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Next Generation Materials for Plasmonics and Organic Spintronics

Welcome to the Materials Research, Science, and Engineering Center at the University of Utah


Presenting Undergraduate Research at the National Level

Presenting Undergraduate Research at the National Level

April 28th, 2016

Education HighlightObjective: Train Utah MRSEC students to effectively present research.Approach: Th

A New Way to Get Electricity from Magnetism

A New Way to Get Electricity from Magnetism

April 8th, 2016

Inverse Spin Hall Effect Works in Several Organic SemiconductorsBy showing that a phenomenon dubbed

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Terahertz Conductivity Measurements of the High Electron Density at the Interface Between Complex Oxides Berardi Sensale-Rodriguez and Ajay Nahata

April 8th, 2016

Berardi Sensale-Rodriguez and Ajay Nahata
Objective:  Explore the potential for obtaining very high e

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Recent Publications

Z. Yue, M. C. Prestgard, A. Tiwari, and M. E. Raikh, “Effective spin Hall properties of a mixture of materials with and without spin-orbit coupling: Tailoring the effective spin diffusion length,” Phys. Rev. B 93, 045307 (2016). Link

W. J. Nimens, L. Whittaker-Brooks, and M. H. Bartl, “Enhanced sensing in mixed porous–solid photonic stacks,” J. Mater. Chem. C, 4, 668-672 (2016). Link

W. Ming, Z. F. Wang, M. Zhou, M. Yoon, F. Liu, “Formation of ideal Rashba states on layered semiconductor surfaces steered by strain engineering,” Nano Lett., 2016, 16, 404-409 (2015). Link

J. Vatamanu, M. Vatamanu, D. Bedrov, “Non-Faradaic energy storage by room temperature ionic liquids in nanoporous electrodes,” ACS Nano 9, 5999–6017 (2015). Link

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