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Welcome to the Complex Materials Optics Network

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Electrical Engineering
Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience
Center for Nanohybrid Functional Materials

Contact: M. Schubert

Nov 21, 2017:

Congratulations to Alyssa Mock for her successful PhD defense.

Jul 12, 2017:

Congratulations to Derek Sekora for his successful PhD defense.

May 1, 2017:

Professor Mathias Schubert was appointed as an Associate Editor with Applied Physics Letters.

Apr 19, 2017:

Congratulations to Sean Knight for winning the 3rd place award in the 2017 ECE Graduate Student Poster Competition for the presentation "In-situ Terahertz optical Hall effeect measurement of ambient doping effects in epitaxial graphene" by S. Knight, T. Hofmann, C. Bouhafs, N. Armakavicious, P. Kuehne, M. Schubert, V. Darakchieva.

Apr 19, 2017:

Congratulations to Ufuk Kilic for winning the 2nd place award in the 2017 ECE Graduate Student Poster Competition for the presentation "Atomic Layer Deposition of WO3 Ultra Thin Films: In situ Ellipsometry Growth Monitoring and Ex situ Optical Characterization", U. Kilic, D. Sekora, A. Mock, C. Argyropoulos, N. Ianno, E. Schubert, and M. Schubert.

Apr 17, 2017:

Congratulations to Hanh for winning the Best Poster Award at the UNL Graduate Research Fair April 2017 for her presentation "Adsorption and Decontamination of Alpha-synuclein From Medically and Environmentally-Relevant Surfaces" by T. M. Hanh Phan and S. L. Bartelt-Hunt and J. C. Bartz and J. Ayers and B. Giasson and M. Schubert and K. B. Rodenhausen and N. Kananizadeh.

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last update 21. November 2017

The Complex Materials Optics Network (CMON) activities are currently funded by National Science Foundation within Materials Research Science and Engineering Center QSPIN, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering and Technology, John A. Woollam Foundation, J.A.Woollam Co.,Inc., EMCORE Corporation, INO Canada, and OSRAM Opto- semiconductors GmbH (Germany).

  CMON funding

The Complex Materials Optics Network (CMON) comprises active research groups within the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The primary focus is optical materials preparation, characterization, and instrumentation development for solving contemporary experimental and theoretical problems in materials sciences and engineering bridging Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Engineering applications. The cluster currently is sectioned into Materials Preparation, Instrumentation, Optical Physics, Photonic Crystals, and Biomaterials groups. Instrumentation developments address Terahertz Ellipsometry, Generalized Ellipsometry, and field-dependent linear and nonlinear spatial- and time-resolving optical probes. Active research areas address magnetic, ferroelectric and multiferroic materials, and nanoscience, nanostructure preparation, charge transport in quantum regime systems, and biointerface properties, for example.