Recent News

[July 2016]  The manuscript “Collective nonperturbative coupling of 2D electrons with high-Q terahertz cavity photons” by Qi Zhang, Minhan Lou, and Xinwei Li accepted for publication in Nature Physics

[May 2016]  Dr. Xiaowei He wins this year’s Best Ph.D. Thesis Award

[April 2016]  Weilu Gao successfully defends his Ph.D.

[April 2016] Nanotubes line up to form films” by Rice News, Futurity,, Nanotechnology Now, IEEE Spectrum, Nano Daily

[April 2016] Xiaowei He and Weilu Gao’s paper published in Nature Nanotechnology

[April  2016] Manjakavahoaka’s paper has been selected in Spotlight on Optics “Probing low-density carriers in a single atomic layer using terahertz parallel-plate waveguidesby OSA

[February  2016] Grant Program for Global Research Internship (Nakatani RIES Fellowship)

[October 2015]  Qi Zhang successfully defends his Ph.D.

[September 2015] Internship students will be accepted through TOMODACHI-STEM@Rice

[August 2015] Pandian Karuppasamy wins Undergraduate Poster Award at SCI Colloquium” by Smalley-Curl Institute

[August 2015] Xiaowei He successfully defends his Ph.D.

[August 2015] Xinwei Li honored for Best First-Year Research by Rice ECE

[July 2015] Cody Sewell starts working in Tonouchi’s group at Osaka University, Japan

[July 2015] Weilu Gao’s paper published in ACS Photonics

[December 2014] Professor Kono elected as Fellow of The Optical Society” by OSA

[August 2014] Test keeps graphene ‘pure’ enough for electronics” by Futurity

[August 2014] New test reveals purity of graphene” by Rice News

[June 2014] Nanotubes Capture Terahertz Radiation” by IEEE Spectrum

[June 2014] Developing terahertz detectors with carbon nanotubes: Improvements in MRIs on the horizon” by

[June 2014] Nanotubes boost terahertz detectors” by Rice News

[February 2014] Rice’s carbon nanotube fibers outperform copper” by Rice News

[January 2014] ‘RAMBO’ magnetic pulse generator fits on tabletop” by Futurity

[January 2014] 30-tesla pulsed magnet has internal optical access for spectroscopy” by Laser Focus World

[January 2014] RAMBO allows high-magnetic-field experiments on a table top” byPhys.Org

[January 2014] RAMBO a small but powerful magnet” by Rice News

[December 2013] Scientists scale teharetz peaks in nanotubes” by Rice News

[November 2013] Quantum Wells Flash Light without Magnets” by Futurity

[November 2013] Flashes of brilliance” by Rice News

[July 2013] Broadband photodetector for polariized light” by Rice News

[July 2013] Broadband photodetector for polarized light” by Materials Today

[July 2013] Photodetector discerns polarized light intrinsically” by