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The unbelievable speed of electron emission from an atom
Published 2017-11-13 20:36 by Line Lundfald
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...
Temperature can control a lock-and-key self-assembly mechanism
Published 2017-10-23 08:46 by Line Lundfald
A group of Lund University researchers including Peter Schurtenberger have published a paper demonstrating that they can use oppositely charged thermoresponsive particles with complementary...
Play on nanoplastic in aquatic environments
Published 2017-10-10 10:46 by Line Lundfald
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...
Norblad-Ekstrand medal to Tommy Nylander
Published 2017-10-09 13:05 by Line Lundfald
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,...
KAW grant to Kimberly Dick Thelander
Published 2017-10-03 09:27 by Line Lundfald
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...
Plastic nanoparticles affects fish brains
Published 2017-10-09 09:09 by Line Lundfald
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...
European Workshop on Label Free Particle Sorting, 5-6 September
Published 2017-09-02 16:59 by Line Lundfald
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...
ERC Starting Grant to Peter Jönsson
Published 2017-09-12 09:20 by Line Lundfald
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...
Google invests in Glo's microLED technology
Published 2017-08-25 10:42 by Line Lundfald
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...
Two new nanolaboratories to be built
Published 2017-08-29 08:47 by Line Lundfald
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...
21 million dollar funding for Sol Voltaics
Published 2017-08-15 11:36 by Line Lundfald
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...
Arkady Yartsev appointed Professor
Published 2017-06-30 13:12 by Line Lundfald
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.
Håkan Pettersson on IUPAP Semiconductor Commission
Published 2017-06-26 13:59 by Line Lundfald
Håkan Pettersson has been elected Sweden's representative in the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) Commission on Semiconductors. The Commission on...
Silver atom nanoclusters could become efficient biosensors
Published 2017-07-07 09:45 by Line Lundfald
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...
Solar cells more efficient thanks to new material standing on edge
Published 2017-09-13 15:44 by Line Lundfald
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...
Nanotubes that build themselves
Published 2017-04-21 11:02 by Line Lundfald
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...
Modern alchemy creates luminescent iron molecules
Published 2017-04-07 10:18 by Line Lundfald
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...
Cells grow more naturally in “spaghetti”
Published 2017-04-07 10:20 by Line Lundfald
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...
NanoLund Annual Meeting: 7 September 2017
Published 2017-03-24 10:37 by Line Lundfald
Please save the date for NanoLunds annual meeting 2017 on Thursday, September 7. We are planning to hold the meeting in Lund, in an all-day format with talks and posters during the day and a...
Chemist receives prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Published 2017-03-23 13:59 by Line Lundfald
Professor Kenneth Wärnmark at the Department of Chemistry and active in NanoLund has been awarded the 2017 Edlund Prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, for his...
Parallel Network-based Biocomputation
Published 2017-03-26 19:34 by Line Lundfald
Today’s computers use vast amounts of electric power – so much so that the inability to cool the processors actually hampers the development of more powerful computers. In addition,...
Nanowire imaging by super resolution optical microscopy
Published 2017-03-15 12:54 by Line Lundfald
Researchers of NanoLund, in collaboration with the group of Stefan Hell at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, have published an article in Nano Letters showing...
Mobile phone microscope for diagnostics
Published 2017-04-03 09:06 by Line Lundfald
The Swedish Research Council has decided to support a project lead by Jonas Tegenfeldt on diagnosing disease such as sleeping sickness and malaria in remote locations with the help of a...
Nanotechnology for the Future - Drop-in March 7th
Published 2017-03-01 13:07 by Line Lundfald
As part of Lund University Science Week, NanoLund will host the event Nanotechnology for the Future. This day we will open up the lab and give guided tours, telling the story of the role...
Bias affects nanowire photodetector studies
Published 2017-06-26 13:22 by Line Lundfald
In a February 2017 paper in Nanotechnology NanoLund researchers reports the results of simulations and experiments investigating the effect of the nanowire doping profile on photodetection...
Research Environment Funding
Published 2017-03-02 19:35 by Line Lundfald
February 23 the Swedish Research Council announced funding of Research Environments within natural and engineering sciences for the 2016 call. NanoLund researcher Jens Schouenborg was...
Tönu Pullerits elected to the Academy
Published 2017-05-16 16:25 by Line Lundfald
At the General Meeting of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on 14 December, Tönu Pullerits was elected foreign member of the Academy's Class for chemistry. More information on the...
Funding for Hexagem
Published 2017-02-07 14:50 by Line Lundfald
NanoLund spin out company Hexagem, founded in 2015, has raised 2 MSEK from Almi Invest, Rapidus reports. GaN, which is a high bandgap semiconductor, is the main contender for next-generation...
Sol Voltaics wins "Rapidus Company of the Year 2016"
Published 2017-02-02 14:30 by Line Lundfald
The NanoLund spin out company Sol Voltaics was named "Rapidus Company of the Year" at a ceremony in Malmö on January 24 2017. Organized by Swedish technology and...
Nanowire Week 2017
Published 2017-01-03 10:58 by Line Lundfald
NANOWIRE WEEK will take place at the end of May 2017 in Lund, Sweden. Nanowire Week is the merger of two long-standing workshops, NANOWIRES and the Nanowire Growth Workshop, and is the foremost...
First imaging experiment at NanoMAX
Published 2016-12-19 11:45 by Line Lundfald
NanoMAX is a flagship beamline of MAX IV that will allow experiment using nano-focused hard X-rays to look inside complete NanoLED, photovoltaic structures, during electrical operation or...
Consolidator grant decision
Published 2016-12-14 13:05 by Line Lundfald
When the Swedish Research Council announced the granted applications for Consolidator Grant on December 6th, two NanoLund researchers were among the 20 recipients. Kimberly Dick Thelander from...
Interactive 3D tour of Lund Nano Lab
Published 2016-11-30 16:02 by Line Lundfald
Lund Nano Lab and NanoLund proudly present the new, interactive 3D tour of Lund Nano Lab. Walk around in the clean room facilities from your desk and get an overview of the tools available and...
Grants from the Swedish Research Council
Published 2016-11-25 17:27 by Line Lundfald
The Swedish Research Council announced their decisions on grants within Natural and Engineering Sciences in early November 2016. These highly competitive grants awarded to individual scientists...
First Scandinavian Raith EBL workshop at Lund University
Published 2016-10-26 14:55 by Line Lundfald
October 19 - 20, 2016 Raith GmbH, Dortmund, Germany and Lund Nano Lab, NanoLund, Lund University, Sweden, organized a two-day workshop on applications of electron beam lithography (EBL) in...
KAW project funding announced
Published 2016-10-07 15:59 by Line Lundfald
October 5th the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation announced funding for 22 Swedish research projects considered to be of the highest international level. NanoLund scientists were very...
Two NanoLund Summer Schools in 2016
Published 2016-10-05 14:58 by Line Lundfald
Two NanoLund Summer Schools took place in August and September 2016. The Summer School “Nanoscale Energy Converters” was held from 15-19 August 2016 in Falsterbo. Besides the 32...
New ProNano Project Manager
Published 2016-08-23 15:16 by Line Lundfald
Stefan Adolfsson has been named Project Manager for the nanoproduction pilot plant initiative ProNano. He has worked as head of development at Alere in California for the past 13 years. During...
Funding takes Acconeer closer to market
Published 2016-08-30 16:33 by Line Lundfald
Lund Nano Lab user Acconeer AB has raised 60 million SEK in equity during the summer, Rapidus reports. About 60% of the money comes from new investors. The new investment is expected to last...
Young Scientist Prize to Kimberly Dick Thelander
Published 2016-09-30 16:23 by Line Lundfald
Kimberly Dick Thelander was awarded a Young Scientist Prize in Semiconductor Physics by IUPAP at ICPS2016 on Friday August 5th, 2016. Kimberly also presented a prize lecture on...
New discoveries about photosynthesis may lead to solar cells of the future
Published 2016-09-07 11:18 by Line Lundfald
For the first time, researchers from Lund University have successfully measured in detail the flow of solar energy, in and between different parts of a photosynthetic organism. The result is a...
Cover of Analytical Methods
Published 2016-06-27 15:46 by Line Lundfald
The front cover of the April 28th issue of Analytical Methods is decorated by a picture from an article by NanoLund researchers reporting a new simple design for for enrichment of blod parasites...
Anders Mikkelsen named AVS Fellow
Published 2016-06-23 13:09 by Line Lundfald
Anders Mikkelsen has been elected a fellow of the American Vacuum Society (AVS) the oldest microelectronics processing, materials, technology and interfaces community in the world. The AVS is...
Best poster award
Published 2016-06-20 16:10 by Line Lundfald
NanoLund PhD student Damiano Verardo, together with his collaborator Chapin Korosec from Simon Fraser University, won the Biophysical Journal’s award for best poster at the Biophysical...
Nanoplastics negatively affect aquatic animals
Published 2016-06-09 14:55 by Line Lundfald
Plastic accounts for nearly eighty per cent of all waste found in our oceans, gradually breaking down into smaller and smaller particles. New research from Lund University investigates how...
Solar cells of the future could be based on iron molecules
Published 2017-05-15 15:13 by Line Lundfald
NanoLund researchers have successfully explained how iron-based dyes work on a molecular level in solar cells. The new findings will accelerate the development of inexpensive and environmentally...
Sol Voltaics: funding and solar energy breakthrough
Published 2016-05-19 09:05 by Line Lundfald
Rapidus reports that NanoLund spin-out Sol Voltaics has completed a total of SEK 100 million in fresh funding during March 2016. Among investors are Riyadh Valley Company. In a recent...
Excited by Light - registration and abstract submission
Published 2016-04-06 17:14 by Line Lundfald
The International Symposium "Excited by Light" will be held in conjunction with  Nordic Femtochemistry XII Meeting in Örenäs Castle, on the cost of Öresund strait...
Zero Point Energy
Published 2016-04-07 19:20 by Line Lundfald
Zero Point Energy by Kerstin Hamilton is a movie of a dance in a cleanroom. It was created as part of the project Nanosocietiess, a collaboration between artist Kerstin Hamilton and the...
White paper on nanotechnology pilot production facility
Published 2016-05-04 09:43 by Line Lundfald
A recent white paper by Lund University, Region Skåne and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden describes ProNano - a pilot production facility for nanotechnology prototypes. The goal is...
Watching nanowires form in real time
Published 2016-05-11 11:14 by Line Lundfald
An article published in Nature March 17 2016 by researchers at NanoLund, University of Cambridge and IBM Research shows how different arrangements of atoms can be combined into nanowires as they...
Nanoscale Energy Converters Summer School 2016
Published 2016-03-07 15:30 by Line Lundfald
NanoLund and the Linneaus Graduate School is happy to announce a summer school on energy conversion in nanoscale systems, including optoelectronic systems (photovoltaics, LEDs),...
Nanotechnology for high-performance radar and 5G communication
Published 2016-03-09 14:22 by Line Lundfald
Improved radar image resolution and faster data transfer within 5G networks. These are some of the results that would be achieved by a new research project called INSIGHT, which is funded by the...
MSW 2016 in Lund: Abstracts and registration
Published 2016-03-30 12:47 by Line Lundfald
Lund University is hosting the The Micronano Systems Workshop 2016 will take place at Medicon Village in Lund, 17-18 May 2016. It will be chaired by Jonas Tegenfeldt from NanoLund  The...
First experiment in MAXIV involves nanowires
Published 2016-02-29 09:45 by Line Lundfald
In a few weeks the first beamlines at MAXIV will be tested. First out are NanoMAX and BioMAX beamlines and nanowires from NanoLund are among the material to first experience the brilliance of...
Quick and efficient parallel computing with molecular motors
Published 2016-04-19 09:36 by Line Lundfald
A team including NanoLund researchers report that a computer consisting of a network of nanofabricated channels that are explored by protein filaments propelled by molecular motors...
Magnus Borgström appointed Professor
Published 2016-02-23 09:49 by Line Lundfald
February 18th the Vice-Chancellor appointed Magnus Borgström Professor in Materials Science with specialization in epitaxy. Read more about Magnus on his homepage.
Growing designer nanostructures in a semiconducting nanowire
Published 2016-03-29 10:46 by Line Lundfald
Researchers in Sweden and the US say they have developed a technique to grow compositionally graded heterostructured materials along the axes of semiconducting nanowires. The method allows them...
ERC Consolidator grant to Christelle Prinz
Published 2016-02-22 18:29 by Line Lundfald
Christelle Prinz has been granted an ERC Consolidator grant of 2.62 M Euro for 5 years. The amount includes funds for acquiring a STED microscope. The project named NanoPokers aims at...
Myfab user meeting
Published 2016-01-18 13:56 by Line Lundfald
Lund put its best foot forward when 250 European nano researchers gathered at Myfab's fourth user meeting in April. Over 2 sunny days there were many inspiting talks, exhibits and...
Heike Riel appointed honorary doctor
Published 2015-12-15 09:01 by Line Lundfald
Long-time NanoLund collaborator Dr. Heike Riel is one of three newly appointed honorary doctors by Lund University’s Faculty of Engineering. She is the leader of the highly...
Distinguished Professor: Sara Snogerup Linse
Published 2015-12-08 12:12 by Line Lundfald
NanoLund scientist and Board member Sara Snogerup Linse has been awarded 47 MSEK over the next ten years in the form of a Grant for Distinguished Professors by the Swedish Research Council. A...
Measuring exposure in the work environment
Published 2015-11-10 16:46 by Line Lundfald
Work in progress The magazine Verkstäderna has a feature on a project where work place exposure to nanoparticles is measured and analysed by NanoLund researchers. Furthermore they work on...
New environmental TEM in Lund
Published 2015-10-23 16:18 by Line Lundfald
A new environmental transmission electron microscopy is now being assembled at the Kemicentrum at Lund University. The microscope will have a unique reactor cell allowing atomic...
Iron based dyes for solar energy applications
Published 2016-06-17 14:34 by Line Lundfald
NanoLund researchers have found a new way to capture energy from sunlight – by using molecules that contain iron. The results are presented in the latest issue of Nature Chemistry. The...
Nanotechnology big in Scania
Published 2015-10-23 11:44 by Line Lundfald
A recent mapping og nanotechnology companies in Scania shows that there are more than 25 small and medium sized nanotechnology companies with a big potential for growth. The mapping shows that...
Breakthrough for electrode implants in the brain
Published 2015-10-23 17:41 by Line Lundfald
For nearly nine years, researchers at Lund University have been working on developing implantable electrodes that can capture signals from single neurons in the brain over a long period of time...
Accelerating Commercialization of Nanowire Solar Cell Technologies
Published 2015-10-23 17:56 by Line Lundfald
Rapidus reports that Sol Voltaics has secured EU-support for commercialization of SolFilm. They will receive 1.75 M Euro support over 2 years for scaling up production and looking for industry...
Marie Skłodowska Curie grants to NanoLund researchers
Published 2015-09-17 11:35 by Line Lundfald
Three young NanoLund scientists have been successful in the competitive career development grant called Marie Skłodowska Curie International Career Grant. Eva Unger, Jesper...
Nanowire-based vertical array separates neurons and glia cells
Published 2016-01-18 13:57 by Line Lundfald
Researchers from NanoLund have developed a vertical gallium phosphide nanowire array which potentially can be used for brain and retinal implants. The array is constructed in such a way that...
NanoLund launch event
Published 2015-08-31 14:53 by Line Lundfald
NanoLund celebrated the newly aqquired status as the Center for Nanoscience at Lund University with a launch event on Friday August 21. More than 160 people from academia, industry and...
NanoLund discusses enhanced collaboration with Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
Published 2015-08-19 09:04 by Line Lundfald
During 30-31 July 2015, representatives from five Fraunhofer Institutes visited NanoLund to discuss enhanced collaboration in the area of applications of nano-materials. The event, organised...
Research Infrastructure fellowship to Ivan Maximov
Published 2015-06-23 14:40 by Line Lundfald
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research just announced the 15 recipients of the grants in a national call for proposals directed towards research infrastructure that meet...
MRS Bulletin focus on nanowires and neural interface
Published 2015-06-23 13:43 by Line Lundfald
The May issue of the MRS Bulletin writes about "Bio Focus: Nanowires promise reduced inflammation at the neural interface". The article cites work (10.1016/j.biomaterials.2014.11.051)...
Grant for super resolution microscope
Published 2015-06-11 14:15 by Line Lundfald
The Crafoord Foundation has awarded the department of Physics and Prof. Jonas Tegenfeldt 5 MSEK to acquire a super resolution microscope. The technology was highlighted recently through the...
nmC becomes NanoLund
Published 2015-08-18 14:28 by Line Lundfald
After 27 years as the “Nanometer Structure Consortium”, nanoscience at Lund University is becoming a university center and is changing its name to NanoLund. Today, a corresponding...
Aleksandra Dabkowska wins the BTM Willis prize 2015
Published 2015-05-13 22:13 by Line Lundfald
This prestigious prize is given by the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK, for neutron scattering. The prize that Dr. Aleksandra Dabkowska of Lund University has received is awarded to an...
Acconeer signs investment deal
Published 2015-05-13 23:09 by Line Lundfald
Lund University spin out Acconeer AB just signed a double digit million SEK investment deal with Korean and Swedish investors. The investment will bring the products closer to market and the...
Strategic Research Area Initiative evaluation results
Published 2015-05-13 23:44 by Line Lundfald
the Strategic Research Area (SRA) Initiative launched by the Swedish Government Bill on Research Policy in 2008 has now been evaluated. The initiative includes 43 research environments in 20...
Article on nanowire gate architecture
Published 2015-08-06 10:49 by Line Lundfald
A recent study published in Nano Letters describe how researchers active within the Nanometer Structure Consortium together with collaborators from University of New South Wales in Australia...
Making a simple nanodot
Published 2015-03-31 13:58 by Line Lundfald
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden are the first to have succeeded in producing semiconducting nanowires in which they can controllably produce exactly one “polytype” nanodot....
Sol Voltaics doubles GaAs nanowire array solar efficiency record
Published 2015-03-20 14:38 by Line Lundfald
The Nanometer Structure Consortium spin out company Sol Voltaics AB has demonstrated a 1-sun photovoltaic (PV) solar energy conversion efficiency of 15.3% using a gallium arsenide (GaAs)...
Nordic Nanotechnology Expert Network workshop on lithography at Lund Nano Lab
Published 2015-03-20 13:45 by Line Lundfald
On March 9-10 2015 Lund Nano Lab organised a nano-lithography workshop with participation of experts from Sweden, Norway and Denmark. It was the second Nordic Nanotechnology Expert Network...
A step towards solar fuel using artificial photosynthesis
Published 2015-03-20 12:00 by Line Lundfald
Researchers active within the Nanometer Structure Consortium have together with collaborators from Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Japan and the USA taken a step closer to producing solar...
Kimberly Dick Thelander appointed Professor
Published 2015-03-18 12:46 by Line Lundfald
March 5th the Vice-Chancellor appointed Kimberly Dick Thelander Professor in Materials Science with specialization in crystal growth. She is the first female professor at the division of Solid...
Plans for nanotechnology pilot production facility in Lund
Published 2015-05-13 23:20 by Line Lundfald
The Nanometer Structure Consortium at Lund University has initiated a feasibility study financed by The Swedish innovation agency (VINNOVA) and Southern Sweden’s regional council (Region...
EWMOVPE 2015 in Lund June 7-10: Abstracts and registration
Published 2015-02-11 11:18 by Line Lundfald
Lund University is hosting the The 16th European Workshop of Metal Organic Vapour Phase Epitaxy (EWMOVPE 2015) in Lund June 7-10 2015. It will be chaired by Jonas Johansson, from the Nanometer...
Award to Anne L'Huillier
Published 2015-02-06 17:12 by Line Lundfald
Anne L'Huillier has been awarded the EPS Emmy Noether Distinction Autumn 2014 for Women in Physics. More information about professor L'Huillier and the award can be found here (in...
Antibacterial products could affect nerve cells
Published 2015-01-19 15:53 by Line Lundfald
Gold and silver nanoparticles could affect the stem cells that develop into nerve cells in the brain and the retina of the eye. The results of the two studies from Lund University show that the...
Quantum world without queues could lead to better solar cells
Published 2015-01-19 14:18 by Line Lundfald
Researchers active within the Nanometer Structure Consortium have have used new technology to study extremely fast processes in solar cells. The results can be used to increase the...
Nanowires and long-term tissue response
Published 2016-02-23 09:54 by Line Lundfald
In a new study to be released in Biomaterials February issue 2015, the size-dependant effects of nanowires were investigated. Researchers from The Neuronano Research Center (NRC) where...
Nanowires receives media attention
Published 2014-12-10 14:09 by Line Lundfald
Application possibilities for nanowires attracts media attention from the Swedish news site "Ny Teknik" which has just published an interview with Lars Samuelson (in Swedish).
Sara Linse assigned to IVA
Published 2014-11-28 16:20 by Line Lundfald
The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) has assigned Sara Linse to one of their 12 divisions. Founded in 1919 IVA is the world´s oldest academy of engineering sciences....
Fred Kavli Distinguished Lectureship in Nanoscience
Published 2014-11-28 09:06 by Line Lundfald
Professor Lars Samuelson has the honour of giving the opening plenary lecture at the MRS Fall Meeting in Boston on Sunday November 30, 2014. The talk is scheduled for 7:15 pm, in the Grand...
Heiner Linke elected to the Academy
Published 2014-11-06 15:32 by Line Lundfald
At the General Meeting of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on 8 October, Heiner Linke was elected Swedish member of the Academy's Class for physics. More information on the...
Distinguished Young Researchers grant to Anders Mikkelsen
Published 2014-11-06 14:40 by Line Lundfald
Anders Mikkelsen is among the 19 researchers active in Sweden that were granted (of 212 applicants) 18 MSEK over 6 years by the Swedish Research Council in their call for Distinguished...
Annual meeting and NanoForum Connect: 2014
Published 2014-11-20 17:43 by Line Lundfald
The Nanometer Structure Consortium annual meeting took place October 13th 2014 as part of the two-day meeting NanoForum: Connect 2014. It was attended by a total of 260 stakeholders from...
Plans for laboratory extension
Published 2015-02-09 17:26 by Line Lundfald
At the Nanometer Sstructure Consortium (nmC) annual meeting the nmC leadership presented plans for Nanova, a three step plan to improve the possibilities of developing and testing products with...
KAW grant for excellent Swedish research
Published 2014-11-06 15:49 by Line Lundfald
In the latest round to fund excellent Swedish research, Peter Schurtenberger was granted SEK 42 398 000 for a five-year project “Anisotropic Forces in Colloid Chemistry”. The...
Nano-forests to reveal secrets of cells
Published 2014-09-10 10:09 by Line Lundfald
Vertical nanowires could be used for detailed studies of what happens on the surface of cells. The findings are important for pharmaceuticals research, among other applications. A group of...
Nanowires could make cars more energy-efficient
Published 2014-09-10 09:13 by Line Lundfald
Fuel consumption in cars could be reduced thanks to nanowires and a thermoelectric effect. This is what emerges from the basic research conducted by PhD student Sofia Fahlvik Svensson. Her...
Great Prize to Sara Linse
Published 2014-09-04 10:43 by Line Lundfald
Sara Snogerup Linse was named this year's recipient of the KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s Great Prize and SEK 1.2 million. The award places her in the same company as Robyn, Hans...
Strategic Research funding for Kimberly Dick Thelander
Published 2014-08-25 15:13 by Line Lundfald
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) has funded 10 projects with each 6 million SEK over 5 years. Kimberly Dick Thelander is one of the ten young excellent female researchers...
Lars Montelius appointed Director-General of INL
Published 2014-08-25 14:43 by Line Lundfald
Professor Lars Montelius has been appointed Director-general of the international Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL) in Portugal from September 1st 2014. A brief note in Swedish is found here.
Peter Schurtenberger elected to the Academy
Published 2014-08-25 09:26 by Line Lundfald
Congratulations to Peter Schurtenberger whom in June was elected member of the Class for engineering sciences within the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Färs & Frosta’s research prize to Martin Ek
Published 2014-08-01 09:26 by Line Lundfald
Martin Ek was awarded the Färs & Frosta research prize of 100000 SEK for his thesis on materials chemistry and nanotechnology. The dissertation thesis “Analysis of Structure,...
Glo: European Cleantech Company of the Decade
Published 2014-06-04 13:18 by Line Lundfald
At Cleantech Groups 10th Anniversary Cleantech Forum Europe dinner on May 20th 2014, nmC spin-out Glo AB was named Cleantech Company of the Decade as one of five companies. “This...
Energy efficient radar chip from Acconeer
Published 2014-05-27 11:04 by Line Lundfald
Acconeer which commercializes technology developed at Lund Nano Lab, received attention in Sydsvenskan on Friday May 23rd for their energy efficient radar chip for high frequency signaling. More...
Visit by the Swedish Government
Published 2014-05-14 09:41 by Line Lundfald
Friday May 9th Minister of Enterprise, Annie Lööf will have a guided tour of Lund Nano Lab during her visit with the nmC spinout Sol Voltaics AB. She will also meet with Professor Lars...
Sol Voltaics enters the 33-list again
Published 2014-08-01 10:13 by Line Lundfald
For the second consecutive year The Nanometer Structure Consortium spin out company Sol Voltaics entered the 33-list consisting of 33 of Sweden’s hottest young technical start-up...
Sol Voltaics builds pilot plant
Published 2014-08-01 11:09 by Line Lundfald
Rapidus reports that nmC spinout Sol Voltaics AB relocates its headquarters within Lund enabling the company to house administration and laboratories in the same building. The move also marks...
Glo AB attracts capital in financing round
Published 2014-08-01 11:07 by Line Lundfald
nmC spinout Glo AB has raised 180 MSEK in funding, mainly from new investors. To read more, please turn to this article in Semiconductor Today
PhD4Energy: EU grant for 12 PhD students
Published 2015-01-21 12:43 by Line Lundfald
The Nanometer Structure Consortium has received an EU grant of 29 MSEK in total for the project ”Nanoscale Materials for Energy: Fundamentals, Safety and Applications...
Prestigious grant to Anne l'Huillier
Published 2014-03-14 14:29 by Line Lundfald
Professor Anne l'Huillier has received a highly prestigious grant from the Swedish Research Council as one of nine Swedish  "Rådsprofessors" (and the only one...
Strategic research grant for nanoelectronics
Published 2014-02-21 09:41 by Line Lundfald
Lars-Erik Wernersson from Electrical and Information Technology was granted 32 MSEK when the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research recently announced the framework program in Electronics....
Novel nanoscale contacts may enable electronic downscaling
Published 2014-03-12 11:46 by Line Lundfald
A new way to form nanoscale electrical contacts may be very important for the continuous development of smaller and faster electronics. This result is shown in a research report recently...
Nanowire growth study published in Science
Published 2014-01-21 08:47 by Line Lundfald
In the latest issue of Science issued today, nmC researchers and colleagues present GaP nanowire growth data derived from studying growth in situ with transmission electron microscopy. Different...
Cover of Small by nmC-researchers
Published 2014-01-17 14:18 by Line Lundfald
The front cover of the December 9th issue of Small is decorated by a picture from an article by nmC-researchers reporting that cell motility and cell division are reduced when cells are...
QuNano builds DNA-analysis tool
Published 2014-01-07 08:31 by Line Lundfald
Rapidus newsletter reports that nmC spinout QuNano has produced a prototype for a handheld version of a DNA-analysis tool, the Qulyser. The new tool will enable test answers for HIV or some...
Lars Montelius honorary doctor at Tartu University, Estonia
Published 2014-01-07 08:25 by Line Lundfald
The title of Honorary Doctor of the University of Tartu was conferred to Lars Montelius at a ceremony on November 30th and December 1st 2013 in recognition of his remarkable research...
Continued KAW funding for aerotaxy
Published 2013-11-01 09:41 by Line Lundfald
On October 3rd the Knut and Alice Wallenberg (KAW) Foundation announced that they will continue to fund the project "Aerotaxy: a revolutionary new way to grow semiconductor nanowires"...
nmC@LU annual meeting attracted large crowd
Published 2013-11-01 09:43 by Line Lundfald
October 9th was the date of the 2013 annual meeting of the Nanometer Structure Consortium at Lund University. A total of 167 stakeholders from academia, industry, infrastructure and research...
Engineering Nanoscience scores high in quality evaluation
Published 2013-11-01 09:45 by Line Lundfald
Tuesday this week the Swedish Higher Education Authority announced their evaluation of Sweden’s engineering programs. "Engineering Nanoscience", the only Swedish 5-year...
Prestigious ERC grants to nmC@LU researchers
Published 2013-09-30 14:25 by Line Lundfald
Last week the European Research Council announced this year’s receivers of the ERC Advanced Grants. Of a total of 2408 applications 284 were granted and three of those come from Lund...
nmC@LU nanobiology research receives attention in news media
Published 2013-10-31 09:10 by Line Lundfald
In October Sydsvenska Dagbladet has published articles on nanobiology research from nmC@LU. One article is about the research of Christelle Prinz and co-workers on fluorescent barcode...
Sol Voltaics closes funding for Solink
Published 2013-09-23 17:13 by Line Lundfald
nmC@LU spin-out Sol Voltaics has completed a total of SEK 102 million in fresh funding by adding SEK 62 million in an equity round to the SEK 41 million Swedish Energy Agency loan to take its...
Prize: Lo Gorton wins Katsumi Niki Prize
Published 2013-08-20 13:12 by Line Lundfald
Lo Gorton, professor in analytical chemistry at Lund University and involved in the Nanometer Structure Consortium wins the 2013 Katsumi Niki Prize for Bioelectrochemistry, which is awarded...
Prestigious ERC Starting Grant to Kimberly Dick Thelander
Published 2013-08-20 09:51 by Line Lundfald
Kimberly Dick Thelander, at the Nanometer Structure Consortium, receives a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). Kimberly is one out of 287 young top researchers in Europe who...
Conference: Calcium Binding Proteins and Calcium Function
Published 2013-07-08 11:33 by Line Lundfald
On June 30th to July 4th nmC@LU researchers Sara Snogerup Linse and Tanja Weiffert from Lund University organized and hosted the 18th international conference on Calcium Binding Proteins and...
Nanomaterial exposure levels to be investigated
Published 2013-07-05 13:42 by Line Lundfald
Joakim Pagels from the division of Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology at the technical faculty has been granted 3.6 MSEK by AFA insurance to investigate exposure levels in workplaces where...
Sol Voltaics supported by the Swedish Energy Agency
Published 2013-07-02 13:55 by Line Lundfald
Swedish Energy Agency has granted Sol Voltaics Ab a conditional loan of SEK 41 000 000 to further the commercial development of SolinkTM, an economical nanomaterial that promises to increase the...
Prestigious Zeiss Award to atomic physicist Anne L’Huillier
Published 2013-07-02 11:35 by Line Lundfald
Professor Anne L’Huillier has received the Carl Zeiss Research Award, a prestigious prize worth EUR 25 000. The atomic physicist from Lund University has been recognised for her...
Power ranking: Lars Samuelson on top 30 energy list
Published 2013-06-26 21:50 by Line Lundfald
Sweden’s leading technology and IT newspaper - Ny Teknik – just published their top 30 list of the most powerful people for setting the Swedish energy agenda. On place 26 comes...
The Pufendorf Institute theme IMPROVE
Published 2013-06-12 11:23 by Line Lundfald
The project IMPROVE (Improving the Visual Environment for all) has been granted support from the Pufendorf Institute´s board and will commence as a "theme" at the Pufendorf...
Infrastructure: KAW donation for microscope
Published 2013-06-25 14:19 by Line Lundfald
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has announced the approved applications for infrastructure of national importance.  Professor Reine Wallenberg with colleagues from nmC@LU will...
Cleantech Scandinavia Hall of Fame inducts Professor Lars Samuelson
Published 2013-06-03 10:48 by Line Lundfald
Professor Lars Samuelson has been inducted into the Cleantech Scandinavia ‘s Hall of Fame as the first researcher. As stated in the press release, the addition “is a tribute to his...
Article in good company on LOC Top 10 percent list
Published 2013-05-03 14:24 by Line Lundfald
An article “Sorting cells by size, shape and deformability” by nmC@LU researchers has been placed on the Lab on a Chip top 10% list. The top 10% articles are selected by the Editors...
Prize: IUVSTA prize for Science to Lars Samuelson
Published 2013-04-09 18:25 by Line Lundfald
Lars Samuelson is the recipient of the 2013 IUVSTA prize of Science which is awarded every three years to recognize and encourage outstanding internationally-acclaimed research in the fields of...
Sol Voltaics wins regional final to join the 33-list
Published 2013-03-21 23:47 by Line Lundfald
Lund based Sol Voltaics recently won the regional final to enter straight into the 33-list. The Nanometer Structure Consortium spin out company utilizes nanowires to increase the efficiency of...
Article: Nanowire-recorded signal from brain nerve cells
Published 2013-02-20 21:39 by Line Lundfald
Researchers from The Neuronano Research Center (NRC) where nmC@LU researchers participate have for the first time succeeded in implanting an ultrathin nanowire-based electrode and capturing...
TV4 news feature on nanoelectronics
Published 2013-02-18 10:32 by Line Lundfald
TV4 news science magazine (vetenskapsmagasin) had a feature on nanoelectronics broadcasted by TV4 on February 6, 2013. It contains a long interview with professor Lars-Erik Wernersson and nice...
Funding: The Swedish Energy Agency funds solar cell research
Published 2013-01-24 11:12 by Line Lundfald
The project “Nanowirebased solar cells for realization of cheap, renewable energy” was recently funded by the Swedish Energy Agency with 9 million SEK over four years. The aim of the...
Article: Efficiency leap in nanowire solar cells
Published 2013-01-18 09:00 by Line Lundfald
In the latest issue of Science issued today, nmC@LU researchers and colleagues from the AMON-RA project show for the first time that nanowire solar cells may be a real player on the green energy...
Swedish radio on LED-lamp efficiency
Published 2013-01-14 14:37 by Line Lundfald
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...
Frances M Ross appointed honorary doctor
Published 2012-12-19 12:27 by Line Lundfald
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...
A Nano-event in Lund
Published 2012-12-18 14:31 by Line Lundfald
On November 22nd 2012 nmC@LU researchers participated in STORA NANODAGEN (the big nano day). The event was arranged by Utmaning Hållbart Lund (Challenge Sustainable Lund, a collaboration...
Kimberly Dick Thelander becomes Wallenberg Academy Fellow
Published 2012-12-10 10:27 by Line Lundfald
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...
Article: Aerotaxy – the new way to make nanowires
Published 2012-11-29 08:27 by Line Lundfald
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...
TEDxLund: What Nanoscience can do to change our future for the better
Published 2012-11-27 09:36 by Line Lundfald
On November 14th nmC@LU deputy director Heiner Linke gave a talk at TEDxLund on: What Nanoscience can do to change our future for the better. To see the 16 minute talk on Youtube click here.
Article: Hall effect measurements in a single nanowire
Published 2012-11-26 16:29 by Line Lundfald
In a recent Nature Nanotechnology paper by Storm et al nmC@LU researchers demonstrate Hall measurements on a single InP nanowire. This leap forward for nanowire characterization is promising for...
Grants from the Swedish Research Council
Published 2012-11-26 15:46 by Line Lundfald
nmC@LU researchers have been successful in gaining support from the Swedish Research Council in the latest round of  the Swedish Research Council´s latest call for proposals within...
Innovation award to Lund nano/chemistry students
Published 2012-10-05 10:05 by Line Lundfald
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 ...
Nobel Symposium: Nanoscale Energy Converters
Published 2012-08-29 11:36 by Line Lundfald
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...
Engineering Nanoscience in LTH news
Published 2012-06-26 10:38 by Line Lundfald
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.
Article: Nanomedicine study tour article in LTH news
Published 2012-06-26 09:45 by Line Lundfald
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. LTH nytt (the...
Article: Nanoenergy article in LTH news
Published 2012-06-26 09:26 by Line Lundfald
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).
Stipend: Magnus Borgström receives SEK 100000 from royal foundation
Published 2012-05-16 09:46 by Line Lundfald
Magnus Borgström has been granted SEK 100000 from King Carl XVI Gustav's 50 Years Foundation for Science, Technology and Environment to study "Methods to convert sunlight to...
Kimberly Dick-Thelander wins the Manasevit Award
Published 2012-05-15 15:19 by Line Lundfald
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...
Radioprogram on nanoscaled materials
Published 2012-05-15 15:20 by Line Lundfald
At the Update 2012 conference in Helsingborg, Swedish Radios science program "Vetandets Värld" made a 20 minute radio program on nanoscaled materials. The program is based on...
NanoArt prize to Daniel Jacobsson
Published 2012-05-15 15:20 by Line Lundfald
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...
Interview with Lars Montelius
Published 2012-05-15 15:25 by Line Lundfald
After participating in a Nanomedicine Partnering Mission to two of the most interesting nanomedicine clusters in the US, Raleigh-Durham, NC and Boston MA, Professor Lars Montelius was...
nmC@LU researchers active in public debate on nanosafety
Published 2012-05-15 15:22 by Line Lundfald
In response to a recent article in Ny Teknik by Swedish minister for environment, Lena Ek, Swedish researchers, including 5 from the Nanometer Structure Consortium, have written this article on...
Funding for energy efficient LEDs
Published 2012-05-15 15:23 by Line Lundfald
Professor Lars Samuelson is one of 5 researchers whom are being funded with 16M SEK over 4 years from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) within the program of energy related...
Growing nanowires by aerotaxi
Published 2012-05-15 15:23 by Line Lundfald
Lars Samuelson and colleagues at the Nanometer Structure Consortium at Lund University have received 18.9M SEK in funding from The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation to explore growing...
Donation for epitaxial cluster tool
Published 2012-05-15 15:22 by Line Lundfald
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has recently approved a donation of 30 million SEK for research equipment to Lund University. The new epitaxial cluster tool, where tools are connected...
Advanced Study Groups granted
Published 2012-05-15 15:22 by Line Lundfald
The Pufendorf Institute at Lund University has funded two new Advanced Study Groups involving researchers from the Nanometer Structure Consortium: Bioinspired Energy Conversion and Quantum...
Visit by Carl Bildt
Published 2010-09-14 07:55 by Anneli Löfgren
Carl Bildt, Sweden's Minister for Foreign Affairs, visited Lars Samuelson and the Nanometer Structure Consortium today. The reason for his visit was his interest in new technologies and...
Nanotechnology on Display
Published 2010-08-27 09:23 by Anneli Löfgren
The newly opened permanent exhibition Smart! at Malmö museums includes a section on nanoscience- and technology. Smart! highlights technological innovation and scientific breakthroughs...
Lars Samuelson ranked the 3rd most prolific author in Nano Letters
Published 2010-03-12 14:43 by Anneli Löfgren
http://pubs.acs.org/page/nalefd/anniversary/10/most-prolific.html The ACS journal Nano Letters, launched 10 years ago, and one of the key journals in the area of Nanoscience, recently rated Lars...
Kick-off meeting gathering 100 researchers within nmC@LU
Published 2010-03-12 14:44 by Anneli Löfgren
Based on the recommendation by the Swedish Research Council (VR), the Nanometer Structure Consortium at Lund University, nmC@LU, has been selected as a Strategic Research Environment within...
Japanese Nanotechnology Researcher visiting nmC@LU
Published 2010-03-01 11:09 by Anneli Löfgren
Dr. Kenichi Kawaguchi, a researcher at the Nanoelectronic Research Center at Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Atsugi, Japan is spending one year at Solid State Physics, LTH, as a guest of the Nanometer...
Lars Samuelson winner of Morotpriset 2010 "the incentive prize"
Published 2010-03-01 11:01 by Anneli Löfgren
Morotspriset "the incentive prize" is a annual prize given to the leader in the Southern part of Sweden who has succeeded the best to make his employees to perform well and has a...
UK Leadership Fellow visiting nmC@LU
Published 2010-03-01 11:22 by Anneli Löfgren
One of the United Kingdom’s leading nanotechnology researchers is spending spring 2010 at Lund University as a guest of the Nanometer Structure Consortium (nmC@LU). Dr Paul Warburton is a...
ESRF highlights paper from nmC
Published 2009-08-19 20:29 by Knut Deppert
ESRF highlights a recent paper on nanowires on their front page ESRF. The paper describes the structural characterization of InAs/InAsP core-shell nanowires grown on Si substrates and was...
nmC selected as Strategic Research Environment
Published 2009-06-15 20:42 by Anneli Löfgren
The Nanometer Structure Consortium at Lund University was selected as one of two Swedish strategic research environments within nanoscience and nanotechnology, which were suggested to be funded in...
Lund Nanoeducation at US Workshop
Published 2009-06-02 13:04 by Anneli Löfgren
The Office of Research Advancement of the Univeristy of Southern California, headed by Jim Murday, an NNI pioneer, arranged a workshop covering all aspects of nanoeducation 26-28 April in Los...
E.ON Research Award
Published 2009-06-02 13:01 by Anneli Löfgren
The nmC project "E.nanowires - Enabling nanowires to create and to harvest light" received the E.ON Research Award 2008. This announcement was made at the E.ON Research Award Event at...
Piezoelectric Photovoltaics Winner of Innovation Prize
Published 2009-05-28 13:49 by Anneli Löfgren
Three researchers from the Nanometer Structure Consorrtium, Fredrik Boxberg, Niels Søndergaard and Hongqi Xu, stand behind the winning innovation. The innovation is for utilizing...
PhD-student positions in NANO-ENERGY
Published 2009-05-24 21:46 by Anneli Löfgren
Do you want to engage in research on improving the efficiency in the use of electric energy and in better usage of solar energy as well as thermal energy? World-leading research on Nanowires,...
Development of new course is key contribution at NanoRisk 2008
Published 2008-05-26 21:14 by Anneli Löfgren
At the International Conference on Determining occupational, environmental and health impacts of Nanotechnology (NanoRisk 2008) that will be held 21-23 October in Paris the contribution from the...
Einstein Professor
Published 2008-04-23 13:04 by Anneli Löfgren
Prof. Lars Samuelson has been appointed Einstein Professor of Chinese Academy of Science (CAS). CAS established the Einstein Professorship in 2005 and elects 10 to12 leading foreign scientists...
Coupled plasmon resonances for nanoscale antennas and waveguides
Published 2008-01-28 12:18 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
A. F. Koenderink Center for Nanophotonics, FOM Institute AMOLF, Kruislaan 407, NL-1098SJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands Seminar in K-space (Fysicum - Q179) 2008-01-30 15:15 A main obstacle to...
Nanoscience seminar at House of Sweden
Published 2008-01-24 13:31 by Anneli Löfgren
House of Sweden and the Embassy of Sweden in Washington has a winter program on an Innovation and Technology Theme. Within this theme a number of workshops, seminars and exhibitions will take...
8th Sweden ? Japan QNANO Workshop
Published 2008-01-22 16:16 by Anders Gustafsson
13th of December, Gamla Biskopshuset 9:00 Opening by Lars Samuelson and Yasuhiko Arakawa 9:05 Long Journey in Putting Quantum Principles into Practice, by Leo Esaki (The Science and Technology...
Nanowires, Nanoscience and Emerging Nanotechnologies
Published 2007-10-17 22:46 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Nano-Colloquium "Nanowires, Nanoscience and Emerging Nanotechnologies" by prof. Charles M Lieber In our series of Nano-Colloquia, professor Charles M Lieber, School of Engineering and Applied...
Adventures of a Quantum Designer
Published 2007-05-27 12:25 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Nano-Colloquium "Adventures of a Quantum Designer: Past, Present and Future of Quantum Cascade Lasers" by prof. Federico Capasso 15 May 2007 In our series of Nano Colloquia, professor A. Federico...
Chemical Transformations of Nanocrystals
Published 2007-10-17 22:47 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Nano-Colloquium "Chemical Transformations of Nanocrystals" by prof. Paul Alivisatos 7 December 2006 In our series of Nano Colloquia, professor A. Paul Alivisatos will give a presentation with...
Symposium on Semiconductor Nanowires
Published 2007-05-27 12:31 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Symposium on Semiconductor Nanowires 2 October 2006 This is the second annual symposium on nanowires and is part of the Excellent Research Environment program financed by the Swedish Research...
Linnaeus center Nanoscience and Quantum Engineering approved
Published 2007-05-27 12:37 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Linnaeus center "Nanoscience and Quantum Engineering" approved 29 June 2006 The proposal Nanoscience and Quantum Engineering has been selected by the Swedish Research Council as one out of 20...
QuNano AB receives venture capital of SEK 45 million
Published 2007-05-27 12:40 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
QuNano AB receives venture capital of SEK 45 million 19 May 2006 QuNano AB is a technology spin-out from the Nanometer Structure Consortium at Lund University, which was founded in September...
Dr Kenji Hiruma elected Honorary Doctor at Lund University
Published 2007-05-27 12:42 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Dr Kenji Hiruma elected Honorary Doctor at Lund University 3 March 2006 Dr Kenji Hiruma at Hitachi in Tokyo, Japan, has been elected as the only Honorary Doctor at the Faculty of Engineering,...
Lars Samuelson elected
Published 2007-05-27 12:44 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Lars Samuelson elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 12 January 2006 Professor Lars Samuelson, the scientific leader of the Nanometer Structure Consortium, has been elected a...
Strategic Research Centre
Published 2007-05-27 12:45 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Strategic Research Centre: Nanowires for Emerging Nanoelectronics and Life-Science Applications 15 December 2005 The proposal Nanowires for Emerging Nanoelectronics and Life-science Applications...
Symposium on Semiconductor Nanowires
Published 2007-05-27 12:47 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Symposium on Semiconductor Nanowires 6 Oktober 2005 This is the first annual symposium on nanowires and is part of the recently initiated Excellent Research Environment program awarded by the...
Large donation for equipment
Published 2007-05-27 12:48 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Large donation for equipment from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation 29 March 2005 The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has recently approved a donation of 40 million SEK (Swedish...
Future research leaders
Published 2007-05-27 12:50 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
21 February 2005 Two researchers from the Nanometer Structure Consortium, Prof. Fredrik Höök and Assoc. Prof. Lars-Erik Wernersson have been granted SEK 6 M individually, to be used during four...
Invited talk at AAAS Annual Meeting
Published 2007-05-27 12:49 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Invited talk at AAAS Annual Meeting 21 February 2005 Prof. Lars Samuelson, Director of research at the Nanometer Structure Consortium, was invited to talk at the highly prestigious AAAS Annual...
NMC rated among top 10 science environments in Sweden
Published 2007-05-27 12:52 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Nanometer Structure Consortium rated among top 10 science environments in Sweden 17 February 2005 The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet, VR) announced today their choice of the best...
Science in Society
Published 2007-05-27 12:53 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
21 January 2005 The British Embassies in Sweden and Denmark, the British Council and UK Trade and Investment have initiated a series of activities together with local partners under the name...
Consortium's Research highlighted in Swedish Newspaper
Published 2007-05-27 12:55 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
5 December 2004 The national Swedish newspaper, Svenska Dagbladet, publishes a two-page spread every Sunday on modern science (under the heading "Vetenskap"). In the issue from Sunday, December...
Positive publicity for research appears in Nature
Published 2007-05-27 12:57 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
Positive publicity for research at the Consortium appears in Nature 25 November 2004 The 25 November issue of the internationally renowned scientific journal Nature contains an article by Max G....
Nomination for Strong Research Environments
Published 2007-05-27 12:58 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
12 November 2004 The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet, VR) nominated the candidates to be evaluated in an effort to support Strong Research Environments. VR received 264 applications in...
Strong Publishing Record
Published 2007-05-27 13:02 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
30 October 2004 This year the Nanometer Structure Consortium has reached a new level in publication of articles in renowned peer-reviewed international journals. While 74 papers were published in...
Third paper in Nature Materials
Published 2007-05-27 13:03 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
1 October 2004 Nature Materials publishes in its October issue another article originating from the research at the Nanometer Structure Consortium. The article by Persson et al. deals with the...
New Professor in Nanoscience for Biophysics
Published 2007-05-27 13:04 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
1 September 2004 Fredrik Höök starts today in his new position at the Nanometer Structure Consortium. Fredrik comes from Chalmers University (Göteborg) and will focus his research on miniaturized...
Invited article on Nanoeducation program
Published 2007-05-27 13:07 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
9 August 2004 In the July issue of Facets, the journal of the International Union of Materials Research Societies (IUMRS), an article by K. Deppert and L. Samuelson on the Engineering Nanoscience...
Nanowire-STM as highlight in Nature Materials
Published 2007-05-27 13:09 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
5 July 2004 The renowned materials science journal Nature Materials publishes in its August issue an article originating from the research at the Nanometer Structure Consortium. The article by...
Much interest for Nanoeducation
Published 2007-05-27 13:10 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
15 May 2004 The educational program “Engineering Nanoscience” offered at Lund University since September 2003 seems to be highly attractive to high school students. At the start of this...
Nanotrees as highlight in Nature Materials
Published 2007-05-27 13:12 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
3 May 2004 The renowned materials science journal Nature Materials publishes in its June issue an article originating from the research at the Nanometer Structure Consortium. The article by Dick...
M.Sc. Program - Engineering Nanoscience
Published 2007-05-27 13:13 by The Nanometer Structure Consortium
M.Sc. Program - "Engineering Nanoscience" At the Engineering Faculty of Lund University (LTH) September 2003 Are you interested in diving into a different world where classical laws do not hold...