In the News!

The search for secret ingredients: UW gets grant to invent new materials that could power the next big technology
(Seattle Times, September 2017)

UW to host $15.6M NSF-funded center for innovation, education in materials science
(UW News, September 2017)

Shining a Light on Quantum Dot Redox Chemistry (JACS Spotlights, October 2016) pdf

Zinc Oxide Nanocrystals Showcase Their True Potential (JACS Spotlights, August 2016) pdf

Renewable energy: Better luminescent solar panels in prospect (Nature News & Views, March 2015) pdf

Daniel wins the 2015 Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award from the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry (February 2015)

Aliovalent Doping in ITO Nanocrystals Leads to Big Shifts (Journal of the American Chemical Society Spotlights, January 2015) pdf

Ligands can make for patchy nanocrystal surface (, August 2014) pdf

Doped semiconductor nanocrystals boost solar concentrators (, April 2014) pdf

UW Clean Energy Institute launches (December 2013)
Pictured at left: Daniel, Governor Jay Inslee, Alina, and Mike at the CEI grand opening.

Using Light To Dope Quantum Dots (Chemical & Engineering News, December 2013) pdf

Doping by Diffusion (Science: Editors' Choice, October 2013) pdf

"Falling Into Traps": New Auger Process in Semiconductor Nanocrystals (Science: Editors' Choice, April 2013) pdf

Magnetic semiconductors for optospintronics (, August 2011)

Auger effect boosts doped devices (, April 2011)

Excited Inorganic Nanocrystals Give a Peak Performance (Materials Today, October 2010) pdf

Semiconductor Nanocrystals Make Ideal Optical Thermometers (, August 2010) pdf

Shedding Light on Nanomagnets (Nature Nanotechnology, October 2009)

Magnetism: Lighting the Way (Nature Nanotechnology, September 2009) pdf

Light Magnetizes Nanoscale Semiconductors (, August 2009)

Trip the Light Magnetic (Nature Research Highlights, August 2009)

Room Temperature Quantum Magnets (Chemical & Engineering News, August 2009) pdf

Putting a Spin on Electronics (Chemical & Engineering News, August 2009)

Green Pigment Spins Chip Promise (BBC, August 2006) (NPR, Bill Radke on High Brow/Low Brow)

Charging Up Magnetic Quantum Dots for Spintronics (Materials Today, May 2006)

Chemical Control of Magnetic Semiconductors (Materials Today, Apr.2005)

Ferromagnetic Origins of TiO2 (Materials Today, Nov.2004)

Presidential Award (White House press release, Sept.2004)

High Temperature Ferromagnetism in Zn (Scientific Russian, Oct.2003)