Research Grant: experimental and theoretical studies of iron pnictides through zero field nuclear magnetic resonance

 

QSEC members Dr. Karen Sauer’s team have recently received a grant from NSF to continue the experimental and theoretical studies of iron pnictides through zero field nuclear magnetic resonance.

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Featured Publication: Photothermochemical Nanoassembly of 3D Porous Graphene and Palladium Nanoparticles for High-Performance Hydrogen Detection

 

Undergraduate and high school students worked as Research Assistants in the project Photothermochemical Nanoassembly of 3D Porous Graphene and Palladium Nanoparticles for High-Performance Hydrogen Detection. This project has been made by Minsu Kim, Seung Min Lee, Jun Woo Jeon, Shirin Movaghgharnezhad, Heeyoung Jeong, Farbod Moghaddam, Daniel Mitchell, Pilgyu Kang, Byoung Gak Kim. The journal cover has been published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

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QSEC Undergraduate Student to Present Quantum Circuit Research on the WoPhys 2021 Conference

 

QSEC undergraduate student Swan Klein will give an invited presentation on “Two-Qubit Quantum Circuit Synthesis” in the WoPhyS 2021 on Thursday, October 21., The presented research is a part of NSF funded project on quantum algorithms co-advised by QSEC members Dr. Mingzhen Tian and Dr. Michael Jarret. Dr. Maria Emelianenko, the Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Associate Director of the QSEC, will also give a keynote address at the conference on her research in materials and quantum circuits.

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QSEC faculty collaborates with NIST, ANL and ORNL to discover a new topological magnetic state

 

QSEC member, Professor Nirmal Ghimire of GMU leads a group of materials science experts from Mason, NIST, ANL, and ORNL to discover a quantum phenomenon that has the potential to become a building block of future electronic technology emerges at high temperatures from a mechanism not before realized, the result of which is published on Science Advances, doi:10.1126/sciadv.abe2680.

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Condense Matter Seminar: Tunneling into emergent topological matter by Dr. Jiaxin Yin of Princeton University 11/16/2020

3 pm, November 16, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Jiaxin Yin, Department of Physics, Princeton University

Topic: Tunneling into emergent topological matter

Location: Zoom

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Featured publication: Density functional theory-based electric field gradient database

 

QSEC members Dr. Igor Mazin, Dr. Karen Sauer and student Jaafar Ansari have recently published their collaborative work of DFT-based EFG calculation, Density functional theory-based electric field gradient database, doi:10.1038/s41597-020-00707-8, on Scientific Data.

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Science Off Camera Podcast with Prof. Patrick Vora

 

Prof. Patrick Vora, Director of the QSEC, was recently invited by the Science Off Camera Podcast for an interview on quantum materials, their development and methods of characterization, and the role of QSEC in this research area.  The podcast is available here.

The Science Off Camera Podcast is sponsored by Teledyne Princeton Instruments and Teledyne Photometrics and hosted by Dr. Matthew Kose-Dunn and Sebastian Remi, to discuss with scientists and industry leaders in scientific imaging and spectroscopy.

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