Awards, prizes, publications

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Awards, prizes, publications

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, lightness, fast charge and discharge abilities, and more...

Computational identification and experimental...

Computational identification and experimental confirmation of a new electride material: Sr3CrN3 In traditional materials, the electrons are localized mainly around the atom nuclei. An unusual...

Un nouveau matériau pour les batteries du futur

Communiqué de presse En bref : Le défi des énergies renouvelables ? Le stockage de l’énergie verte. Soit garder l’énergie lors de sa production et...
Environnement

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 un an, le consortium va établir un plan de route...

Science Advances - Combining spintronics and...

Spin-related effects in thermoelectricity offer novel promising applications for the harvesting of thermal energy. With this perspective, coupling heat-driven transport with spintronics is at the...

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 tissue engineering, and biocatalysis. It is very...

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 thin 2D insulating hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN)...

2017 IMCN Thesis Award

Matthieu GENEVRIEZ has received the 2017 IMCN Best Thesis Award on May 25, 2018. His work was entitled "Photon- and electron-induced ionization of metastable helium and light anions"....

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 de chercheurs de l’IMCN. Grâce aux récents...

JACS Publication - Precision Oligomers in Catalysis -...

  Sequence and Surface Confinement Direct Cooperativity in Catalytic Precision Oligomers Prakash Chandra, Alain M. Jonas , and Antony E. Fernandes   In enzymes, the precise...

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 Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed...

ERC Consolidator

Dr. Alexandru Vlad from MOST Division of the Institute of Condensed Mater and Nanosciences of Université catholique de Louvain (IMCN-UCL) has been very recently awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant,...

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, le jeudi 9 novembre 2017, les insignes de Chevalier...

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 catalytic processes for synthesizing ammonia on...

Metal borohydrides

A collaborative effort of the teams from Universities in Aarhus, Geneva and Louvain-la-Neuve (Yaroslav Filinchuk of IMCN Institute), as well as from the Helmholtz Center in Geesthacht, has lead to...

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 faculty of bioscience engineering) demonstrated...

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 layers for organic memory devices and multiferroism“...

Multiferroic Nanopatterned Hybrid Material with...

  A multidisciplinary team from BSMA (groups of Alain Jonas, Bernard Nysten and Luc Piraux, with principal researchers Ronggang Cai and Vlad Antohe), in collaboration with Zhijun Hu...