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Science: Ultrafast Laser Spectrometer Measures Heat Flow Through Molecules

Wed, 08/08/2007 - 18:00   Work by Professors Dana Dlott & David Cahill to develop an ultrafast thermal measurement technique

Rogers Bestowed the 2007 Baekeland Award

Wed, 08/01/2007 - 17:00   Rogers selected to receive the 2007 Baekeland Award, presented by the North Jersey Section of the American Chemical Society.

Lewis Named Director of Materials Research Laboratory

Tue, 07/17/2007 - 18:00   Professor Jennifer A. Lewis (MatSE) has been named the sixth director of the Seitz Materials Research Laboratory.

Inverse Woodpile Structure has Extremely Large Photonic Band Gap

Mon, 05/21/2007 - 17:00   Paul Braun and Jennifer Lewis describe the fabrication and optical properties of a germanium inverse woodpile structure.

Rogers Group Introduces 'Wavy' Silicon

Mon, 05/14/2007 - 16:00   By applying sheets of Si to a stretched rubber sheet, the silicon can be buckled into previously unseen geometries.

New model describes avalanche behavior of superfluid helium

Mon, 04/23/2007 - 18:00   Illinois researchers have constructed a model that describes avalanche-like, phase-slip cascades in the superflow of helium.

Theory Predicts Aging Process In DVDs, Plexiglas, Other Polymer Glasses

Sun, 04/22/2007 - 18:00   Prof. Kenneth Schweizer, group develops a theory that predicts how some materials age.

Nature: Mechanics Meets Chemistry In New Ways To Manipulate Matter

Tue, 03/20/2007 - 18:00   Illinois researchers have found a novel way to manipulate matter and drive chemical reactions along a desired direction.

Rogers Earns 2007 Drucker Eminent Faculty Award

Wed, 03/14/2007 - 18:00   Prof. John Rogers honored by the Illinois Alpha chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society.

Zukoski elected to National Academy of Engineering

Thu, 02/08/2007 - 18:00   Illinois Vice Chancellor for Research, ECE professor among 64 engineers selected

Scientists Identify Molecular Cause For One Form Of Deafness

Sun, 02/04/2007 - 18:00   Scientists find underlying molecular cause for form of deafness, conceptual connection between deafness, liquid crystals.

Water Theory Is Watertight, Researchers Say

Tue, 01/16/2007 - 18:00   Researchers at Illinois, Argonne resolve controversy over hydrophobic surfaces.

Science: 3D Heterogeneous Systems Key to the Next Generation of Electronics

Wed, 12/13/2006 - 18:00   Simple methods allow integration transistor classes, other semiconductor devices on a single substrate.

Hattar Image Chosen as Materials Today 2006 Cover Competition Winner

Sun, 11/26/2006 - 18:00   Ph.D. student Khalid Hattaris the winner of the Materials Today cover competition for 2006.

Complex Order Parameter in Ruthenate Superconductors Confirmed

Sun, 11/26/2006 - 18:00   Van Harlingen, team say the debate on the pairing symmetry of strontium ruthenium oxide is over

Martinez elected among 2006 AAAS Fellows

Sun, 11/26/2006 - 18:00   Prof. Todd Martinez among 10 Illinois faculty awarded honor by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Nuzzo and Rogers Plasmonic Crystal Work Published in PNAS, Featured at Nature Nanotechnology

Fri, 11/17/2006 - 02:58   FS-MRL PIs Nuzzo and Rogers, groups, Argonne collaborators highlight class of quasi-3D plasmonic crystal.

Suslick Breaks Sugar With Sound to Get Light

Wed, 11/08/2006 - 18:00   Prof. Kenneth Suslick, grad student Nathan Eddingsaas used high-intensity ultrasound in sugar to create mechanoluminescence.

Quantum Coherence Possible In Incommensurate Electronic Systems

Wed, 11/01/2006 - 18:00   Illinois researchers' finding removes one obstacle in the development of quantum devices

New Theory Explains Enhanced Superconductivity in Nanowires

Tue, 10/17/2006 - 17:00   Illinois researchers with Prof. Alexey Bezryadin discover phenomenon, develop theory to explain it.