Welcome to the Nanohour Homepage

Nanohour is a interdisciplinary seminar series aligned with the Molecular and Electronic Nanostructures research initiative at the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Nanohour is an informal discussion given to a diverse audience meant to introduce a range of new topics and stimulate discussion typically focused on physical phenomena at the micro/nano level, nano-devices and structures, and fabrication techniques. 

Next Scheduled Seminar - Wednesday, May 6, 3:00 pm, Rm 4269 Beckman

Speaker 1: Juyoung Leem (Mechanical Science and Engineering - Graduate student with Professor SungWoo Nam)
 Three dimensional Graphene-Gold Nanoparticle Hybrid Structure for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Speaker 2: Sundaravadivel Rajarajan (Electrical and Computer Engineering - Graduate student with Professor Joseph Lyding)
 Synthesis of 1T-Tantalum Disulfide and Direct Observation of Charge Density Wave

Abstract info for all Nanohour talks can be found here.

  1. This is a University of Illinois student organized seminar series hosted using funds from the Beckman Institute.  The webpage, speaker scheduling, and seminar hosting is performed by graduate student Torin Kilpatrick

If you have questions, comments, or recommendations, please contact Torin


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