News

  • September 25, 2017: Our paper characterizing the ultrafast solvation dynamics and vibrational coherences of halogenated BODIPY dyes was just accepted by J. Am. Chem. Soc.!
  • April 5, 2017: Yumin Lee received the "American Chemical Society Division of Physical Chemistry, Outstanding Student Poster Award” at the 253rd National ACS Meeting San Francisco for presenting her work on BODIPY laser dyes. Congratulations Yumin! 
  • January 1, 2017: Incoming graduate students Dabin Kim, Jiawei Lu, and Wei Weng have joined the group. Welcome Dabin, Jiawei and Wei!
  • December 10, 2016: Dr. Rahul Gera has joined the group as a postdoctoral researcher. Welcome Rahul!
  • May 9, 2016: Our 2DIR spectrometer is up and running! Below are some of our first 2DIR spectra of dimanganese decacarbonyl.
  • May 4, 2016: We have our first external funding! Jessica has received the 2016 DOE Early Career Award. More details can be found here
  • April 4, 2016: Stephen has passed his qualifying exam and advanced to candidacy today. Congratulations Stephen!
  • March 29, 2016: Yumin has passed her qualifying exam and advanced to candidacy today. Congratulations Yumin!
  • January 13, 2016: Our 2D electroinic spectrometer is up and running!
  • November 12, 2015: Our mid-IR pulse shaper (QuickShape PhaseTech) has been installed!
  • October 9, 2015: Our visible pulse shaper (Dazzler FASTLITE) has been installed. 
  • August 15, 2015: Dr. Saptaparna Das joins the Anna group. Welcome Saptaparna!
  • Feb. 9, 2015: Our ultrafast laser system (Coherent Libra-HE, 100 fs, 1kHz) has been installed including a commercial OPA and DFG. We have mid-IR and visible light!
  • Jan. 20, 2015: Our optical tables have been installed!
baby no 2
  • Stephen Meloni joins the group. Welcome Stephen!
  • Yumin Lee joins the group. Welcome Yumin!
  • Kristen McKibben joins the group as a rotation student. Welcome Kristen!
  • Jessica receives the Elliman Faculty Fellowship.
  • July 1, 2014 - Jessica joined the Chemistry Department at the University of Pennsylvani
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