Building on the successes of gas phase molecular spectroscopy of small molecules, we are pushing towards ever larger and more complex target systems (see list of project areas below) by using electrospray ionization to prepare complex molecules from solutions.
Madison Foreman won the Rao Prize 2022, for one of the top three talks presented by a graduate student at the 75th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy (held in June 2022 in Urbana-Champaign, IL). Congratulations!
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The Physics Frontiers Centers (PFC) program supports university-based centers and institutes where the collective efforts of a larger group of individuals can enable transformational advances in the most promising research areas. The program is designed to foster major breakthroughs at the intellectual frontiers of physics by providing needed resources such as combinations of talents, skills, disciplines, and/or specialized infrastructure, not usually available to individual investigators or small groups, in an environment in which the collective efforts of the larger group can be shown to be seminal to promoting significant progress in the science and the education of students. PFCs also include creative, substantive activities aimed at enhancing education, broadening participation of traditionally underrepresented groups, and outreach to the scientific community and general public. Read more about this program at the NSF website.