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One for the Papers

June 29, 2015

When curators at the historic Homewood Museum noted a discrepancy in a historical wallpaper, they turned to Associate Research Professor Patricia McGuiggan, who teaches a class called Materials Characterization.

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Hai-Quan Mao

A Vial Solution for TB

June 26, 2015

Health care workers who treat tuberculosis in developing nations diagnose the disease through an observation test. They smear a sample of sputum onto a glass slide, add a staining agent, and then count the visible bacteria under a microscope. The test is simple, cheap—and has not changed for more than 100 years.

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The Quest for Metallic Glass

June 26, 2015

Five thousand years after the first metallurgists melded copper and arsenic to kick off the Bronze Age, Evan Ma, professor of materials science and engineering, is on a fascinating quest to re-engineer the internal atomic architecture that metals are made of.

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Fan Zeng

Fan Zeng Awarded Croft Fellowship

May 29, 2015

Fan Zeng, a graduate student in Dr. James Spicer’s lab, was awarded a Croft Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year by the Johns Hopkins Environment, Energy, Sustainability & Health Institute.

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An n-type pyromellitic diimide polymer composite with in situ microstructure growth of the common element compound SnCl2 reaches the highest purely n-type polymer composite power factor yet reported.

Enhancing Polymer Thermoelectric Efficiency

May 29, 2015

Johns Hopkins University engineers have demonstrated a record increase in efficiency for an n-type polymer semiconductor through the combination of a new polymer electron-transporting semiconductor and a solid additive.

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