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Displaying CNST Group Seminars from April 01, 2014 To June 29, 2014 - See All 2014

Characterizing Electrostatic Interactions at Interfaces using Quantitative Single Molecule Fluorescence Microscopy
April 2, 2014

Rather than using single-molecule fluorescence microscopy to make simple structural maps, this research is focused on developing advanced imaging … more

Magnetic Skyrmions in Thin Films for Information Technology and Novel Physics
April 3, 2014

Skyrmions, topologically protected, particle-like "whorls" of magnetization, are a promising platform for extremely low-power spintronic memory … more

Non-volatile resistive memory: what’s going on inside the cell?
April 15, 2014

Non-volatile resistive switching memory (ReRAM) technology promises to overcome the scaling limit approached by the conventional electron storage … more

Floating Catalyst CVD Syntheses of SWNTs for Thin Film Devices – Lessons Learned and Future Directions
April 17, 2014

We discuss (n,m) distributions of our floating catalyst chemical vapor deposition (FFCVD) synthesis of SWCNTs from CO using Fe catalyst clusters … more

3-Dimensional Tracking of Non-blinking
April 21, 2014

While semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) have been used successfully in numerous single particle tracking (SPT) studies due to their high … more

Accurate 10 nm 3D SEM Metrology
April 22, 2014

The shape and dimensions of nanometer-scale structures were successfully determined using a model-based library scanning electron microscope (SEM) … more

Electrochemistry With Nanoelectrodes
April 23, 2014

Nanometer-sized electrodes have drawn considerable interest in recent years. One of the reasons is that with nanoelectrodes one can obtain a high … more

Computational Studies of Energy-Related Materials
April 24, 2014

Computational modeling plays an increasingly important role in the materials studies. Here we present our computational studies on the materials … more

From Next Generation DNA Sequencing to the Novel Characterization of Biomolecular Fluctuations
May 2, 2014

Nanoscale devices that address or detect individual molecules offer a new paradigm for sensing and have the potential to revolutionize a broad … more

Prediction and Validation of Diffusion Coefficients in a Model Drug Delivery System
May 14, 2014

Diffusion of drug and solvent in polymer-based drug delivery systems is of central significance to controlled drug delivery, as well as to the … more

The Casimir Force on Nanostructured Surfaces: Geometry and Finite Conductivity Effects
May 16, 2014

The Casimir force is a quantum effect that strongly depends on not only the material properties but also the shape of the boundary of the … more

Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy (LSFM): Imaging Faster and Gentler
May 20, 2014

Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy (LSFM) has emerged as a powerful fluorescence microscopy tool for cell and developmental biology. LSFM is very … more

Nanoscale probing with single quantum dots
June 19, 2014

The ability to position nanoscopic objects at precise locations on a surface is essential for a broad range of applications. One such application … more

Resonant Micro and Nanoelectromechanical
June 23, 2014

Resonant micro- and nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS and NEMS) have demonstrated a number of recent scientific advancements, translating into a … more

Growth of Low-Damping YIG Films and Spin Pumping of YIG Films
June 23, 2014

If a magnetic field is applied to a magnetic material, the field produces a torque on the magnetization of the material and thereby drives the … more

Using Ultrashort Optical Pulses to Shed New Light on Complex Matter
June 25, 2014

Ultrashort optical spectroscopy (UOS) is the only experimental technique capable of probing the properties of complex materials at the fundamental … more

Memristive Nanodevices
June 27, 2014

Developing electronics beyond Moore’s Law requires revolutionary vision in novel devices, disruptive technologies, new materials and alternative … more

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