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Plastic waste disintegrates into nanoparticles
There is a considerable risk that plastic waste in the environment releases nano-sized particles known as nanoplastics, according to a new study from Lund University. NanoLund researchers... Read more »
AcouSort product on innovation list
A product from the Lund University spin out AcouSort been selected as one of the top 10 innovations of 2018 by the life science journal The Scientist. AcouSort was founded in 2010 by, among... Read more »
Nanowires for IoT
University of Halmstad has made a feature of NanoLund scientist Håkan Pettersson and research recently funded with 4 MSEK by the Swedish Research Council. Read the feature on Halmstad... Read more »
5 million SEK funding for Cellevate
Lund University spin out Cellevate secured 5 million SEK in their third fund round. The new finance will be used for scaling up marketing and sales of their nanofibre based cell culture systems... Read more »
Two highly cited NanoLund researchers named in named in global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List
The list of Global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 recently released by Clarivate Analytics recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by... Read more »
Wilhelm Westrup's prize to Lars Samualson
Lars Samuelson had been awardes with Wilhelm Westrup's Prize by the Royal Physiographic Society of Lund for his excellent research on nanotechnology based upon materials science which has... Read more »
Luminescent iron molecule may result in cheaper solar energy
NanoLund researchers in collaboration with researchers from Uppsala University and University of Copenhagen have designed an iron complex which has shown to be luminescent and to have... Read more »
Method development grants to C. Prinz and E. Unger
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research has published the recipients of grants for instrument-, technology- or method development. From a total of 342 project applications 33 projects - of... Read more »
Cover of Nature Nanotechnology
The front cover of the October issue of Nature Nanotechnology is decorated by an illustration from an article by NanoLund researchers who experimentally demonstrated a nanoscale heat engine in... Read more »
Best poster awards to M. Alsved and L. Gren
At the 10th International Aerosol Conference in Saint Louis, USA in September 2018, NanoLund PhD students Malin Alsved and Louise Green from Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology at Lund... Read more »
Best student poster award to Irene Geijselaers
Irene Geijselaers won the best student poster award at the 34th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS) in Montpellier, France this summer. The poster was entitled... Read more »
Jesper Wallentin gets ERC starting grant
NanoLund researcher Jesper Wallentin has been granted an ERC starting grant.  His project will investigate whether semiconductor nanowires can be used as high resolution X-ray... Read more »
Sara Linse wins World Championships
NanoLund scientists are successful in more than “just” nanosience: our warmest congratulations to our Board member and scientist Sara Snogerup Linse for winning gold over both the... Read more »
Nanowire thickness alters GaAs band structure
Physics World reports that Researchers at NanoLund have grown single continuous GaAs nanowires consisting of segments of pure wurtzite and zincblende phases. Using photoluminescence... Read more »
Quantum dot heat engine works without moving parts
A recent article in Nature Nanotechnology by NanoLund researchers show that a quantum dot-based heat engine can convert heat into work with an efficiency similar to that of similar machines with... Read more »
Best poster award to Calle Preger
Calle Preger was awarded with ”Best Poster Award” at the conference Aerosol Technology in Bilbao for his poster “Using COMSOL Multiphysics as a Tool to Predict... Read more »
Mohammad Karimi receives SPIE scholarship
NanoLund PhD student Mohammad Karimi has been selected to receive the SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship for his potential contributions to the field of optics, photonics... Read more »
Workshop on Tailored Surfaces
A Marcus Wallenberg symposium on Tailored surfaces in operando conditions was held in Ystad June 11-14 with 80 participants. A number of international speakers from universities and industry... Read more »
Nanosafety featured by Swedish radio
Swedish Radio has made a feature on nanosafety - Hur farlig är nanotekniken? (in Swedish, 19 min) - involving NanoLund scientists Christina Isaxon, Knut Deppert, Maria Hedmer... Read more »
Pyry Kivisaari wins Academy Postdoc funding
We congratulate our alumni Pyry Kivisaari on winning the highly prestigious Academy Postdoc funding from the Academy of Finland.  Pyry was at NanoLund during 2014-2017 as a postdoc, working... Read more »

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