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Congratulations to grads Michael Freidberg, Julia Montoya, Darius Vrubliauskas and Zi Yao who...
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Grad Mallory Hinks awarded a fellowship from the UCI Chancellor’s Club Fund for...

Upcoming Events

Thu, Mar 23, 2017, 1:00pm - Sudipta Mukherjee
Recently picosecond vibrationally resonant sum frequency generation (VRSFG) process has been adopted as a surface sensitive, chemically specific nonlinear imaging modality. In this talk, we will discuss our recent efforts to extend this technique to femtosecond regime. To this end, we have built a high powered mid infrared femtosecond optical...
Thu, Mar 30, 2017, 1:00pm - Xing Chen
An atomistic electrodynamics model, where the NPs in terms of a macroscopic homogenous dielectric constant is replaced by an atomic representation with dielectric properties depending on the local chemical environment, successfully describes the plasmonics behavior in quantum size region. By using this model, we explored the near field fluctuation...
Thu, Apr 13, 2017, 1:00pm - Calvin Patel
Coupling femtosecond pulses to the scanning tunneling microscope (STM) has the potential to combine unprecedented spatial and temporal resolution. Although much progress has been made, there are significant challenges that lie ahead. In this talk, I will highlight our efforts in studying the interactions between laser pulses and single molecules...
Thu, May 04, 2017, 1:00pm - Prof Julie Biteen
Based on sensitively detecting one fluorescent dye at a time, single-molecule fluorescence imaging gives nanometer-scale resolution to benchtop optical microscopes, enabling in situ and in vivo super-resolution microscopy. Still, the resolution of single-molecule fluorescence imaging is limited by the brightness of fluorescent probes. To...