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On Friday January 18th 2013 at 10:15, Jesper Wallentin will defend his thesis: "Doping of semiconductor nanowires" in Sal B of the Department of Physics. The opponent will be professor Yi Cui from Stanford University.[more]


This morning Swedish science radio had a radio feature on LED-lamp efficiency and how nanotechnology may help to increase color rendering and doubling efficiency in LEDs. nmC@LU co-director Lars Samuelson was interviewed for this...[more]


Dr. Frances M Ross is one of three newly appointed honorary doctors by Lund University’s Faculty of Engineering. She works at the Nanoscale Materials Analysis Department at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in New York and has...[more]


Kimberly Dick Thelander, at the Nanometer Structure Consortium, is among the first Wallenberg Academy Fellows. 25 young researchers have been selected to receive funding from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, enabling...[more]


In the latest issue of Nature issued today, nmC@LU researchers present a new way of manufacturing nanowires – aerotaxy – which is 20-1000 times faster than conventional epitaxy while maintaining ability to control growth by...[more]


On November 14th Head of Solid State Physics Heiner Linke gave a talk at TEDxLund on: Nanoscience: Cleaner, Smarter Energy. To see the 16 minute talk on Youtube click here.[more]


In the latest round of the Swedish Research Council´s call for proposals within natural and engineering sciences four Solid State Physics researchers have been successful in gaining support. On November 1st 2012 it was...[more]


In a recent Nature Nanotechnology paper by Storm et al Solid State Physics researchers demonstrate Hall measurements on a single InP nanowire. This leap forward for nanowire characterization is promising for nanowire-based solid...[more]


During spring 2012, Philips Research , together with the Harryson Consulting Group, announced an international innovation competition with the purpose of finding new materials for a  detector for a medical technique...[more]


On Wednesday August 29th 2012 at 13:15, David Lindgren wil defend his Licentiate thesis: "Optical Characterization of InP naowires with InAs radial heterostructures" in k-space (Q179)at the Department of...[more]


On August 12-16 researchers from nmC@LU participated in a Nobel Symposium on Nanoscale Energy Converters at Örenäs Castle. 20 excellent invited speakers inspired and shared ideas with fellow researchers. The objective was to gain...[more]


On June 19th Magnus Borgström was appointed Associate Professor (Lektor) by the dean of the Faculty of Engineering (LTH).[more]


The Crafoord Foundation recently announced their awarded research grants for spring 2012. From Solid State Physics, SEK 200000 was awarded to Christelle Prinz and SEK 250000 to Jonas Tegenfeldt. More information can be found here.[more]


In the recent issue of LTH Nytt (the Faculty of Engineering magazine) there is an article from a students perspective on the Engineering Nanoscience program. The article is in Swedish.[more]


The Nanomedicine Partnering Mission to two of the most interesting nanomedicine clusters in the US, Raleigh-Durham, NC and Boston MA, had participation of researchers from nmC@LU and Solid State Physics. LTH nytt (the Faculty of...[more]


The Faculty of Engineerings magazine, LTH news, has a news article on Nanoenergy research within nmC@LU. You may read the article here (in Swedish).[more]


Magnus Borgström has been granted SEK 100000 from King Carl XVI Gustav's 50 Years Foundation for Science, Technology and Environment to study "Mehods to convert sunlight to electricity by means of cheaper and more effective...[more]


Kimberly Dick-Thelander has been selected to win the Manasevit Award for "Innovative Advances in MOVPE Growth and Characterization of III-V Nanostructure Materials". The award will be given to her at the upcoming...[more]


On Friday May 11th 2012 at 13:15, Mikael Egard will defend his thesis: "Electron Tunneling and Field-Effect Devices in mm-Wave Circuits" in Sal B of the Department of Physics. The opponent will be professor Iain Thayne...[more]


Thursday April 12th 2012 in San Francisco, nmC@LU researcher Daniel Jacobsson won the first prize in the MRS Spring Meeting "Science as Art" competition with his nanowire forest. A closer look at the image can be found...[more]

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