Electrons race along the surface of certain unusual crystalline materials, except that sometimes they don’t.
Princeton researchers led by Alejandro Rodriguez (PCCM's Seed 7) have uncovered new rules governing how objects absorb and emit light, fine-tuning scientists’ control over light and boosting research into next-generation solar and optical devices.
Leslie Schoop, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, and Robert Cava, the Russell Wellman Moore Professor of Chemistry, have each been awarded 5-year grants by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation in the amount of $1.7M.
PCCM's IRG-1 senior investigators B. Andrei Bernevig (PI) and F. Duncan Haldane (along with other Princeton quantum theorists, Ravindra Bhatt, David Huse, and Shivaji Sondhi) were awarded an EPiQS Theory Center by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation in July 2019.
Each summer since 2002, PCCM brings high school students from underrepresented backgrounds to Princeton to attend the Princeton University Materials Academy (PUMA), a three-week program held from July 8-25, 2019. This year, 15 students...