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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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Technical Expertise


Prof. Dr. Michel Calame
Head of Laboratory

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

Technische/r Mitarbeiter/in

Recent publications

Optimized graphene electrodes for contacting graphene nanoribbons

Braun O, Overbeck J, El Abbassi M, Käser S, Furrer R, Olziersky A, Flasby A, Borin Barin G, Sun Q, Darawish R, Müllen K, Ruffieux P, Fasel R, Shorubalko I, Perrin ML & Calame M

Carbon, 184, 331-339. (2021)

THz ultrastrong coupling in an engineered Fabry-Perot cavity

Mavrona E, Rajabali S, Appugliese F, Andberger J, Beck M, Scalari G & Faist J

 ACS Photonics (2021)

Terahertz birefringent biomimetic aerogels based on cellulose nanofibers and conductive nanomaterials

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)

Blocking lithium dendrite growth in solid-state batteries with an ultrathin amorphous Li-La-Zr-O solid electrolyte

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).

High-resolution 2D Raman mapping of mono- and bicomponent filament cross-sections Author links open overlay

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

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


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