Science of Nanoscale Systems and their Device Applications
Science of Nanoscale Systems and their Device Applications
NSEC Highlights


These are recent highlights from our center including research, education, and outreach:


Center for Nanoscale Systems
Harvard University

National Nanostructure Infrastructure Network
Harvard University

Education and Outreach:

Talking Nano
Museum of Science, Boston

REU Science Communications Workshops
Museum of Science, Boston

The Future of Computing, Tiny Solutions to our Big Energy Problem
Museum of Science, Boston

Sci-Tech Today
Museum of Science, Boston

Bio Chips

Engineering Biologically Inspired Protein nanoFabrics
Kevin (Kit) Parker (Harvard)

The Dynamical Behavior of "Chemically Stiffened" Cells in Small-Scale Geometries
Howard A. Stone (Harvard)

Optical Manipulation with Planar Silicon Micro-Ring Resonators
Kenneth Crozier (Harvard)

Novel Nanowires

CuS Crystal Growth on Microstructured Surfaces
Joanna Aizenberg (Harvard)

Electrically Controlling and Monitoring InP Nanowire Growth from Solution
Moungi G. Bawendi (MIT)

Metal Insulator Transitions in VO2

Voltage-Triggered Metal-Insulator Tranistion in Vanadium Dioxide
Jennifer Hoffman (Harvard)

Conductance Transitions in Vanadium Oxide
Shriram Ramanathan (Harvard)

Diamond and TiO2 Nanostructures

A Diamond Nanowire Single Photon Source
Marko Loncar (Harvard)

Matrix of Diamond Nanowires
Marko Loncar (Harvard)

Reactive Growth of TiO2 Nanoparticles
Cynthia M. Friend (Harvard)

Evaluating TiO2 as a Platform for All-optical Logic
Eric Mazur (Harvard)

High Efficiency Water Photoelectrolysis by TiO2 Nanowire Thin Films
Hongkun Park (Harvard)

Optical Nanostructures

Multi-Beam Multi-Wavelength Semiconductor Lasers
Federico Capasso (Harvard)

Plasmonic Optical Cavities
Evelyn Hu (Harvard)

Basic Building Blocks of a THz Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL)
Pierre Petroff (UCSB)

Spin Control

2D n-channel Field Effect Transistor
Marc Kastner (MIT)

Electron Spin Relaxation in a Nanotube Quantum Dot
Bertrand I. Halperin (Harvard)


Imaging Universal Conductance Fluctuations in Graphene
Eric J. Heller (Harvard)

Splitting of the Eightfold-Degenerate Landau Level in Suspended Bilayers
Amir Yacoby (Harvard)










  Last Modified April 20, 2011 by the NSEC Office.