Professor Kylie Catchpole of ANU is joining the Atwater Group during her sabbatical. Welcome to our group!
Congratulations to Chris Chen on receiving the “Best Student Talk” award at the Southern California Society for Microscopy and Microanalysis 2015 Meeting for his presentation on “Heteroepitaxial growth of GaP on Si (001) and Si (112) for photovoltaic applications.”
Professor Atwater is one of only 67 engineers elected into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for 2015. This honor is given to individuals who “have made outstanding contributions to ‘engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature,’ and to the ‘pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, […]
January’s issue of Nature Nanotechnology featured Stan Burgos and Sozo Yokogawa’s research on plasmonic color filters and CMOS imaging. As mentioned in the article, “Colouring at the Nanoscale” by Nicky Dean, plasmonic color pixels offer a solution for creating high resolution displays as pixel sizes are diminishing and screen sizes are expanding. Read the article […]
President Barack Obama mentioned Caltech’s Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis in his sixth State of the Union address! See it here (starts at 30:16).
Congratulations to Siying Peng, who was awarded with the the John Stager Stemple Memorial Prize! Each year one Caltech Physics graduate student is recognized for his/her outstanding progress in research as well as his/her excellent performance on the Oral Candidacy Exam.
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