Muwen Yang

I am a first year chemistry student joint with Professor Van Duyne and Professor Schatz. I am from Beijing, China. My current research focuses on electrochemistry tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy.

I received my B.S. in chemistry at Peking University. As an undergraduate, I worked on low-coordinate transition metal based single ion magnets supervised by Professor Song Gao. In my spare time, I enjoy visiting art museums and exploring new places, nice food and good music.

muwenyang2021@u.northwestern.edu

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  • Professor Richard Van Duyne

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    Discoverer of Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (1977)
    Inventor of Nanosphere Lithography (1995) & Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy (2000)

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    Professor Van Duyne has, in his career to date, advised a total of 87 graduate students and 47 postdoctoral fellows. Every year, Professor Van Duyne gives a talk to introduce new graduate students to our research. The 2017 seminar slides are available here.

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