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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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Growth optimization and device integration of narrow‐bandgap graphene nanoribbons

Borin Barin G, Sun Q, Di Giovannantonio M, Du C‐Z, Wang X‐Y, Llinas JP, Mutlu Z, Lin Y, Wilhelm J, Overbeck J, Daniels C, Lamparski M, Sahabudeen H, Perrin ML, Urgel JI, Mishra S, Kinikar A, Widmer R, Stolz S, Bommert M, Pignedoli C, Feng X, Calame M, Müllen K, Narita A, Meunier V, Bokor J, Fasel R & Ruffieux P

Small, 2202301 (10 pp.). (2022)

Thermal runaway and fire of electric vehicle lithium-ion battery and contamination of infrastructure facility

Held M, Tuchschmid M, Zennegg M, Figi R, Schreiner C, Mellert LD, Welte U, Kompatscher M, Hermann M & Nachef L

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 165, 112474 (13 pp.). (2022)

Charge transport in doped conjugated polymers for organic thermoelectrics

Scheunemann D, Järsvall E, Liu J, Beretta D, Fabiano S, Caironi M, Kemerink M & Müller C
Chemical Physics Reviews, 3(2), 021309 (19 pp.). (2022)

A method to fabricate nanoscale gaps in graphene nano-constrictions by electrical breakdown

Schmuck, O., Beretta, D., Furrer, R., Oswald, J., & Calame, M. 
AIP Advances, 12(5), 055312 (7 pp.). (2022)

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