Karen L. Kavanagh

Karen L. Kavanagh received her Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, in 1987. Since 2000 she has been a professor of physics at Simon Fraser University, in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, where her research is focused on atomic interfaces and nanostructures. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, a member of the Böhmische Physicalische Society, and has published over 100 papers.

Karen L. Kavanagh Published July 27, 2009

Semiconductor Physics

A new generation of electron microscopes that correct for spherical aberration may be able to chart the positions of individual atoms as they diffuse through a crystal.