The MRS Medal for discovery of graphene thermal properties

Dr. Alexander Balandin

Demonstration of the first room temperature charge-density-wave device implemented with three different 2D materials

Nature Nanotechnology (2016)

Visible and UV micro-Raman spectroscopy: from ultra-low to high wave numbers

Ece Aytan

Observation of confined acoustic phonon branches in individual free-standing semiconductor nanowires – Phonon engineering

Nature Communications (2016)

Quasi-1D van der Walls materials as ultimately downscaled interconnects with the record high current density and low noise

Nano Letter (2017)

Brillouin-Mandelstam spectroscopy: probing GHz acoustic phonons

Dr. Fariboz Kargar

Discovery of unique heat conduction properties of graphene: Raman optothermal measurement technique

Nature Materials (2011)

Dr. Alexander Balandin received the IEEE Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology for his research on nanoscale phonon engineering and applications in electronics and energy conversion.

Dr. Guanxiong Liu received the best poster award in MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, Phoenix, Arizona 2016

State-of-the-art low-frequency noise laboratory – Electronic noise as a signal in graphene sensors 


 Nature Nanotechnology (2013)

Graphene-on-diamond devices with the highest current-carrying capacity: sp2 carbon on sp3 carbon technology

Nano Letters (2012)

Integrated trio of 2D materials unlocks graphene electronics applications – flexible voltage controlled oscillators

 Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering – CNSE Nanofabrication Facility

 DoE EFRC Spins and Heat in Nanoscale Electronic Systems – SHINES