Last week, IRG-2 member Jeanie Lau’s paper “Correlated insulating and superconducting states in twisted bilayer graphene below the magic angle” was published in Science Advances.
Lau, professor of physics at Ohio State and lead author on the paper, and her team studied the “magic angle” that makes graphene layers become a superconductor, meaning they are able to conduct electricity without resistance, suffering no loss of energy. The team found that graphene layers remained supconductive over a smaller angle than previously thought possible, opening up more possibilities for their use in real world applications.
The NanoSystems Laboratory, a CEM-supported research facility at Ohio State, was utilized for device fabrication necessary to perform experiments for this study.
Lau and other Ohio State researchers collaborated with scientists at the University of Texas- Dallas and the National Institute for Materials Science in Japan. More information about this research and the team can be found on Ohio State’s news website. You can read the paper on the Science Advances website.
Ohio State: Midwestern Hub of Next-Gen Magnetic Resonance Research | Electrical and Computer Engineering
September 13, 2016
Funding Available to use NSL for Eligible Applicants
The Center for Emergent Materials is a member of the Materials Research Facilities Network, a nationwide partnership of the Shared Experimental Facilities (SEFs) supported by the National Science Foundation’s Material Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSECs). CEM participates in the MRFN through support of NanoSystems Laboratory (NSL).
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NanoSystems Laboratory (NSL) has acquired a site license for Origin Pro 9.1. It is a one year subscription for 100 concurrent instances of the program. Origin Pro can be installed on any computer, OSU owned or private that is connected to the OSU network, as long as the user is the current OSU student, staff or faculty. Once the program has been installed in the computer, users will need to acquire the license key for each session of software use. The price of the license for one computer is $87.50/year, which will be prorated to reflect purchases made later in the year. Purchases can be made via eRequest to NanoSystems Laboratory for the desired number of licenses, and should contain the list of MAC addresses of the computers on which the software will be installed. Once the eRequest is approved, NSL will issue instructions on how to access the license server. Installation of the program can be done via installation media that can be borrowed from NSL service desk.
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