Hla Group

Atom/Molecule Manipulation Laboratory

We are manipulating individual atoms and molecules on surfaces for both fundamental understanding and novel device applications.

We specialize in nanoscience/nanotechnology research area and our diverse research topics cover atomic and molecular interactions, molecular magnetism, nanobio technology, molecular electronics and molecular machines. ( Hla group Atom/Molecule Manipulation Laboratory.)

 

 

 

Principal Investigator

 

Prof. Saw-Wai Hla

 

Affiliations:

         Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Ohio University

         Director of Condensed Matter and Surface Program

         Group Leader, Quantum and Energy Materials, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory

 

Member of

-Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute

-Quantitative Biology Institute

-Condensed Matter and Surface Science Program

 

Email: hla@ohio.edu

Web: http://www.phy.ohiou.edu/~hla

Tel: 740-593-1727 (office), 740-593-2951 (lab)

Fax: 740-593-0433

 

Group Members

 

Yang Li

 

Ph.D. Candidate (Physics & Astronomy)

 

Research:

STM on molecular heterostructures, molecular spintronics.

 

 

Kyaw Zin Latt

 

Ph.D. Candidate (Physics & Astronomy)

 

Research:

STM on molecular superconductors, molecular charge transfer systems, molecular machines.

 

Hao Chang

 

Ph.D. Candidate (Physics & Astronomy)

 

Research: Synchrotron X-ray Scanning Tunneling Microscopy/ Spectroscopy studies of nanomaterials.

 

Sanjoy Sarkar

 

Ph.D. Candidate (Physics & Astronomy)

 

Research: Single Molecule Spintronics

Greg Rosen

 

Ph.D. Candidate (Physics & Astronomy)

 

Research: Quantum Molecular Machines

Shaoze Wang

 

Ph.D. Candidate (Physics & Astronomy)

 

Research: Quantum Entanglement, Quantum Sensing.

Robert Radloff

 

Ph.D. Candidate (Physics & Astronomy)

 

Research: STM atom/molecule manipulation

 

 

Tolulope Michael Ajayi

 

Ph.D. Candidate (Physics & Astronomy)

 

Research: STM atom/molecule manipulation

Sineth Premarathna

 

Ph.D. Candidate (Physics & Astronomy)

 

Research: STM atom/molecule manipulation

 

 

Zaw Myo Win

 

Visiting PhD Candidate (City University of Hongkong)

 

Research: Molecular Machines

 

Ryan Tunbleson

 

UG Research Student (Engineering Physics, Honors Tutorial College, OU)

 

Research: Molecular Machines

 

 

 

Former Group Members

Dr. Heath Kersell, Ph.D. 2015. (Postdoc at LBNL)

 

Dr. Yuan Zhang, Ph.D. 2014. (Postdoc at ANL)

Dr. Sajida Khan, Ph.D. 2014. (Postdoc at U Colorado)

Andrew-DilulloDr. Andrew DiLullo, Ph.D. 2013. (Firestone, USA)

 

 

gayani1Dr. Gayani Perera, Ph.D. 2011. (Postdoc at BNL)

 

Kendal-03Dr. Kendal Clark, Ph.D. 2010. (Assistant Professor, Central Methodist University, Missouri)

 

01-TimurDr. Timur Skeini, Ph.D. 2010.

 

 

01-AcharyaDr. Danda P. Acharya, Ph.D. 2007. (Globalfoundaries, Albany, NY)

01-AparnaDr. Aparna Deshpande, Ph.D. 2006. (Assistant Professor of Physics, IISER, Pune, India.)

 

Violeta-1Dr. Violeta Iancu, Ph.D. 2006. (Extreme Light Infrastructure, Romania.)

 

Jessi-BensonDr. Jessica Jones Benson Ph.D. (Imperial College London, UK).

Former undergraduate student.

 

Greg Babonis

Former MS student.

 

Dr. Kai Felix Braun

Former Research Assistant Professor

Currently at PTB in Braunschweig, Germany.

Jack Steiner

Former undergraduate research student.

Currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Harvard University.

 

Joel Vaughn

Former undergraduate student.

Currently a PhD candidate at Ohio University.

 

Thy Vo

Former graduate student.

MA (Physics & Astronomy).

Instructor, Robotic company.

 

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