Congratulations to Peter Rice on his first paper recently published in Nano Letters regarding the control of materials transparency using electric bias. The paper has been covered by several press articles at AAAS, Nanotechweb.org, and spacedaily.com.
Elton Santos has been awarded an US-Ireland grant funded by the Department of Education and Learning (DELNI), in collaboration with Prof. Valeria Nicolosi (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) and Manish Chhowalla (Rutgers University, USA). The project will focus on the study of a new class of two-dimensional materials for data storage and spin-reading properties for the … Continue reading “Elton Santos has been awarded an US-Irel…”
Tyndall National Institute (Stephen Fahy and Ivana Savic) and ASC are starting a collaboration on the simulation of thermoelectric materials, funded by Science Foundation Ireland (RoI) and Department of Education and Learning (NI). The team will include 2 postdoctoral researchers + 2 PhD students at Tyndall, and 2 postdocs + 1 PhD student at Queen’s. … Continue reading “Tyndall National Institute (Stephen Fahy…”
Congratulations to Abigail Wardlow who has just published her first paper: High-order-harmonic generation in benzene with linearly and circularly polarized laser pulses, Phys. Rev. A 93, 023428 (2016).
Valerio Rizzi, Tchavdar Todorov and Jorge Kohanoff have published a new microscopic method for coupled real-time quantum electron-phonon dynamics, in their article, “Electron-phonon thermalization in a scalable method for real-time quantum dynamics”. Read it in Physical Review B here
Brian Cunningham, Tchavdar Todorov and Daniel Dundas have had their latest paper, “Nonconservative current-driven dynamics: beyond the nanoscale”, published in the last week. It’s available in Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, here.
Jorge Kohanoff and collaborators from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Aix-Marseille University, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory have recently published an article titled, “Cement As a Waste Form for Nuclear Fission Products: The Case of 90Sr and Its Daughters” Using ab initio calculations, the study investigated the long-term stability of radioactive strontium … Continue reading “Jorge Kohanoff and collaborators from M…”
ENACT meets in Mendoza, Argentina. Michael Ferguson (QUB), Stephen Osborne (QUB) and Aaron Byrne (UCD) are visiting the UNCUYO team, led by Mario del Popolo and Eduardo Bringa, until the end of the year. Jorge Kohanoff also visited during October 2015, and Niall English (UCD leader) visits at the beginning of November. More information is … Continue reading “ENACT meets in Mendoza, Argentina.
The ASC welcomes its new PhD students, James Cook, Ryan Kavanagh, Robert Lawrence, Declan Scullion, and Kirsty Whinnery.
Elton Santos attended the ceremony for the new Queen’s Fellows on Monday 21st September 2015.