Permanent electric dipoles in CdSe nanoplatelets

Nanometer-scale phonon-plasmon coupling

In situ multiscale observation of nanostructure growth in solution

Kidney stones studied by STEM-EELS spectromicroscopy reveal their similarities with other biominerals

What is the friction of foam?

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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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In situ multiscale observation of nanostructure growth in solution

31 May 2020

In situ multiscale observation of nanostructure growth in solution

In some conditions, very elongated rod-like silver nanoparticles can be grown on gold seeds. What is the origin of this surprising shape? LPS researchers, in collaboration with the MPQ laboratory (...)

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Kidney stones studied by STEM-EELS spectromicroscopy reveal their similarities with other biominerals

25 May 2020

Kidney stones studied by STEM-EELS spectromicroscopy reveal their similarities with other biominerals

Epidemiological studies show a clear increase in renal lithiasis in most western countries, induced by changes in eating habits and lifestyle. Almost 20% of the population will be affected by (...)

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What is the friction of foam?

19 May 2020

What is the friction of foam?

Is it better to take a smooth or a rough spoon to eat your chocolate mousse? That is the question that a team from the LPS answers by studying the friction of foams on rough surfaces. Their (...)

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