Transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of an ultramicrotomed PLA-MSN material. The layer of PLA can be visualized by the rim of amphorous structure surrounding the MCM-41-type of MSN core with mesopores packed in a hexgonal symmetry.
Dr. Daniela Radu’s current research interests include:
- Nanostructured materials for solution-processed solar photovoltaics: Gen 2 PV (thin film crystalline absorbers)
- Advanced functional materials for optoelectronic applications 2D nanostructures and lasing materials
- Chalcogenide nanoparticles for photothermal cancer therapy: CuxS
- Sensor design: detecting heavy metals, nitrates and phosphates in water
- Engineered nanoparticles: toxicity evaluation.
- Materials for quantum science and AI
- 3D printing – In-Situ Resource Utilization (NASA CRE2DO)
- Perovskite solar cells
- Low-dimensional perovskite
Center for Research and Education in 2D Optoelectronics (CRE2DO)