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…

Summer internships 2018

Summer internships 2018

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…

SWM 2018

SWM 2018

The 2018 Swiss Workshop on Materials with Novel Electronic Properties is the twelfth edition of a series of Swiss Workshops organized by MaNEP, formerly the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) on Materials with Novel Electronic Properties and now a Network at the Swiss level. The meeting will bring together researchers working in…

Superconductivity and the Physiscope at Swissnex Boston

Superconductivity and the Physiscope at Swissnex Boston

Superconductivity was the guest of Swissnex at the Cambridge science festival near Boston (USA), last April, in collaboration with the Physiscope of UNIGE. Numerous visitors experienced some of the surprising properties of superconductivity,  such as levitation and vortex pinning. The Physiscope’s team especially showcased a flywheel able to store mechanical energy and convert it into…

Summer internships 2017

Summer internships 2017

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…

EUCAS 2017 in Geneva

EUCAS 2017 in Geneva

By Luca Bottura, CERN The 13th European Conference on Applied Superconductivity, EUCAS 2017, will be held 17-21 September 2017 in the International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG), hosted by CERN in collaboration with the University of Geneva and EPFL-SPC. Full details about the conference scope and program can be found at http://www.eucas2017.org/. EUCAS is a worldwide…

5th German-Swiss Joint Conference on Crystal Growth

5th German-Swiss Joint Conference on Crystal Growth

The 5th German-Swiss Joint Conference on Crystal Growth will be held from the 8th to the 10th of March 2017 at the University of Freiburg (Germany). The conference is organised by the German Association for Crystal Growth (DGKK) and the Swiss Society for Crystallography (SSCr), and endorsed by MaNEP. Both societies aim at relaunching the…

Topical meeting on Topological Quantum Phenomena: a successful event

Topical meeting on Topological Quantum Phenomena: a successful event

by Johan Chang, Hugo Dil and Titus Neupert More than 50 physicists, from all over Switzerland, joined the topical MaNEP meeting on topological quantum phenomena, at the University of Zurich on November 21-22, 2016. The meeting – held over two days at the Irchel campus of the University of Zurich – brought together experimentalists and…

MaNEP Switzerland Network | University of Geneva | 24, quai Ernest-Ansermet | CH-1211 Geneva 4 | communication@manep.ch