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9th MaNEP Winter School on non-equilibrium and topological aspects of condensed matter

9th MaNEP Winter School on non-equilibrium and topological aspects of condensed matter

January 10 to 15, 2021 in Saas-Fee, Switzerland The 2021 MaNEP Winter School combines introductory courses with more specialized lectures in the field of correlated quantum matter. The school aims at a broad introduction to contemporary topics in condensed matter physics. This year’s special focus is on non-equilibrium and topological aspects of condensed matter, as…

The DQMP prepares solutions

The DQMP prepares solutions

To provide all UNIGE’s services in hydro-alcoholic solution, the team of Raphaël Maion, Head of the Science STEPS department, is working hard with the Chimiscope and with collaborators from the Department of Organic Chemistry and the Department of Quantum Matter Physics to prepare, under optimal conditions, the weekly production of 1200L of the famous disinfectant…

MaNEP Summer internships 2020

MaNEP Summer internships 2020

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…

International Workshop “Electrons, Photons and Plasmons-2020”

International Workshop “Electrons, Photons and Plasmons-2020”

The International Workshop “Electrons, Photons and Plasmons-2020” will be held on June 3-5, 2020 in Nyon, Switzerland. The goal of this event is to bring together the researchers working actively with STEM/EELS and SNOM in order to exchange on the recent progress in these methods and to discuss their possible symbiosis. If you and/or your…

The Howard Flack Crystallographic Lecture Series – Prof. Matthew J. Rosseinsky

The Howard Flack Crystallographic Lecture Series – Prof. Matthew J. Rosseinsky

It is a great pleasure to announce the second Howard Flack Crystallographic Lecture Series, organized by the Swiss Crystallographic Society in collaboration with the local host institutions: Prof. Dr. Matthew J. Rosseinsky from the University of Liverpool will give lectures at several universities/institutes in Switzerland.   Lecture series: “Design of Advanced Materials ?” Monday, November…

The LTA is launching a High-Performance Chemical Analysis and Imaging Platform – Seminar on November 14th

The LTA is launching a High-Performance Chemical Analysis and Imaging Platform – Seminar on November 14th

This platform is now open to both academic and industrial laboratories. Discover more at the XPS and TOF-SIMS seminar on November 14th. This platform, unique in Switzerland, combines expertise in molecular identification and surface chemistry with two state-of-the-art systems: a TOF-SIMS mass spectrometer and a scanning XPS microprobe. These two complementary techniques allow sensitive and…

Electrification and superconductivity: the next paradigm of road transport ? – DQMP Seminar

Electrification and superconductivity: the next paradigm of road transport ? – DQMP Seminar

The electrification of road transport promises higher power efficiency combined with the opportunity of using energy from renewable sources. Fuel cell technology is expected to provide solutions to the issues of the electric vehicles currently on the market, mainly related to the limited range of autonomy and the battery charging time. The Swiss company Green…

The DQMP at the European Vacuum Conference

The DQMP at the European Vacuum Conference

Geneva hosted the European Vacuum Conference EVC-15, from June 17 to 22, 2018. During the conference, visitors could discover and explore superconductivity through DQMP’s Flywheel which allows to store energy to be used later according to the needs. As well as SUPRA100, a piece of art using superconductivity, created by the swiss artist Etienne Krähenbühl…

SWM 2018

SWM 2018

The 2018 Swiss Workshop on Materials with Novel Electronic Properties is the twelfth edition of a series of Swiss Workshops organized by MaNEP, formerly the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) on Materials with Novel Electronic Properties and now a Network at the Swiss level. The meeting will bring together researchers working in…

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…

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