November 3, 2020. Our paper on sintering resistant core-shell nanoparticles with Prof. Monnier and Prof. Regalbuto at USC has been published in ACS Catalysis.
Oct. 1, 2019. Dr. Khanna and Dr. El-Shall have been awarded an NSF grant for research into clusters supported on graphene.
June 15, 2018. Our paper on lowering ionization energies in clusters has appeared in Nature Communications.
May 9, 2018. Congrats to Yuan for successfully defending his Ph.D. Thesis!
Feb. 12, 2018. Our paper on graphene supported cross-coupling catalysts has been published in the Journal of Catalysi
Nov. 30, 2017. Our News and Views article has appeared in Nature Chemistry.
Jul. 6, 2017. Congrats to Anthony for
Jun. 30, 2017. Dr. Khanna and Dr. Reber have visited the MathScience Center to teach Nanoscience. Pics.
Feb. 9, 2017. Our paper on Reactivity in Superatoms has appeared in Accounts of Chemical Research.
Jan. 12, 2017. Our paper on Chalcogenide Clusters has been accepted in JACS.
Nov. 22, 2016. Our research on superatoms has been featured at Cabell Library.
Oct. 26, 2016. Our research on Palladium /Graphene cross-coupling catalysts has been published in Nanoscale
Apr. 30, 2016. Our research on rare earth replacement magnets has been highlighted by the Department of Energy.
April 21, 2015 Will won first prize in the VCU graduate research symposium poster session.
Jan. 16, 2015 Congratulations to Marissa for successfully defending her thesis.
Oct. 16, 2014 Our paper on charge induced rotation of magnetization has been accepted in App. Phys. Lett.
Feb. 23, 2013 Our Aluminum-Magnesium Cluster Paper has appeared in JACS.
Dec. 17, 2012 Fhokrul Islam has joined the Group!
Dec. 13, 2012 Our Bimetallic Ligated Cluster Paper has appeared in JACS.
Oct. 31, 2012 Our Spin Accommodation paper with Ag13- and O2 has appeared in JACS.
Jul. 6, 2012 Our paper on the magnetic properties of Cobalt Carbide Nanoparticles has appeared in APL.
December 20, 2011 Dr. Khanna has been elected a fellow of the AAAS. Press Release.
July 11, 2011 Gabriel Ulises Gamboa has joined the group.
September 30, 2010 The Internal Electric Field paper has appeared in ACS Nano.
August 30, 2010 Dr. Khanna has won VCU's Distinguished Scholarship Award.
August 17, 2010 Dr. Khanna has given a plenary lecture at IMRC XIX.
June 14, 2010 Dr. Khanna has given a plenary lecture at TAMCVI.
April 21, 2010 The Graphene-Iron paper is in Chem. Phys. Lett.
March 22, 2010 The group has gone to the APS March Meeting.
January 27, 2010 Dr. Reber has been invited to give a talk at USC on Hydrogen production.
January 12, 2010 Dr. Khanna has been invited to give a Plenary talk at Int. Mater. Res. Congress.
January 7, 2010 Dr. Khanna has been named a Commonwealth Professor.
December 28, 2009 The Cluster Assembly paper has been published in ACS Nano.
November 24, 2009 Congratulations to Penee for sucessfully defending her Ph.D.
November 11, 2009 The Superatom spin polarizer paper is in Applied Physics Letters.
October 21, 2009 Dr. Khanna has given a talk at McNeese State.
September 28, 2009 Dr. Khanna has given a talk at USC.
September 22, 2009 Endohedral Silicon paper has been published in Phys. Rev B.
August 17, 2009 Dr. Khanna is giving a talk at the International Materials Conference.
August 12, 2009 The latest MetCar paper has been published in J. Phys. Chem A.
May 2, 2009 Congratulations to Kristen for defending her Masters.
March 16, 2009 The group is giving talks at the APS March Meeting. Pics.
March 3, 2009 Dr. Khanna has given a talk at in the STS series.
December 2, 2008 Dr. Khanna has been invited to serve on the Advisory Board of ISACC 2009.
November 6, 2008 Dr. Khanna has given a talk at Michigan Technological University.
October 24, 2008 Congratulations to Meichun on the birth of his son.
October 5, 2008 The group has traveled to Penn State for a MURI site visit.
August 18, 2008 Dr. Khanna has given a talk at the Internation Materials Conference.
August 12, 2008 The Silicon Oxide clusters paper has appeared in ACS Nano.July 8, 2008 The group has moved to its new lab in 701 W. Grace St
July 1, 2008 Our research on Silver clusters is featured in an article in Delft Outlook.
April 30, 2008 Vince has defended his Master's Degree! Congratulations!
April 23, 2008 Dr. Khanna has been awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award in the College of Humanities and Sciences.
April 2, 2008 Dr. Khanna has been featured in the Exchange.
March 10, 2008 The group has gone to the March APS Meeting in New Orleans.
December 28, 2007 The [As2Te2]-2 paper has been accepted in JACS
December 5, 2007 Our work on superatoms is featured in Nature Materials.
December 4, 2007 Dr. Khanna has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society. Press Release.
December 4, 2007 The Spin Accomodation paper has been accepted in JACS.
November 26, 2007 The Gold water paper has been accepted in JACS
October 23, 2007 Dr. Khanna is organizing a focus session on Cluster Assembled Materials at the March APS meeting in New Orleans.
October 23, 2007 Dr. Art Reber has been invited to give a talk at the March APS Meeting.
August 16, 2007 Dr. Khanna, Penee, and Art have gone to Penn State.
August 10, 2007 TheDesigner Cluster to Synthetic Crystals paper has been accepted in Nano Letters.
July 28, 2007 Dr. Khanna has given an invited talk at the Gordon Research Conference on Clusters.
July 27, 2007 The K3O-Al13 Superatom paper has been accepted in JACS.
July 13, 2007 Dr. Khanna has left for conferences in France and Germany.
June 29, 2007 Congratulations to Selva on the birth of his daughter!
June 14, 2007 The Iron oxide catalysis paperis in J. Phys. Chem A.
May 18, 2007 Thank you to everyone who helped make TAMCV such a success!
May 14, 2007 TAMCV!
Apr. 26, 2007 The Acrylamide paper has been accepted in PAT.
Apr. 8, 2007 The Al6Au- paper is up.
Mar. 21, 2007 Review article accepted in Journal of Computational Methods in Sci. and Eng.
Mar. 11, 2007 Prof. Khanna is in Austria for the Size Selected Cluster meeting.
Mar. 2, 2007 Art, Meichun, and Naiche are giving talks at the March APS Meeting.
Feb. 26 , 2007 Magnetic Endohedral Metallofullerene paper accepted in Phys. Rev. B.
Feb. 13 , 2007 Iron Oxide paper has been accepted in JACS.
Feb. 2, 2007 Dr. Roberto Robles Rodriguez has joined the Group!
Jan. 30, 2007 Dr. Selvarengan Paranthaman has joined the Group!
Jan. 16. 2007 Pages for the Review article are due Friday.
Jan. 3. 2007 Dr. Khanna is in Penn State for the rest of the week.
Dec 14 2006. Congratulations to Penee and Naiche for graduating with their M.S. and Ph.D.
Dec 14 2006. Zinc Oxide accepted in Eur Phys D.
Dec 5 2006. Multiple Valence in Superatom Paper printed in PNAS.