NEWS AND EVENTS

16-21.07.2017
Conference “New Trends in Topological Insulators 2017 (NTTI2017)”

Location: Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland

Organizers:
Oleg YAZYEV (EPFL)
Hugo DIL (EPFL, PSI)
Evgueni CHULKOV (DIPC)

 

10.03.2017
Artem Pulkin defends his PhD thesis (link). Congratulations!
1.08.2016
Prediction of new Weyl semimetals realized within the NCCR Marvel project has been published in Physical Review Letters (link).
19.02.2016
Naunidh successfully defends his PhD thesis (link).
14.12.2015
Our first “mostly experimental” paper on the discovery of novel topological phase in bismuth iodide has finally been published in Nature Materials (link).
7.12.2015
Fernando successfully defends his PhD thesis (link).
20.10.2015
Our joint paper with the group of Andras Kis on electromechanical oscillations in bilayer graphene is published in Nature Communications (link).
9.12.2014
Fernando’s paper on electronic transport in disordered graphene comes out in Physical Review Letters (link).
17.08.2014
Check out our review article on polycrystalline 2D materials published in Nature Nanotechnology (link).
23.06.2014
Our group joins the Graphene Flagship project (link).
17.12.2013
NCCR project “Materials’ Revolution: Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials (MARVEL)” got funded (link 1(link 2)!
02.12.2013
Fernando publishes his first paper on topological apsects of electronic transport in graphene in Nano Letters (link). Congratulations!
04.06.2013
Another work done in collaboration with the group of Marco Grioni published in Phys. Rev. Lett. (link). Check also our previous paper on ambipolar Rashba effect in BiTeI (link).
23.01.2013
Green light to Graphene Flagship project (link).
03.08.2012
EU Research magazine covers our research on graphene (pdf).
12.06.2012
We are getting an ERC Starting Grant (link)! Several new openings are available (link).
18.03.2012
Our project has been granted 1.5M cpu hours of computer time at the Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS)
15.03.2012
Oleg’s paper on electronic transport in polycrystalline graphene has been selected for the Nature Outlook: Graphene collection
9-11.01.2012
CECAM workshop “Topological insulators and non-perturbative spin-orbit coupling”

Location: EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Organizers:
Oleg YAZYEV (EPFL)
Joel MOORE (UC Berkeley)
David VANDERBILT (Rutgers University)

11.10.2011
First paper of the group is out!

M. Riccò, D. Pontiroli, M. Mazzani, M. Choucair, J.A. Stride, and O. V. Yazyev, Muons Probe Strong Hydrogen Interactions with Defective Graphene, Nano Lett. 11, 4919 (2011).