Lab News


Our research on TV

posted Mar 28, 2017, 7:59 PM by MIKHAIL KATS

Our work on engineering human color vision was just featured on News 3, the Madison CBS affiliate TV station. Check out the Media tab for more press coverage.

Feature in New Scientist

posted Mar 21, 2017, 7:53 AM by MIKHAIL KATS

Our work on enhancing human color vision, led by Brad Gundlach, has been featured in New Scientist!

Engineering of phase transitions

posted Mar 11, 2017, 11:58 PM by MIKHAIL KATS

Our paper on tailoring the phase transition in vanadium dioxide has just been published in Physical Review Applied. The work is a collaboration between UW Madison, Purdue, U. Jena, the Naval Research Lab, and Harvard.

Photonics West

posted Feb 3, 2017, 3:59 PM by MIKHAIL KATS

Congrats to Chenghao, Brad, and Jad, who presented their recent results at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco!

Departures and arrivals

posted Feb 3, 2017, 3:58 PM by MIKHAIL KATS

We bid goodbye to Nolan Urbanek, who has graduated with his BS in ECE, and welcome Graham Joe, a visiting scholar and senior undergraduate from the university of Waterloo

Seed Funding

posted Dec 24, 2016, 12:48 AM by MIKHAIL KATS

Congrats to Nolan and April for receiving a seed grant from the Advanced Materials Industrial Consortium! 

Giant valley photoconductivity

posted Nov 4, 2016, 10:42 AM by MIKHAIL KATS

We just published a theoretical paper describing giant valley Hall photoconductivity in narrow-gapped Dirac materials, in collaboration with NTU. The paper appears in Nano Letters.

Poster prize

posted Oct 4, 2016, 7:47 PM by MIKHAIL KATS

Brad Gundlach presented a poster at the 8th Annual McPherson ERI Vision Science Poster Session, and won an Honorable Mention (2nd place). Congratulations to Brad!

SPIE Photonics West (2017)

posted Oct 4, 2016, 7:46 PM by MIKHAIL KATS

Three students, Jad Salman, Brad Gundlach, and Chenghao Wan will be presenting talks and posters at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco. Congratulations!

New affiliations

posted Sep 15, 2016, 8:43 PM by MIKHAIL KATS   [ updated Sep 15, 2016, 8:44 PM ]

Mikhail has become an affiliate of the Physics department and the McPherson Eye Research Institute

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