NEWS

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...
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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...
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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....
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2020 HOT PCCP article

Large cluster ions: soft local probes and tools for organic and bio surfaces. By Arnaud Delcorte, Vincent Delmez,  Christine...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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”...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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,...
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Computational identification and experimental...

Computational identification and experimental confirmation of a new electride material: Sr3CrN3 In traditional materials, the electrons are...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Science Advances - Combining spintronics and...

Spin-related effects in thermoelectricity offer novel promising applications for the harvesting of thermal energy. With this perspective, coupling...
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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...
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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...
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Multiferroic Nanopatterned Hybrid Material with...

  A multidisciplinary team from BSMA (groups of Alain Jonas, Bernard Nysten and Luc Piraux, with principal researchers Ronggang Cai...
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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...
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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...
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JACS Publication - Precision Oligomers in Catalysis -...

  Sequence and Surface Confinement Direct Cooperativity in Catalytic Precision Oligomers Prakash Chandra, Alain M. Jonas , and Antony...
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ERC Consolidator

Dr. Alexandru Vlad from MOST Division of the Institute of Condensed Mater and Nanosciences of Université catholique de Louvain (IMCN-UCL) has...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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