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Prof. Khanna

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Research Highlights and Popularizations

Physorg
Physorg featured our magnetic nanoparticle paper.
AZO Nano
More Coverage of our magnetic nanoparticle paper.
VCU News
Announcement of the CeRCas IUCRC.
C & EN News
C&EN news has a feature article on Superatoms. 
Physorg
Physorg featured our Magnetic Superatom paper. 
VCU News
VCU featured our ligand protected clusters paper.
VCU News
VCU featured our magnetic superatom paper.
Science
Science featured our cluster assembly paper as an Editor's Choice.
New Scientist
New Scientist has featured our paper on magnetic superatoms.
Physorg
Physorg has featured our paper on magnetic superatoms.
Slashdot
Slashdot features our work on active sites and Hydrogen generation.
Chemical and Chemical Engineering News
C & CE News highlights our aluminumm active site paper.
Physorg
Physorg has featured our paper on the reactivity of aluminum clusters with water.
Miller-McCune
Miller McCune has an article on our paper on the reactivity of aluminum clusters with water.
Physorg
Physorg has featured our As2Te2-2 paper.
Science
Science featured our As2Te2-2 paper as an Editor's Choice paper.
Chemical and Chemical Engineering News
C & CE News highlights our As2Te2-2 paper on conflicting aromaticity.
Nature Physics (PDF)
Nature Physics discusses the Gold water paper.
Nature Materials
Nature Materials discusses the Hydrogen and Superatom assembly papers.
VCUView
VCU features Dr. Khanna's election as an APS Fellow.
VCUView
The Aluminum Hydrogen cluster paper was featured in VCUView.

Nature Materials


The Multivalence paper was featured in the Nanozone in Nature.

C & EN News


Our Multivalence paper was featured in C&EN News.

NASA Goddard


The Silicon Oxide paper was featured on the NASA website.

New Scientist


Our Silicon Oxide paper was featured in New Scientist.

Scientific American


Scientific American on Superatoms.
News Archive

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.

Mar. 9, 2016. Prof. Khanna has helped organize the ISCAN meeting. Photos.

Jan. 26, 2016. Our paper on the role of ligands in protecting superatoms has been published in Chemical Science. 
Nov. 19, 2015
Our 
paper on Platinum clusters is the cover article of Nanoscale.
May 28, 2015
Our paper on enhancing magnetic anisotropy in bimetallic carbide nanoparticles has been accepted in 
APL. Press Release. Additional Coverage.
 
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. 



Sept. 27, 2014
Our paper on Silicon Encapsulated transition metal clusters has been accepted in
J. Phys. Chem Lett.

May 14, 2014 Our paper on the valence transition in magnetically doped silver clusters has been accepted in JACS.

January 14-Feb 7, 2014 
Prof. Huaiyu Wang from Tsinghua University is visiting the group.

Oct. 14, 2013 Sanjubala Sahoo has joined the Group.

June 4, 2013 Our Cluster Assembled Material Paper has appeared in Accounts of Chemical Research.  Press Release

April 15, 2013 C&EN News has published a feature article on Superatoms.

March 4, 2013 Our Designer Magnetic Superatom Paper has appeared in JACS.  C&EN News.  Physorg.  JACS Spotlight.

Feb. 23, 2013 Our Aluminum-Magnesium Cluster Paper has appeared in JACS.

Jan. 23, 2013 Dr. Khanna is a recipient of the 2013 SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award. Press Release

Dec. 17, 2012 Fhokrul Islam has joined the Group! 

Dec. 13, 2012 Our Bimetallic Ligated Cluster Paper has appeared in JACS.

Dec. 4, 2012 The Induced Active Site paper is in JACS.  Press Release.

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.

Mar. 14, 2012 Our paper on Hg dimer linked  Cluster assembllies has appeared in Dalton Transactions. Blog.   Inside Cover

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.

June 8, 2011 Our paper on Magnetic Superatoms has appeard in PNAS.  Press Release.

January 13, 2011 Our research on Aluminum Cluster Reactivity is featured on the Cover of J. Phys Chem.

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.

June 11, 2010 Congratulations to Dr. Roberto Robles who has taken a position at Cin2!

April 21, 2010 The Graphene-Iron paper is in Chem. Phys. Lett.

April 13, 2010 The aluminum water paper is in J. Phys. Chem. A. Cover.

March 22, 2010 The group has gone to the APS March Meeting.

February 25, 2010 The Cluster Assembly Paper is an Editor's choice in Science.

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.

October 2, 2009 Dr. Reber has been a panelist at the E-festival on energy and the environment.

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.

June 14, 2009 The Magnetic Superatoms paper has been published in Nature Chemistry. Press Release. New Scientist Article.

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.

February 10, 2009 Two review articles on Superatoms and Cluster Assemblies have been published. Cover.

January 23, 2009 Our paper on the reactivity of Aluminum Clusters with water has been published in Science. Press Release.

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.

February 21, 2008 The [As2Te2]-2 paper been featured on Physorg, VCUNews, and Daily Science.

January 11, 2008 The [As2Te2]-2 paper has been selected an Editor's Choice in Science.

January 10, 2008 The [As2Te2]-2 paper has been featured in C&EN News.

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.

September 7, 2007 The Al4H7- paper has been accepted in PNAS. Press Release.

August 16, 2007 Dr. Khanna, Penee, and Art have gone to Penn State.

August 10, 2007 The Designer 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 paper is 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.


Email: Snkhanna@vcu.edu
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