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Adam Biacchi (Fed)

Adam Biacchi is a materials chemist in the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  He is working in the Nanoscale Spectroscopy Group with Angela Hight Walker on the synthesis and characterization of a wide variety of low-dimensional nanomaterials.  Current materials classes of interest are 2D inorganic and organic crystals, including semiconductors and topological insulators, and magnetic 0D nanocrystals, including metal alloys, oxides, and intermetallics.  The structural, chemical, magnetic, and optoelectronic properties of these nanomaterials are interrogated using a variety of spectroscopic (Raman, PL, diffuse reflectance, FTIR, MOKE, THz, XPS/UPS, EDX, EELS) and non-spectroscopic (S/TEM, SEM, AFM, X-ray/electron diffraction, TGA/DSC, Hall and other contact probe measurement, magnetometry) techniques.  Emphasis is placed on the development of materials using scalable solution chemistry-based routes and surface engineering modalities.  Investigated applications of his work range from electronic and optoelectronic solid state devices to photonics and magnetic sensing.

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Publications

Synthesis of Mixed-Valent Lanthanide Sulfide Nanoparticles

Author(s)
Pricilla Glaser, Orlando Stewart, Rida Atif, Dane Asuigui, Joel Swanson, Adam Biacchi, Angela R. Hight Walker, Gregory Morrison, Hans-Conrad zur Loye, Sarah Stoll
In targeting reduced valence lanthanides, we report the first nanoparticle synthesis of the mixed-valent ferromagnets Eu3S4 and EuSm2S4. Using divalent

The joint automated repository for various integrated simulations (JARVIS) for data-driven materials design

Author(s)
Kamal Choudhary, Kevin Garrity, Andrew C. Reid, Brian DeCost, Adam Biacchi, Angela R. Hight Walker, Zachary Trautt, Jason Hattrick-Simpers, Aaron Kusne, Andrea Centrone, Albert Davydov, Francesca Tavazza, Jie Jiang, Ruth Pachter, Gowoon Cheon, Evan Reed, Ankit Agrawal, Xiaofeng Qian, Vinit Sharma, Houlong Zhuang, Sergei Kalinin, Ghanshyam Pilania, Pinar Acar, Subhasish Mandal, David Vanderbilt, Karin Rabe
The Joint Automated Repository for Various Integrated Simulations (JARVIS) is an integrated infrastructure to accelerate materials discovery and design using
Created July 30, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021