July 29, 2020
Francqui Research Professor chair
Damien Debecker is granted a « Francqui Research Professor » chair The Board of the Francqui Foundation has decided to grant Prof....Click to know more
July 08, 2020
2020 HOT PCCP article
Large cluster ions: soft local probes and tools for organic and bio surfaces. By Arnaud Delcorte, Vincent Delmez, Christine...Click to know more
June 29, 2020
ISGS PhD Thesis Award
Dr. Valentin Smeets has received the 2019 ISGS PhD Thesis Award on May 15, 2020 for his work entitled « New synthetic...Click to know more
June 29, 2020
Converting sunlight into chemical energy: a green way...
Converting and storing sunlight into clean chemical fuels is an area full of promises, which represents one of the most important challenge of the...Click to know more
May 28, 2020
Killing hypoxic cancer cells with light? Transition...
The research group of Prof. B. Elias has developed new Ir(III)-based molecules able to oxidize biomolecules by photo-induced electron...Click to know more
May 15, 2020
Strain Modulated Superlattices in Graphene
Numerous theoretically proposed devices and novel phenomena have sought to take advantage of the intense pseudogauge fields that can...Click to know more
April 20, 2020
Stable catalysts for ethylene production via ethanol...
The dehydration of bio-alcohols is an important catalytic reaction in the perspective of the development of a bio-based industry. Bioethanol, for...Click to know more
April 16, 2020
‘All-organic’ batteries for sustainable mass storage
Conventional batteries aren’t a sustainable solution for our planet. Prof. Alexandru Vlad is currently working on an alternative for storing...Click to know more
April 08, 2020
#Coronavirus : visières et solution hydroalcoolique...
En collaboration avec les autres instituts du Secteur des Sciences et Technologies de l’UCLouvain, l’institut IMCN participe à un vaste élan...Click to know more
April 06, 2020
Prix Jeune Chercheur de la Division Catalyse de la...
Le comité de la « DivCat » vient de décider de décerner le Prix Jeune Chercheur 2020 à Damien Debecker, Professeur à l’UCLouvain...Click to know more
February 07, 2020
Heterogeneous Catalysis - Prof. Eric GAIGNEAUX
For the 6th consecutive year, Professor Eric Gaigneaux has gone to teach heterogeneous catalysis to master students in the “chemical engineer”...Click to know more
January 21, 2020
3D micro-supercapacitors based on nanowire networks
In a recent publication*, a multidisciplinary team from IMCN (groups of Alexandru Vlad and Luc Piraux) have demonstrated a large...Click to know more
January 07, 2020
Band-structure spin-filtering in vertical spin-valves...
Band-structure spin-filtering in vertical spin-valves based on chemical vapor deposited WS_2 Spin transport in WS2-based 2D-magnetic...Click to know more
December 23, 2019
Hollow zeolite microspheres give enzymes a home
Building multifunctional hybrid materials that integrate both bio- and chemo-catalytic functionalities is a promising way to carry out multistep...Click to know more
October 15, 2019
Universal Spin Diffusion Length in Polycrystalline Graphene
Graphene grown by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) is the most promising material for industrial-scale applications based on graphene monolayers....Click to know more
August 12, 2019
Core-shell nanostructured organic redox polymer cathodes...
Electrodes based on organic redox active materials attract more and more attention due to their inherent advantages such as renewability,...Click to know more
July 24, 2019
Computational identification and experimental...
Computational identification and experimental confirmation of a new electride material: Sr3CrN3 In traditional materials, the electrons are...Click to know more
July 22, 2019
Un nouveau matériau pour les batteries du futur, made...
En bref : Le défi des énergies renouvelables ? Le stockage de l’énergie verte. Soit garder l’énergie lors de sa production et...Click to know more
avril 04, 2019
L’atmosphère source de combustibles solaires
Le projet SUNRISE, auquel participe l’UCLouvain, vient de recevoir un million d’euros de l’Union Européenne. Avec cette somme, pendant...Click to know more
May 31, 2019
2019 - Best IMCN Thesis Award
Benoît VAN TROEYE has received the 2018 IMCN Best Thesis Award on May 29, 2019. His work was entitled "First-principles investigation of...Click to know more
March 11, 2019
Science Advances - Combining spintronics and...
Spin-related effects in thermoelectricity offer novel promising applications for the harvesting of thermal energy. With this perspective, coupling...Click to know more
October 04, 2018
A general method for protein immobilization
Immobilizing proteins at interfaces is highly wanted for many fields of application including biosensing and diagnostics, biomaterials science and...Click to know more
September 12, 2018
Insulator-to-Metallic Spin-Filtering in 2D-Magnetic...
Recently, in collaboration with the CNRS - Thales-group (France) and the University of Cambridge (UK), we report on the integration of atomically...Click to know more
December 12, 2016
Multiferroic Nanopatterned Hybrid Material with...
A multidisciplinary team from BSMA (groups of Alain Jonas, Bernard Nysten and Luc Piraux, with principal researchers Ronggang Cai...Click to know more
May 09, 2018
Nouveaux matériaux : une base de données enrichie
Les propriétés vibrationnelles des matériaux maintenant disponibles au public dans la base de donnée Materials Project grâce au travail...Click to know more
April 10, 2018
Ronggang CAI - Chinese government award for outstanding...
Ronggang Cai wins a Chinese government award for outstanding self-financed students abroad. The China Scholarship Council has awarded a Chinese...Click to know more
April 10, 2018
JACS Publication - Precision Oligomers in Catalysis -...
Sequence and Surface Confinement Direct Cooperativity in Catalytic Precision Oligomers Prakash Chandra, Alain M. Jonas , and Antony...Click to know more
December 04, 2017
Dr. Alexandru Vlad from MOST Division of the Institute of Condensed Mater and Nanosciences of Université catholique de Louvain (IMCN-UCL) has...Click to know more
November 13, 2017
Le Prof. Léon Ghosez a reçu les insignes de Chevalier...
L’Ambassadeur de France en Belgique, Madame Claude-France Arnould, a remis au cours d’une cérémonie organisée à la Résidence de France,...Click to know more
April 12, 2017
Umicore Materials Technology Award
Dr Camila Fernandez has received the € 10,000 Umicore Materials Technology Award for her PhD work in the field of exploring dynamic...Click to know more
September 19, 2017
A collaborative effort of the teams from Universities in Aarhus, Geneva and Louvain-la-Neuve (Yaroslav Filinchuk of IMCN Institute), as well as...Click to know more
August 03, 2017
Hexagonal boron nitride (BN) is an excellent support for...
In the frame of her PhD thesis, Josefine Schnee (IMCN Institute / pole MOST), team of Eric Gaigneaux, and teaching assistant at the...Click to know more
August 03, 2017
Dr. Ronggang CAI has been granted the PhD Award in the...
Dr. Ronggang CAI has been granted the PhD Award in the field of Material Science for his work entitled “Nanoimprinted ferroelectric polymer...Click to know more