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Crystal Growing Contest 2016

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If you're interested in obtaining the photos from the event, go here:


Interesting Report

Gender, ethnicity and teaching evaluations: Evidence from mixed teaching teams

Results on Online Teaching Resources Survey

Prof. Markelz was a participant in a recent survey run by Babson College on use of online resources by faculty.

Results were recently published:Opening the Textbook: Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16 from the BSRG web site: 

Some of the key findings:


Mengyang and Yanting BOTH receive Protein Science Young Investigator Travel Awards !!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO MENGYANG AND YANTING!!!  They were selected for the Protein Science Young Investigator Travel Award for their abstracts to be presented at the 


Baltimore, Maryland USA | July 16-19, 2016 | Hyatt Regency Baltimore

Our Paper on MOSTS technique now available!!

Modulated orientation-sensitive terahertz spectroscopy

Rohit Singh, Deepu Koshy George, Chejin Bae, K. A. Niessen, and A. G. Markelz

Photonics Research Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp. A1-A8 (2016) doi: 10.1364/PRJ.4.0000A1

Nota bene for laser alignment...

It is important to be aware that your eyeglasses may give you achromatic effects!!!  When looking at the scattered light from amplified NIR laser off a business card, you will see both the fundamental (red) and the fluorescence from two photon absorption (blue).  If you wear corrective lenses, the two spots will not be superimposed, but actually appear to be spatially displaced.  The displacement will switch based on your position relative to the beam.

Excellent Job At APS 2016 Everyone!

Markelz Group After All talks completed!! 


Come to our talks at APS March Meeting 2016 in Baltimore!!!

Find out about our latest research results at the American Physical Society in Baltimore March 14-18!!!  Click Preview Abstract to learn more!


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