Header imageHeader image  

UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy



July 29 - Aug 2, 2012

Chris to give invited talk, “In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy of Electrochemical Electrode Reconfiguration Processes”, and Edward to give talk, "Creation And Manipulation Of Bubbles In Liquid Water Using A Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope", at Microscopy & Microanalysis 2012 in Phoenix.

July 11 , 2012

Entering graduate student Louis Yang arrives from Caltech.

Louis Yang

July 2, 2012

Brian and Matt’s paper (submitted to PRB) appears on the arXiv.

prb banner

June 25, 2012

Louis Baum arrives for summer REU program at UCLA.

June 14 , 2012

UCLA PhD Hooding Ceremony


June 12 , 2012

Scott's PhD thesis, "“Comprehensive Pyrometry of Incandescent Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene in the Visible and Near Infrared," is approved. Congratulations Scott!

UCLA logo

June 15 , 2012

Ed's paper has been accepted by ACS Nano and can be found here.

May 18 , 2012

Our unsolicited proposal to the NSF Division of Materials Research, DMR-1206849, has been recommended for funding, for a funding period of three years.

May 15, 2012

Jessica’s paper (collaboration with Kaner group) accepted by the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS).

April 30 , 2012

Ed’s manuscript is sent out for review at ACS Nano.

April 17 , 2012

Collaboration meeting with The Aerospace Corporation.

April 16 , 2012

"Chemical Vapor Deposition of Graphene on Copper from Methane, Ethane and Propane: Evidence for Bilayer Selectivity" to be on the
front cover of Small.

March 22, 2012

"Electron tomography at 2.4-ångström resolution" published in Nature.

March 20, 2012

Chris to give the physics colloquium, “Visualizing the invisible: microscopy of nanolamps and nanobubbles”, at Pomona College.

March 10, 2012

Matthew gets hitched.


March 8, 2012

Edward passes PhD qualifying oral exam with flying colors.

March 3, 2012

Chris gives invited talk, “Transmission electron microscopy of incandescent lamps and liquid water”, and Edward gives poster presentation, "Charged nanoparticle dynamics in water induced by scanning transmission electron microscopy", at Caltech for the Spring Meeting of the Southern California Society for Microscopy and Microanalysis.

March 1, 2012

Brian gives talk, “Thickness Determination of Multilayer Graphene Using Transmission Electron Microscopy”, at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society.

February 28, 2012

Edward gives talk, “Charged nanoparticle dynamics in water induced by scanning transmission electron microscopy”, at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society.

January 25, 2012

Chris demonstrates Van de Graaff generators at the “Ask the Scientist Night” at Bell Gardens High School.  This event was set up by the UCLA CNSI’s High School Nanoscience Program in partnership with an NSF-funded IGERT Materials Creation Training Program (MCTP).

January 21, 2012

Chris brings liquid nitrogen to SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) outreach event at UCLA.