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2024

1/16/2024   Yuhang received the APS GMAG travel award, congrats! 

2023

12/19/2023   Yuhang's DNP paper has been accepted by JACS (in collaboration with the Ramanathan group at Dartmouth & Han group at Northwestern)!

12/11/2023   Susumu gave an invited talk in 2023 MAGNA, Lake Tahoe CA.

11/27/2023   Junsoo Kim joined our research. Welcome!

9/30/2023   Kyle received the best poster award in 2023 SCUM, congrats!

9/30/2023   Ana and Michael gave oral presentations in 2023 SCUM at USC.

9/30/2023   Kyle, Artur and Yuhang gave poster presentations in 2023 SCUM at USC.

9/15/2023   Artur's NV and SiV's charge state dynamics paper has been published in Mater. Quantum. Technol.!

8/23/2023   Caleb joined our research group. Welcome!

8/2/2023   Sebastiao gave poster presentation in USC REU poster symposium.

7/25/2023   Yuhang gave oral presentations in 2023 Rocky Mountain Conference in Denver, CO.

7/21/2023   Yuhang received the best poster award in 2023 Global NMR, congrats!

6/23/2023   Ana received the USC WiSE travel grants, congrats!

6/21/2023   Yuhang's high-field NV-NMR paper has been accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. B!

6/8/2023   Sebastiao joined our research as a REU student. Welcome!

5/15/2023   Ella, Maggie and Zihan joined our research. Welcome!

5/6/2023   Alejandro received the 2023 SURF fellowship, congrats!

4/10/2023   Vib received the 2023 summer Provost's fellowship, congrats!

4/4/2023   Cooper received the award for the best poster award in physical sciences industry days at USC. Congratulations, Cooper!

3/24/2023   Michael received the award for Excellence in Graduate Student Research in the Stauffer symposium. Congratulations, Michael!

3/24/2023   Cooper received the award for Excellence in Undergraduate Studies in the Stauffer symposium. Congratulations, Cooper!

3/10/2023   Michael gave oral presentations in APS March meeting at Las Vegas, NV.

3/6/2023    Yuhang and Cooper gave oral presentations in APS March meeting at Las Vegas, NV.

2/7/2023   Vib joined our research. Welcome!

1/12/2023 Laura completed her defense. Congratulations, Dr. Laura Mugica!

1/4/2023    Cooper gave an invited talk in the International Virtual EPR Meeting (IVEM). 

1/4/2023 Cooper received the 2023 spring Provost's fellowship, congrats!

2022

11/15/2022 Kyle received the 2022 fall USC SOAR fellowship, congrats!

11/11/2022 Yuhang received the 2022 best poster award in USC Physics retreat symposium, congrats!

9/28/2022    Nick Musat joined our group. Welcome, Nick!

9/24/2022    Yuhang, Michael and Cooper presented their posters in SCUM meeting, UCSB, CA.

9/10/2022    Cooper received the 2022 fall Provost's fellowship, congrats!

8/30/2022    Alejandro Reyes joined our group. Welcome, Alejandro!

7/28/2022    Cooper received the best poster award from RMC. Great job, Cooper!

7/28/2022    Cooper gave oral presentation in RMC, Copper mountain, CO.

7/27/2022    Cooper presented two posters in the Rocky mountain conference for magnetic resonance (RMC), Copper mountain, CO.

6/14/2022    Dylan Kawashiri joined our group as a summer undergraduate student, welcome, Dylan!

6/1/2022    Helaina Hannan joined our group as a REU student, welcome, Helaina!

5/11/2022    Ben graduated with his Ph.D!

4/13/2022    Cooper received the 2022 summer Provost's fellowship, congrats!

3/15/2022    Cooper gave a talk in the APS meeting, Chicago, IL.

3/15/2022    Yuhang gave a talk in the APS meeting, Chicago, IL.

3/15/2022    Ben gave a talk in the APS meeting, Chicago, IL.

3/9/2022    Ben defended his Ph.D. thesis successfully. Congrats, Dr. Fortman!

3/3/2022    Laura received the Jay Struckhoff Graduate Student Award, congrats!

3/3/2022    Laura received the Anton B. Burg Foundation Pre-Doctoral Teaching Award!

3/3/2022    Ben, Laura, Ana, Michael, Yuhang and Cooper presented posters in the Stauffer symposium.

1/6/2022    Cooper received the 2022 spring Provost's fellowship, congrats!

2021

11/8/2021    Julia Cashman joined our group, Welcome Julia!

10/8/2021    Zihan received the 2021 fall SOAR award, congrats!

9/25/2021    Zaili's collaborative paper with Budker (Mainz, Germany) & Shimizu (Nagoya, Japan) groups has been published in Phys. Rev. B!

9/9/2021    Cooper received the 2021 fall Provost's fellowship!

9/3/2021    Gene Aries Caberto joined our group, Welcome Gene!

9/2/2021    Artur Pambukchyan joined our group, Welcome Artur!

8/30/2021    Kyle Shi joined our group, Welcome Kyle!

8/5/2021    Laura received the 2021 USC Burg Foundation Graduate Student Teaching Fellowship, Congrats!

8/2/2021    Ben's paper has been accepted for a special issue, "titled Materials, Methods, and Applications of Color Centers with Accessible Spin" in J. Appl. Phys.!

5/27/2021    Zihan received the 2021 USC SURF award, Congrats!

5/11/2021    Ben received the Michael J. Dulligan Memorial Award in recognition of outstanding graduate research. Congrats, Ben!

4/22/2021    Cooper received the 2021 summer Provost's fellowship, Congrats!

4/9/2021    Sharon moved to Albuquerque to start her postdoc position in the Acosta group at UNM. We look forward to your successful career!

3/23/2021    We are now back to 100 % lab capacity.

3/17/2021    Ana gave an oral presentation in the APS meeting.

3/17/2021    Ben gave an oral presentation in the APS meeting.

1/15/2021    Sharon defended her Ph.D. thesis successfully. Congrats, Dr. Peng!

2020

12/20/2020    Zihan (Havi) Zhao joined our group, welcome, Zihan!

12/17/2020    Susumu gave an invited talk in the 3rd IFQMS (the 3rd International Forum on Quantum Metrology and Sensing).

11/13/2020    Laura's collaborative paper with Prof. G. Lu (USC Physics) has been accepted in Nano Lett.!

7/14/2020    Sharon's paper has been accepted in J. Appl. Phys.!

5/17/2020    Noah Tischler joined our group, Welcome Noah!

5/15/2020    Cooper Selco joined our group, Welcome Cooper!

5/15/2020    Ana Gurgenidze joined our group, Welcome Ana!

5/14/2020    Laura passed her qual exam, Congrats!

4/14/2020    Ben's NV HF-ESR paper has been accepted for publication in Appl. Phys. Lett.!

4/7/2020    Rocky Moutain Conference has been canceled due to Coronavirus outbreak.

3/13/2020    All moved to work-at-home mode due to Coronavirus outbreak. Stay safe, everyone.

3/6/2020    Ben gave an oral presentation in USC Physics Symposium.

2/29/2020    APS March meeting has been canceled due to Coronavirus outbreak.

1/9/2020    Laura passed her screening exam!

1/5/2020    Ben recieved the GMAG student travel award. Congrats, Ben!

2019

12/31/2019    Michael Coumans joined our research group. Welcome, Michael!

8/31/2019    Tejpal Randhawa joined our research group. Welcome, Tej!

8/2/2019    Esther presented a poster in the USC YRP poster session.

8/2/2019    Alondra presented a poster in the USC YRP poster session.

7/31/2019    Jax presented a poster in the USC REU poster session.

7/24/2019    Laura recieved teh best poster award in the 60th RMC, Denver CO. Congrats!

7/24/2019    Ben recieved teh best poster award in the 60th RMC, Denver CO. Congrats!

7/23/2019    Sharon gave an oral presentation in the 60th RMC, Denver CO.

7/23/2019    Ben gave an oral presentation in the 60th RMC, Denver CO.

7/22/2019    Laura presented a poster in the 60th RMC, Denver CO.

7/22/2019    Sharon presented a poster in the 60th RMC, Denver CO.

7/22/2019    Ben presented a poster in the 60th RMC, Denver CO.

6/21/2019    Ben's paper has been accepted for publication in J. Phys. Chem!

6/10/2019    Linda Godinez joined our group as a summer undergraduate student. Welcome, Linda!

5/29/2019    Jax Dallas joined our group as a REU student. Welcome, Jax!

5/15/2019    Meera received the USC SURF grant!

5/13/2019    Yuxiao Hang joined our group. Welcome Yuxiao!

5/7/2019    Ben passed the qualifying exam!

4/11/2019    Yihao Yang joined our group. Welcome Yihao!

3/29/2019    Yuhang Ren joined our group. Welcome Yuhang!

3/21/2019    Ben received the best poster award in Stauffer symposium, Los Angeles CA!

3/21/2019    Joyce presented a poster in Stauffer symposium, Los Angeles CA.

3/21/2019    Laura presented a poster in Stauffer symposium, Los Angeles CA.

3/21/2019    Ben presented a poster in Stauffer symposium, Los Angeles CA.

3/21/2019    Sharon presented a poster in Stauffer symposium, Los Angeles CA.

3/8/2019    Susumu gave a seminar talk at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.

3/5/2019    Sharon's nanodimaond paper has been accepted in J. Chem. Phys!

3/5/2019    Susumu gave an invited talk in IW-FIRT 2019, University of Fukui, Japan.

3/4/2019    Ben gave a talk in the APS meeting, Boston, MA.

2/22/2019    Ashna and Ben married!! Best wished on their decoherence-free entangled life!

2/21/2019    Susumu gave a talk in Nano quantum seminar at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.

2018

11/27/2018    Susumu gave a talk in Materials Science Seminar at JAIST, Japan.

11/26/2018    Susumu gave a talk in NanoLSI Seminar at Kanazawa University, Japan.

11/24/2018    Susumu gave an invited talk in JPS meeting at Kanazawa University, Japan.

11/16/2018    Susumu gave a talk in Nanoscale Science Seminar, ISSP, University of Tokyo, Japan.

11/7/2018    Susumu gave a talk in Electrical Engineering Seminar, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan.

10/10/2018    Junior Pana joined our group as a undergraduate researcher. Welcome Junior!

9/27/2018    Susumu gave a talk in Short Colloquium, ISSP, University of Tokyo, Japan.

8/17/2018    Ben passed his screening exam.

8/6/2018    Joyce Kim joined our group as a visiting student. Welcome Joyce!

8/3/2018    Wendy ipresented her poster in the YRP poster session at USC.

7/26/2018    Sharon gave a talk in Rocky Mountain Conference, Snowbird, UT.

7/25/2018    Ben gave a talk in Rocky Mountain Conference, Snowbird, UT.

7/24/2018    Laura gave a talk in Rocky Mountain Conference, Snowbird, UT.

7/24/2018    Susumu gave a talk in Rocky Mountain Conference, Snowbird, UT.

7/23/2018    Susumu presented a poster in Rocky Mountain Conference, Snowbird, UT.

6/20/2018    Wendy Marquina joined our group as 2018 Young Researcher Student. Welcome Wendy!

6/11/2018    Christopher Gonzalez joined our group as a summer visting student. Welcome Chris!

5/22/2018    Laura received the T32 NIH fellowship, Congratulations!

4/20/2018    Armand received the proviost fellowship for 2018 summer, Congratulations!

4/12/2018    Meera presented a poster in Stauffer symposium, Los Angeles CA.

4/12/2018    Armand presented a poster in Stauffer symposium, Los Angeles CA.

4/12/2018    Laura presented a poster in Stauffer symposium, Los Angeles CA.

4/12/2018    Ben presented a poster in Stauffer symposium, Los Angeles CA.

4/12/2018    Sharon presented a poster in Stauffer symposium, Los Angeles CA.

3/10/2018    Susumu gave a talk in the diamond workshop at UCLA, Los Angeles CA.

3/8/2018    Sharon gave a talk in 2018 APS March Meeting, Los Angeles CA.

3/5/2018    Laura gave a talk in 2018 APS March Meeting, Los Angeles CA.

3/5/2018    Ben gave a talk in 2018 APS March Meeting, Los Angeles CA.

2/1/2018    Susumu gave a talk in Chemistry seminar at University of Pittsburg, PA.

1/18/2018    Armand Tadjali joined our group. Welcome, Armand!

2017

12/4/2017 Laura Mugica joined our group. Welcome, Laura!

11/15/2017 Sharon passed the qualifying exam!

10/16/2017 Chathu passed his Ph.D. defense! Congratulations, Dr. Abeywardana!

10/9/2017 Susumu gave an invited talk at the Shared EPR confernece, New Paltz, NY.

10/3/2017 Susumu gave a talk in Biocehmistry seminar at West Virginia University, Morgentown, WV.

9/19/2017 Sharon passed her screening exam!

8/25/2017 Meera Mistry joined our group. Welcome, Meera!

7/28/2017 Ariana presented a poster in the USC YRP presentation. Great job!

7/25/2017 Susumu gave a talk in 2017 ISMAR/RMC conference, Quebec city, Canada.

7/18/2017 Sharon presented a poster in EPR-2017 conference, Morgentown, WV.

7/16/2017 Sharon received a travel award from International Conference on Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Imaging of Biological Systems (EPR-2017).

6/14/2017 Ariana Vega joined our group as a USC YRP student.

5/1/2017 Susumu gave a talk in Physical Seminar at University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

4/27/2017 Chathu's manuscript was published in Appl. Mag. Res.

4/8/2017 Sharon gave a talk in the Southern California Users of Magnets (SCUM) meeting, Los Angeles, CA.

3/30/2017 Chathu received the USC Michael Dulligan Graduate Student Award. Congratulations!.

3/14/2017 Chathu gave a talk in the APS meeting, New Orleans, LA.

3/13/2017 Sharon gave a talk in the APS meeting, New Orleans, LA.

2/28/2017 Susumu was promoted to tenured Associate Professor, Hooray!

1/9/2017 Benjamin Fortman joined our group. Welcome, Ben!

2016

10/13/2016 Viktor passed his Ph.D. defense! Congratulations, Dr. Stepanov!

10/10/2016 Rana successfully defended her thesis! Congratulations, Dr. Akiel!

9/26/2016 Susumu gave a talk in Physical Chemistry Seminar at USC.

9/15/2016 Chathu's manuscript has been accepted for publication in J. Appl. Phys.!

9/2/2016 Sharon presented a poster in the USC Chemistry graduate symposium.

9/1/2016 Susumu gave an invited talk in APES 2016, Irkutsk, Russia.

8/24/2016 Our group received a grant from the NSF CHE program for NV-based MR research!

8/15/2016 Rana's graduate student life was highlighted by the USC Dornsife college! [Video]

8/5/2016 Mirna presented a poster in the USC YRP presentation.

8/3/2016 Laura gave a talk in the USC IME presentation.

8/3/2016 Laura and Sam presented posters in the USC Chemistry REU presentation.

7/20/2016 Viktor and Chathu presented posters in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Breckenridge, CO.

7/19/2016 Chathu gave a talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Breckenridge, CO.

7/18/2016 Viktor gave a talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Breckenridge, CO.

6/30/2016 Viktor's manuscript has been accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. B!

6/17/2016 Susumu gave a talk in Nanoscience Seminar at University of Tokyo, Japan.

6/16/2016 Susumu gave a talk in Physics Seminar at Keio University, Japan.

6/14/2016 Susumu gave a talk in Physics Seminar at Kobe University, Japan.

6/13/2016 Laura Mugica joined our group with the USC-IME fellowship. Welcome!

6/6/2016 Rana's manuscript has been accepted for publication in Cell Biochem. Biophys.!

5/18/2016 Drew Henry joined our group. Welcome, Drew!

5/12/2016 Viktor received the Travel Award in Rocky Mountain Conference!

5/1/2016 Jack joined our group with the USC Summer Undergraduate Research Fund Fellowship (SURF)!

5/1/2016 Sam received the USC Summer Undergraduate Research Fund Fellowship (SURF)!

4/29/2016 Susumu gave a talk in Chemistry Seminar at UC Berkeley.

4/27/2016 Susumu gave a talk in Chemistry Colloquium at UC Santa Barbara.

4/21/2016 Rana received the USC Michael Dulligan Graduate Student Award. Congratulations!.

3/31/2016 Susumu gave a talk in Physical Chemistry Seminar at UC Davis.

3/15/2016 Viktor gave a talk in the APS meeting, Baltimore, MD.

3/14/2016 Chathu gave a talk in the APS meeting, Baltimore, MD.

2/25/2016 Viktor received the USC Chemistry Travel Award. Congrats!

1/25/2016 Chathu's manuscript has been published in Appl. Phys. Lett!

1/11/2016 Winnie received the USC Provost Fellowship. Congratulations!

1/3/2016 Sharon (Zaili) Peng joined our group. Welcome, Sharon!

2015

12/20/2015 Susumu gave an invited talk in Pacifichem 2015, Honolulu HI.

12/8/2015 Susumu gave a talk in Chemical Sciences and Engineering Seminar at Argonne National Lab.

12/2/2015 Susumu gave a talk in Physical Chemistry Seminar at Rice University.

10/10/2015 Andrew Maney joined our group. Welcome, Andrew!

9/15/2015 Winnie received the USC Provost Fellowship. Congratulations!

9/10/2015 Susumu gave an invited talk in the GDCh FGMR 37th Annual Meeting, Darmstadt, Germany.

9/7/2015 Susumu gave a talk in Physics Seminar at TU Dortmund, Germany.

8/25/2015 Our group received a grant from the Anton B. Burg foundation for research on NV-based EPR!

8/15/2015 Frank and Viktor's manuscript has been accepted for publication in Methods in Enzymology.

8/7/2015 Susumu gave an invited talk in the diamond quanutm sensing workshop, Takamatsu, Japan.

8/5/2015 Winnie presented a poster in the REU Poster Presentation at USC.

8/5/2015 Susumu presented a poster in the diamond quanutm sensing workshop, Takamatsu, Japan.

7/30/2015 Susumu gave a talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Snowbird, UT.

7/28/2015 Viktor gave a talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Snowbird, UT.

7/17/2015 Mike presented a poster in the YRP Poster Presentation at USC.

7/17/2015 Josceline presented a poster in the YRP Poster Presentation at USC.

6/18/2015 Frank successfully defended his thesis! He will be a postdoc in Institute of Quantum Computing at University of Waterloo. Congratulations, Dr. Cho!

6/15/2015 Wan Hsiang Chen (Class of 2016, Biochemistry) joined our group. Welcome, Winnie!

6/15/2015 Josceline Rojas-Gamino (from Los Angeles Big Picture High School) started the USC Young Researchers program with our group. Welcome!

6/15/2015 Mike Moreno (from Gertz-Ressler High School) started the USC Young Researchers program with our group. Welcome!

5/16/2015 Our group received a grant from the NSF DMR program for molecular magnet research!

4/27/2015 Rana received the USC Stauffer Endowed Fellowship. Congratulations!

4/16/2015 Chathu received the USC research award for excellence in graduate research. Congrats!

4/13/2015 Susumu gave an invited talk in the Searle meeting, Chicago IL.

3/24/2015 Susumu gave an invited talk in the ACS meeting, Denver CO.

3/3/2015 Viktor gave a talk in the APS meeting, San Antonio, TX.

3/2/2015 Chathu gave a talk in the APS meeting, San Antonio, TX.

2/5/2015 Viktor's paper has been accepted for publication in Appl. Phys. Lett.!

1/14/2015 Rana received the Department of Chemistry Advanced Fellowship. Congratulations!

2014

11/5/2014 Susumu gave a talk in Condensed Matter Physics Seminar at UCLA.

10/10/2014 Susumu gave an invited talk in Photonics Asia 2014, Beijing China.

10/6/2014 Susumu gave a talk in Chemistry Seminar at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou China.

9/23/2014 Susumu gave a talk in Condensed Matter Physics Seminar at University of Florida, Gainesville FL.

9/19/2014 Susumu gave a talk in Condensed Matter Seminar at National High Magnetic Field Lab, Tallahassee FL.

7/14/2014 Franklin gave a talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Copper Mountain CO.

7/14/2014 Susumu presented a poster in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Copper Mountain CO.

6/26/2014 Franklin's paper has been accepted for publication in Rev. Sci. Instrum.!

6/23/2014 Jacqueline Gramajo (from West Adams Preparatory High School) started the USC Young Researchers program with our group. Welcome, Jacqueline!

6/16/2014 Sharon (Zaili) Peng (from Sun Yat-Sen University) joined our group as a REU student. Welcome, Sharon!

5/15/2014 Franklin gave a talk in ITST seminar at UC Santa Barbara.

4/23/2014 Rana passed her qualifying exam. Congrats!

4/22/2014 Susumu gave a talk in Condensed Matter Seminar at University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT.

4/7/2014 Susumu presented a poster in Searle Scholars meeting in Chicago IL.

4/4/2014 Viktor passed his qualifying exam!

3/27/2014 Susumu gave an invited talk in the 55th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference (ENC) meeting at Boston MA.

3/3/2014 Franklin and Chathu gave oral presentations in the APS March meeting at Denver CO.

2/27/2014 Susumu gave a talk in Physics Colloquium at California State University, Los Angeles.

2/21/2014 Susumu gave a talk in Chemistry Colloquium at North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC.

2/19/2014 Susumu presented in a Physical Chemistry Seminar in University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC.

2013

12/2/2013 Chathu passed his qualifying exam!

10/17/2013 Rana presented her poster in UCLA-USC-Caltech Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine Symposium

9/19/2013 Rana passed her screening exam. Congratulations!

7/30/2013 Franklin presented a poster in the Rocky Mountain Conference at Denver CO.

7/30/2013 Susumu gave an invited talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference at Denver CO.

5/20/2013 Jason received the USC Summer Undergraduate Research Fund fellowship (SURF)!

5/6/2013 Franklin passed the qualifying exam in Physics department. Congratulations!

4/29/2013 Chathu passed the screening exam in Chemistry department. Congrats!

4/22/2013 Susumu presented a poster in Searle Scholars meeting in Chicago IL.

4/17/2013 Rana received USC teaching award for excellence in graduate student teaching. Congratulations!

3/15/2013 Our article, "Spin decoherence and electron spin bath noise of a nitrogen-vacancy center in diamond" has been published in Phys. Rev. B!

1/14/2013 Jason Michael joins the group. Welcome, Jason!  

1/14/2013 Zak received the award of a Spring 2013 USC Provost's Research Fellowship!  

2012

9/20/2012 Viktor passed the screening exam in Chemistry department. Congrats!

9/20/2012 Our paper, Pulsed electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy powered by a free-electron laser  , appears in Nature.

The news is also on media releases.

"Laser helps scientists ‘see' the smallest world" - USC

"Scientists Employ a Powerful UCSB Laser to Breathe New Life into an Old Technology for Studying Atomic-Level Structures" - UC Santa Barbara

9/11/2012 Zak received the award of a Fall 2012 USC Provost's Research Fellowship!  

7/17/2012 Susumu gave an invited talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference at Copper Mountain CO.  

5/1/2012 Susumu gave a talk in Physical Chemistry Seminar at University of Washington, Seattle.

5/1/2012 Zak received Summer 2012 USC Provost's Research Fellowship!

4/13/2012 Susumu gave an invited talk in Stauffer symposium at USC.

4/3/2012 Kate has been awarded a Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) merit award for excellence in postdoctoral research. Congrats, Kate!

3/13/2012 Susumu has been named as a 2012 Searle Scholar. Hooray!

2/27/2012 Kate, Zhihui and Anirban gave oral presentations in the APS meeting at Boston.

1/5/2012 Zak received the award of a Spring 2012 USC Provost's Research Fellowship!  

2011

12/24/2011 Anirban received a poster award in the Second International Conference on Quantum Error Correction (QEC 2011). Congratulations, Anirban!  

12/1/2011   Chathuranga Abeywardana joins the group. Welcome!

11/22/2011   Susumu gave a talk in Physics colloquium at UC Santa Barbara.

10/3/2011   Franklin Cho joins the group. Welcome!

9/19/2011 Susumu gave a talk in Physics colloquium at USC. 

9/13/2011 Zak received the award of a Fall 2011 USC Provost's Research Fellowship. Congratulations, Zak!  

9/1/2011 Dr. Zhihui Wang joins the group. Welcome, Zhihui!  

7/20/2011 Our paper, Decoherence in Crystals of Quantum Molecular Magnets , appears in Nature. The news is also on media releases.

"USC Scientists Contribute to a Breakthrough in Quantum Computing"- USC

"Researchers Develop Quantum Computing System that Resists ‘Quantum Bug'" - UC Santa Barbara

"Discovery may overcome obstacle for quantum computing: UBC, California researchers" - UBC

6/1/2011 Dalilah Brown joins the group. Dalilah is supported by the REU program at USC and is from Stevenson University, MD. Welcome, Dalilah!

5/15/2011 Zak Kobos joins the group. Zak received the  USC Summer Undergraduate Research Fund fellowship (SURF)!

4/21/2011 Susumu has been awarded a grant from the Zumberge Fund Individual Program.   

3/15/2011 Dr. Ekaterina Romanova joins the group. Welcome, Kate!  

2/18/2011 Viktor and Anirban presented a poster in the USC Chemistry open house.

2/16/2011 Anirban passed the qualifying exam in Physics department. Congratulations, Anirban!

1/1/2011   Anirban Das and Viktor Stepanov join the group. Welcome!