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Findings about correlations between SERS and plasmon resonances in Au arrays get published at Nanoscale

Emilie Ringe collaborated with both Hunan University and Key Laboratory of Advanced Materials to study the complex relationship between SERS behaviors and plasmon resonances on metallic nanorod arrays. More information can be found here.

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Findings about controllably hollow AgAu nanoparticle get published at Particle

Sarah Rehn investigated the controllable galvanic replacement of Ag by Au coupled with coreduction in non-aqueous solvents, yielding hollow and semi-hollow alloyed nanoparticles. The article can be found here.

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Ringe group’s research was highlighted in the popular MRS Bulletin!

Last year, the Ringe Group published a paper at ACS Nano, where transition metal decorated aluminum nano crystals were synthesized using a simple polyol process. A few days ago, such paper was highlighted at the MRS Bulletin, where Tim Palucka … Continue reading

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In-situ TEM liquid holder to be tested with Rice’s FEI Titan

This week we will have an on-site demo of an in-situ TEM liquid cell holder, the Poseidon select by Protochips. This instrument will allows the imaging of dynamic nanoscale processes occurring in various solvents with heating, electrochemical biasing, and liquid … Continue reading

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Findings about detection of circulating tumor cells by SERS get publish in ACS Apl. Mater. Interfaces

The Ringe group collaborated with King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology to research about tunable and linker free nanogaps in core–shell plasmonic nanorods for selective and quantitative detection of circulating tumor … Continue reading

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Lauren took a trip to Europe last week to visit collaborators!

Lauren McCarthy visited Professor Paul Midgley’s group at the University of Cambridge and Professor Victor Puntes’s group at the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. She also managed to squeeze in some sightseeing. 

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New findings about plasmon mode splitting in gold nanotriangles get published in J Phys Chem

An international collaboration of scientists unexpectedly observed a wide diversity in the scattering spectra from a population of nanotriangles with low shape density. The findings of this work got published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry. For more information click … Continue reading

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Dayne’s paper on decorated aluminum nanoparticle gets accepted in ACS Nano!

Findings about transition metal decorated aluminum nano crystals gets accepted in ACS Nano. In his research, a simple polyol synthesis is presented as a flexible route to produce aluminum nanocrystals decorated with eight varieties of size-tunable transition metals nanoparticle islands, … Continue reading

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Rice University opens after tropical storm, Ringe Group back in lab

Houston experienced a major tropical storm after hurricane Harvey hit the coast of Texas. Houston homes were affected, and people needed to be evacuated. As a safe action, Rice University remained closed for over a week. Fortunately, only minor damages … Continue reading

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Elisabeth and Dayne are back from Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Elisabeth Bianco and Dayne Swearer were selected as American delegates to the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany this June. They are two of 400 students selected worldwide to be part of this prestigious conference.  

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