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In the VINSE Spotlight Podcast we interview the author of the Spotlight publication. We find out straight from the source what each paper's all about and delve deeper into the huge variety of research going on at VINSE.


Episode 33:
Chris Sharp – accessing new crystal structures using nanoparticles
Nano Letters



Episode 32: Krishen Appavoo – phase change material, vanadium dioxide. Typically an insulator, when given a small amount of energy, it becomes conducting and has applications in next generation electronic devices
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Episode 31: Yuanzhe Liang– membranes with tiny pores which can be used to separate molecules or ions
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Episode 30: Daniel Shae– cancer vaccine that enhances the body's immune response to tumor cells
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Episode 29: Keefer Rowan – time-dependent phenomena in atoms - the building blocks of matter
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Episode 28: Zhiliang Pan – thermal transport in nanowires with unique structures
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Episode 27: Isom Kelly – porous silicon nanoparticles - tiny chunks of silicon that can be used as drug delivery vehicles
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Episode 26: Chris Stachurski – carbon dots - tiny luminescent particles of carbon
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Episode 25: Nidhi Jyotsana – knowledge of cancer can inform our study of COVID-19
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Episode 24: Chuchuan Hong – trapping and manipulating nanoscale objects
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Episode 23: Nicole Moehring – crystal structure, how we characterize it and its impact on the physical properties of a material
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Episode 22: Kofi Christie – desalination of water - which is used globally to provide people with needed fresh water
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Episode 21: Kyle Hawkins – bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses that live on and inside the human body
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Episode 20: Matt Thompson – improving the reproducibility of soft matter calculations
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Episode 19: Austin Howes – optical limiting using materials that change their properties when exposed to external energy sources
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Episode 18: Timothy Boire – shape memory polymer that could transform vascular surgery
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Episode 17: Ross Koby – Mechanochemistry! 
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Episode 16: Kaitlyn Ryder – sending electronics to space
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Episode 15: Guanyu Lu – capturing waste heat to use in optical communication
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Episode 14: Jenna Dombroski – progress toward a breast cancer vaccine!
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Episode 13: Michael Kosson – 3D print cement
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Episode 12: Matthew Gerboth – Heat moves through materials at the nanoscale.
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Episode 11: John Slack – Fuel cells convert chemical energy into electricity.
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Episode 10: Andrew Naclerio – Exceptional properties of 2D materials.
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Episode 9: James McBride - Imaging the next generation of electronics. 
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Episode 8: Stephanie Pearlman - Diagnosis of infectious diseases in low resource settings.
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Episode 7: Thomas Folland - Trapping and concentrating light.
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Episode 6: Nathan Spear - Exotic optical properties of nanoparticles. 
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Episode 5:Joe Vanderburgh - Nanoparticles can be used to treat bone metastasis of cancer. 
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Episode 4: Andrew Summers - How computers  accelerate scientific research.
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Episode 3: Chris Haycook - Nanoparticles for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.
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Episode 2: Kody Wolfe - Plants for solar energy capture.
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Episode 1: You Zhou  - Photonics: the manipulation of light.
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