January 25, 2018

Chris Palmstrøm is the 2018 David Adler Lectureship Award recipient "for innovative experimental research, lectures, and writing in the areas of dissimilar materials epitaxy, heterostructures and interfaces in thin films." Congratulations!

January 17, 2018

At the 45th PCSI conference in Hawaii, Mihir received a PCSI Young Scientist Award given to outstanding young scientists.

Palmstrom group at PCSI
January 15, 2018

Sean Harrington, Tobias Brown-Heft, Joon Sue Lee, Shouvik Chatterjee, Dan Pennachio, Mihir Pendharkar, and Sukgeun Choi had papers presented at the 45th PCSI conference in Kona, Hawaii (January 14-18). Other lab collaborators attending the conference were Rainer Timm and Jovana Colvin from Lund University and Chip Eddy and Samantha Rosenberg from NRL, as well as some other very signficant friends of the lab.

January 14, 2018

Chloe, accompanied by Joon Sue and Hye-Young, attended her first conference at PCSI in Hawaii. Her vocabulary already includes Heuslers, spintronics and quantum computing.

January 10, 2018

Anthony Rice starts a postdoc at NREL working on laser enhanced MBE growth of III-V semiconductors with Dr. Kirstin Alberi. Definitely a "golden" opportunity!

October 27, 2017

The AVS 65th Symposium was held in Long Beach, CA. Most of the lab presented papers or were on papers including Tobias Brown-Heft, Shouvik Chatterjee, Sukgeun Choi, Sean Harrington, Anthony McFadden, Mihir Pendharkar, Dan Pennachio; and some recent grads--Jason Kawasaki, Jay Logan, Anthony Rice, and Nate WIlson. Many of the papers were in the Heusler session organized by Jason Kawasaki who is now a professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

October 06, 2017

Three visiting researchers have joined the lab this year. We welcome Prof. Mikihiko from Tohoku University, Japan; and two graduate students from the Netherlands - Niki Tumelaire from Eindhoven University of Technology and Nick van Loo from Delft University of Technology.

August 04, 2017

Mihir and Klaus von Klitzing chat at Penn State during the 22nd Int. Conf. on Electronic Properties of Two Dimensional Systems/18th Int. Conf. on Modulated Semiconductor Structures.

August 03, 2017

Mihir gave a talk and Dan presented a poster at the 22nd International Conf. on Electronic Properties of Two Dimensional Systems/18th Int. Conf. on Modulated Semiconductor Structures at Penn State. Both were well received with lots of questions and follow-on discussions.