NSF NeXUS Welcomes Two New Staff Members

Karen Keller General News

The NSF NeXUS Facility is pleased to welcome two new members to the facility’s professional staff. Vyacheslav Leshchenko formally joined NSF NeXUS on October 25 as the facility’s Instrument Technician. Leshchenko has worked in NSF NeXUS Co-Director Lou DiMauro’s research group in the Department of Physics as a postdoctoral researcher since May 2019. He previously was a postdoctoral researcher at …

Co-Director of NSF NeXUS Wins 2021 Emerging Leader In Atomic Spectroscopy Award

Jessi Middleton General News

Spectroscopy has named Robert Baker, Co-Director of the NSF NeXUS Facility, as the winner of the 2021 Emerging Leader in Atomic Spectroscopy Award. Awarded annually since 2017, it recognizes the achievements and aspirations of a talented young atomic spectroscopist, selected by an independent scientific committee. “Robert Baker is a brilliant young scientist and embodies the values and qualities we look for when selecting …

Co-Director Prof. Robert Baker named Deputy Director of The Institute for Optical Science!

Jessi Middleton General News

Prof. Robert Baker (Chemistry & Biochemistry) has agreed to serve as Deputy Director of the Institute of Optical Science. The Institute’s Director, Prof. DiMauro, stated that as activities at the Institute for Optical Science continue to grow, Robert’s role as Deputy Director will become increasingly central for future leadership.   Robert has been a member of the Institute since its …

Co-Director Lou DiMauro Published In Nature Physics

Jessi Middleton General News

Scientists dramatically enhance the achievable resolution at X-ray free-electron lasers with new technique A large international research team involving collaborators from Ohio State, DESY in Hamburg, PSI in Switzerland and many other institutions across seven countries had their work recently published in Nature Physics. The Ohio State team included Co-Director of the NSF NeXUS Facility, Louis DiMauro. Read the full press release …

New Webinar Series Kicks Off: Frontiers in Quantum Information Science & Engineering

Jessi Middleton General News

The Frontiers in Quantum Information Science and Engineering (QISE) webinar series will welcome world leaders in QISE to paint a broad perspective of the current state of QISE and look towards the future of this rapidly evolving landscape. Topics covered will include the full spectrum of science and engineering opportunities in QISE, including quantum computing, quantum sensing and quantum communication technologies, as …

IOS Member, Zeke Johnston-Halperin, Is Leading A NSF Funded Initiative To Develop An Undergraduate Curriculum In QIS

Jessi Middleton General News

The Ohio State University is the lead institution in a new educational initiative being launched through the National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator program. The initiative is titled QuSTEAM: Convergent undergraduate education in Quantum Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics and is focused on developing a revolutionary undergraduate curriculum that will provide a national educational model for the emerging field of quantum information …

NSF NeXUS workshop demonstrates ultrafast laser’s interdisciplinary potential

Jessi Middleton General News

Check out the new article published in News & Research for the OSU College of Arts and Sciences! The one-of-a-kind, ultrafast laser at Ohio State’s National Extreme Ultrafast Science Facility (NeXUS) will operate in windows of time as small as an attosecond. Find out how tiny that is with a simple click!   https://artsandsciences.osu.edu/news/nexus-laser-workshop