41 minutes | Oct 5th 2020

Can Lasers Speed Up Coronavirus Detection?

On August 20, 2020, we spoke to an interdisciplinary team of scientists collaborating at the intersection of physics, engineering, materials science, epidemiology, and information technology. Their work holds the promise of new rapid identification diagnostics for SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses through enhanced Raman spectroscopy.

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Guests:

  • Maricio Terrones - Verne M. Willaman Professor of Physics and Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering at Penn State
  • Elodie Ghedin - Professor of Epidemiology at NYU’s School of Global Public Health
  • Tim Yeh - Assistant research professor of Physics at Penn State
  • Shengxi Huang - Assistant professor of electrical engineering and biomedical engineering at Penn State
  • Sharon Huang - Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State