Art of Science
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Art of Science

Congrats to Alice for being a finalist in this year’s Art of Science! The Stanford Materials Research Society group hosts an annual contest for the best science-inspired art piece. Alice is an amazing artist – she makes the most beautiful handmade cards and designed our blog logo, too! For this Art of Science, Alice decided to switch … 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