JALAN MBE LAB

 

@ Bharat Jalan 2015

GROUP NEWS

  1. May 2018: Tianqi defended his Ph.D thesis - Congratulations Dr. Wang!


  1. April 2018: The Jalan group including Abhinav Prakash and Tianqi Wang has won 2018 TechConnect Innovation Award for the technology, “Transparent Conducting Oxide Film – Indium Tin Oxide Alternative. Congratulations guys!!

     Here is a link to the story that was highlighted by:


    UMN:  www.cems.umn.edu/news/cems-research-team-wins-2018-techconnect-innovatio


    National Science Foundation: https://twitter.com/NSF_MPS/status/993570994341203969


  1. March 2018: Abhinav Prakash, and William Nunn present their work at the APS March meeting in Los Angeles, California.

  2. -High room-temperature electron mobility in hybrid MBE-grown La-doped SrSnO3 films - March 9, 2018

  3. -Temperature and frequency dependent dielectric response in hybrid molecular beam epitaxy grown BaSnO3 films - March 5, 2018


  1. February 2018: Bharat delivered an invited talk entitled “Novel Radical-based Hybrid Molecular Beam Epitaxy for Stannate Films and Heterostructures” 2018 Lawrence Symposium on Epitaxy, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA


  1. January 2018: Bharat delivered an invited talk entitled “Novel transparent conducting oxide with room- temperature conductivity exceeding 104 S/cm” SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, USA.


  1. January 2018: Abhinav delivered an invited talk on Hybrid MBE of Stannate Thin Films and Heterostructures at the 2018 Conference on Electronic and Advanced Materials, Orlando, Florida.


  1. November 2017: Bharat was awarded the 2017 AVS Paul H. Holloway Young Investigator Award at the the AVS 64th International Symposium and Exhibition in Tampa, Florida, USA.


  

Image courtesy: David Bergsman


  1. October 2017: Bharat delivered an invited seminar entitled “Novel Radical-based MBE Approaches for Metal-Oxide Films containing Elements of Low Oxidation Potential” in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, USA.


  1. September 2017: Many congratulations to Tianqi Wang and Laxman R. Thoutam, who were one of the winners of the Best Poster Award Competition at I-WOE-24!


  1. September 2017: Bharat was awarded with the 2017 Paul H. Holloway Young Investigator Award from the Thin Film Division of the American Vacuum Society (AVS).


  1. September 2017: Bharat delivered an invited Seminar entitled “Charge Transfer at Complex Oxide Interfaces” in the Department of Energy Conversion and Storage, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark.

  2. September 2017: Bharat delivered an invited Department Colloquium entitled “Novel Molecular Beam Epitaxy Approach for High Quality Complex Oxide Films” in the Institute for Materials Science, Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet zu Kiel, Germany.

  3. August 2017: Bharat delivered an invited talk at XXVI International Materials Research Congress (IMRC) in Cancun, Mexico.

  4. August 2017: Bharat was awarded with the 2017 Young Author Award at 21st American Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy (ACCGE-21) in Santa Fe, New Mexico.




  1. July 2017: Bharat delivered a plenary and an invited talk at 21st American Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy (ACCGE-21) in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

  2. July 2017: Bharat Jalan co-organized an international meeting “OTF-2017” in Rome, Italy on complex oxide thin films and heterostructures.

  3. May 2017: Many congratulations to Tianqi Wang, who was one of the winners of IPrime Annual Meeting Poster Competition!


  1. May 2017: Abhinav’s work in collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley and Washington University on Wide bandgap doped-BaSnO3 films (Nature Comm.) has been featured by Eurekalert (AAAS), Phys.org, MSN News, International business times, and several other media outlets.

  2. -https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-05/uom-don050517.php

  3. -http://www.ibtimes.com/scientists-create-high-conductivity-transparent-nano-scale-film-material-2535725

  4. -http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/science/new-material-may-lead-to-faster-powerful-electronics/articleshow/  58573323.cms

  5. -http://www.msn.com/en-my/news/techandscience/scientists-create-high-conductivity-transparent-nano-scale-film-material/ar-BBAQj2U?srcref=rss


  1. April 2017: Many congratulations to Abhinav Prakash, who was just awarded a University Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2017-18. Abhinav works on the hybrid molecular beam epitaxy growth of high mobility oxide thin films and interfaces.


  1. April 2017: Bharat delivered an invited physics colloquium entitled “Band-Engineered Complex Oxide Interfaces: New Insights and Opportunities” in the Department of Physics, Auburn University, Alabama.


  1. March 2017: Bharat delivered an invited talk at the 2017 APS March Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.


  1. March 2017: Bharat delivered an invited department colloquium entitled “Hybrid Molecular Beam Epitaxy for Functional Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures” in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota, USA


  1. March 2017: Abhinav Prakash, Tianqi Wang and Koustav Ganguly present their work at the APS March meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

  2. -High Mobility and Scattering Mechanisms in La-doped BaSnO3 Films Grown by a Radical-based Oxide MBE Approach- March 14, 2017

  3. -Non-stoichiometry, Compensation and Disorder in Hybrid MBE-grown Alkaline Earth Stannate - March 14, 2017

  4. -Mobility-Electron Density Relation Probed via controlled Oxygen Vacancy Doping in Epitaxial BaSnO3  - March 14, 2017


  1. February 2017: Bharat delivered an invited talk at the Workshop on phase transformations in oxides for energy conversion and storage, University of Minnesota, February, 2017.


  1. January 2017: Bharat delivered invited talks at the 2017 Electronic Materials and Applications (EMA) conference, Orlando, Florida.

  2. -EMA Symposium 12: Chemistry, Growth kinetics and Epitaxial Stabilization of Sn2+ in Sn-doped SrTiO3 using (CH3)6Sn2 tin precursor EMA Symposium 14: Metal-Insulator Transition, Charge Compensation, and Mobility-Limiting Scattering Mechanisms in MBE Grown La-doped BaSnO3 Films and Heterostructures


  1. January 2017: Andrew has defended his Ph.D thesis - Congratulations Dr. Xu!


  1. January 2017: Abhinav has won an Ovshinsky Student Travel Award for the 2017 March APS Meeting - congratulations Abhinav!


  1. December 2016: Dr. Ryan Haislmaier joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Ryan!


  1. December 2016: Tianqi and Abhinav present their work as an oral talk at the MRS Fall meeting in Boston.

  2. -Chemistry, Growth kinetics and Epitaxial Stabilization of Sn2+ in Sn-doped SrTiO3 using (CH3)6Sn2 tin precursor - Nov 30, 2016

  3. -Metal-Insulator Transition, Charge Compensation, and Mobility-Limiting Scattering Mechanisms in MBE Grown La-doped BaSnO3 Films and Heterostructures - Dec 01, 2016


  1. November 2016: Andrew and Abhinav present their work at the 63rd  AVS International meeting.

  2. -Radical-Based MBE Growth, Structure, Defects and Transport in High-Mobility Epitaxial La-doped BaSnO3 Films

  3. -Internal charge transfer at the MBE grown Complex Oxide Interface


  1. November 2016: Bharat delivered an invited Quantum Materials seminar entitled “Synthesis, disorder and electron transport at the SrTiO3/NdTiO3 heterojunction” in the School of Physics and Anstronomy, University of Minnesota, USA.


  1. October 2016: Bharat delivered an invited Department seminar entitled “Band-Engineered Complex Oxide Interfaces: New Insights and Opportunities” in the Department of Physics, Hamline University, Minneapolis USA.


  1. October 2016: Dr. Laxman R. Thoutam joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Laxman!


  1. September 2016: Bharat delivered an invited condensed matter seminar entitled “MBE Growth, Structure, Defects and Transport in High-Mobility Epitaxial La- doped BaSnO3 Films” in the Department of Physics, Harvard University, USA.


  1. September 2016: Bharat delivered an invited MSE department seminar entitled “Stoichiometric Control, Transport and Mobility-Limiting Scattering Mechanisms in High-Mobility Epitaxial La-doped BaSnO3 Films” in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA.


  1. September 2016: Bharat delivered an invited talk entitled “Radical-based Oxide MBE and Electronic Transport of La-doped BaSnO3 Thin Films” at the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) in Warsaw, Poland.


  1. September 2016: Bharat was awarded with the 2016 Young Investigator MBE Award at the 19th International Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy in Montpellier, France.


(From left to right) Professor Anupam Madhukar, Professor Charles W. Tu, Prof. Bharat Jalan, Professor Klaus H. Ploog,

and Dr. Al Cho (known as the “father of molecular beam epitaxy)

Photo Courtesy: Linda


  1. September 2016: Koustav Ganguly, Tianqi Wang and Abhinav Prakash present their work at the local MN AVS symposium.


  1. August 2016: Bharat delivered an invited talk entitled “MBE Growth, Structure, Defects and Transport in High-Mobility Epitaxial La- doped BaSnO3 Films” at the 2016 User Meeting of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, USA.


  1. August 2016: Andrew’s work in collaboration with the University of Utah on high conductivity in complex oxide heterostructures (APL materials) has been featured by Eurekalert (AAAS), IEEE Spectrum, Phys.org, EETimes, ScienceDaily, and several other media outlets.

        http://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/semiconductors/materials/new-material-offers-a-revolutionary-approach-to-power-electronics

        http://phys.org/news/2016-07-highly-materials-efficient-electronics.html

        http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1330233

        http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-07/uou-mpt072616.php

  1. July 2016: Many congratulations to Abhinav Prakash, who has just awarded the CEMS outstanding TA award!

  2. May 2016: Many congratulations to Andrew Xu, who was one of the winners of IPrime Annual Meeting Poster Competition! 



  1. April 2016: Bharat delivered an invited department seminar entitled “MBE Growth, Structure, Defects and Transport in High-Mobility Epitaxial La-doped BaSnO3 Films” in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.


  1. April 2016: Many congratulations to Tianqi Wang, who was just awarded a University Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2016-17. Tianqi works on the synthesis of strain-engineered novel metastable complex oxide thin films using the hybrid molecular beam epitaxy technique.


  1. April 2016: Andrew presents his work at the UMN Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Showcase. Well done Andrew.




  1. April 2016: Bharat is awarded the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Award.


  1. March 2016: Abhinav Prakash, Andrew Xu and Koustav Ganguly present their work at the APS March meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

  2. -Self-regulating MBE growth of stoichiometric BaSnO3 films via reactive radical mechanism - March 16, 2016

  3. -Metal-insulator transition and weak localization in oxygen vacancy doped BaSnO3 thin films - March 16, 2016

  4. -Internal charge transfer and quasi-two dimensional electron gases at NdTiO3/SrTiO3 interfaces - March 15, 2016


  1. March 2016: Bharat delivered an invited talk entitled “Hybrid molecular beam epitaxy for BaSnO3 films and heterostructures using tin radicals” at the 2nd Functional Oxide Thin Films for Advanced Energy and Information Technology Conference – Cancun, Mexico.


  1. February 2016: Bharat delivered an invited department seminar entitled “Band-Engineered Complex Oxide Interfaces: New Insights and Opportunities” in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.


  1. January 2016: Abhinav presented his work entitled “Hybrid molecular beam epitaxy growth for stoichiometric BaSnO3” at the 43th Conference on the Physics & Chemistry of Surfaces & Interfaces, Palm Springs, CA January 17-21, 2016 


  1. January 2016: Our recent work in collaboration with PNNL scientists “Creating an Electrical Conduit Using Two Insulators” is highlighted on the US DOE Office of Science homepage as a Science headline.


  1. January 2016: Bharat co-organized two symposiums at the Electronic Materials and Applications Meeting (EMA) Orlando on “Multifunctional Nanocomposites” and “Emerging Functionalities in Layered-Oxide and Related Materials”.


  1. November 2015: John Dewey receives a competitive Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) award to work on the thin film growth and characterization using molecular beam epitaxy. Congratulations John!


  1. November 2015: Graduate students, Jin and Bill join the group. Welcome guys.


  1. October 2015: Abhinav presented his work entitled “Hybrid molecular beam epitaxy growth for stoichiometric BaSnO3” at the North American MBE conference, Mayan Riviera, Mexico Oct 4 - 7, 2015. 


  1. September 2015: Bharat delivered an invited department seminar entitled “Internal Charge Transfer at MBE-Grown Complex Oxide Interfaces: New Insights and Opportunities” in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan.


  1. September 2015: Many congratulations to Andrew Xu and Koustav Ganguly, who were awarded the first and third MN American Vacuum Society (AVS) Hysitron Award respectively for the best posters presented at the AVS Minnesota Chapter Annual Symposium.




  1. September 2015: Andrew Xu, Koustav Ganguly and Abhinav Prakash present their work at the local MN AVS symposium.


  1. August 2015: REU student Emilie presents her research work at the 2015 NNIN REU Convocation at Cornell University


  1. July 2015: Chris Cheng leads the MN AVS student chapter as the president. The chapter hopes to foster discussion between students, local industry professionals, and various faculty members across science and technology disciplines. Read more about it.


  1. July 2015: Jalan MBE lab participated in an educational outreach event “Discover STEM” at the University of Minnesota.


  1. June 2015: MRSEC REU student Mr. Angel R Agrinsoni Santiago and NNIN REU student Emilie Benson join the Jalan MBE Lab for the summer and will be working on Material synthesis and characterization. Welcome Angel and Emilie.


  1. May 2015: An undergraduate student John Dewey joins the Jalan MBE Lab for the undergraduate research experience and will be working on MBE growth of complex oxides. Welcome John.


  1. May 2015: Bharat delivered an invited condensed matter physics colloquium entitled “New Insights and Opportunities at the MBE-Grown Complex Oxide Heterostructures” at the Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials, Department of Physics at the University of Maryland- Baltimore, May 14, 2015.


  1. Many congratulations to Andrew Xu, who was just awarded a University Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2015-16. Andrew works on the MBE growth and electronic transport study of the artificial heterostructure of complex oxides.


                                                          


  1. March 2015: Bharat co-organized a focused session at the APS March meeting - 2015 on the “Complex Oxide Interfaces and Heterostructures”.

  2. March 2015: Abhinav Prakash, Andrew Xu and Koustav Ganguly present their work at the APS March meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

       - Epitaxial Growth of BaSnO3 using Hybrid Molecular Beam Epitaxy - March 2, 2015

       - Extreme high-density electron gas using band engineered complex oxide interfaces - March 2, 2015

       - Structure and Electronic Transport in BaSnO3 Deposited via High Pressure Oxygen Sputtering - March 2, 2015


  1. January 2015: Bharat Jalan delivered an invited talk at the 2015 Electronic Materials and Applications (EMA) conference, Orlando, Florida.


  1. December 2014: The JALAN MBE Lab was awarded the Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science Safest Lab Award for Fall 2014 by the UMN joint safety team for exemplary safety practices. Congratulations everyone!


  1. December 2014: Bharat Jalan delivered an invited talk in the Center for Nanoscale Science & Technology, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland.


  1. October 2014: Bharat Jalan delivered an invited condensed matter seminar entitled “Tailoring Electronic Properties in Complex Oxides Via Stoichiometry Control” in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Utah - Salt Lake City, October 28, 2014.

  2. September 2014: Andrew Xu, Koustav Ganguly and Tianqi Wang present their work at the local MN AVS symposium.

  3. June 2014: Mike Falck, a science teacher at the Chaska high school returns this summer to continue his research in the Jalan MBE Lab. Mike worked in the summer of 2013 for two months. Welcome Mike!

  4. June 2014: Peter Swanson, a science student from the Chaska high school joins the Jalan MBE lab for summer research. Welcome Peter!

  5. May 2014: Bharat Jalan delivered an invited talk entitled “Stoichiometry Control of Metal - Insulator Transition in Complex Oxide Heterostructures” at the oxide workshop “Physics at the Falls: Structural and Electronic Instabilities in Oxide Nanostructures”, University at Buffalo, May 20 - 23, 2014.

  6. May 2014: Both Koustav and Tianqi Pass their oral examination. Congratulations, Koustav and Tianqi !

  7. May 2014: Bharat Jalan delivered an invited talk entitled “MBE Growth and Study of Electronic Transport of NdTiO3/SrTiO3 Heterostructures via Stoichiometry Control” at the Workshop on Correlated Oxides and Oxide Interfaces, William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute, University of Minnesota, May 1 - 4, 2014.

  8. March 2014: Bharat Jalan delivered Materials Science Program department seminar entitled “Stoichiometry Control of Emergent Phenomena at Complex Oxide Interfaces: Opportunities and Challenges” at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, March 13, 2014.

  9. March 2014: Andrew Xu presented his work entitled “Stoichiometry Control of Electronic Transport at Complex Oxide Interfaces” at the APS March Meeting, Denver, March 6, 2014. 

  10. February 2014: Bharat Jalan delivered magnetic seminar in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UMN on the “Hybrid Molecular Beam Epitaxy for Functional Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures”.

  11. December 2013: Jalan has been awarded a Grant-in-Aid of Research, Artistry and Scholarship from the Office of Vice President of Research, UMN. This award will support research of a graduate student.

  12. December 2013: Bharat Jalan delivered an invited talk at the 3M research center, Minneapolis.

  13. December 2013: Andrew Xu and Koustav Ganguly present their work at the MRS Fall meeting in Boston

       - Strain Relaxation in MBE-Grown Semiconducting SrTiO3 Films - Dec. 4, 2013

       - MBE Growth and Electronic Transport Study of NdTiO3/SrTiO3 Heterostructures - Dec. 4, 2013

       - Growth and Electrical Transport Study of BaSnO3 Films Grown via High Pressure Oxygen Sputtering - Dec. 5, 2013


  1. November 2013: Rohan Pitre and John Hancock receive a competitive Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) award to work on the thin film growth and characterization using advanced molecular beam epitaxy. Congratulations to both of you!

  2. October 2013: Mike Falck, a science teacher of Chaska high school, MN wins a competition to attend teacher workshop at the National AVS meeting in San Diego. Mike worked in the Jalan MBE lab this summer - Congratulations Mike !

  3. September 2013: Andrew Xu, Koustav Ganguly and Tianqi Wang present their work at the local MN AVS symposium.

  4. July 2013: Patrick Marshal, UMN undergraduate student, joins the graduate school at UCSB. Patrick works on the growth and structural characterization of oxide thin films in the Jalan MBE lab since summer - 2012 - Congratulations Patrick!