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Fall 2020

  • Perovskite Neural Trees
  • Transition Waves in Metamaterials with Spatio-temporal Potentials
  • Shi Lab-Laboratory of Optical Bioimaging and Spectroscopy
  • Low-T Battery: Batteries That Can Work In Extreme Temperatures
  • Pseudo Spin Valve Behavior in Colloidally Prepared Nanoparticle Films

Fall 2019

  • Salt Water Flow on Patterned Surfaces for Power Generation
  • Monitoring Subcutaneous Infection in Amputees with Osseointegrated Prostheses
  • Improving Charge Transport by Using Intercalation Structure of Graphene and Quantum Dots Films
  • A Marriage Between Materials Science and Data Science Gives Birth to New Materials for Solar Cells and Light-Emitting Diodes

Fall 2018

  • Full-scale Profiling of Lithium Metal Anode
  • Ultrasmall Fiber Optics That Can Feel and Hear
  • Nanocrystals Emit Light by Efficiently 'Tunneling' Electrons
  • Investigating the Transport Properties of Iron Alloys under High Temperatures and Pressures
  • Controlling Cell Fate Decisions through Molecular Engineering

Fall 2017

  • Fluid Electrodes For Submersible Robotics Based On Dielectric Elastomer Actuators
  • High-Throughput Computational Design of Functional Materials
  • Ultrafast Direct Charge Transfer at Solid Interfaces Revealed by Interface Sensitive Spectroscopy
  • Electronic Metamaterials with Tunable Second-order Optical Nonlinearities
  • Ultra-Low defect density at sub-0.5 nm HfO2/SiGe interfaces via selective oxygen scavenging

Fall 2016

  • Mechanics of Soft Materials
  • Revealing Nanoscale Variations in the Chemistry of Next-Generation Solar Cells
  • Electrical Biosensor Chip for Detecting DNA Mutations
  • Biomimetic Tactile Devices for Neuro-Prosthetics: A Skin-Inspired Organic Digital Mechanoreceptor
  • Computer Simulations and In Silico Design of Novel Nanomaterials

Fall 2015

  • Martian "Bricks"
  • Hydroxyapatite for Medical Technologies
  • Blinded by the Light
  • Birefringent Polycrystalline Ceramics
  • Nano-Contact on InGaAs FinFET

Fall 2014

  • 3D Optical Printing of Piezoelectric Polymers
  • Discovery: A certain type of minerals on Mars
  • Wearable Batteries

Fall 2013

  • NanotreeStructures For Efficient Hydrogen Fuel Production
  • Anti-biofouling, Low-Impedance Neural Electrodes
  • Magnetic Freeze Casting for Novel Micro/Nano Biomimetic Structures

Fall 2012

  • Feeling Stressed? Get Organized!
  • UC San Diego Team Succeeds in New Phosphor Synthesis for Near UV-Emitting LEDs
  • Perfluoropentane Gas and Liquid Filled Hollow Silica Micro/Nano Spheres for Ultrasound Guided Surgery and HIFU Therapy

Fall 2011

  • DNA Coated Microbubbles with Tunable Ultrasound Contrast Activity
  • Monitoring Heat Propagation in Nanostructures Through Optical Reflectance
  • X-Y Matrix Addressable Odor-Release System Developed for Smell-O-Vision

Fall 2010

  • Researchers Develop Promising Scaffolds for Cartilage Tissue Engineering
  • First Successful Derivation of Drag Coefficients and Bending Profiles of CNTs Published
  • Converting Wasted Energy into Electricity Using Thermoelectrics