NUANCE warmly welcomes Tirzah AbbottTake Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2017Dr. Yuan Li attends Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring MeetingResearch highlight: "Low-Temperature Atomic Layer Deposition of MoS2 Films" at EPIC, SPID, and KECK-IIMeet the dedicated and talented staff of the NUANCE CenterKeck-II facilitates key new insights into ancient meteorite flux published in Nature AstronomyNUANCE warmly welcomes Dr. Yaobin XuProf. Dravid and Dr. Shekhawat publish paper in Nanoscale

NUANCE warmly welcomes Tirzah Abbott

NUANCE is proud to announce its newest staff member: Tirzah Abbott. An SEM expert, Tirzah began her role as Electron Microscope and Imaging Specialist at the EPIC facility in April 2017.

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Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2017

The NUANCE Center took part in the 2017 university-wide "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" on April 27. About 35 children and their parents learned about the powers of the EPIC facility's microscopes, guided by Dr. Jinsong Wu and graduate students Akshay Murthy and Jeff Cain.

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Dr. Yuan Li attends Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting

Yuan Li, postdoctoral fellow at KECK-II, attended the 2017 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting in Phoenix Arizona. He presented research he recently published with Prof. Vinayak Dravid and Dr. Xinqi Chen, on Au@MoS2 photodetection.

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Research highlight: "Low-Temperature Atomic Layer Deposition of MoS2 Films" at EPIC, SPID, and KECK-II

A new paper by a Northwestern-based team of researchers was published recently in Angewandte Chemie, following innovative ALD research at NUANCE's EPIC, SPID, and KECK-II facilities. The article introduces a new method for creating MoS2 thin films at record low temperatures, facilitating photolithographic and lift-off patterning.

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Meet the dedicated and talented staff of the NUANCE Center

From research to administration, our committed staff keeps the NUANCE Center and its facilities running smoothly, maintaining Northwestern's tradition of excellence.

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Keck-II facilitates key new insights into ancient meteorite flux published in Nature Astronomy

A new study in Nature Astronomy, observing 466-million-years-old meteorites using Keck-II technology, reveals that dramatic events in the asteroid belt continuously and drastically change the composition of meteorite showers over the course of large geological time spans.

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NUANCE warmly welcomes Dr. Yaobin Xu

NUANCE welcomes the newest member of the EPIC team, postdoctoral fellow Dr. Yaobin Xu. Yaobin is a TEM specialist who obtained his PhD in Materials Physics and Chemistry from the Shenyang Laboratory for Materials Science (Chinese Academy of Sciences).

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Prof. Dravid and Dr. Shekhawat publish paper in Nanoscale

Vinayak Dravid and Gajendra Shekhawat have published a new article, entitled “Contrast mechanisms on nanoscale subsurface imaging in ultrasonic AFM: scattering of ultrasonic waves and contact stiffness of the tip–sample,” in the journal Nanoscale. The research was in collaboration with a group of researchers from the University of Calgary and made use of the SPID facility's AFM.

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