Come listen to a lecture from Chad A. Mirkin, the Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnologyand George B. Rathmann Prof. of Chemistry at Northwestern University, on "Combinatorial Nanoscience: Expanding the Materials Genome."
2:30pm lecture with a light reception immediately following
Lecture Abstract: Multicomponent nanoparticles have many novel chemical and physical properties that are greater than the sum of their parts, which makes them promising for a range of fields including catalysis, magnetics, plasmonics, and electronics. The optimization of multicomponent nanoparticles with desired functionalities requires the development of platforms for systematically studying a broad spectrum of compositions and structures. Combinatorial screening is a common strategy to establish composition-structure-function relationships. To achieve this goal, we developed scanning probe block copolymer lithography (SPBCL), a technique that allows one to print attoliter-size nanoreactors on a substrates.
Find more information on Mirkin here: https://mirkin-group.northwestern.edu/people/chad-mirkin/