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Congratulations to Prof. Ping and Dr. Tyler Smart for their work on “Computational Design of Quantum Defects in Two-Dimensional Materials”, published in Nature Computational Science!¬† Abstract: Missing atoms or atom substitutions (point defects) in crystal lattices in two-dimensional¬†materials are potential hosts for emerging quantum technologies, such as single-photon¬†emitters and spin quantum bits (qubits). First-principles-guided design...
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Congratulations to Chunhao Guo, who receives the John & Grace Wang Award from the physical chemistry division in the chemistry and biochemistry department at UCSC which recognizes his outstanding academic work!
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Congratulations to Tyler J. Smart, Hiroyuki Takenaka and Prof. Yuan Ping in collaboration with Jin Zhang (UCSC), Liang Tan (LBNL), TuanAnh Pham and Tadashi Ogitsu (LLNL) for their work on “Enhancing Defect Tolerance with Ligands at the Surface of Lead Halide Perovskites”, published in J. Phys. Chem. Lett.! Link to the published article. Abstract: High...
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Congratulations to Tyler Smart, Valentin Urena Baltazar, Mingpeng Chen and Prof. Ping for their work on “Doping Bottleneck in Hematite: Multipole Clustering by Small Polarons”, published in Chemistry of Materials! Link to the published article. Abstract: Highly effective doping in transition metal oxides is critical to fundamentally overcome low carrier conductivity due to small polaron...
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Congratulations to Kejun Li, who received an Outstanding TA award from the physics department at UCSC which recognizes his exceptional work performance for the 2020-2021 academic year.
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Congratulations to Dr. Tyler Smart, the first Ph.D to graduate from the Ping group, who did an excellent job defending his dissertation on May 28!
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Congratulations to Chunhao Guo, Junqing Xu and Prof. Ping for their work on “Substrate Effect on Excitonic Shift and Radiative Lifetime of Two-Dimensional Materials”, published on Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter! This work is published as part of a special Emerging Leaders issue. Link to the published article. Abstract: Substrates have strong effects on optoelectronic...
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Congratulations to Tyler Smart, Kejun Li, Junqing Xu, and Prof. Ping for their work on “Intersystem Crossing and Exciton-Defect Coupling of Spin Defects in Hexagonal Boron Nitride”, published in npj Computational Materials! Link to the published article. Abstract: Despite the recognition of two-dimensional (2D) systems as emerging and scalable host materials of single photon emitters...
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Congratulations to Prof. Ping for receiving the highly competitive ACS OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award for Spring 2021! This Award is designed to assist new faculty members in gaining visibility within the COMP community by highlighting and supporting outstanding tenure-track junior faculty members as they present their work in the COMP division at the Spring...
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Prof. Ping has received recognition for her achievements by the Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven National Laboratory where they featured her in their recent interview with a CFN user. The interview covers everything from her first-principles methodological developments in computing spin relaxation times to long-term goals for herself and her group. It’s a great...
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