Shear of a Charge Density Wave observed by scanning X-ray diffraction

A new regime in illuminated Josephson junctions

Inorganic Nanotube Mesophases Enable Strong Self-Healing Fibers

Permanent electric dipoles in CdSe nanoplatelets

Nanometer-scale phonon-plasmon coupling

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Shear of a Charge Density Wave observed by scanning X-ray diffraction

16 September 2020

Shear of a Charge Density Wave observed by scanning X-ray diffraction

An LPS team has just observed the shear of a charge density wave under an applied electric current by scanning X-ray diffraction. A charge density wave is a state which appears in some crystals (...)

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A new regime in illuminated Josephson junctions

27 August 2020

A new regime in illuminated Josephson junctions

Researchers from the LPS and their collaborators have experimentally identified a new regime in Josephson junctions illuminated by microwave radiation. They found that high-frequency and (...)

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Inorganic Nanotube Mesophases Enable Strong Self-Healing Fibers

19 August 2020

Inorganic Nanotube Mesophases Enable Strong Self-Healing Fibers

Macroscopic assembly of nanomaterials in fibers can improve their mechanical characteristics and add new functions. One-dimensional nanomaterials are particularly suited to the uniaxial geometry (...)

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Permanent electric dipoles in CdSe nanoplatelets

3 July 2020

Permanent electric dipoles in CdSe nanoplatelets

Spontaneous electric polarization, a phenomenon called ferroelectricity, occurs in a material when the spatial distributions of positive and negative charges differ. It is therefore intimately (...)

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Nanometer-scale phonon-plasmon coupling

7 June 2020

Nanometer-scale phonon-plasmon coupling

The LPS STEM group and their collaborators have unveiled the interaction of phonons and plasmons at the nanometer scale. This interaction, which is discussed in an article just published in Nano (...)

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