Johan Chang at Paul Scherrer Institute received the European Lewy-Bertaut Prize 2013 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the quest for understanding cuprate superconductors. Read more
Jill Guyonnet, University of Geneva, was awarded the Jean Würth Award for best PhD thesis 2013 for her excellent PhD work, supervised by Prof. Patrycja Paruch, exploring the rich fundamental physics and novel functionalities of ferroelectric domain walls by atomic force microscopy. Jill also received the FNSF Early-Postdoc Mobility Fellowship.
Baptiste Hildebrand, University of Fribourg, P. Aebi group, obtained the Vigener 2013 Prize for his Master work entitled «Introduction aux fonctions de Green en seconde quantification ainsi qu’aux techniques de microscopie et spectroscopie tunnel: Application à l’étude du 1T-TiSe2».
Carmine Senatore, University of Geneva, obtained an SNSF professorship grant with a project focused on the development of superconductors from the fundamental level to the practical implementation. His appointment as Professor at UNIGE started in May 2013. Read more
Congratulations to Iris Crassee, University of Geneva, in the group of Dirk van der Marel, who was awarded with the SPS 2013 Prize in Applied Physics for her excellent PhD work, supervised by Dr. Alexey Kuzmenko, on magneto-optical properties of graphene and the discovery of giant Faraday rotation in the terahertz range in single and multilayer…