physical chemistry, effects of pressure on NPs, nanomechanics
TEM, SEM, Diamond anvil cell, Microspectroscopy, Raman, NMR, UV/Vis
Background & Research Interest
I study the effects of mechanical forces on nanomaterials. That includes spectroscopy of colloidal nanocrystals under compression in a diamond anvil cell, as well as studying the optomechanical properties of nanoparticle-hydrogel composites.