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Program Highlights for year 2014

Utah MRSEC Teaching the Teachers

Education

Utah MRSEC taught fifth-grade teachers to build electromagnetic ping pong ball launchers to demonstrate electromagnetism to their students.

(2014)

Soft nanoscale epitaxy

Research

Researchers in the Irvine and Talapin groups at the University of Chicago MRSEC used nanoparticle membranes discovered by the

(2014)

Persistent optically-induced magnetism in SrTiO3-d

Research

In collaboration with the group of Scott Crooker at Los Alamos National Lab and Greg Haugstad of the CSE Characterization Facility, graduate student Palak Ambwani and faculty member Chris Leighton have recently reported a remarkable finding in the area of complex oxides.

(2014)

Polarization Control of the Magnetic State of a Molecule

Research

Spin crossover molecules form a vast class of materials for which the magnetic structure can be altered at the atomic level by an external stimulus.

(2014)

Center for NanoFerroic Devices

Industry

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) leads a new $7 million research collaboration involving six universities to develop a new generation of electronic devices in partnership with an industry consortium.

(2014)

Universality of Voltage-Controlled Boundary Magnetization

Research

Roughness insensitive boundary magnetization is a new concept discovered by Nebraska MRSEC researchers. It is a unique feature of magnetoelectric antiferromagnets, i.e.

(2014)

Nebraska MSREC WoPhyS13 Conference

Education

The University of Nebraska held its fifth Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physical Sciences on October 24-26, 2013 under the scientific theme “Nano Trek.”

(2014)

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