Interfaces for battery and solar cell applications – atomic level understanding using X-ray based Spectroscopy

Professor Håkan Rensmo Uppsala University Uppsala, Sweden Tuesday, September 19 at 3:00pm in VW104 New materials and material combinations for the use in solar cells and Li-ion batteries has been subject of substantial academic and commercial research over the last decades. The efficiency of the conversion process in these systems is largely dependent on the […]

SPS Sponsored research talks by three Hope students:

Friday, September 15 at 3:00pm “Depolarization and Scattering Signatures of Spherical Particles” by Yong Chul Yoon “Comparing Electrochemical Calculations and Particle Induced X-Ray Emission Measurements of Prussian Blue Analogue Deposits” by Scott Joffre “Automated Characterization of Fluxon Electrodynamics” by Alexander Medema

Seminar: Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance

Hope’s Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance is a culminating event for many students to showcase their work to students, faculty, family and community members. Friday, April 21, 2017 Richard & Helen DeVos Fieldhouse 2:30–5 p.m.

This Month in SPS

This Week: April 12th Physics Elemental Battleship Join us for game time to play the well known game Battleship … with a twist. Also, start preparing your armada to come vote for you for officer election next week. Next Week: April 19th Liquid Nitrogen Ice-cream Party & Officer Elections Come join us for the last SPS […]

Seminar: Dr. Clement Burns

Probing High Temperature Superconductors with X-rays Friday, April 7 at 3 pm in VW 104 Clement Burns Ph.D., Western Michigan University Superconducting materials display a variety of unusual phenomenon, including the ability to carry electrical currents without resistance and the expulsion of magnetic fields from their volume.  Many of these systems are well understood, but […]