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Winners of the 2023 VINSE Summer Image Competition

Sep. 15, 2023—VINSE is excited to unveil the twelve winning images from our 2023 summer image competition. Since 2017, VINSE celebrates the work of our researchers, seeking images of materials or devices that have been fabricated, characterized or imaged using VINSE equipment with an annual image competition. Congratulations to this year’s winners. Each will receive a $250 cash prize and...

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VINSE recognizes faculty accomplishments in annual fall faculty celebration

Sep. 15, 2021—Join in welcoming new members of our community, recognizing the accomplishments of our community, and celebrating faculty promotions. WELCOME Michael J. Valenti & Christina L. McGahan FACULTY PROMOTIONS We celebrate the recent promotions of the following faculty: Endowed Chairs Craig L. Duvall – named Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair Joshua D. Caldwell – named Flowers Family Chancellor...

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Nanoscale optical switch breaks miniaturization barrier

Mar. 13, 2014—Graduate student Kent Hallman checking the sample alignment the vapor deposition machine located in Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering’s clean room. (Joe Howell / Vanderbilt) An ultra-fast and ultra-small optical switch has been invented that could advance the day when photons replace electrons in the innards of consumer products ranging from cell phones...

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