Research Snapshot: New microscopy technique of electron distributions and theory unveils a feature that can shape applications of a class of quantum materials
Apr. 7, 2021—Theory and experimental data on an electride, a member of a class of exotic materials, unveil new secrets that may impact technology developments. Est. reading time: 2 mins.
Jun. 25, 2020—Read about recent faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Experiments into amorphous carbon monolayer lend new evidence to physics debate, lay groundwork for future devices
Jan. 8, 2020—A new study into two-dimensional amorphous carbon is providing answers to long-standing questions regarding the atomic makeup of bulk amorphous materials, opening the door to exciting device applications in the future.
Nov. 18, 2019—A discovery from a team of physicists and other researchers is breaking new ground in the study of ferroelectricity, a characteristic of certain dielectric materials that are used in high-technology applications.
Sep. 6, 2019—New technique for manipulating graphene opens the door to new breakthroughs in quantum technology.
Sep. 5, 2019—"A Short History of Anger," centering on the devastating and lasting impact of state-sponsored ethnic cleansing and forced migration, will be performed Sept. 14 at the Blair School of Music.
Sep. 27, 2018—Vanderbilt University physicists developed detailed quantum mechanical simulations that accurately predict the outcomes of various additive combinations in water used for enhanced oil recovery.
Jul. 21, 2017—Scientists have discovered a natural process that makes patterned monolayers suitable for creating a wide variety of novel materials with dual optical, magnetic, catalytic or sensing capabilities.
Mar. 13, 2012—Vanderbilt physicists report that they have nailed down the source of the interference inhibiting the rapid flow of electrons through graphene-based devices and found a way to suppress it.