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Independent Activities Period (IAP)

Annual Meeting and Lectures, January 14, 2010

The George R. Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory will proudly host a lecture series on January 14, 2010 during MIT’s Independent Activities Period.

9:30 am-3:00 pm, Grier Room (34-401)

Nano Carbon
IAP lecture program, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Mildred Dresselhaus, MIT
The photophysics of graphene

Jing Kong, MIT
Chemical vapor deposition synthesis of large area graphene films

Tomas Palacios, MIT
The use of novel science in designing graphene devices

Poster session and lunch
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Prizes awarded for the posters with the most science, the most spectroscopy, and the most originality!
poster erection 8:30am-9:30am

Graduate student talks
1:30 pm -3:00 pm

Raoul Correa, Bawendi Group
Exciton dynamics of colloidal nanocrystals in the infrared

Mario Hofmann, Dresselhaus Group
Changes in Raman resonance profiles of carbon nanotubes

Joshua Middaugh, Green Group
Time-resolved experimental determination of product branching ratios for gas-phase reactions

Rebecca Nicodemus, Tokmakoff Group
Temperature dependent ultrafast measurements of HOD in H2O