Physics in Canada

On the Presses: Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere

The first issue of 2017 (Volume 73, No. 1) is on the presses now. Look for your copy of our Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere mini-theme issue to arrive in the mail in the next few weeks.

Feature articles:

  • Using Ground-based UV-VIS-IR Spectroscopy to Probe Atmospheric Composition over Canada, by Kimberly Strong, Erik Lutsch and Xiaoyi Zhao
  • Atmospheric Chemistry in the Arctic at the PEARL Observatory Located at Eureka, Nunavut, by James R. Drummond and the CANDAC Team
  • Active Open-Path Spectroscopic Measurements of Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer Composition, by Aldona Wiacek, Li Li, Keane Tobin, Julia Purcell, and Bicheng Chen
  • Laboratory Mid-infrared Absorption Cross-section Spectra of Large Volatile Molecules for Atmosxpheric Remote Sensing, by Karine Le Bris

Upcoming issue: Nanoscale Approaches to Biological Systems

The second issue of 2017 will be a theme issue on Nanoscale Approaches to Biological Systems which is scheduled to be out to members/subscribers by the end of June.  Guest Editors for this issue include John Dutcher (Univ. of Guelph), Nancy Forde (Simon Fraser Univ.) and Sabrina Leslie (McGill Univ.)

Feature articles:

  • Engineering Nanoscale Biological Molecular Motors, by Chapin S. Korosec and Nancy R. Forde
  • Toward the Design Principles of Biomolecular Machines, by Aidan I. Brown and David A. Sivak
  • Biological Confinement Physics: Squeezing New Information out of Complex Macromolecules, by Sabrina R. Leslie, Albert Kamanzi, Daniel Berard, Marjan Shayegan, Gilead Henkin, Jason Leigh, Shane Scott and Francis Stabile
  • Phytoglycogen Nanoparticles: Exciting Science and Promising Technologies from Nature, by John R. Dutcher, Michael Grossutti, John Atkinson, Benjamin Baylis, Hurmiz Shamana, Eric Bergmann, Jonathan Nickels and John Katsaras
  • Resolving Biology Beyond the Diffraction Limit with Single-Molecule Localization Microscopy, by Nafiseh Rafiei, Daniel Nino and Joshua N. Milstein
  • Watching Single Biological Molecules Fold using Laser Tweezers, by Michael T. Woodside
  • Canada: an Outstanding Environment for Academic Technology Entrepreneurs, by Andre Marziali
  • Nanopores: Electronic Tools for Single-Molecule Biophysics and Bio-Nanotechnologies, by Vincent Tabard-Cossa, Kyle Briggs, Autumn Carlsen, Martin Charron, Philipp Karau, Zachary Roelen and Matthew Waugh
  • Nanomechanics of Protein Filaments, by Samuel J. Baldwin, Andrew S. Quigley and Laurent Kreplak

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