Thursday, 22 July 2021

ICN2 signs the DORA declaration

The Declaration on Research Assessment is a worldwide initiative aiming at improving practices and procedures of research assessment.

Tuesday, 20 July 2021

A review on engineered van der Waals systems for (opto-)spintronic applications

In a review just published in Nature Nanotechnology, the recent progress and enormous potential of van der Waals heterostructures are highlighted. These artificial materials, made up of layers of different 2D crystals, can be designed to exhibit specific functionalities to be harnessed in spintronic and opto-spintronic devices.

Thursday, 15 July 2021

A review on nanoparticles for in situ remediation of soils and groundwater

The unique properties of materials at the nanoscale offer opportunities for developing novel techniques to decontaminate polluted areas, which would reduce the impact of the process, while increasing its efficacy and penetrability. The state-of-the art and future perspectives of research in nano-remediation, balancing risks and benefits, is presented in a review recently published in “Science of Total Environment”.