Lagos, Maureen Joel

Title: Research Associate
Department(s): IAMDN Research Staff   
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Affiliation(s): Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Research Interests:

  • Exploration of phonon and plasmonic properties in nanostructures using electron beams (link)
  • Temporal aspects of the inelastic scattering of fast electrons from nanostructures (link)
  • Structural characterization of nanostructures using HRTEM and STEM (link and link)
  • Understanding the fundamental aspects of the mechanical elongation of atom-sized nanostructures (linklink and link)

Representative Publications:

  • Mapping surface and bulk vibrational modes in a single nanocube, Nature (appear in 2017).
  • Vibrational spectroscopy in the electron microscope, Nature 514, 209 (2014).
  • Attosecond and femtosecond forces exerted on gold nanoparticles induced by swift electrons, Physical Review B 93, 205440 (2016).
  • The role of electronic coupling between substrate and 2D MoS2 nanosheets in electrocatalytic production of hydrogen, Nature Materials 15, 1003 (2016).
  • Mechanical Deformation of Nanoscale Metal Rods: When Size and Shape Matter, Physical Review Letters 106, 55501 (2011).
  • Observation of the smallest metal nanotube with a square cross-section, Nature Nanotechnology 4, 149 (2009).

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