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CEE Food drive (and competition) underway

Non-perishable food items are being collected in the main administration office, GGB room 2105, through the morning of December 15.| Short Read

These donations are part of the annual CEE holiday food drive, a competition between students and faculty/staff to see which group donates the most. The reward for the winning group is the Pork and Beans trophy.

The food is donated to Food Gatherers, a food bank program serving Washtenaw County, Michigan. Desired items include canned and dry goods, unopened and in their original packaging with labels, in good condition (no dents, bulging or rust) and which are within six months past their use-by date. Glass containers are not allowed.  We can also donate non-food items as soap, shampoo, disposable razors, dental care products, paper products, laundry detergent, etc.

The electrons absorb laser light and set up “momentum combs” (the hills) spanning the energy valleys within the material (the red line). When the electrons have an energy allowed by the quantum mechanical structure of the material—and also touch the edge of the valley—they emit light. This is why some teeth of the combs are bright and some are dark. By measuring the emitted light and precisely locating its source, the research mapped out the energy valleys in a 2D crystal of tungsten diselenide. Credit: Markus Borsch, Quantum Science Theory Lab, University of Michigan.

Mapping quantum structures with light to unlock their capabilities

Rather than installing new “2D” semiconductors in devices to see what they can do, this new method puts them through their paces with lasers and light detectors. | Medium Read