Science of Nanoscale Systems and their Device Applications
Science of Nanoscale Systems and their Device Applications
NSEC Highlights

NSEC 2007-2012 HIGHLIGHTS

These are highlights from our center over the last 5 years, including facilities, research, education, and outreach:

Facilities:

Laboratory for Integrated Science and Engineering
Harvard University

Center for Nanoscale Systems
Harvard University

National Nanostructure Infrastructure Network
Harvard University

New in-situ Growth and Characterization System at UCSB
Univeristy of California, Santa Barbara

New in-situ Growth and Characterization System at UCSB
Univeristy of California, Santa Barbara

CNS — Harvard University, Aberration Corrected Electron Microscopes
David C. Bell (Harvard)

Education and Outreach:

Public Presentations on Nanoscale Science and Engineering
Museum of Science, Boston

Nanotech Symposium for Educators
Museum of Science, Boston

New Internship Program
Carol Lynn Alpert and Larry Bell

Dragonfly TV Nano
Museum of Science, Boston and Harvard University

Talking Nano DVD Set
Carol Lynn Alpert and Larry Bell

Impact of Sci-Tech Today Nanotechnology Cable News
Museum of Science, Boston

Talking Nano
Carol Lynn Alpert, Museum of Science, Boston

The Amazing Nano Brothers Juggling Show
Museum of Science, Boston

Special Black History Month Presentation
Museum of Science, Boston

Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Carol Lynn Alpert and Larry Bell (Museum of Science, Boston)

Nano Days
Museum of Science, Boston

NSEC Student Laura Zarzar Develops Addition to NanoDays Kit
Museum of Science Boston, Carol Lynn Alpert and Larry Bell

Miniaturizing Assays: Adapting Paper Diagnostics for the K-12 Classroom
George Whitesides and Kathryn Hollar

REU Science Communications Workshops
Carol Lynn Alpert and Kathryn Hollar (Museum of Science, Harvard)

Research Cluster 1:

Nanoskiving
George Whitesides (Harvard)

Patterning the Tips of Optical Fibers with Metallic Nanostructures using Nanoskiving
Joanna Aizenberg, Federico Capasso and George Whitesides (Harvard)

Single-Crystalline Gold Nanowires that Guide Light at the Nanoscale
Federico Capasso & George Whitesides (Harvard)

Magnetic Positioning of Nanowires Embedded in Thin Epoxy Slabs
Marko Loncar & George Whitesides (Harvard)

Electroactive Hydrogels for Biological Applications
Kevin (Kit) Parker (Harvard)

Strain Dependent Molecular Changes in Protein nanoFabrics
Kevin (Kit) Parker (Harvard)

New Method of Localized Materials Deposition on a Nanowire Array: Nanoscale Building Blocks Joanna Aizenberg (Harvard)

Controlling Cellular Morphology and Assembly Using Engineered Nanostructured Substrates
Joanna Aizenberg (Harvard)

CuS Crystal Growth on Microstructured Surfaces
Joanna Aizenberg (harvard)

Fabrication of Soft Metasurfaces
George Whitesides (Harvard)

Nanofabrication Using Conducting Polymers
Federico Capasso, George Whitesides & Joanna Aizenberg (Harvard)

Fine-tuning the Degree of Stem Cell Polarization and Alignment on Arrays of High-Aspect Ratio Nanopliiars
Joanna Aizenberg (Harvard)

CMOS Mini NMR System
Donhee Ham (Harvard)

Single Chip CMOS NMR RF Biomolecular Sensor
Donhee Ham (Harvard)

CMOS NMR RF Biomolecular Sensor

Donhee Ham (Harvard)

Multiscale Modeling of DNA Translocation through Nanopores
Efthimios Kaxiras (Harvard)

Research Cluster 2:

Band-Engineered Nanocrystal Heterostructure
Moungi Bawendi (MIT)

Design and Synthesis of Flourescent-Magnetic Nanoparticle Heterostructures
Moungi Bawendi (MIT)

Optical Image of Metal-Insulator Domains formed within VO2 Nanobeams
Hongkun Park (Harvard)

Phase-Change Nanowires and Nanowire Heterostructures
Hongkun Park (Harvard)

SEM, AFM, Reflectance, and Photocurrent Images of a Single CdS-NW-P3HT Heterojunction Hongkun Park (Harvard)

Nonlinear Sagnac Interferometer
Eric Mazur (Harvard)

First Principles Simulation of Electron Injection in Photovoltaic Devices

Efthimios Kaxiras (Harvard)

Semiconductor Nanowire Lasers
Federico Capasso (Harvard)

Multi-Beam Multi Wavelength Semiconductor Lasers
Federico Capasso (Harvard)

Aberration-Free Ultrathin Flat Lenses based on Plasmonic Metasurfaces
Federico Capasso (Harvard)

Rare Earth Nanostructure Building Blocks
Arthur Gossard (UCSB)

Unique Exciton Storage Memory
Pierre Petroff (UCSB)

A Tunable Quantum Post Terahertz Absorber
Pierre Petroff (UCSB)

Basic Building Blocks of a THz Quantum Cascade Laser
Pierre Petroff (UCSB)

Self-positioning of Self-assembled Quantum Dots
Pierre Petroff (UCSB)

Research Cluster 3:

Imaging Magnetic Focusing: Experiment and Theory in Transconductance SPM Imaging
Eric J. Heller & Robert M. Westervelt (Harvard)

Wave Packet Approach to Semiconductor Transport
Eric J. Heller & Robert M. Westervelt (Harvard)

Properties of Graphene Molecular Devices
David C. Bell, Efthimios Kaxiras & Robert M. Westervelt (Harvard)

Electron and Hole-rich Regions in Graphene
Amir Yacoby (Harvard)

Measured Spectrum of Localized States in Graphene
Amir Yacoby (Harvard)

Splitting of the Eightfold-Degenerate Landau Level in Suspended Bilayers
Amir Yacoby (Harvard)

Anomalous Magnetotransport in a Graphene Device
Bertrand I. Halperin (Harvard)

Magnetic Force Microscope Construction
Jennifer Hoffman (Harvard)

Voltage Triggered Metal-Insulator Transition in Vanadium Dioxide
Jennifer Hoffman & Shriram Ramanathan (Harvard)

Single Vortex Manipulation in an Iron-based Superconductor

Jennifer Hoffman (Harvard)

Sweet Spot in Double Semiconductor Quantum Dot Electronic Structure
Michael Stopa (Harvard)

Controlling Morphology and Atomic-Scale Structure on Gold
Cynthia Friend (Harvard)

Sensing One Electron as it Hops Onto or Off a Quantum Dot
M.A. Kastner (MIT)

Spectroscopy of Quantum Hall Systems
Raymond Ashoori (MIT)

Electron Spin Relaxation in a Nanotube Quantum Dot
Bertand I. Halperin (Harvard)

Nanoscale Imaging and Control of Resistance Switching in VO2
Jennifer Hoffman (Harvard)

Imaging of Molecules for Electronic Switching
Cynthia M. Friend (Harvard)

Seeds:

A Diamond Nanowire Single Photon Source
Marko Loncar (Harvard)

Diamond-silver Structures for Enhancing Color Center Emission
Marko Loncar (Harvard)

Microfabricated Fresnel Zone Plate Optical Tweezer
Kenneth Crozier (Harvard)

Optical Manipulation with Planar Silicon Micro-Ring Resonators
Kenneth Crozier (Harvard)

Plasmonic Optical Cavities
Evelyn Hu (Harvard)

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


 



  Last Modified April 20, 2011 by the NSEC Office.