvinduni Premadasa (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) on polymers that are promising materials for artificial corneas. “Dr. Adhikari characterized the materials to learn […]

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Posted on 10/13/2020

Chen Publishes 3 Papers with Alumni, Richardson

Polymer dots for bioimaing at the near-infrared region.Dr. Jixin Chen recently published three papers—on bioimaging in the near-infrared region, promising materials for photovoltaics and optoelectronics, and a new thermal imaging technique to measure the temperature profile of a thin film—with graduate students from Ohio University and colleagues from around the world. Chen, associate professor of Chemistry & […]

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Posted on 08/31/2020

Notable Ph.D. Alumnus Reflects on His OHIO Experience

By Kate Nichols NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter Theoretical physicist and Ohio University alumnus Andreas Weichselbaum (Ph.D. 2004) returned to OHIO to deliver an  NQPI colloquium on numerical techniques based on tensor network states. During his visit, the College of Arts & Sciences presented […]

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Posted on 06/24/2020

Physicists Explore Magnetic Impurities

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter A team led by Ohio University physicist Dr. Sergio Ulloa has used numerical simulations to study different mechanisms behind the behavior of long chains of magnetic impurities, which could be potentially useful in the transmission of […]

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Posted on 06/24/2020

NQPI Announces 2018-19 Dissertation Award Co-Winners

By Rachael Beardsley NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter The Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute announced Oscar Avalos-Ovando and Dawei Zhai as co-winners of the 2018-19 NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award. Avalos-Ovando was recognized for his work under Physics & Astronomy Professor Sergio Ulloa titled “Magnetic […]

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Posted on 06/24/2020

White Developing Copper Photosensitizers for a Greener Future

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute Spring 2020 Newsletter A team led by Ohio University chemist and NQPI member Dr. Travis White is working to advance the understanding of the basic processes involving copper photosensitizers to drive chemical reactions, which can shed light on efficient, […]

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Posted on 06/24/2020

Stinaff Re-elected NQPI Director: Sets Goals for Next Term

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter Physics & Astronomy Associate Professor Dr. Eric Stinaff has been re-elected to serve as the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute’s director for a third term (2020-23). Stinaff, whose expertise is in experimental condensed matter physics and […]

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Posted on 06/24/2020

Rahman Blends Physics and Electrical Engineering

By Rachael Beardsley NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter The Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute’s newest member, Dr. Faiz Rahman, discovered his interest in electrical engineering early in his physics career. Now, his research blends the two disciplines with a focus on electronics and photonics. […]

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Posted on 06/24/2020

Govorov Proposes Chiral Nanocrystals for Novel Uses

By Katelyn Nichols NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter Physics & Astronomy Distinguished Professor of Physics and NQPI member Dr. Sasha Govorov and his group recently published a paper titled “Hot Electrons Generated in Chiral Plasmonic Nanocrystals as a Mechanism for Surface Photochemistry and Chiral […]

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Posted on 06/24/2020