Group News

2014

  • Michael Shu's paper representing the first study of femtosecond electric-field-driven processes in phase-change materials accepted in Applied Physics Letters.
  • New paper by Mike Kozina and Te Hu published, representing the first time-resolved work coming out of SSRL using the new low-alpha short pulse mode.
  • Congratulations to Ehren Mannebach for winning a best poster award at the MRS Spring meeting for his work probing the ultrafast structural response of 2D materials.
  • New paper by Josh Wittenberg et al. on nanocrystal phase transformations published in Nano Letters.

2013

  • Second biannual group death hike to Eastern Sierra. All return alive. Photo1. Photo2.
  • Welcome to new post-docs Peter Zalden and Renee Sher
  • Congrats to Michael Shu who's first paper on the ultrafast response of phase-change materials is accepted in Applied Physics Letters.

2012

  • Tim Miller wins silver medal, MRS Fall 2012 Meeting
  • Tim Miller's paper on nanoscale superionicity accepted in Nature Communications
  • Tim Miller successfully defends his thesis entitled "Real-time studies of the mechanisms of nanocrystal structural phase changes"
  • Welcome to two new graduate students, Michael Shu and Te Hu and two new post-docs, Ioannis Chatzakis and Sanghee Nah
  • Tim Miller named recipient of Melvin P. Klein Scientific Development Award
  • Dan Daranciang successfully defends his thesis entitled "Ultrafast photovoltaic response in ferroelectric thin films"- the first in the group!
  • Dan Daranciang's paper on ultrafast processes in ferroelectrics published in Phys. Rev. Lett.

2011

  • Lindenberg group death hike to Mt. Agassiz in Eastern Sierra
  • Frank Chen wins an NSF Graduate Student Fellowship
  • Dan Daranciang's paper on intense single-cycle THz light pulses published in Appl. Phys. Lett - new record field strengths!
  • John Goodfellow wins a DOE SCGF Graduate Student Fellowship