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current seed projects


investigator

project title       (click title for description)

Jeong-Hyun Cho

Realization of Volumetric Light Confinement in 2D Materials

Vivian Ferry and David J. Flannigan (renewed from 2016)

Controlling Acouto-Plasmonic Modes in Complex Nanostructures

Russell Holmes, Eray Aydil, and Laura Gagliardi (continuing from 2016)

Lead-Free Perovskites for Sustainable, High Efficiency Photovoltaics

Jong Seok Jeong

Measuring Phonon Transfer Across the Interfaces Between Two Crystals at the Atomic Scale and Estabilishing Such Capacity

Sungyon Lee

Seed of Opportunity: TBD

Tony Low and Sang-Hyun Oh (renewed from 2015)

Novel Light Matter Interactions in Black Phosphorus: An Emerging Anisotropic Layered Material for Optoelectronics and Metamaterials

Mahesh Mahanthappa and Christopher Ellison

Influence of Molecular Architecture on the Transport Properties of New Lithium Single-Ion Conducting Polymers

Vlad S. Pribiag and Bharat Jalan (renewed from 2015)

Scattering, Superconductivity and Magnetism in MBE-Grown Complex Oxide Thin Films

Sarah Swisher

Seed of Opportunity: Flexible Electronics

Xiaojia Wang and Bharat Jalan (continuing from 2016)

Structure-Thermal Property Correlation of Complex Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures



2016


investigator

project title       (click title for description)

Xiang Cheng (renewed from 2015)

Using Confocal Microscopy to Study the Dynamics and Rheology of Supercooled Colloidal Liquids Under Confinement

Vivian Ferry and David J. Flannigan (renewed from 2015: Ferry 2015, Flannigan 2015)

Controlling Acouto-Plasmonic Modes in Complex Nanostructures

Russell Holmes, Eray Aydil, and Laura Gagliardi (continuing from 2015)

Lead-Free Perovskites for Sustainable, High Efficiency Photovoltaics

Michael McAlpine

Three-Dimensionally Printed Silicon Nanocrystal Light-Emitting Diodes

Vlad S. Pribiag and Bharat Jalan (continuing from 2015)

Towards Mesoscopic Transport at Oxide Interfaces

Xiaojia Wang and Bharat Jalan (renewed from 2015)

Structure-Thermal Property Correlation of Complex Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures



2015


investigator

project title       (click title for description)

David J. Flannigan

Multidimensional Visualization of Materials Dynamics with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy

Xiang Cheng

Using Confocal Microscopy to Study the Dynamics and Theology of Supercooled Colloidal Liquids Under Confinement

Russell Holmes, Eray Aydil, and Laura Gagliardi

Lead-Free Perovskites for Sustainable, High Efficiency Photovoltaics

Tony Low and Sang-Hyun Oh

Novel Light-Matter Interactions in Black Phosphorus: an Emerging Anisotropic Layered Material for Optoelectronics and Metamaterials

Vlad S. Pribiag and Bharat Jalan

Towards Mesoscopic Transport at Oxide Interfaces

Xiaojia Wang and Bharat Jalan

Ultrafast Thermal Characterization of Complex Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures

Bethanie Stadler, Vivian Ferry, and Mo Li (renewed from 2014)

Magneto-Plasmonic Integrated Materials

James Johns (renewed from 2014)

Transmission Mode Ultrafast Photoemission of Suspended 2D Materials



2014


investigator

project title       (click title for description)

David J. Flannigan

Visualizing Atomic-Scale Energy Propagation with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy (UEM)

Bethanie Stadler, Vivian Ferry, and Mo Li

Magneto-Plasmonic Integrated Materials

James Johns

Transmission Mode Ultrafast Photoemission of Suspended 2D Materials



2012


investigator

project title       (click title for description)

Laura Gagliardi and Dan Frisbie

Ab initio modeling of electronic transport properties of π-conjugated organic oligomers in molecular junctions

Bharat Jalan and Chris Leighton

Band-Engineered Complex Oxide Heterostructures

Connie Lu , Andreas Stein , and Aditya Bhan

Developing Bimetallic Catalyst Materials with Hierarchical Structure

Michael Tsapatsis, Andre Mkhoyan, and R. Lee Penn

Atomic Level and Nanoscale Design of Molecular Sieve Catalysts



2011


investigator

project title       (click title for description)

Valerie C. Pierre

Responsive Magnetoplasmonic Imaging Agents and Molecular Rulers

Mo Li

Heterogeneous integration of flexible silicon photonics on polymeric films

Svitlana Mayboroda

The Impact of Irregularities and Disorder on Vibrations and Macroscopic Properties of Elliptic Systems

Matteo Cococcioni

Computational design and optimization of phosphorescent sensitizers for efficient, low-cost organic solar cells

Martin Greven

Unconventional Magnetism in Copper-Oxide Superconductors

Aaron Massari

Measuring Interfacial Molecular Structure in Functional Organic Field-Effect Transistors

Steven Koester

Ultrasmooth Graphene Nanoribbon Formation Using Templated Nanoparticle Crystallographic Etching

Sang-Hyun Oh

Ultra-Smooth Patterned Metals for Plasmonics and Bio-Sensing





University of Minnesota Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF).


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