I have been focusing on purifying the model compound using recrystallization, which is more meticulous and involves more trial and error than I had initially expected. I am suddenly reminded of a general chemistry that I have learned but could better understand.
Weeks 7 and 8 have been much more calm compared to my previous weeks. After practicing the device fabrication procedure so many times, it feels like second-nature to me now. I had been working with Dr.