November 2023 – Congrats to Meher on successfully defending his MS thesis on finite size effect in near-field radiative heat transfer!
November 2023 – Congrats to the team selected as one of the finalists of 2023 Lab Venture Challenge (LVC, Physical Sciences) on our TPV work and won the award!
June 2023 – Longji presented our recent TPV work in TPV-14 (14th World Conference on Thermophotovoltaic Generation) and received a Honorable Mention.
May 2023 - Congrats to Sai and Mohammad on passing the Research Prelim, formally becoming PhD Candidates!
April 2023 - Longji presented an Invited Talk in 2023 MRS Spring Meeting on Electrical Driven Hot Carriers Generation and Light Emission in Molecular-Scale Plasmonic Junctions.
April 2023 – Congrats to Mohammad on his first paper published on Applied Energy!
March 2023 - Congrats to the team winning an NSF I-Corps Award on the development of a novel thermophotovoltaic (TPV) system!
March 2023 – News on Longji's NSF CAREER Award - Cui earns CAREER Award for research in nanoelectronics and renewable energy technology
October 2022 – Nanoscale Views wrote an interesting read on the recent Nano Letters Paper ("Tuning Light Emission Crossovers in Atomic-Scale Aluminum Plasmonic Tunnel Junctions")- Getting light out of plasmonic tunnel junctions - the sequel
July 2022 - Congrats to the team winning an AFRL award on the study of enhanced electro-optical photodetection based on plasmonic hot carrier nanostructures!
April 2021 – News on the recent Nano Letters paper ("Thousand-fold Increase in Plasmonic Light Emission via Combined Electronic and Optical Excitations")- Combined energy sources return a burst of photons from plasmonic gold nanogaps
March 2021 – Phys. Org reported on the recent Nano Letters paper ("Thousand-fold Increase in Plasmonic Light Emission via Combined Electronic and Optical Excitations")-Teamwork makes light shine ever brighter
July 2019 – Physics Today reported an story on the single molecular thermal transport work - Custom probe measures the thermal conductance of a single molecule
July 2019 – Nature published the first measurement of thermal transport in single molecules ("Thermal conductance of single-molecule junctions")