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Placing a nanowire with a micromanipulator (video)

Greg Holloway made this really cool video demonstrating the placement of a semiconductor nanowire using our recently home-built micromanipulator tool. This improves dramatically upon the previous method of mechanically depositing many wires randomly on a pre-patterned device substrate, and opens … Continue reading

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New paper in Journal of Applied Physics

Our new paper on Kyle Willick’s research, “Sensitive magnetic force detection with a carbon nanotube resonator”, has just appeared in the Journal of Applied Physics (link).

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Conference presentations

Prof. Baugh attended the NMR QIP conference in Rio de Janeiro this November. His presentation on qubit noise spectroscopy can be found here. Dr. Chris Haapamaki and Greg Holloway attended the Materials Research Society Fall meeting in Boston this December. … Continue reading

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Welcome and Congrats

Welcome to Sean Walker who starts as a new MSc student this Fall. Sean graduated from the University of Manitoba and holds an NSERC graduate scholarship. Congratulations to Greg Holloway who won an IQC Achievement Award this term for his … Continue reading

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Student awards

Congrats to Greg Holloway and Kyle Willick on being awarded Ontario Graduate Scholarships this year!

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New Publications

We have three new publications in 2013 on electronic transport studies in InAs and InAs-InAlAs core-shell nanowires!

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New students join group

Kyle Willick and Stéphane Labruyere have both joined the group as MSc students. Kyle has also been awarded a WIN NanoFellowship. Welcome to both, and congrats Kyle!

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Recent experimental work featured in APS Viewpoints

APS Viewpoint article by Xuedong Hu highlights recent work by our group that was published in Physical Review Letters. The Viewpoint article describes the electron spin resonance work lead by Mike Zhang that exploits the anisotropic hyperfine interaction to gain … Continue reading

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Greg Holloway awarded WIN NanoFellowship

Greg Holloway is awarded a WIN Nanofellowship for his research proposal on manipulating spins in quantum dots. Congratulations Greg!

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New graduate students join group

Kaveh Gharavi, Jeremy Kroeker, and Greg Holloway join the group as graduate students. Welcome! See the People page for short biographical information on the group members.

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