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Nano Letter Cover!
Thursday, August 19, 2010

Our recent Nano Letter paper will appear as a cover article on January 2011!


Read more here

Welcome Zenghui!
Thursday, August 12, 2010

We have a new post-doc in our group!

Zenghui Wang completed his PhD in Physics at the University of Washington.
His research interests are on mechanical properties of graphene.

Welcome Zenghui!

Welcome Matt!
Wednesday, August 11, 2010

We have a new post-doc in our group!

Matt Graham completed his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, under the supervision of Prof. Graham Fleming. His thesis was on the topic of "Ultrafast nonlinear spectroscopy of semiconducting carbon nanotubes". His research interests are on understanding the fundamentals of light-matter interactions to help engineers the next generation of nanomaterials.

Welcome Matt!

New Paper Published in Nano Letters!
Wednesday, August 11, 2010

A new paper, "On-Chip Rayleigh Imaging and Spectroscopy of Carbon Nanotubes", has been published!

Check out the publication section!

APL paper published!
Sunday, August 1, 2010

A new paper, Photoelectrical Imaging and Characterization of Point Contacts in Pentacene Thin-Film Transistors, has been published in APL!

Check out the publication section!

Welcome Prof. Hee Cheul Choi and Chibeom!
Sunday, August 1, 2010

Prof. Hee Cheul Choi and Chibeom Park are visiting our lab from POSTECH-Pohang University, Korea.

Read more about Prof. Choi's research in his website!

AOARD Grant Awarded
Thursday, June 10, 2010

The Park Group was recently awarded a grant by the The Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development for studying " Meso-size Effect from Self-assembled carbon structures and their device applications". Congratulations!

Jiwoong Park is Elected for KIC Membership
Thursday, June 10, 2010

Jiwoong Park is elected as one of the six members of Kavli Institute at Cornell. Congratulations!
From the site: The Kavli Institute at Cornell (KIC) is devoted to the development and utilization of next-generation tools for exploring the nanoscale world.
Open to all members of the Cornell nano community,KIC funds small, innovative teams to develop cross-cutting approaches to science at the boundaries of nanoscale imaging, manipulation, and control.

Read more on the KIC Website.

2010 Sloan Research Fellowship Awarded!
Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Professor Jiwoong Park was awarded the 2010 Sloan Research Fellowship by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. From their site: "The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships recognize distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field." Congratulations!

Welcome Lola!
Monday, January 4, 2010

The Park group warmly welcomes its newest member, Lola Brown. Lola completed her M.Sc. at Tel-Aviv University, Israel and she will be perusing her graduate degree at the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology. We wish her warm winters!

Science Magazine - Breakthrough of the year runner up!
Friday, December 18, 2009

Our group's Graphene on Silicon Wafers paper mentioned in Science Magazine runners-up for Breakthrough of the year!

Work Featured in the Cornell Chronicle
Friday, September 11, 2009

The Cornell Chronicle has written a news article on the recently published Science paper titled "Extremely efficient multiple electron-hole pair generation in carbon nanotube photodiodes"

Science Paper Published
Friday, September 11, 2009

A paper with the McEuen group titled "Extremely efficient multiple electron-hole pair generation in carbon nanotube photodiodes" was published in Science today.

Two Nano Letters Papers Published
Tuesday, August 18, 2009

The following two papers are now available online on the Nano Letters website. You can also view them as PDF files in the Publications section of our website.

J.H. Strait, P.A. George, M. Levendorf, M. Blood-Forsythe, F. Rana, and J. Park, "Measurements of the Carrier Dynamics and Terahertz Response of Oriented Germanium Nanowires using Optical-Pump Terahertz-Probe Spectroscopy". To appear in Nano Letters

S. Shivaraman, X. Yu, R. Barton, J. Alden, L. Herman, MVS Chandrashekhar, J. Park, J. Parpia, H. Craighead, P. L. McEuen, M. G. Spencer. "Free-standing Epitaxial Graphene". To appear in Nano Letters

Jiwoong Park Recipient of Presidential Early Career Award
Tuesday, August 18, 2009

The White House announced on 7/9/2009 that Jiwoong Park is a recipient of the 2009 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

The PECASE program was established in 1996 to identify and honor outstanding researchers who are beginning their independent research careers, and to provide recognition of their potential for leadership across the frontiers of scientific knowledge during the 21st century. Recipients are nominated by the National Science Foundation, NASA and the Departments of Health and Human Services, Defense, Energy, Agriculture, Education, Commerce, Veterans Affairs.

You can read more here from the White House Press Office.

CCSF Grant Awarded
Thursday, June 25, 2009

The Park Group was recently awarded a grant by the Cornells Center for a Sustainable Future (CCSF). This is a joint grant with Professors Sandip Tiwari and Christopher Ober and is focused on studying Solar Cells Using Inorganic "Grass"

CNS Grant Awarded
Thursday, June 25, 2009

Our group has received a new grant from the Cornell Center for Nanoscale Systems (through the National Science Foundation) for studying "Electronics and Optoelectronics with Chirality Resolved Nanotube Arrays". Congratulations!

Nano Letters Paper Published
Monday, April 20, 2009

Our collaboration with Professor Peng Chen's group on the electrocatalysis of single walled carbon nanotubes has just been published in the Nano Letters! Check out the Publications page to download a PDF file directly.


Welcome Robin!
Monday, April 20, 2009

The Park Group warmly welcomes the newest member of our group, Robin Havener. Robin completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and will be undertaking a doctoral program of study here at Cornell in the Department of Applied and Engineering Physics.

Recent Park Lab Research Featured in the News...
Monday, April 20, 2009

Check out these three news articles!

Nature Nanotechnology published a research highlight of our work on Germanium Nanowire FETs. Click here.

The Cornell Chronicle wrote a story about our recent work on photothermal current measurements on carbon nanotubes. Click here

Nano Today published an article on our studies of silicon nanowire FETs and their photoelectric properties. Click here

Nano Letters Paper Published!
Friday, March 20, 2009

Our paper titled "Imaging of Photocurrent Generation and Collection in Single Layer Graphene" has been accepted to Nano Letters for publication.

Welcome Shivank and Nate!
Thursday, March 5, 2009

Shivank Garg and Nate Johnson, both undergraduate chemistry majors here at Cornell have joined the Park Research Group!

Our Work Featured in the Cornell Chronicle!
Thursday, December 18, 2008

Our work on the photothermal current microscopy of carbon nanotubes has been featured in the Cornell Chronicle! For the full article, click here

Welcome Sang-Yong!
Thursday, December 18, 2008

We have a new post-doc in our group!

Sang Yong Ju will be performing ensemble measurements on carbon nanotubes and graphene. He earned his Ph.D. at University of Connecticut and was born and raised in Seoul, Korea.

His favorite food is a special Korean pork dish called "sam-gyup-sal" and during his free time, he enjoys building miniature figurines.

Nano Letters Paper Published!
Thursday, December 18, 2008

A Nano Letters paper on electroluminescence measurements individual n-type CdSe nanowires has been published!
Here is the full citation: Nano Lett., 2008, 8(12), pp 4552-4556

Paper Published in Nature Nanotechnology!
Thursday, December 18, 2008

Wei's paper on photothermal current microscopy of carbon nanotubes has been published in Nature Nanotechnology!

Check out the Publications section of our site.

Congratulations Carlos!
Monday, June 9, 2008

Graduate student Carlos Ruiz-Vargas was awarded the CONACYT fellowship. The goal of this fellowship is "to perform a research thematic survey on world publications, to carry out theoretical and experimental research, and to carry on analysis of research results." Great job, Carlos!

Congratulations Graduates!
Sunday, May 25, 2008

Mark Levendorf and Daniel Joh both graduated as Bachelors with High Honors in Chemistry from Cornell University! Mark will be pursuing his PhD and Daniel will be completing his M.Eng. in the Park Laboratory. They were both recipients of the Merck Index Award. Congratulations!

DURIP Grant Awarded!
Monday, April 21, 2008

Professor Jiwoong Park was awarded the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grant from the Department of Defense! Way to go!

NSF CAREER Grant Awarded!
Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Professor Jiwoong Park has been awarded the Faculty Early Carerr Development (CAREER) grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Congratulations

Two Papers Published!
Saturday, September 1, 2007

The Park Lab has published two new papers:

"Efficient Visible Light Detection Using Individual Germanium Nanowire Field Effect Transistors", Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 162102 (2007)

"Photocurrent Imaging of p-n Junctions in Ambipolar Carbon Nanotube Transistors", Nano Letters 7, 3320 (2007)