Summer Science Research at Bryn Mawr

'Cheng, Xuemei' Archive

Photolithographic Development of MgB2/MgO/MgB2 Josephson Junctions

Posted July 26, 2011

Abstract: Valerie Galstad Mentor: Xuemei Cheng A strong drive for technological advancement and increased demand for Internet speed and efficiency have made nanoelectronics a very important field of research. With the use of superconductors in nanoelectronics comes more energy efficient electronics capable of faster operational speeds and durability. A Josephson junction is the design of […]

Magnetic Properties of Ordered Nanoporous Ni

Posted July 25, 2011

Abstract: Cathy Yang Mentor: Professor May Cheng The fabrication of nanoporous materials has been of great interest for applications such as biosensors, photonic materials, and energy storage. We develop a template electrochemical deposition technique for fabricating highly ordered and highly porous nanostructured materials. Fabrication process involves the following steps: self-assembly of polystyrene spheres, electrochemical deposition […]

Waveguide Fabrication for Magnetic Bubble Dynamics

Posted July 25, 2011

Abstract: Ana Cordova Mentor: Xuemei Cheng The Magnetic Bubble state in magnetic nanodisks with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy is an interesting subject matter of nanomagnetism not only because of the fundamental physics that this system holds but also because of its potential applications in efficient data storage. The magnetic bubble state consists of a circular domain […]