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Multi-code Benchmark on Ti K-edge X-ray Absorption Spectra of Ti-O Compounds

Fanchen Meng, Benedikt Maurer, Fabian Peschel, Sencer Selcuk, Xiaohui Qu, Mark S Hybertsen, Christian Vorwerk, Claudia Draxl, John Vinson, Deyu Lu
X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) is an element-specific materials characterization technique that is sensitive to structural and electronic properties. First

Tracking Active Phase Behavior on Boron Nitride during the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane Using Operando X-Ray Raman Spectroscopy

Melissa Cendejas, Oscar Paredes Mellone, Unni Kurumbail, Zisheng Zhang, Jacob Jansen, Faysal Ibrahim, Son Dong, John Vinson, Anastassia Alexandrova, Dimosthenis Sokaras, Simon Bare, Ive Hermans
Hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) is a highly selective catalyst for the oxidative dehydrogenation of propane (ODHP) to propylene. Using a variety of ex situ

Nanosecond time-resolved dual-comb absorption spectroscopy

David Long, Matthew Cich, Carl Mathurin, Garrett Mathews, Adam Heiniger, Augustine Frymire, Gregory Rieker
Frequency combs have revolutionized the field of optical spectroscopy, enabling researchers to probe molecular systems with a multitude of accurate and precise


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2015 French Award

The Judson C. French Award, first presented in 2000, is granted for significant improvement in products delivered directly to industry

2009 APS Fellow - Yuri Ralchenko

For significant contributions to the relativistic theory of highly-charged ions and collisional-radiative modeling, and through creation of