Endorsements
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Endorsements

Hello light enthusiasts! Apologies for the silence in blogland these last few months. Instead of writing, I’ve been finishing up experiments and beginning to put my dissertation together (!!!). Before diving back into work I wanted to plug a few weapons I’ve learned to carry into the battle between Productivity and Procrastination that have seriously … Continue reading

Photos / Science!

Ready for this #jelly? Alice shows us a slice of jellyfish embedded with a #pacemaker. How do jellies move so gracefully through water? In collaboration with the #Dabiri Lab, Alice is studying the #forces exerted by the #jellyfish using force #microscopy. Hopefully some cool videos forthcoming! #biology #aquatic #jellybelly #jellyparty #swimswimswim 🐳 A post shared … Continue reading

Hot Electrons Movin’ on Up
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Hot Electrons Movin’ on Up

We celebrated Guru’s paper on hot electron upconversion in Applied Physics Letters this week with a champagne toast featuring Marcus. Here’s an excerpt from Guru’s website on this project: Hot carriers in plasmonic systems for photon upconversion Photons absorbed by small metal nanoparticles create hot carriers in the metal nanoparticle which decay too quickly to … Continue reading