Sol M. Gruner

John L. Wetherill Professor of Physics
Physics, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

162 Clark Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-3441

Sol M. Gruner

John L. Wetherill Professor of Physics
Physics, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
X-ray synchrotron methods; techniques and instrumentation for structural studies; x-ray and electron detectors; biological, soft-matter, and composite materials

Current Research Interest
X-ray studies of dynamic materials; expanding the electron microscope tool-kit; superconductors made by directed self-assembly; effects of pressure on biomolecules; serial microcrystallography

Distinction
American Physical Society Fellow
American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow
American Academy of Arts & Sciences 

Selected Publications
Tate, Mark W., Prafull Purohit, Darol Chamberlain, Kayla X. Nguyen, Robert Hovden, Celesta S. Chang, Pratiti Deb, Emrah Turgut, John T. Heron, Darrell G. Scholm, Daniel C. Ralph, Gregory D. Fuchs, Katherine S. Shanks, Hugh T. Philipp, David A. Muller, and Sol M. Gruner. “High Dynamic Range Pixel Array Detector for Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy.Microscopy and Microanalysis 22, (2016): 237-249.

Robbins, Spencer W., Peter A. Beaucage, Hiroaki Sai, Kwan Wee Tan, Jörg G. Werner, James P. Sethna, Francis J. DiSalvo, Sol M. Gruner, Robert B. Van Dover and Ulrich Wiesner. “Block Copolymer Self-Assembly–Directed Synthesis of Mesoporous Gyroidal Superconductors.Science Advances 2, no. 1, (2016): e1501119.

Cornell Research Website Article
A Pioneer of Scientific Tools