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‘VINSE Spotlight Publication’

Spotlight Publication: “Nanoparticle Trapping in a Quasi-BIC System ” published in ACS Photonics

Jan. 26, 2022—About the author: Sen Yang is currently a Ph.D. student in Interdisciplinary Materials Science Program under the direction of Dr. Justus Ndukaife. Sen studies dielectric nanotweezers for nanoscale particles trapping and dielectric nanoantennas for biomaterial sensing applications. In recently published work, he proposed an all-dielectric nanotweezer based on quasi-bound states in the continuum (BIC) for...

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Spotlight Publication: “Photosystem I Enhances the Efficiency of a Natural, Gel-Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell” published in ACS Applied Bio Materials

Jan. 17, 2022—“Photosystem I Enhances the Efficiency of a Natural, Gel-Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell” published in ACS Applied Bio Materials has been selected as a VINSE spotlight publication. About the author: Joshua Passantino is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering under the direction of Dr. Kane Jennings and also works with Dr. David Cliffel in...

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Spotlight Publication: “Deterministic inverse design of Tamm plasmon thermal emitters with multi-resonant control” published in Nature Materials

Jan. 7, 2022—“Deterministic inverse design of Tamm plasmon thermal emitters with multi-resonant control” published in Nature Materials has been selected as a VINSE spotlight publication. About the author: Mingze He is currently a Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering under the direction of Dr. Joshua Caldwell. Mingze’s research focuses on engineering the mid-infrared light for bio-sensing and light...

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Spotlight Publication: “Membrane Nanoscopic Organization of D2L Dopamine Receptor Probed by Quantum Dot Tracking” published in Membranes

Dec. 21, 2021—“Membrane Nanoscopic Organization of D2L Dopamine Receptor Probed by Quantum Dot Tracking” published in Membranes has been selected as a VINSE spotlight publication. About the author: Oleg Kovtun is currently a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry under the direction of Dr. Sandra J. Rosenthal. In recently published work, Oleg used antibody-functionalized quantum...

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Spotlight Publication: “Alkyl Selenol Reactivity with Common Solvents and Ligands: Influences on Phase Control in Nanocrystal Synthesis” published in Nanoscale

Dec. 15, 2021—“Alkyl Selenol Reactivity with Common Solvents and Ligands: Influences on Phase Control in Nanocrystal Synthesis” published in Nanoscale has been selected as a VINSE spotlight publication. About the authors: In his honors project in the chemistry laboratory of Assoc. Prof. Janet Macdonald, undergraduate Eric Ho examined the synthesis of copper selenide nanocrystals. Eric  closely looked...

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Spotlight Publication: “Contact Thermal Resistance between Silver Nanowires with Poly (vinylpyrrolidone) Interlayers” published in Nano Letters

Dec. 8, 2021—“Contact Thermal Resistance between Silver Nanowires with Poly (vinylpyrrolidone) Interlayers” published in Nano Letters has been selected as a VINSE spotlight publication. About the author:  Matthew is pursuing his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering under the direction of Dr. Deyu Li and is studying the role of interfaces and their impact on the flow of heat...

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Spotlight Publication: “Taxanes Sensitize Prostate Cancer Cells to TRAIL-Induced Apoptotic Synergy via Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress” published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics

Dec. 1, 2021—“Taxanes Sensitize Prostate Cancer Cells to TRAIL-Induced Apoptotic Synergy via Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress” published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics has been selected as a VINSE spotlight publication. About the author: Korie Grayson (koriegrayson.com) earner her PhD in Biomedical Engineering in May 2020 from Cornell University under the direction of Prof. Michael King. She was a visiting...

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Spotlight Publication: “Optical Momentum Alignment Effect in WSe2 Phototransistor” published in Advanced Optical Materials

Nov. 11, 2021—“Optical Momentum Alignment Effect in WSe2 Phototransistor” published in Advanced Optical Materials has been selected as a VINSE spotlight publication. About the author:  Yuchen Zhang earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in June 2021 under the direction of Dr. Yaqiong Xu. Yuchen studied two-dimensional optoelectronics with advanced functionalities. In recently published work, he systematically studied...

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Spotlight Publication: “High contrast cleavage detection for enhancing porous silicon sensor sensitivity” published in Optics Express

Nov. 3, 2021—“High contrast cleavage detection for enhancing porous silicon sensor sensitivity” published in Optics Express has been selected as a VINSE spotlight publication. About the author: Rabeb Layouni is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering under the direction of Dr. Sharon Weiss and Dr. Paul Laibinis. Rabeb studies the development of porous silicon (PSi)...

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Spotlight Publication: “3-D Full-Band Monte Carlo Simulation of Hot-Electron Energy Distributions in Gate-All-Around Si Nanowire MOSFETs” published in IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices

Oct. 22, 2021—“3-D Full-Band Monte Carlo Simulation of Hot-Electron Energy Distributions in Gate-All-Around Si Nanowire MOSFETs” published in IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices has been selected as a VINSE spotlight publication. About the author: Mahmud Reaz earned his Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Materials Science in July 2021 under the supervision of Prof. Ronald D Schrimpf. Mahmud studied the fabrication,...

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