How to shuffle a nano-deck of cards

Emilie Tisserond was awarded the 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship for Women in Science

Revealing ballistic transport in topological bismuth nanowires

Chiral self-assemblies of semiconducting nanoplatelets

Nobel prize for cryo-Electron Microscopy

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How to shuffle a nano-deck of cards

28 November 2017

How to shuffle a nano-deck of cards

X-ray scattering measurements reveal that the orientation and stacking state of nanoplatelets confined within a polymer matrix can be reversibly controlled simply by pulling on the material.
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Emilie Tisserond was awarded the 2017 L'Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship for Women in Science

21 November 2017

Emilie Tisserond was awarded the 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship for Women in Science

Emilie Tisserond, a PhD student at the LPS in the team Electronic Correlations and High Pressure, is one of the recipients of the 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship for Women in Science.
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Revealing ballistic transport in topological bismuth nanowires

16 November 2017

Revealing ballistic transport in topological bismuth nanowires

The current through two-dimensional topological insulators is predicted to run only through a few, perfectly conducting, narrow channels. We have used superconducting electrodes to reveal the (...)

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Chiral self-assemblies of semiconducting nanoplatelets

23 October 2017

Chiral self-assemblies of semiconducting nanoplatelets

Chirality (the property of an object of not being identical to its mirror image) plays a major role in many chemical and biological processes. However, its importance for inorganic structures, at (...)

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Nobel prize for cryo-Electron Microscopy

19 October 2017

Nobel prize for cryo-Electron Microscopy

Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson have been awarded the 2017 Nobel prize for Chemistry “for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination (...)

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