News

Thu, 10/09/2014

Previously, the Swager group reported mechanical abrasive deposition of gas sensors across gold electrodes. Now, as reported in...

Mon, 08/25/2014

Former Swager group postdoctoral researcher Duncan den Boer and Tim have published a joint study on using scanning tunneling microscopy to measure deoxygenation of graphene oxide. Increasing deoxygenation levels was found to correlate with reduced apparent surface roughness. The full article was...

Fri, 07/25/2014

Two papers from the Swager group were just published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society ASAPs: 19F NMR Fingerprints: Identification of Neutral Organic Compounds in a Molecular Container and...

Tue, 07/22/2014

Former postdoc Derik Frantz and visiting student Federico Bertani have moved on from the Swager group. Derik will start his independent academic career at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and Federico will return to Italy to wrap up his Ph. D. studies. Best of luck in your endeavors!

Wed, 07/02/2014

Eilaf Ahmed and Carlos Zuniga have finished their postdoctoral appointments in the Swager group. Coincidentally, they are both heading to Atlanta. Eilaf will be an assistant professor at Emory University, and Carlos...

Thu, 05/01/2014

The Swager group's latest communication has appeared online in Angewandte Chemie. It describes the use of dithiolodithiole (C4S4) units in conjugated polymers. Resulting materials properties...

Thu, 04/10/2014

FT-IR analysis of ancient papyrus samples of the Gospel of John and the contested Gospel of Jesus's Wife, performed by group members John Goods and Joe Azzarelli, was published today in the...

Fri, 04/04/2014

Silvia Rocha and Sébastien Rochat have finished their postdoctoral stays in the Swager group. Silvia is returning to Switzerland, and Sébastien is heading to Bristol (UK). We thank them for being great friends and labmates, and we wish them all the best in their endeavors across the pond.

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Mon, 03/17/2014

The research effort led by Jens was just published online in ACS Macro Letters. The...

Wed, 03/12/2014

Perpetuating a well-established Swager group tradition, Eilaf won the prize for the best poster (and an iPad Air) at the 2014 MIT Polymer Day! Congratulations!!