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NanoLund newsletter December 2016

NNEN Meeting on Dry Etch and Thin Films at Lund Nano Lab
As part of cooperation between Scandinavian cleanrooms, Lund Nano Lab (LNL) organised a joint meeting of experts in Dry Etching and Thin Films on November 16-17, 2017. Such meetings arranges on... Read more »
Plasma Processing Workshop at Lund Nano Lab
On November 15-16, 2017 Lund Nano Lab (LNL) hosted a second joint LNL-Plasma-Therm Plasma Processing workshop. The Workshop focused on the fundamentals of plasma reactors, mechanisms of etching... Read more »
The unbelievable speed of electron emission from an atom
NanoLund Affiliated Member Anne L’Huillier has been involved in a study where researchers have clocked how long it takes for an electron to be emitted from an atom. The result is 0.000 000... Read more »
Temperature can control a lock-and-key self-assembly mechanism
A group of Lund University researchers including Peter Schurtenberger have published a paper demonstrating that they can use oppositely charged thermoresponsive particles with complementary... Read more »
Play on nanoplastic in aquatic environments
An interdisciplinary environmental project between the Lund based theater Sagohuset and the division of Chemistry and Structural Biology at Lund University has resulted in two plays and an... Read more »
Norblad-Ekstrand medal to Tommy Nylander
Tommy Nylander is awarded the Norblad-Ekstrand medal by the Swedish Chemical Society. In connextion with this he will give a talk entitled ”Reflections on the biointerface: Structure,... Read more »
KAW grant to Kimberly Dick Thelander
A team of NanoLund scientists led by Kimberly Dick Thelander has been awarded 34,2 MSEK over five years for the project "Controlled atomic scale 3D ordering for exotic electronic... Read more »
Plastic nanoparticles affects fish brains
A new study by NanoLund researchers shows that plastic particles in water may end up inside fish brains. The plastic can cause brain damage, which is the likely cause of behavioural disorders... Read more »
European Workshop on Label Free Particle Sorting, 5-6 September
European Workshop on Label Free Particle Sorting will take place at Medicon Village in Lund, 5-6 September 2017. The workshop aim to utilise the comprehensive network and solid experience... Read more »
ERC Starting Grant to Peter Jönsson
Peter Jönsson has been granted an ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 M Euro for 5 years. The project named SELFOR explores how an immune response starts at a molecular level, and how our immune... Read more »
Google invests in Glo's microLED technology
Rapidus reports that Google Inc has invested 120 MSEK in Glo in a funding round during the summer. Glo is developing RGB direct-emitting display panels with better contrast and lower power... Read more »
Two new nanolaboratories to be built
Two new nanofabrication facilities are scheduled to be built in Science Village Scandinavia neighboring MaxIV and ESS. One laboratory will be a bigger version of the Lund University run Lund... Read more »
21 million dollar funding for Sol Voltaics
NanoLund spin out Sol Voltaics secured 21 million US dollar in a funding round over the summer. The new finance will be used to accelerate commercialization of its highly anticipated solar... Read more »
Arkady Yartsev appointed Professor
June 8th 2017 the deputy Vice-Chancellor appointed Arkady Yartsev Professor in Chemical Physics with specialization in ultrafast spectroscopy. Read more about Arkady on his homepage. Read more »
Håkan Pettersson on IUPAP Semiconductor Commission
Håkan Pettersson has been elected Sweden's representative in the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) Commission on Semiconductors. The Commission on... Read more »
Silver atom nanoclusters could become efficient biosensors
In a new study, Donatas Zigmantas and Erling Thyrhaug from NanoLund, together with researchers from the University of Copenhagen, have studied nanoclusters consisting of 20 silver atoms. For the... Read more »
Solar cells more efficient thanks to new material standing on edge
Researchers from NanoLund and from Fudan University in China have successfully designed a new structural organization using the promising solar cell material perovskite. The study shows that... Read more »
Nanotubes that build themselves
Researchers involved in NanoLund have succeeded in producing nanotubes from a single building block using so-called molecular self-recognition. The tube can also change shape depending on the... Read more »
Modern alchemy creates luminescent iron molecules
A group of researchers active at NanoLund have made the first iron-based molecule capable of emitting light. This could contribute to the development of affordable and environmentally friendly... Read more »
Cells grow more naturally in “spaghetti”
The usual way of cultivating cells is to use a flat laboratory dish of glass. However, inside a human body, the cells do not grow on a flat surface, but rather in three dimensions. This has lead... Read more »

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