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KNI-MDL Seminar Series
The next seminar in the series is Tuesday, June 3 at 4 pm in the KNI Conference room located in 125 Steele Laboratory. Jordana Blacksberg, a senior member of the Technical Staff at JPL will speak on "Time-Resolved Raman Spectroscopy for Planetary Surface Exploration on Rovers and Landers". Julia Cartwright, from the Farley group at Caltech, will speak on "In-situ Dating on Mars Using the ID-KArD Technique". The Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) and the Microdevices Laboratory (MDL) at JPL host this joint seminar series. 05-31-14

Another Piece of the Quantum Computing Puzzle

plasmonic waveguide
In a recent paper published in the print version of the journal Nature Photonics, KNI member Jim Fakonas and colleagues from the Atwater group show that waveguides coupled with another quantum particle—the surface plasmon—could become an important piece of the quantum computing puzzle. Read more

It's here!
EbeamThe KNI's new Kurt Lesker e-beam evaporator has arrived. It should be fully installed by mid-April. We will be sure to let current KNI lab members know when it's ready for use. If you aren't currently a member of the KNI, send an email to kni@caltech.edu to sign up.


Lab SURFing
Pawel Latawiec, formerly with the Scherer Group, is featured in an article about Lab Spaces on page 21 of the Winter 2013 edition of E&S magazine [pdf]. Pawel started doing research in the KNI Cleanroom facility thanks to a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) and then continued with the project during his senior year. He is now a graduate researcher at Harvard University. Check out E&S 03-04-2014

Atomic Force Microscope Now Available in the KNI Cleanroom

The KNI is pleased to announce that the suite of equipment in the cleanroom has been augmented with the acquisition of a Bruker Dimension Icon AFM with ScanAsyst.
Read more 02-03-2014

2014 Frontiers of Nano Science and Technology
presented by The KAVLI NANOSCIENCE INSTITUTE at Caltech
January 23-24, 2014 in Beckman Insitute Auditorium
This conference will focus on universal challenges and successes being realized in the nanoscience community in areas of Quantum Matter and Technology, Medical and Bio-Engineering, and Sustainability. Conference information 11-15-2013


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