Awards, prizes, publications

IMCN

Awards, prizes, publications

Prof. Y. FILINCHUK

Angewandte Chemie publication

Kinetic Barriers and Microscopic Mechanisms of Noble Gas Adsorption by Nanoporous γ‐Mg(BH4)2 Obtained by means of Sub‐Second X‐Ray Diffraction Iurii Dovgaliuk, Irena...

Spin filtering by proximity effects at hybridized...

Spin filtering by proximity effects at hybridized interfaces in spin-valves with 2D graphene barriers The CNRS-Thales team in Paris and the MODL group at IMCN (UCLouvain) have recently...

Doctorat Honoris Causa SST - 2020

Docteur Honoris Causa 2020 - Sciences et technologies « Développement durable et technologies – quelles trajectoires ? » Le 16 octobre dernier, le secteur des sciences et technologies...

2019 IMCN Thesis Award

Aurélien vander Straeten has received the 2019 IMCN Best Thesis Award . His work was entitled "Photon- and electron-induced ionization of metastable helium and light anions". This Prize,...

Chemistry World publication

Publication in Chemistry World: https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/salt-bridge-strategy-expands-access-to-pharmaceutical-cocrystals/4012629.article Combining API in a dual-drug...

Electron-phonon beyond Fröhlich: dynamical quadrupoles...

Electron-phonon (e-ph) interactions play an important role in various physical phenomena such as the conventional phonon-mediated superconductivity, the phonon-assisted light absorption, the...

L’UCLouvain décroche quatre prix quinquennaux FNRS !

  Les Pr·es Jean-Christophe Charlier, Jean-François Collet, Véronique Dehant et Vassilis Saroglou de l’UCLouvain ont décroché quatre des cinq prix quinquennaux attribués par...
Science Advances

Giant spin signals in chemically functionalized...

Faced with the technological and societal challenges represented by the storage, transfer and processing of computer data, electronic devices exploit- ing the quantum nature of electrons have been...
Damien DEBECKER

Francqui Research Professor Chair

Damien Debecker is granted a « Francqui Research Professor » chair   The Board of the Francqui Foundation has decided to grant Prof. Damien Debecker a “Francqui Research...

2020 HOT PCCP article

Large cluster ions: soft local probes and tools for organic and bio surfaces. By Arnaud Delcorte, Vincent Delmez,  Christine Dupont-Gillain,  Clément Lauzin,  Hannah...
Valentin SMEETS

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 approaches to efficient...
Benjamin Elias

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 current energy transition. The success of such an...
Benjamin Elias

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 transfer processes under oxygen-free conditions....
Jean-Christophe CHARLIER

Strain Modulated Superlattices in Graphene

Numerous theoretically proposed devices and novel phenomena have sought to take advantage of the intense pseudogauge fields that can arise in strained graphene. Many of these...
Damien DEBECKER

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 example, is a major bio-based platform chemical as...
Technologie

‘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 energy: all-organic batteries. Today’s...
SOLIDARITE@uclouvain

#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 de solidarité à destination du personnel...
Damien DEBECKER

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 (conjointement avec Antoine Daudin, Chef de projet à...

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 footprint areal capacitance/energy enhancement in...

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. It also holds promise for spintronics; despite...

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...