Monday, 14 November 2016

II Severo Ochoa Scientific Workshop

Doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers and Group Leaders from the ICN2 celebrated the second Severo Ochoa Scientific Workshop. Through more than 30 presentations, the attendance obtained a detailed picture of the ICN2 research done so far in the context of the Severo Ochoa award.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Spin Hall effect in decorated graphene

ICREA Prof. Stephan Roche and ICREA Prof. Sergio Valenzuela, Group Leaders at ICN2, in collaboration with researchers from Delaware University and CEA have recently published an article in Physical Review Letters. They question the interpretation of large values from the Spin Hall effect (SHE) signals, reported experimentally in chemically decorated graphene. Further, they propose new device geometry to suppress background contributions on the non-local resistance to access the upper limit of SHE in two-dimensional materials.

Thursday, 27 October 2016

SIESTA selected as one of the most important breakthroughs in physics

The Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter celebrates its 50th anniversary by compiling its 12 most influential articles. Among the selected breakthroughs there is the article presenting SIESTA code. SIESTA is a tool to perform electronic structure calculations and simulations of the dynamics of molecules and solids used all over the world, with Prof. Pablo Ordejón, Director of ICN2, among its authors and original creators.

Thursday, 03 November 2016

Manuel Cardona Lecture by Prof. Susan Trolier-McKinstry now available on YouTube

The online resources of the last Manuel Cardona Lecture with Prof. Susan Trolier-McKinstry are already available. Access the whole Lecture or a personal interview in the ICN2 YouTube Channel. Prof. Nazario Martín will offer the next Lecture on November 4: "Carbon Nanostructures for the Ébola Virus".