• Professional Development Camp for Teachers

    Utah MRSEC co-sponsors a materials science camp for local teachers where they build upon their knowledge of materials engineering and chemistry. Each teacher receives 40 hours of professional development instruction, along with materials and supplies to teach the lessons and conduct the experiments they learn from the camp in their classrooms. Find out more…

  • REU Program 2015

    Each year, MRSEC funds up to 10 exemplary undergraduates who are interested in participating in summer research projects in the areas of Plasmonics or Organic Spintronics. Find out more…

  • IRG1 – Plasmonics

    Knowledge of surface plasmon polaritons (SPP) is used to develop new devices and spectroscopic capabilities. Find out more…

  • Outreach

    MRSEC is a proud founding sponsor of the University of Utah’s inaugural hosting of the Utah Science Olympiad. Find out more…

  • Magnonics

    Research in IRG1 FRG2 is directed towards the fabrication and study of magnetic and superconducting metamaterials. Find out more…


Next Generation Materials for Plasmonics and Organic Spintronics

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

News

Perovskite solar technology breakthrough reported in latest issue of MRS Communications

Perovskite solar technology breakthrough reported in latest issue of MRS Communications

May 1st, 2015

Utah MRSEC research produces "groundbreaking paper on perovskite solar cells – one of the hottest toRead more...

Silicon-Based Artificial 2D Dirac Material for THz Plasmonics

Silicon-Based Artificial 2D Dirac Material for THz Plasmonics

April 22nd, 2015

Research Highlight Discovery: Self-assembly of 1/3 monolayer of bromine on Si(111) surface leads toRead more...

Filter would tap terahertz spectrum for 1000-times faster downloads

Filter would tap terahertz spectrum for 1000-times faster downloads

April 6th, 2015

Utah MRSEC Director Ajay Nahata and U graduate student Andrew Paulsen hold up a terahertz frequency Read more...

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Recent Publications

  • J. Wang, S. Liu, S. Guruswamy, and A. Nahata, “Electrolytic reduction of liquid metal oxides and its application to reconfigurable structured devices,” Sci. Rep. 5, 8637 (2015). Link

  • Y. Zhai, C.-X. Sheng and Z. V. Vardeny, “Singlet fission of hot-excitons in pi-conjugated polymers,” Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A. Published online (May 18, 2015). Link

  • K. J. van Schooten, D. L. Baird, M. E. Limes, J. M. Lupton, and C. Boehme, “Probing long-range carrier-pair spin-spin interactions in a conjugated polymer by detuning of electrically detected spin beating,” Nat. Commun. 6, 7688 (2015). Link

  • B. Shen, P. Wang, R. Polson, and R. Menon, “An integrated-nanophotonics polarization beamsplitter with 2.4 × 2.4 μm2 footprint,” Nat. Photon. advance online publication, (2015). Link

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