Stories tagged with: Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute

Unraveling big mysteries with tiny particles: PhD student takes award-winning approach to quantum research

February 28, 2024 Imagine being a detective, but instead of solving mysteries on the bustling streets of a metropolis, you're unraveling the secrets of the universe in a laboratory, one atom at a time. Sneha Upadhyay, an award-winning Ph.D. student at Ohio University in physics and astronomy, pulls out her quantum magnifying glass—or in this case, microscope—every day.

Scientists report world’s first X-ray of a single atom in Nature

May 31, 2023 A team of scientists from Ohio University, Argonne National Laboratory, and others, led by OHIO professor Saw Wai Hla, have taken the world’s first X-ray SIGNAL of just one atom.

New chemistry professor brings expertise in nanomaterials for energy and sustainability

May 11, 2023 Dr. Wenyang Gao joins OHIO in the fall, bringing expertise in the synthetic innovation of advanced nanomaterials that can be leveraged to address critical issues in energy and sustainability.

OHIO recognizes faculty, student and alumni inventors, including 11 patent recipients

April 20, 2023 Ohio University recognized dozens of faculty, student, staff and alumni researchers who submitted intellectual property disclosures and 11 projects that received patents in 2022.

Ohio Innovation Tour webinar to feature 'Intel + Higher Education in Southeast Ohio' on March 29

March 24, 2023 The Ohio Innovation Tour will host a webinar featuring recent awardees of the Intel Semiconductor Education and Research Program for Ohio on March 29.

Physics students and alumnus win 5 awards, present their research at American Physical Society meeting

March 23, 2023 College of Arts and Sciences physics students and an alumnus took five major awards as they traveled with faculty to the American Physical Society March meeting this month in Las Vegas.

Eight graduate students win cash awards in Three Minute Thesis competition

March 14, 2023 Eight graduate students won cash awards at the Ohio University Three Minute Thesis Competition finals hosted by the Graduate College on Feb. 23.

Ohio University joins the Midwest Semiconductor Network

January 19, 2023 Ohio University joins universities in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Indiana to form a coalition to address national needs in semiconductor and microelectronics.

Ohio University simulations on PSC supercomputer transform coal-like material to amorphous graphite and nanotubes

January 6, 2023 An OHIO physics team used the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center to simulate how coal might eventually be converted to valuable — and carbon-neutral — materials like graphite and carbon nanotubes.

Jixin Chen discovers new reaction rate in solution, with implications for industrial, biological processes

December 8, 2022 While the world watches the soccer world cup, chemist Jixin Chen is studying another kind of "ball" and discovering that a 100-year-old collision theory doesn't stand up to 21st century calculations.

Shiyong Wu lab showcases student, alumna researchers at American Society for Photobiology meeting

November 16, 2022 Shiyong Wu took students to the American Society for Photobiology meeting this fall to showcase their research on ultraviolet exposure and basal cell skin cancer.

Team of physicists, chemists demonstrates atomic-level control of rare earth molecule

October 24, 2022 Scientists at OHIO and partner institutions have, for the first time, formed a charged rare earth molecule on a metal surface and rotated it using scanning tunneling microscopy.

Ohio University awarded Intel grant funding, will serve as lead institution for Appalachian Semiconductor Education and Technical (ASCENT) Ecosystem

September 9, 2022 Over the next three years, ASCENT will collaboratively develop and deliver diverse educational options across the region, including certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s and graduate degrees.

Physics Ph.D. student wins Best Speaker Award at international conference in Spain

August 4, 2022 Physics doctoral student Eva Yazmin Santiago Santos received a prestigious Best Speaker Award at a large international conference in Spain.

Nine Arts and Sciences retiring professors approved for emeriti status

June 30, 2022 The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved emeriti status at its June meeting for nine College of Arts and Sciences professors upon their retirement from Ohio University.