Maria Tenorio has been awarded for the best PhD thesis of 2022 in the Women Talen Program of ICN2. Congratulations Maria!Read more
Emigdio Chavez has joined the group to bring photons to our SPMs! He will take part in the InCAEM project by being in charge of setting up the Environmental Photon SPM facility. Welcome Emigdio!Read more
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!Read more
Via Ferrata on the see, a great combination to refresh our minds on a hot friday and get a nice gastro-reward afterwards!Read more
"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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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!Read more
Maria's presentation on the synthesis of Nitrogen-doped nanoporous graphene was awarded as best PhD oral presentation at the Graphene2020 conference. Congratulations Maria!Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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"…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more