Our team is addressing fundamental issues on energy conversion and storage at the nanoscale. We employ a wide range of nano-fabrication technologies to build prototype fuel cells and capacitors with induced topological electronic states. We are testing these concepts and novel material structures with the help of atomic layer deposition, scanning tunneling microscopy, impedance spectroscopy and other technologies. In addition, we use atomic scale modeling to gain insights into the nature of charge separation and recombination processes. Our intention is to eventually publish all scientific results from our Laboratory.
Fritz Prinz standing with five of our recent doctoral graduates, John Xu, Dickson Thian, Champ Phuthong, Ioannis Petousis and Yonas Yemane.
Probing Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) physics with an in-situ Scanning Tunneling Microscope-ALD tool
Applied Physics PhD students Yonas Yemane and Dickson Thian working with a customized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy in a temperature controlled, acoustically shielded room.