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Advances in the study of the properties of superconducting materials

Advances in the study of the properties of superconducting materials

In a superconductor, the electrons experience very peculiar interactions whose most surprising effect is a total loss of electrical resistance. These materials are therefore promising for future applications, especially since some of them work at the temperature of liquid nitrogen. The mechanism behind these exceptional properties remains mysterious, though. Studying these materials when they are…

Welcome to Koen Bastiaan Van Walstijn

Welcome to Koen Bastiaan Van Walstijn

Welcome to Koen Bastiaan Van Walstijn who joined the group of Prof. Dirk van der Marel as  Ph D students on October 1st 2017. He will be working on optical and electronic properties of superconductors.

Welcome to Ivan Ardizzone

Welcome to Ivan Ardizzone

Welcome to Ivan Ardizzone who joined the group of Prof. Dirk van der Marel as  Ph D student on October 1st 2017. He will be working on the optical and electronic properties of transition metal oxides

Welcome to Willem Rischau

Welcome to Willem Rischau

to Willem Rischau who joined the group of Prof. Dirk van der Marel as  a postdoc on October 1st 2017. He will be working on optical and electronic properties of superconductors.

Patrycja Paruch receives the iWOE-24 Oxide Electronics Prize for Excellency in Research

Patrycja Paruch receives the iWOE-24 Oxide Electronics Prize for Excellency in Research

Congratulations to Patrycja Paruch who receives the iWOE-24 Oxide Electronics Prize for Excellency in Research ! Patrycja is awarded for “contributions to the understanding of the physics of domain walls in ferroelectrics – in particular for her work on domain wall creep, studies of domain wall roughness, and her discovery of conductivity at domain walls…

THE HIGGS BOSON and our life

THE HIGGS BOSON and our life

To open the semester, the University of Geneva is pleased to invite the Director-General of CERN, Fabiola Gianotti. During this conference, she will discuss the importance of this discovery, together with the main strands of CERN’s mission: scientific research, technological innovation, training and education, and peaceful collaboration of scientists from all over the world. THE…

INNOGAP – Proof-of-Principle Fund

INNOGAP – Proof-of-Principle Fund

Unitec created the INNOGAP proof-of-principle fund to help researchers at UNIGE and HUG to move their research discoveries toward practical implementation. The INNOGAP fund increases the value of their inventions, improves the chances of realizing societal benefits of research and enhance UNIGE’s and HUG’s ability to license them to existing or newly created companies. Every…

SPS annual meeting – public lecture by Thierry Courvoisier

SPS annual meeting – public lecture by Thierry Courvoisier

During the SPS annual meeting taking place 21-25 August in Geneva, the astrophysicist Thierry Courvoisier will give a public lecture ” De la place de la science dans la société “. Do not miss his talk on Thursday 24 August at 20:00, CICG Room 2, Geneva. You can attend this lecture even if you are not…

Antoine Georges to lead new Center for Computational Quantum Physics

Antoine Georges to lead new Center for Computational Quantum Physics

Antoine Georges, professor at the DQMP, at the Collège de France and at the Ecole Polytechnique has been appointed director of the new Center for Computational Quantum Physics (CCQ), in the Simons foundation’s new Flatiron Institute, in New York. This new center will develop the concepts, algorithms and computational tools needed to handle many-body quantum…

MaNEP summer internships 2017

MaNEP summer internships 2017

The MaNEP Network offers summer internships for 3rd and 4th year students in physics. It is a unique opportunity to work for a month this summer in one of the top research teams affiliated to the MaNEP Network while receiving a financial support. Interested ? Click here to see all the details and to contact the…

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