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Dr. Adina Luican-MayerUniversity of Ottawa
Speaker webpage: luican-mayer-lab.physics.uottawa.ca/
Date and Time of Live Presentation: Thu, 04-Mar-2021 2:00 pm MT
Location: youtu .be / rRBwqSWHQ2A
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Dive into the world of atoms to discover quantum materials
(English captioning / questions available)
Innovative technologies are usually based on the discovery of new materials and related novel physical phenomena. To better understand and master the properties of quantum materials and to put them to good use, we need to design experimental tools to probe and manipulate electrons and their interactions at the atomic scale. In our research, we wish to understand the fundamental properties of materials by using the scanning tunneling microscope to visualize the structure and electronic properties of quantum matter at the scale of individual atoms. This will enable the development of next generation quantum technologies.
Adina Luican-Mayer is Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Ottawa. She received her undergraduate degree from Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany (2006) and her PhD from Rutgers University (2012). Prior to joining uOttawa, she had the Alexei Abrikosov Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Nanoscopic Materials at the Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago. His research group is exploring new electronic properties of low-dimensional systems designed by stacking atomic-scale thin layers of van de Waals materials using local probe microscopy supported by spectroscopic techniques.