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Spring 2015 Seminar

Thursdays 12-1pm, BPS 1400. Pizza and other goodies available 11:45am

January 15: Joseph Luther
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden Colorado
"Solar Cells from Colloidal Nanocrystals: Paricle Synthesis, Surface Chemistry, Device Architectures and Device Physics"

January 22 : Lorenzo Mangolini
Mechanical Engineering Department, University of California Riverside
"Non-equilibrium plasma processing of materials"

January 29 : George Schatz
Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
"Using Self-Assembly to Make Functional Materials"

February 16 (Note different day): Delia Milliron
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
"Tunable and responsive plasmonic properties of metal oxide nanocrystals"

February 19: Cherie Kagan
Departments of Electrical, Materials and Chemistry, University of Pennsylvannia
"Designer Nanocrystal Electronic and Optoelectronic Materials Through Controlled Coupling and Doping"

March 19 : John Wiley
Department of Chemistry, University of New Orleans
"Peapod Nanocomposites: Directed Capture of Preformed Nanoparticles in Scrolled Nanosheets"

April 2 : Yosuke Kanai
Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Excited Electron Dynamics in Materials: Predictive Modeling of the Electronic Stopping and Hot Electron Relaxation from First Principles"

April 23 : Philippe Guyot-Sionnest
Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
"Colloidal Quantum Dots for Magneto-Resistance, and for Mid-Infrared Optical Response"

April 30: David Ginger
Department of Chemistry, University of Washington
"Imaging Heterogeneity in Thin Film Solar Cells"

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