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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

Electron Microscopy of Carbon Nanotube Composites

Carbon nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and graphene have an extraordinary combination of mechanical, electronic and thermal … more

In Situ Characterization of Nanoscale Gas-Solid Interactions by TEM

Observing and measuring the dynamic changes that take place at the nanometer scale during the synthesis and operation of active nanostructures is … more

Fluid Suspensions & Emulsions

We are trying to help take colloidal rheology understanding beyond uniformly charged spheres to particles with more complex interactions, through … more

DNA Origami for Precise Manufacturing of Nanoscale Structures

Over the past decade nanoscale science has produced varied and fascinating nanostructures with an extraordinary range of interesting and useful … more

Optimal Diffusion Coefficient Estimation in Single-Particle Tracking (Archived)

Single-particle tracking is a powerful tool for probing the transport behavior and local environmental properties of individual nanoparticles in … more

Instruments
Raman facility

Raman scattering is a powerful light scattering technique used to diagnose the internal structure of molecules and crystals. In a light scattering … more

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