Group publishes first paper on 2D materials

John Robertson publishes his first paper on the two dimensional (2D) materials work that he is been undertaking in the lab. The paper discusses the wafer-scale growth mechanism and characterization of monolayer and few-layer molybdenum disulfide (MoS2). The paper can...

Group is active at conferences throughout late spring and summer

The Escarra Group members attended and presented at several conferences over the Spring and Summer of 2017. Below is a list of the presenters and the titles of their presentations:   MRS Spring Meeting (April 17-21, 2017) – Phoenix, Arizona, USA John...

Group hosts middle school students at the LightLab outreach program

The Escarra Group hosted nine middle school students from Paul Habans Charter School as part of the LightLab Summer Research Experience from 6/19/17 through 6/23/17. The LightLab program is a unique research opportunity for young scholars and was funded in part by...

Professor Matthew Escarra receives NSF CAREER award

Professor Matthew Escarra has been awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, providing $520,000 over five years in support of his early career research and education vision. The award will support the group’s investigation of tunable and low-loss...

Group presents at the APS March Meeting 2017

The Escarra Group presented several talks at the APS March Meeting 2017 in New Orleans, LA. The titles and the sessions that they were presented in are as follows: “Quantum Efficiency Measurements of wafer-scale CVD grown MoS2 Phototransistors”...

Group exhibits at the 2017 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

The Escarra lab attended the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit held in National Harbor, MD from February 27 – March 1, 2017. The summit is an annual meeting of energy innovators from industry, academia, national labs, and more. Our collaborators...

Students take first place at NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge

Tulane’s student team took first place last week (02/16/2017) at NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge for their design of a self-assembling, solar-powered spacecraft ferry system. The winning team includes two current and another former Escarra group members:...