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Maria receives the Young Postdoctoral Researchers award at the Spanish Royal Physics Society meeting!

Maria has been awarded for her research in the Young Postdoctoral Researcher category at the biennial meeting of the Spanish Royal Physics Society. Congratulations Maria!

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Maria receives the Young Postdoctoral Researchers award at the Spanish Royal Physics Society meeting!
We open our new webpage with nice pictures of last week’s excursion!

We open our new webpage with nice pictures of last week’s excursion!

Via Ferrata on the see, a great combination to refresh our minds on a hot friday and get a nice gastro-reward afterwards!

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QEE2DUP IGNITE project led by Jose gets awarded!

"Quantum engineering of excitons in 2D materials from the bottom-up" (QEE2DUP) is one of the two BIST-IGNITE projects awarded for the second stage. The project, formerly led by Cesar Moreno in the first stage, will be led by Jose Ramon…

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QEE2DUP IGNITE project led by Jose gets awarded!
Atomically precise lateral heterostructures published in Advanced Materials

Atomically precise lateral heterostructures published in Advanced Materials

The study on the synthesis of lateral superlattice heterostructures, carried out by Maria Tenorio and Cesar Moreno has been recently published in Advanced Materials. The paper reports the bottom-up synthesis of an atomically precise nitrogen-doped nanoporous graphene that electronically behaves as…

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Maria Tenorio receives the Chemistry Letters Young Researcher Award for the best PhD flash talk presentation at the MANA International Symposium 2021!

Maria's presentation on the synthesis of atomically precise graphene superlattice heterojunctionse was awarded as best PhD flash talk  presentation at the MANA International Symposium 2021. The Editor-in-Chief of Chemistry Letters, Prof. Mitsushiko Shionoya, granted Maria the Chemistry Letters Young Researcher Award for…

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Maria Tenorio receives the Chemistry Letters Young Researcher Award for the best PhD flash talk presentation at the MANA International Symposium 2021!
Maria Tenorio’s art awarded in the 2021 ART Meets Nano contest of ICN2!

Maria Tenorio’s art awarded in the 2021 ART Meets Nano contest of ICN2!

Maria's composition titled "Sunset at the molecular highway" gets second in the Nano category of the 2021 ART Meets Nano contest that starts to be an ICN2 hallmark. Congratulations Maria!

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Maria Tenorio awarded the best PhD Oral Presentation at Graphene2020!

Maria's presentation on the synthesis of Nitrogen-doped nanoporous graphene was awarded as best PhD oral presentation at the Graphene2020 conference. Congratulations Maria!

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Maria Tenorio awarded the best PhD Oral Presentation at Graphene2020!
Chapter on Electronic States at Vicinal Surfaces published in Springer’s Handbook on Surface Science!

Chapter on Electronic States at Vicinal Surfaces published in Springer’s Handbook on Surface Science!

A chapter on Electronic States at Vicinal Surfaces co-authored by Aitor Mugarza has been published in the Handbook on Surface Science of Springer. The Handbook, co-edited by Mario Rocca, Luca Vattuone, and Talat S. Rahman, collects the recent progress in various field of…

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Our work highlighted at ALBA’s News

Our work on hybrid molecular/topological insulator heterostructures has been highlighted at ALBA's News section. This work, led by the AMS group, is fruit of a collaboration with other 2 ICN2 groups (PEND, NanoUP), CFM-San Sebastian, ETH Zurich, ISM-Trieste and the ALBA…

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Our work highlighted at ALBA’s News
Molecules with a spin on a topological insulator: a hybrid approach to magnetic topological states of matter

Molecules with a spin on a topological insulator: a hybrid approach to magnetic topological states of matter

Researchers of AMS has shown that ligands from metal-organic molecules can be used to tailor electronic and magnetic interactions bewteen single magnetic ions and topological states. The results are presented in ACS Nano. A topological insulator (TI) is a material that…

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Review on graphene nanoarchitectures published in the Spanish Royal Physics Society Journal

The on-surface synthesis of covalent architectures is one of the most promising methods for providing new functionalities to graphene. Cesar Moreno and Aitor Mugarza, together with Aran Garcia-Lekue, have published a review article, titled "Nanoarquitecturas de grafeno con precisión atómica"…

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Review on graphene nanoarchitectures published in the Spanish Royal Physics Society Journal
AMS researchers receive the Distinguished Research Award of the CSIC

AMS researchers receive the Distinguished Research Award of the CSIC

César Moreno and Aitor Mugarza received the Distinguished Research Award of the CSIC. In a ceremony held last 27 June at CSIC headquarters in Madrid, the members of CSIC who had received a highlighted distinction in 2018 were personally congratulated…

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AMS researchers receive the third prize of La Vanguardia de la Ciencia award

César Moreno and Aitor Mugarza received the third prize of La Vanguardia de la Ciencia award of 2018. Together with a test to predict response to immunotherapy drugs against cancer and a research on the origins of autism, the nanoporous…

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AMS researchers receive the third prize of La Vanguardia de la Ciencia award
Holey graphene membrane voted Molecule of the Year by C&EN journal

Holey graphene membrane voted Molecule of the Year by C&EN journal

The porous graphene membrane synthesised by researchers from the Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia (ICN2, a centre of BIST and CSIC), the Centro Singular de Investigación en Química Biolóxica e Materiais Moleculares (CiQUS) and the Donostia International Physics Center…

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Science Week at the ICN2

This year's Science Week (9-18 November 2018) had a special flavour because of the 100 anniversary of Prof. Richard Feynman’s birthday (1918-1988). One of the greatest physicists of the 20th century, and considered the father of nanotechnology, his figure was…

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Science Week at the ICN2
AMS researchers synthetise superlattice arrays of ultra-long graphene nanoribbons

AMS researchers synthetise superlattice arrays of ultra-long graphene nanoribbons

One of the biggest advantages of on-surface synthesis with respect to top-down approaches lies in the capability to realize atomically precise nanostructures. The ICN2 Atomic Manipulation and Spectroscopy Group, led by ICREA Prof. Aitor Mugarza, has recently published influential articles…

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Holey graphene from the bottom up highlighted in Nano Today

Nano Today published a detailed news item about a work published last April in Science, led by AMS. The article describes how pores not only transform the semi-metallic material into a semiconductor but also turn graphene from the most impermeable of single-layer thin…

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Holey graphene from the bottom up highlighted in Nano Today
AMS graphene research highlighted in Nature Electronics

AMS graphene research highlighted in Nature Electronics

Nature Electronics recently highlighted a result of AMS published last month in Science. With the title "Precise pores give graphene a bandgap", the article underlines how the synthesis of a graphene nanostructure so precise that an energy bandgap is induced is fundamental to…

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