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Superconducting Nanowire Single-Photon Detectors: A Review Of Recent Progress
Start Date: 04/19/2016

Single-photon detectors are an integral part of experiments in quantum optics, and have applications in optical quantum computing, quantum … more

Nonlinear Optics in High-Q Silicon and Silicon Carbide Microcavities
Start Date: 04/15/2016

Modern technologies allow us to fabricate optical microcavities that confine light tightly at resonant frequencies at micrometer scales for an … more

Progress Toward Few-Photon-Level Nonlinear Optics for Quantum Applications
Start Date: 04/11/2016

An all-optical architecture for the generation and manipulation of quantum light is highly useful for quantum information processing. However, … more

Designer Materials Through Controlled Nanocrystal Coupling for Electronic and Optical Applications
Start Date: 04/07/2016

Semiconductor and plasmonic nanocrystals are known for their size- and shape-dependent photoluminescence and localized surface plasmon resonances … more

The Effect of Crystallographic Growth Direction on Optoelectronic and Chemical Properties of GaN Nanowires
Start Date: 03/03/2016

Morphology of catalytically grown 1-D nanostructures is often defined by the crystallographic direction describing their growth axis. GaN nanowires … more

Electronic Structure of a CuII-Alkoxide Complex: Modeling Intermediates in Copper-Catalyzed Alcohol Oxidations
Start Date: 02/04/2016

The copper-catalyzed oxidation of alcohols to aldehydes is an important reaction in enzymes and in synthetic chemistry. In these reactions, a … more

Molecular Junctions for Thermoelectricity: A Review
Start Date: 02/02/2016

A few years ago, molecular junctions were suggested to function as active thermoelectric elements, with the idea of using the tunable properties … more

Nanoparticle Counting with Photothermal Microscopy
Start Date: 01/08/2016

High-throughput instruments that accurately determine nanoparticle concentration in mixtures, natural waters, and complex media are needed for … more

Future Information Processing: From Materials to Systems
Start Date: 12/18/2015

It is becoming increasingly clear that in future information processing applications, synergistic innovations in materials, devices, and system … more

Synthesis of bimetallic iron-nickel nanoparticles for oxygen evolution and methanol oxidation catalysis under alkaline conditions for fuel cells
Start Date: 12/11/2015

The electrochemical oxidation of alternative fuels, such as methanol and ethanol, for alkaline fuel cells often relies on the use of precious metal … more

Advancing Nanoparticle Manufacturing
Start Date: 10/07/2015

Following decades of research and development, commercial products enabled by nanoparticles are poised to have broad impact in diverse sectors of … more

Harnessing Silicon Nanotechnology for Medicine: Assisting the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and traumatic brain injuries
Start Date: 04/17/2014

Silicon is best known for the central role it plays in microelectronics and solar energy conversion devices. However, the same electronic and … more

Structure and Dynamics from Random Observations
Start Date: 03/20/2014

Physicists are control freaks. At weddings, the bridal photo is taken under bright lights, with the happy couple holding still. Traditionally in … more

Engineering Computation and Living Materials with Synthetic Biology
Start Date: 03/13/2014

Exponential improvements in semiconductor technology have catalyzed amazing advancements in electronics over the past several decades and … more

Engineering Computation and Living Materials with Synthetic Biology
Start Date: 03/13/2014

Exponential improvements in semiconductor technology have catalyzed amazing advancements in electronics over the past several decades and … more

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