Research

Magnetic Trapping of Cold Methyl Radicals

The Momose Group, in collaboration with the Chemistry EES and MES shops, has achieved the magnetic trapping of CH3 radicals in a vacuum chamber. After six years of development of a “coil gun” type magnetic molecular decelerator, they have successfully reduced the translational velocity of the radicals in a supersonic molecular beam from 340 m/s to < 20 m/s and confined some 50 000 radicals in a volume of 1 mm^3 between two permanent magnets for longer than 1 sec. The temperature of the radicals in the trap was <200 mK. The ability to trap important reaction intermediates such as CH3...

Events

Jan 16 2018 -
12:45pm to 2:00pm
Dr. Tehshik P. Yoon
Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jan 16 2018 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Dr. Michael H. Eikerling
Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University
Jan 17 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. David Hickey
PhD from University of Oklahoma, Research Assistant Professor at University of Utah

News

Congratulations Tannaz!

Congratulations to Tannaz Ebrahimi!

The Macromolecular Science and Engineering division (MSED) has selected Tannaz Ebrahimi from the Mehrkhodavandi group as the winner of the 2017 edition of the MSED Graduate Award.

GET READY TO SHAKEOUT!

On October 19 at 10:19 a.m., millions of people worldwide will practice how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills. British Columbians can join by ...