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Programs and Projects
Measuring Topological Insulator Surface State Properties
The transmission of information in today’s electronics requires the movement of electrical charge, which expends energy and generates heat, … more
Tracking Nanoparticles as Optical Indicators of Device Dynamics
Nanofabricated and microfabricated devices, ranging from nanomotors propelled by ultrasound to microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), can move in … more
Quantifying the environmental contributions to mass change
Since the inception of the SI system of units, physical mass artifacts have been transferred and exchanged in order to disseminate the kilogram. … more
Novel materials for enhancing spin information
Most computing technology relies on the presence or absence of charge to represent binary information during computation. Limitations in reducing … more
Designing the Nanoworld: Nanostructures, Nanodevices, and Nanooptics
Nano and atomic scale theory of the electronic, optical and mechanical properties of ultrasmall structures, such as semiconductor quantum dots and … more
Nanoplasmonics and Three-Dimensional Plasmonic Metamaterials
Metamaterials are tailor-made photonic composites--combinations of materials designed to achieve optical properties not seen in nature. The … more
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