Physicist Schmidt wins WITec paper award

Dr. Diedrich Schmidt, N.C. A&T Department of Physics

Dr. Diedrich Schmidt, N.C. A&T Department of Physics

Dr Diedrich Schmidt and two-co-authors have been named winners of an annual competition for the best scientific paper including results and images acquired with a WITec microscope system. From WITec:

“This year the award goes to Diedrich A. Schmidt, North Carolina A&T State University, USA, Taisuke Ohta and Thomas E. Beechem both from the Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA for their paper: ‘Strain and charge carrier coupling in epitaxial graphene,’ Phys. Rev. B 84, 235422 (2011). The paper was submitted by Prof. Diedrich Schmidt who will additionally receive a 500 Euro Amazon Gift card. Diedrich A. Schmidt most recently took a position as an Assistant Professor of Nanophysics at the North Carolina A&T State University and was formerly a member of the Physical Chemistry Department at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany (Prof. Havenith-Newen) where he did parts of the work presented in the paper.”

The paper can be found here (subscription required). Details on the award are here.

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