Transport at Nanoscale Interfaces Laboratory

Our interdisciplinary team gathers physicists, materials scientists, (bio-) chemists, and engineers focusing on bringing novel materials to devices. We are interested in understanding the fundamental electronic, optoelectronic, thermal and ionic transport processes involved in atomically-precise nanostructures and low-dimensional materials. The heterogeneous integration of novel nanomaterials requires custom-made methods for nanoscale patterning and interfaces nanostructuring. Overall, we strive to master the chain of competences leading from designer materials with tailored quantum properties to devices with targeted application in information & quantum technology, energy conversion & storage as well as biochemical sensing & diagnostics.



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Transport at Nanoscale Interfaces Laboratory

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Recent publications

Protein fibril aggregation on red blood cells: a potential biomarker to distinguish neurodegenerative diseases from healthy aging

Schneider, T. R., Stöckli, L., Felbecker, A., & Nirmalraj, P. N. 

Brain communications, 6(3), fcae180 (11 pp.).(2024).

Optimizing gold-assisted exfoliation of layered transition metal dichalcogenides with (3-Aminopropyl)triethoxysilane (APTES): a promising approach for large-area monolayers

Petrini, N., Peci, E., Curreli, N., Spotorno, E., Kazemi Tofighi, N., Magnozzi, M., Scotognella F, Bisio F & Kriegel, I.

Advanced Optical Materials, 2303228 (13 pp.). (2024).

Scaling of hybrid QDs-graphene photodetectors to subwavelength dimensions

Kara, G., Rohner, P., Wu, E., Dirin, D. N., Furrer, R., Poulikakos, D.,  Kovalenko MV, Calame M & Shorubalko, I.

ACS Photonics. (2024)

Eliminating the channel resistance in two-dimensional systems using viscous charge flow.

Huang, W., Paul, T., Perrin, M. L., & Calame, M.

2D Materials, 11(3), 033001 (7 pp.). (2024).

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