Research

NCMN Research
Research


Research areas within NCMN

Faculty research areas include atomic manipulation, properties affected by nanoscale dimensions, self-assembly, ordered nanoarrays, quantum dots and wires, nanoelectronics, quantum computing, nanomechanics, nanooptics, nanoelectromechanical systems, and molecular design.

Learn more about individual faculty research interests

NCMN researchers have individual pages with research and publications listed, as well as links to individual faculty research information and department affiliations.




Research Highlights

Jinsong Huang
Jinsong Huang
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Huang Leads Part of Solar Cell Project

Jinsong Huang, Susan J. Rosowski associate professor of mechanical and materials engineering, is heading the UNL portion of a solar cell project led by Brown University. They will examine cells made from perovskite, a promising alternative to silicon. (8/28/15)

Xiao Cheng Zeng
Xiao Cheng Zeng
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Zeng Explains Nanotube Preference

Xiao Cheng Zeng, Ameritas University & Willa Cather Professor of chemistry, co-led a study showing why nanotubes prefer larger potassium ions to smaller sodium ions. (8/27/15)

Tsymbal & Paudel
Evgeny Tsymbal & Tula Paudel
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Magnetic Threshold Explained

Evgeny Tsymbal, George Holmes University Professor of physics; Tula Paudel, research assistant professor of physics; and collaborators have determined why 6 is the threshold for an atomically thin material, as published in Science. (8/14/15)