News

12/19/2016
Elaine A. Qian et. al. Nature Chemistry  paper display results collected using our NMR & Mass Spec instruments. See C&B weekly News story: UCLA-led team builds precise, robust nanomolecules mimicking gold nanoparticles

12/16/2016
Ignacio Martini, our Interim Director, posted a year-end message in C&B Weekly news

12/9/2016
Sarah Tolbert co authored a Nature Materials paper with data collected using the MIC Materials Characterization unit's XPS & XRD instruments. The paper was featured in a UCLA Newsroom story  "UCLA team makes step toward long-lasting, fast-charging and high-powered energy storage". 

11/14/2016
The cover picture on the November issue of Applied Physics Letters was taken with our SEM, it was published in a paper by Yeung et al titled Superhard W0.5Ta0.5B nanowires prepared at ambient pressure

9/14/2016
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, and MIC is welcoming Dr. Ta-Chung (TC) Ong,  MIC's new NMR staff Scientist. Read more in the C&B Weekly News

9/13/2016
UCLA News story "UCLA chemists report new insights about properties of matter at the nanoscale" featured a paper coauthored by MIC X-Ray Diffraction Staff Scientist Dr. Saeed Khan. The paper was also featured in the 9/15 issue of C&B Weekly News.

8/31/2016
C&B Weekly News , The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry newsletter published the second in a series of articles about the many changes happening at the UCLA Molecular Instrumentation Center. MIC News II (PDF)

7/22/2016
Dr. Saeed Khan is one of the coauthors on a paper featured by C&B Weekly News: UCLA Team develops a new synthetic method for graphene nanoribbons using only light and heat

7/21/2016
C&B Weekly News , The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry newsletter published the first in a series of articles about the many changes happening at the UCLA Molecular Instrumentation Center (MIC). MIC News (PDF)

7/7/2016
  X-Ray Diffraction Staff Scientist Dr. Saeed Khan is one of the coauthor of a paper  titled “Visible-Light-Induced Olefin Activation Using 3D Aromatic Boron-Rich Cluster Photooxidants”. Data presented in this paper include results from measurements performed on instruments from ALL four MIC divisions! The paper was published in the May 17, 2016, issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS). It was highlighted in the June 17, 2016 issue of Science Magazine. Read more in today's issue of C&B Weekly news  (PDF)

7/1/2016
Dr. Ignacio Martini stepped in as the MIC interim director  

6/24/2016
The department of Chemistry & Biochemistry celebrated the retirement of Dr. Jane Strouse, MIC long-time director. Retirement Celebration

5/24/2016
We are mourning the sudden loss of Dr. Dafni Amirsakis, MIC staff scientist and a dear friend.

4/8/2016
Dr. Saeed Khan is one of the coauthors on a paper featured by C&B Weekly News: Garcia-Garibay and Houk research teams construct a crystalline fractal molecular rotor