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Thanks to Applied Physics Students!

A big thanks to the applied physics students that visited last weekend, and had a blast at the rodeo! See you all in the Fall!    

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Ringe group hiring students in 2017!

The Ringe group plans on recruiting motivated PhD students in the departments of materials science and nanoengineering, chemistry, and applied physics! We are looking for students interested in the optical properties of 2D materials as well as structure-function correlations in … Continue reading

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Emilie and Dayne publish a Science Advance paper!!

It’s out! The Science Advances paper on  plasmonic drawbridges is out! Emilie and Dayne collaborated with several plasmonic groups at Rice in this study led by the Landes lab! Another high impact publication for the group! Congrats Dayne!   Reversible redox … Continue reading

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Octopod paper makes the news: NSF top story!

Prof/ Ringe’s octopod paper, published yesterday in Scientific Reports, made the news, and was even featured as top story on the NSF website!

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Findings on the plasmonic effects of Pd published in Scientific Reports!

Prof. Ringe’s work on Au/Pd octopods has been published in Scientific Reports! By mapping the plasmon resonances and the composition of Au/Pd octopods with STEM-EELS and STEM-EDS, this research shows that Au particles incorporating a catalytically active but heavily damped metal, Pd, sustain multiple … Continue reading

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Houston Chronicle Article on the Electron Microscopes is Out!!

The Houston Chronicle just released their article on the new EM facility! A great true story! http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/With-10-million-in-her-pocket-Rice-scientist-6364149.php?t=f8a61a7f64&cmpid=twitter-premium

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MSNE Majors register for new classes!

Our department is growing! Yesterday, the MSNE majors attended a major advising event headed by Prof. Ringe and the MSNE undergraduate society at Baker College Commons. Missed it? Prof. Ringe will be in Wiess Commons tonight (April 9th) 8-9 pm!

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Eduardo and Dayne Receive Prestigious Fellowship from the NSF-GRFP!

The 2015 National Research Foundation-Graduate Research Fellowships results are out! Dayne and Eduardo are both recipients of this coveted award! Congrats!

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Just Accepted: Nano Letters paper shows aluminum plasmonics via EELS

Prof. Ringe collaborated with Naomi Halas and her team at Rice to elucidate the plasmonic behavior of Al nanocrystals using dark field microscopy, EELS, and cathodoluminescence! The article was just accepted in Nano Letters The STEM & TEM images, and … Continue reading

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MSNE in front page of Rice Engineering Magazine!

MSNE Department and the Ringe group is featured in the Rice Engineering 2014 Magazine!    

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