Louk Rademaker receives an SNSF Starting Grant
Louk Rademaker received an SNSF Starting Grant over five years for his project « Quantum Matter with a Twist - The Interplay of Correlations and Topology in Moiré Materials ». He will be an SNSF Professor at the Department of Quantum Matter Physics in 2023.
Quantum Promises of the 21st Century
Computers, smartphones, GPS: quantum physics has enabled many technological advances in the 20th century. The 21st century will see again spectacular progresses.
Geneva Quantum Centre – a faculty center on quantum science and technology
Quantum science and technology is a rapidly growing field that is having a tremendous impact worldwide, opening vast possibilities at both the fundamental and applied levels. The ability to control and manipulate single quantum systems enables the development of future quantum communication...
A new system for simultaneous Raman/SHG polarimetry
We developed a module for second harmonic generation (SHG) using femtosecond laser excitation that can be easily adapted to standard Raman microscope. The system is designed to provide full control of input and output polarization for both Raman and Second harmonic and measures the two signals...
The Howard Flack Crystallographic Lecture Series – Dr. Lukáš Palatinus
Howard Flack Lecture Series 2022 of the Swiss Society for Crystallography SGK/SSCr will take place on November 11th at UNIGE.
Physics resonates, concert-conference
What is a resonance ? How does sound propagate through the air ? With Professor Dirk van der Marel, a renowned physicist from the University of Geneva, the Geneva Brass will explore the intricacies of physics in music during a concert-conference. Budding scientists or amateurs, students,...
Fabian von Rohr received the 2022 Werner Prize
Prof. Fabian O. von Rohr is the 2022 winner of the Werner Prize awarded by the Swiss Chemical Society. This award underlines the importance of the work of this young researcher and his laboratory, at the intersection of chemistry and physics, to discover new materials with quantum properties at...
Antoine Georges awarded the 2022 Feenberg Memorial Medal
Antoine Georges, professor at the DQMP, UNIGE and at the College de France, has been awarded jointly with Gabriel Kotliar and Dieter Vollhardt the 2022 Feenberg Memorial Medal for established work that has significantly advanced the field of many-body physics. The award is for the Dynamical...
João Ferreira received the Cogito Grant with |Hop>
João Ferreira received the Cogito grant for his project "Teaching quantum with |Hop>".
RefFIT winner of the Venture startup competition
RefFIT is the winner of the Venture startup competition of 2022 in the ICT category. RefFit delivers disruptive software for the material industry to efficiently analyze spectroscopy data.
Innovative cutting tools for high-tech alloys
The Department of Quantum Matter Physics (DQMP) has just been awarded a major INNOSUISSE grant for an initiative launched with the Geneva-based company Eskenazi SA, a leader in the manufacture of cutting tools for microtechnology. Founded in 1916 by Marcel Eskenazi, this company is distinguished...
Professor Andrea Caviglia awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant
Andrea Caviglia, full professor at the Department of Quantum Matter physics, UNIGE, has been recognized for the excellence of his work with an ERC Consolidator Grant providing 2 million euros over five years for the QED Materials project - Quantum Electrodynamics of materials.
Correlated Matter and Light conference 2022
The CML 2022 will talke place in Geneva from September 7th to 9th. The scope of this conference is defined broadly as physics and spectroscopy of correlated quantum matter. It will be represented, in particular, by the topics: electron correlations, superconductivity, charge-spin-lattice...
MaNEP SWM 2022
The new edition of the Swiss Workshop on Materials with Novel Electronic Properties will take place in Les Diablerets from August 29th to 31st, 2022.
A new electrolyte for greener and safer batteries
A UNIGE team has developed a new material that improves the performance of solid-state sodium batteries, a less dangerous and more durable alternative to lithium.
Welcome to Fabian von Rohr, Associate Professor
Welcome to Fabian von Rohr, who joins DQMP this month as associate professor.Fabian is an expert in the synthesis and growth of quantum materials and will head a new laboratory for materials discovery at DQMP.