KNI News

Kavli Futures Symposium on Condensed Matter Physics hosted by the KNI
Videos from the Kavli Futures Symposium on Condensed Matter Physics
April 8, 2018

The Kavli Nanoscience Institute was pleased to host a Kavli Futures Symposium on the Frontiers of Condensed Matter Physics. This special one-day symposium brought together experts to discuss emerging physics and technology from the edge states of surfaces & interfaces of novel materials and nano-metamaterials.

Asimow Group Breaks New Ground on Quasicrystal Synthesis
Asimow Group Breaks New Ground on Quasicrystal Synthesis
April 5, 2018

Paul Asimow and his research group examine the properties of exotic solids known as quasicrystals via high-impact shock recovery experiments.

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Yang and Faraon Groups Join Forces to Create a More Reliable & Predictable Light-Scattering Material
February 28, 2018

Grad student collaboration from the tennis courts to the lab leads to a surprising discovery in microscopy.

Quantum Engineering Video with Caltech Professor Oskar Painter
"Quantum Engineering: A New Frontier"
February 2, 2018

In this featured article, EAS Division Chair Guruswami Ravichandran explains how “the marriage of quantum science and engineering has the potential to result in technologies that can revolutionize all aspects of science.”

KNI-Wheatley Scholar Andrei Faraon Watson Lecture Event
January 17 Watson Lecture with Andrei Faraon on "Flat Metasurface Optics"
January 17, 2018

In this special Watson Lecture Series, Andrei Faraon, recipient of the 2016 KNI-Wheatley Scholar program, will discuss his recent research achievements in Flat Metasurface Optics.