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Our interdisciplinary team gathers physicists, materials scientists, (bio-) chemists, and engineers. We are interested in understanding the fundamental electronic, optoelectronic, thermal and ionic transport processes involved in atomically-precise nanostructures and low-dimensional materials. To fabricate our structures and devices, we pioneer the heterogeneous integration of novel nanomaterials by mastering custom-made methods for nanoscale patterning and interfaces nanostructuring. We strive to master the whole competence chain from designer materials with tailored quantum properties to their application in information technology, energy conversion as well as quantum and biochemical sensing.


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Technisch-Wissenschaftliche/r Leiter/in (Tenure Track)

Aug 05, 2021 Welcome Lucrezia!

Welcome to Lucrezia Maini from ETH, who will spend some labortime with us as our academic guest =),

Aug 03, 2021 Congratulations to Andreas and Dominic

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

July 16, 2021 Congratulations to Oliver !

Congratulations to Oliver Braun for successfully defending his PhD Thesis entitled "Thermoelectric Effects in Nanoscale Devices"!

May 17, 2021 Congratulations to Gökhan!

Gökhan received the best ePoster prize at this years #QDsSCHOOL . Congratulations!

May 17, 2021 Welcome to Erfu! :-)

Erfu Wu joins our lab to start his PhD on advanced perovskite photodetectors.

Zeng Z, Mavrona E, Sacré D, Kummer N, Cao J, Müller LAE, Hack E, Zolliker P & Nyström G

 ACS Nano, 15(4), 7451-7462. (2021)

Sastre, J., Futscher, M. H., Pompizi, L., Aribia, A., Priebe, A., Overbeck, J., Stiefel M., Tiwari AN. & Romanyuk, Y. E.

Communications Materials, 2, 76 (10 pp.)  (2021).

Perret E., Braun O., Sharma K., Tritsch S., Muff R., Hufenus R.

Polymer, Volume 229, 16 August 2021, (2021)


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

Optical Materials Express, 11(8), 2495-2504. (2021)

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