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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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Integrated photodetectors for compact Fourier-transform waveguide spectrometers

M. J. Grotevent, S. Yakunin, D. Bachmann, C. Romero, J. R. Vázquez de Aldana, M. Madi, M. Calame, M.  V. Kovalenko & I. Shorubalko 

Nature Photonics (2022)

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41566-022-01088-7

Engineering bilayer AlOx /YAlOx dielectric stacks for hysteresis-free switching in solution-processed metal-oxide thin-film transistors

Bolat, S., Agiannis, E., Yang, S. C., Futscher, M. H., Aribia, A., Shorubalko, I., & Romanyuk, Y. E. 

Frontiers in Electronics, 2, 804474 (9 pp.). (2022).

https://doi.org/10.3389/felec.2021.804474

Charge Transport Across Au–P3HT–Graphene van der Waals Vertical Heterostructures

J. Oswald, D. Beretta, M. Stiefel, R. Furrer, A. Romio, M. Mansour, D. Vuillaume and M. Calame

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022

https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.2c13148

Advanced epitaxial lift‐off and transfer procedure for the fabrication of high‐quality functional oxide membranes

Bouaziz, J., Cancellieri, C., Rheingans, B., Jeurgens, L. P. H., & La Mattina, F. 

Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2201458 (20 pp.) (2022).

https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.202201458

Transparent Josephson junctions in higher-order topological insulator WTe2 via Pd diffusion

Endres M, Kononov A, Stiefel M, Wyss M, Arachchige HS, Yan J, Mandrus D, Watanabe K, Taniguchi T & Schönenberger C

Physical Review Materials, 6(8), L081201 (7 pp.). (2022)

https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.6.L081201

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