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OSIRIS STEM relocation schedule

The Osiris STEM is moving to the new VINSE Imaging Suite in the Engineering and Science Building, room 011. Move schedule. April 2 – last full day of service of the STEM April 3 – STEM will be powered down, disassembled April 5 – physical move April 19 – anticipated return to service date  

Posted by on March 17, 2017 in News


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Joint VINSE & Physics Colloquium Series : “Monolayer Magnets” Dr. Xiaodong Xu; University of Washington

April 5, 2017 Xiaodong Xu University of Washington Assistant Professor of Physics “Monolayer Magnets” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45 Abstract   Since the discovery of graphene, the family of two-dimensional (2D) materials has grown to encompass a broad range of electronic properties. However, until recently 2D crystals with intrinsic magnetism were…

Posted by on March 14, 2017 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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Bruker Dimension Icon Atomic Force Microscope – now available in ESB

The Bruker Dimension Icon Atomic Force Microscope has been relocated to its new home in the VINSE Imaging Suite located in the basement of the Engineering and Science Building (ESB) Room 023. The AFM is a state-of-the-art scanning probe instrument that can be used to map a wide variety of properties over solid surfaces in…

Posted by on February 20, 2017 in News


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Joint VINSE & Physics Colloquium Series: “The Future of Small” Dr. Paul L. McEuen; Cornell University 02/23/17

February 23, 2017 Paul L. McEuen John A. Newman Professor of Physical Science, Cornell University Director, Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science “The Future of Small” 4:00 PM, 4327 Stevenson Center Refreshments served at 3:30 PM in 6333 Stevenson Center Abstract Over fifty years ago, the physicist Richard Feynman gave a remarkably prescient talk…

Posted by on February 9, 2017 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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Joint VINSE & Physics Colloquium Series: “Quantum Transport and Electron Interactions in Few-Layer Atomic Membranes” Dr. Jeanie Lau; University of California, Riverside 02/09/17

February 9, 2017 Chun Ning (Jeanie) Lau University of California, Riverside Professor of Physics   “Quantum Transport and Electron Interactions in Few-Layer Atomic Membranes” 4:00 PM, 4327 Stevenson Center Refreshments served at 3:30 PM in 6333 Stevenson Center Abstract Two dimensional materials constitute an exciting and unusually tunable platform for investigation of both fundamental phenomena…

Posted by on January 24, 2017 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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Joint VINSE & Physics Colloquium Series: “Nanoscale Electronics and Mechanics in Low-Dimensional Material Systems ” Dr. Marc Bockrath; University of California, Riverside 02/02/17

February 2, 2017 Marc Bockrath University of California, Riverside Professor of Physics “Nanoscale Electronics and Mechanics in Low-Dimensional Material Systems” 4:00 PM, 4327 Stevenson Center Refreshments served at 3:30 PM in 6333 Stevenson Center Abstract We will discuss a number of our ongoing research projects aimed at understanding the properties of low-dimensional systems such as…

Posted by on January 20, 2017 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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Joint VINSE & Physics Colloquium Series: “Nonlinear and Singular Optics in Photonic Meta-Structures” Dr. Natalia Litchinitser; University at Buffalo, The State University of New York 01/26/17

January 26, 2017 Natalia M. Litchinitser University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Professor of Electrical Engineering “Nonlinear and Singular Optics in Photonic Meta-Structures” 4:00 PM, 4327 Stevenson Center Refreshments served at 3:30 PM in 6333 Stevenson Center Abstract The emergence of synthetic photonic media, or metamaterials, has revealed many unique electromagnetic phenomena,…

Posted by on January 13, 2017 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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Biomedical Engineering Professors interacting with students in their labs.  Shot for School of Engineering Comms Dept.
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Craig Duvall named PECASE recipient

Congratulations to Craig Duvall – Craig has been named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), announced in a recent White House press release. <– White House Press Release –>

Posted by on January 13, 2017 in News


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Joint VINSE & Physics Colloquium Series: “Fundamental Excitations in Solids” Dr. Xiaoqin Elaine Li; UT Austin 1/19/17

Thursday January 19, 2017 Xiaoqin Elaine Li UT Austin Associate Professor of Physics Title: “Fundamental Excitations in Solids” 4:00 PM, 4327 Stevenson Center Refreshments served at 3:30 PM in 6333 Stevenson Center Abstract Fundamental excitations (e.g. plasmons, excitons, phonons and magnons) determine both the equilibrium and non-equilibrium properties of solids such as metals, semiconductors, and…

Posted by on January 9, 2017 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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VINSE Colloquium Series: “Light-Matter Interactions in Engineered Optical Media” Dr. Natalia M. Litchinitser; University at Buffalo, The State University of New York 12/07/16

December 7, 2016 Natalia M. Litchinitser University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Professor of Electrical Engineering “Light-Matter Interactions in Engineered Optical Media” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45 Abstract Structured light and structured matter are two fascinating branches of modern optics that recently started having a significant impact on…

Posted by on December 5, 2016 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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