“Talking” Electrons: Does It Happen In Collisions Of Ions With Atoms?

John Tanis PhD, Physics Department, Western Michigan University Friday, Nov 3 at 3 pm Can electrons “talk” with one another when an ion collides with a target atom? In general, the answer is yes, but it has been difficult to do experiments that isolate the interaction, or “talking”, between electrons. We are conducting an experiment […]

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.