News

9/27/2021

Yiteng's paper on branchless PbS nanorods is published on ACS Applied Nano Materials. Congratulations!
6/3/2020

Tharaka successfully defended his M. S. thesis. Congratulations!
3/30/2020

Tharaka received the J. Robert and Gretchen Overman Scholarship Award for his outstanding academic performance. Congratulations!
8/25/2019

Farewell party for Shashini (the 5th from the left) who graduated with her Ph.D. degree in Photochemical Sciences. Congratulations!
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8/17/2019

Shashini (middle), Asanga Ramanayaka (Shashini's husband), and Liangfeng (left) at the summer commencement of 2019.
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7/1/2019

Liangfeng (the PI) received an NSF fund to support the research on exciton dynamics in colloidal PbS nanosheets. Congratulations!
4/18/2019

Shashini received Outstanding Research Assistant Award. Congratulations!
3/27/2019

Jordan Fox, our undergraduate researcher, received Bowman research award for his work on colloidal nanosheets. Congratulations!
11/15/2018

Liangfeng delivered an oral presentation "Making the Colloidal 2D PbS Brighter" in the symposium "Beyond-Graphene 2D Materials-Synthesis, Properties and Device Applications" of MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.
10/24/2018

Liangfeng delivered an invited talk "Synthesis and Optical Spectroscopy of Colloidal PbS Nanosheets" at the nanoGe Fall Meeting in Torremolinos, Spain.
7/10/2018

Farewell party for Chandra (the third from the right) who will go to University of Rhode Island for his Ph.D. study. Chandra got offers from University of Dayton, University of Toledo and University of Alabama at Birmingham too, but he thought University of Rhode Island is the best.
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5/8/2018

Antara's manuscript on bright PbS nanoribbons is accepted by Chemistry of Materials. Congratulations!
3/22/2018

Zhoufeng successfully defended his dissertation. Congratulations!
3/5/2018

Joshua Hudak was awarded the Spring CURS Grant for his research on quantum-dot energy transfer. Congratulations!
12/21/2017

Liangfeng Sun was awarded the SEA Change Ventures Grant (with Prof. Fei Gao) to incorporate innovative pedagogies in his undergraduate teaching. Congratulations!
7/23/2017

Farewell party for Antara. Yiteng, Seth, Chandra, Asange, Shashini, Antara, Eric and Liangfeng (from left to right) enjoyed the authentic Chinese food in Chuancai Fang restaurant located in Toledo.
Farewell party for Antara
6/21/2017

Antara successfully defended her thesis, Congratulations!
4/4/2017

Congratulations to Antara, she got two Ph.D. program offers: one from University of Dayton and the other from University of Cincinnati!
1/16/2017

The physics-rich paper "Topological, Valleytronic, and Optical Properties of Monolayer PbS" is now published in Advance Materials. It is a collaborative paper by researchers in BIT, BGSU and UT Dallas.
10/7/2016

OSAPS meeting was hosted by BGSU. Yiteng, Shashini, Antara, Liangfeng, Zhoufeng and Cody (left to right) stood in front of our posters.
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10/04/2016

Shashini's paper "A robust method for the synthesis of colloidal PbS nanosheets" has been accepted for publishing on Phys. Status Solidi RRL. Congratulations to all coauthors!
9/27/2016

Shreedhar's paper "One-dimensional growth of colloidal PbSe nanorods in chloroalkanes" has been accepted for publishing on Phys. Status Solidi RRL. Congratulations to all coauthors!
7/10/2016

Farewell party for Shailendra who will go to Clemson University for his Ph.D. study.
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6/19/2016

Zhoufeng and Simeen's paper on " Few-Atom-Thick Colloidal PbS/CdS Core/Shell Nanosheets" is accepted by Chemistry of Materials. Congratulations!
5/4/2016

Dr. Attygalle from University of Sri Jayawardenepura in Sri Lanka visited our group. She will work with us on device simulation for about one month. Welcome!
4/21/2016

Shailendra was awarded Overman Scholarship. Congratulations!
4/6/2016

Dr. Wang arrived at BGSU from China. He will work with our group for one year, as a visiting scholar. Welcome!
1/11/2016

Yiteng joined our group. Welcome!
10/15/2015

Welcome Cody, Joey, Antara and Fangnan to our group!
2015 new members
10/5/2015

Former graduate Matthew Leopold got a job as an research associate at BASF. Congratulations!
9/30/2015

Cody Stombaugh was awarded the CURS fall grant for his research on quantum-dot biolabling. Congratulations!
8/24/2015

Zhoufeng's paper "Growth of Colloidal PbS Nanosheets and the Enhancement of Their Photoluminescence" was published in PCCP, congratulations!
7/1/2015

The PI got an ACS PRF grant which will support two graduates and two undergraduates for two years.
5/1/2015

Shreedhar got Overman award. Congratulations!
3/22/2015

The PI got the Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship.
2/13/2015

Formal group member Nick Reilly got admitted to a PhD program in University of Rochester. Congratulations!
12/17/2014

Zhoufeng passed his qualify exam. Congratulations!
9/25/2014

Shailendra joined our group as a MS student. Welcome!
9/18/2014

Ghadendra and Kamal's paper on colloidal PbS nanosheets has been published in Chemistry of Materials. Congratulations!
8/7/2014

Farewell party for Ghadendra and Kamal.
Farewell party for Ghadendra and Kamal
4/18/2014

Shelby is awarded for the Summer 2014 CURS grant. Congratulations!
4/16/2014

We have an opening of a research assistant position for a Ph.D. student in the photochemical sciences program (Fall, 2014). Talk to Dr. Sun if you had interest.
4/15/2014

Nick Reilly's research work on "Ultrasmall Colloidal PbS Quantum Dots" has resulted in a manuscript accepted by Materials Chemistry and Physics. Michael Wehrung and Ryan O'Dell are also the coauthors of the paper. Congratulations!
4/5/2014

Kamal Subedi and Ghadendra Bahadur Bhandari gave an oral presentation about colloidal semiconductor nanosheets at the 2014 Spring meeting of the Ohio-Section of the American Physical Society at the Youngstown State University, Ohio.
4/5/2014

Matthew Leopold gave an oral presentation about FRET in quantum-dot films at the 2014 Spring meeting of the Ohio-Section of the American Physical Society at the Youngstown State University, Ohio.
4/1/2014

Kamal Subedi was honored with the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. Congratulations!
3/15/2014

Ghadendra Bahadur Bhandari was admitted to the Ph.D. program in the department of physics, University of Pittsburgh. Congratulations!
1/9/2014

Shreedhar Raj Kandel and Simeen Khan joined our group.
5/9/2013

The X-ray diffractometer is up for running after a new computer is installed.
5/4/2013

Congratulations to Kamal Subedi and Ghadendra Bahadur Bhandari! Their presentation on nanosheets to be given in the 44th ACS Central Regional Meeting is upgraded to a invited talk.
4/29/2013

Congratulations to Ryan Andrew O'Dell! He got accepted to a Ph.D. program in the University of Toledo.
8/7/2013

Farewell party for Ryan and Brandon.
Farewell party for Ryan and Brandon.
9/10/2012

The research work on quantum-dot LEDs is reported on BGSU Zoom News and other website such as Nanowerk.
8/3/2012

The X-ray diffractometer is up for running after maintenance.
7/20/2012

Ryan was awarded BOSEF (Building Ohio's Sustainable Energy Future) graduate student scholarship.
6/12/2012

SEM images of the colloidal PbS nanocrystals synthesized in our lab recently. The monodispersed nanocrystals show size of about 6nm in diameter.
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5/7/2012

Liangfeng Sun's article "Bright infrared quantum-dot light-emitting diodes through inter-dot spacing control" was published in Nature Nanotechnology.
4/26/2012

Paul Husband was enrolled into the SETGO summer program 2012.
4/26/2012

Thomas John James Hopkins was enrolled into the SETGO summer program 2012.
4/17/2012

Liangfeng Sun received FRC Major Research Grant from BGSU.
12/12/2011

Liangfeng Sun joined the Center for Photochemical Sciences.
12/5/2011

Tao Jiang joined the group.