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II. Single Molecule Absorption Spectroscopy and Surface Glass Dynamics by STM

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Shi Liu, a recent graduate of Andrew Rappe's research group, has been awarded the prestigious...

Department Chair Gary A. Molander has been awarded the ...

Assistant Professor Neil Tomson has been awarded a New Investigator Grant by the Kauffman...

The Department of Chemistry is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of...

Research Highlight

Abe Nitzan and his research group are developing models that may better harness heat energy to potentially power nanoscale devices. Their recent work, featured in PNAS earlier this year, has been highlighted by Ali Sundermier at Penn News. See the full story here.



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