MaNEP Materials Discovery Workshop and Forum Meeting at the University of Bern

MaNEP Materials Discovery Workshop and Forum Meeting at the University of Bern

  The MaNEP Network met at the University of Bern, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, for a Workshop on Materials Discovery and its annual Forum Meeting. During the workshop the principle investigators of six leading materials discovery and synthesis groups at the Paul Scherrer Institute, EPF Lausanne, ETH Zurich and the Universities of Geneva, Zurich…

MaNEP session at the SPS meeting

MaNEP session at the SPS meeting

This year MaNEP organized again a special session at the annual Swiss Physical Society meeting that took place last August at the University of Zurich. The MaNEP session focused on the recent developments in the study of materials with novel electronic phenomena arising from electronic correlations or topological properties. The four sessions held during two…

TME Workshop 2019 in La Plata, Argentina

TME Workshop 2019 in La Plata, Argentina

From 22nd-24th October 2019, the international workshop “Topology in Magnetism: Theory Meets Experiments (TME) 2019” took place in La Plata, Argentina. Around 50 participants enjoyed three days of focused talks and discussions on a range of topics related to topology and magnetism, including magnetic skyrmions and vortices, synthetic nanomagnetism, anomalous transport, ferroelectric skyrmions and vortices,…

The Howard Flack Crystallographic Lecture Series – Prof. Matthew J. Rosseinsky

The Howard Flack Crystallographic Lecture Series – Prof. Matthew J. Rosseinsky

It is a great pleasure to announce the second Howard Flack Crystallographic Lecture Series, organized by the Swiss Crystallographic Society in collaboration with the local host institutions: Prof. Dr. Matthew J. Rosseinsky from the University of Liverpool will give lectures at several universities/institutes in Switzerland.   Lecture Series: “Design of Advanced Materials ?” Monday, November…

Magnetic skyrmions descend on the 2019 Annual Meeting of SPS and ÖPG in Zurich

Magnetic skyrmions descend on the 2019 Annual Meeting of SPS and ÖPG in Zurich

The exciting programme of this year’s joint annual meeting of SPS and ÖPG included a focus session on ‘Skyrmions in Magnetic Materials’ for the first time. The inclusion of the session heralds the rapidly developing Swiss-wide, interdisciplinary research effort into these topologically nontrivial magnetic structures, which moreover involves many members of MaNEP. The well-attended focus…

The LTA is launching a High-Performance Chemical Analysis and Imaging Platform – Seminar on November 14th

The LTA is launching a High-Performance Chemical Analysis and Imaging Platform – Seminar on November 14th

This platform is now open to both academic and industrial laboratories. Discover more at the XPS and TOF-SIMS seminar on November 14th. This platform, unique in Switzerland, combines expertise in molecular identification and surface chemistry with two state-of-the-art systems: a TOF-SIMS mass spectrometer and a scanning XPS microprobe. These two complementary techniques allow sensitive and…

8th MaNEP winter school took place in Saas Fee

8th MaNEP winter school took place in Saas Fee

On the 3rd week of January 2019, 67 participants forming a broad distribution from the Swiss universities, together with a fair 20% of foreign attendees, were welcomed by the Zurbriggen family in Saas Fee for the 8th MaNEP winter school. The program committee lead by Johan Chang had cooked up an attractive program around the trendy themes…

Summer internships 2019

Summer internships 2019

The MaNEP Network offers summer internships for 3rd and 4th year students in physics. It is a unique opportunity to work for a month this summer in one of the top research teams affiliated to the MaNEP Network while receiving a financial support. Interested ? Click here to see all the details and to contact the…

MaNEP session at the Joint Annual Meeting 2019 of SPS and ÖPG

MaNEP session at the Joint Annual Meeting 2019 of SPS and ÖPG

The next joint SPS-ÖPG Annual Meeting will take place at the University of Zürich, in the week of 26-30 August 2019. Save the date !  MaNEP will again contribute, with a special session coordinated by Prof. Marta Gibert and Prof. Titus Neupert. We hope many of you will be able to participate. The detailed announcement will be…

SWM 2018 -A key event for the Swiss quantum matter community

SWM 2018 -A key event for the Swiss quantum matter community

More than 150 physicists and material scientists joined the 12th edition of SWM in Les Diablerets showing that this meeting continues to be a key event for the Swiss quantum matter community. The workshop, held over 3 days in August 2018, showed a strong interest in core areas of MaNEP and took up several emerging…

The international Workshop on Oxide Electronics celebrates its 25th edition

The international Workshop on Oxide Electronics celebrates its 25th edition

240 scientists – including MaNEP members – gathered in Diablerets from the 1st to the 3rd of October 2018 for the 25th edition of the international Workshop on Oxide Electronics (iwoe25.org). Rotating each year between Europe, America and Asia, this meeting has become an important venue to discuss recent advances and emerging trends in the…

8th MaNEP Winter School on symmetry and topology

8th MaNEP Winter School on symmetry and topology

January 13 to 18, 2019 in Saas-Fee, Switzerland .  The 2019 MaNEP Winter School combines introductory courses with more specialized lectures in the field of correlated quantum matter. The school aims at a broad introduction to contemporary topics in condensed matter physics. This year’s special focus is on superconductivity, quantum criticality, and various aspects of…

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