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Transport at Nanoscale Interfaces Laboratory

Our interdisciplinary team gathers physicists, materials scientists, (bio-) chemists, and engineers focusing on bringing novel materials to devices. We are interested in understanding the fundamental electronic, optoelectronic, thermal and ionic transport processes involved in atomically-precise nanostructures and low-dimensional materials. The heterogeneous integration of novel nanomaterials requires custom-made methods for nanoscale patterning and interfaces nanostructuring. Overall, we strive to master the chain of competences leading from designer materials with tailored quantum properties to devices with targeted application in information & quantum technology, energy conversion & storage as well as biochemical sensing & diagnostics.



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Prof. Dr. Michel Calame
Head of Laboratory

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Open positions

Postdoctoral researcher position on Carbon-based Quantum Materials and Devices

PhD position on Carbon-based Quantum Materials and Devices

Sept 08, 2023 Welcome to Lily

Welcome, Dr. Lily Henry! Our lab is excited to have you join us in our research on neurodegenerative diseases.

Sept 08, 2023 Welcome to Nico

Welcome to our lab, Dr. Nico Kummer! We are excited to have you join our research on the aggregation of proteins involved in Alzheimer's disease.

Sept 01, 2023 Welcome to Nicola

Dr. Nicola Curreli has joined our laboratory as a postdoc for his Marie Sklodowska-Curie Global Fellowship project "2DTWIST,". Welcome!

July 10, 2023 Success in Apprenticeship

Congratulations to Sofie and Nick for successfully finishing their apprenticeship as Physics Laboratory Technician VET and obtaining the Federal Vocational Baccalaureate (Engineering, Architecture, Life Sciences)!

June 22, 2023 Best Poster Award

Congratulations to Ángel Labordet for winning the Best Poster Award at the Raman Workshop 2023, that took place at ETH Zurich. Angel is investigating phonons and phonon-carrier interactions in 1D graphene nanoribbons for his MSc thesis under the supervision of Dr. Mirjana Dimitrievska and Dr. Gabriela Borin Barin. 

Zhang J., Borin Barin G., Furrer R., Du C. Z., Wang X. Y., Müllen K., Ruffieux P, Fasel R, Calame M & Perrin M. L.

Nano Letters.  (2023).

Zhang J., Liu Q., Borin Barin G., Chen P., Muellen K., Ruffieux P., Fasel R., Zhang J., Calame M. and Perrin M.

{Materials for Quantum Technology  2023

Hack, E., Shorubalko, I., Graf, J., Zolliker, P., & Mavrona, E. 

Optics Express, 31(18), 29968-29974. (2023).

Huang, W., Braun, O., Indolese, D. I., Borin Barin, G., Gandus, G., Stiefel, M., Olziersky A., Müllen K., Luisier M., Passerone D., Ruffieux P., Schönenberger C., Watanabe K., Taniguchi T., Fasel R., Zhang J., Calame M. & Perrin, M. L. 

ACS Nano. (2023).

Zhang, J., Qian, L., Borin Barin, G., Daaoub, A. H. S., Chen, P., Müllen, K., Sangtarash S., Ruffieux P., Fasel R., Sadeghi H., Zhang J., Calame M. & Perrin, M. L. 

Nature Electronics. (2023).

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