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Dr. Alexander Moewes, and his very talented and productive research group, the Beamteam, are studying cutting-edge materials that could shape the future of technology.
Professor Moewes and his team compare the measurements from their synchrotron-based spectroscopy to their own calculations in an attempt to predict and tailor the behavior of the outer electrons of novel materials. It is the outer electrons of a material that govern nearly all of its properties - optical, electronic, magnetic, chemical, and even catalytic.
The group’s research activities have resulted in several recent peer reviewed publications, all based on WestGrid / Compute Canada resources.