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Physics Colloquium: Quantum synchronization
Event date: Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof. Christoph Bruder

  News & Events

Designing topological defect patterns in nematic colloids
Event date: Wednesday, 14 October 2015
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BS 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Uros Tkalec, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Professor Susanne Siebentritt received the Paul Wurth 2015 Award
Susanne Siebentritt - Paul Wurth Award
Published on Wednesday, 18 November 2015
In the frame of the academic session organised by the Institut Grand-ducal on 14 November 2015 at the Chamber of Trade, Professor Susanne Siebentritt received the award "Grand Prix en Sciences...
PhD Defense: Electrical Characterisation of Kesterite Thin Film Absorbers and Solar Cells
Event date: Tuesday, 24 November 2015
Hour:  13:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Room BC 0.12
Speaker: Thomas Paul WEISS
Vitrification as Compared to Gelation in Amorphous Materials
Event date: Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Horst Winter, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Hysteresis in Magnetocalorics
Event date: Wednesday, 09 December 2015
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Acet, Experimentalphysik, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg
Inaugural lecture: Contrasts drive self-assembly and beauty is born
Event date: Thursday, 10 December 2015
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Salle Tavenas
Speaker: Professor Dr. Jan Lagerwall
Physicists discover material for a more efficient energy storage
Graphene flakes in the plastics-graphene-compound - magnified 40,000 times
Published on Thursday, 17 December 2015
Predictions of physicists of the University of Luxembourg recently lead to the discovery of a material with special electric properties which engages the interest of plastics producing industry. Th...
PhD Defense: Composition and Interface study of Cu2ZnSnSe4 based solar cells
Event date: Thursday, 17 December 2015
Hour:  13:30 15:30
Place:  Place: Campus Limpertsberg, BS 3.04
Speaker: Marina MOUSEL
International workshop: Total Energy and Force Methods
Event date: Monday, 11 January 2016
Hour:  10:00 13-01 | 16:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BS 0.03 162A, Avenue de la Faiencerie L-1511 Luxembourg
Inaugural lecture: Mesoscopic Systems : A useful bridge between classical and quantum physics
Thomas Schmidt
Event date: Thursday, 04 February 2016
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Room Tavenas
Speaker: Thomas Schmidt
ERC Consolidator Grant for Dr Massimiliano Esposito
Massimiliano Esposito
Published on Friday, 12 February 2016
Dr Massimiliano Esposito, a physicist at the University of Luxembourg, has just been awarded a prestigious “Consolidator Grant” by the European Research Council (ERC). Esposito, a Luxembourgish exp...
Making Waves: University of Luxembourg researcher publishes in Science
Treating van der Waals interactions as coupling between waves is a paradigm shift for chemistry and materials science © University of Luxembourg
Published on Monday, 14 March 2016
Alexandre Tkatchenko, Professor of Condensed Matter Physics at the Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication, publishes a research article in Science, one of the most important multidiscipli...
University and LIST partner up for a European Doctorate in Materials
EJD-Funmat
Published on Tuesday, 19 April 2016
The European Joint Doctoral programme dedicated to functional materials research (EJD-FunMat) is an outstanding collaboration gathering 15 industrial partners and 8 universities from 5 European cou...
Generating unclonable patterns to fight counterfeiting
Jan Lagerwall
Published on Wednesday, 29 June 2016
In a multinational collaboration, researchers from the Universities of Luxembourg, Ljubljana and Vienna have developed a new method to produce unique reflecting patterns that can be applied on valu...
PhD Defense: Doping, Defects and Solar Cell Performance of Cu-rich Grown CuInSe2.
Event date: Wednesday, 06 July 2016
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Place: Campus Belval, MSA 4.510
Speaker: Tobias Bertram
Two complementary experimental approaches to the non-equilibrium properties of biopolymers
Event date: Monday, 26 September 2016
Hour:  11:00 12:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 3.04
Speaker: Dr. Marco Ribezzi, Laboratory of Biochemistry ESPCI ParisTech, Paris, France
Progress in Magneto-Optical Domain ImagingNew event
Event date: Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Rudi Schäfer
Membrane curvature induction by curved DNA-based scaffoldsNew event
Event date: Monday, 03 October 2016
Hour:  11:00 12:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 3.04
Speaker: Dr. Henri Franquelim, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried near Munich, Germany
Learning from coffee rings: from tunable particle patterning at interfaces to costeffective diagnostics
Event date: Wednesday, 05 October 2016
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room 2.04
Speaker: Manos Anyfantakis
Heat induced ultrafast magnetisation switching
Event date: Monday, 10 October 2016
Hour:  16:00 12-10 | 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Unai Atxitia
Two University awardees at the 8th edition of the FNR Awards
FNR Awards 2016
Published on Monday, 17 October 2016
The Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication was among the highlights of this year’s FNR Awards honouring excellence in research and science communication. Two of their researchers, Ma...
Ferroelectric metals
Event date: Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Dr Jorge Íñiguez
Nanostructured InGaAs Photodetectors for Infrared Imaging
Event date: Friday, 21 October 2016
Hour:  14:00 15:30
Place:  Campus Belval – LIST Building - Room F0.11
Speaker: Michaël Verdun
Ultra-fast processes in realistic materials: challenges and perspectives at the beginning of a new atomistic simulations era
Event date: Wednesday, 26 October 2016
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Andrea Marini
The Physics of Microscopic Life in Complex Geometries
Event date: Wednesday, 02 November 2016
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room 2.04
Speaker: Oliver Bäumchen
Classical engines with ideal efficiency and nonzero power: is it possible?
Event date: Wednesday, 09 November 2016
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Joseph Indekeu
A High-Throughput Computational Search for New Transparent Conducting Oxides and New Thermolectrics
Event date: Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Gian-Marco Rignanese
Topological quantum matter: A cold-atom perspective?
Event date: Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Nathan Goldman, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium
The recombination reaction of DNA: a physico-chemical explanation
Event date: Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Belval – LIST Building - Room F0.11
Speaker: Prof. Bengt Nordén
Physics Colloquium: High-resolution Kelvin-probe Force Microscopy
Event date: Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Regina Hoffmann - Vogel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Alexandre Tkatchenko wins prestigious ERC Grant
Alexandre Tkatchenk
Published on Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Professor Alexandre Tkatchenko from the Physics and Materials Science Research Unit of the University of Luxembourg won a highly esteemed “Consolidator Grant” awarded by the European Research Counc...
Physics Colloquium / Cytoskeletal Mechanics: Contractile Actomyosin Networks and Shape of Blood Platelets
Event date: Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. François Nédélec / EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
PhD thesis Defense: Optical characterisation of Cu2ZnSnSe4 thin films
Event date: Thursday, 19 January 2017
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus, Maison du Savoir 4.500
Speaker: Jan Sendler
Physics Colloquium: Ultrafast control of electronic properties at the nanoscale
Event date: Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Daniele Brida, Department of Physics and Center for Applied Photonics, University of Konstanz, Germany
Physics Colloquium : Quantum technology with natural and artificial quantum spin circuits
Event date: Wednesday, 01 February 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof. Martin Weides Institute of Physics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany and Materials Science in Mainz, University Mainz, Germany
Physics Colloquium: An ARPES perspective of the pairing symmetry in the Fe-based superconductors
Event date: Wednesday, 08 February 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof. Pierre Richard Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P. R. China
PhD Defense: Stochastic Thermodynamics for Underdamped Brownian Particles: Equivalent Measures, Reversed Stochastic Processes and Feynman-Kac Techniques
Event date: Monday, 13 February 2017
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg BSC 2.04
Speaker: Kamran SHAYANFARD
Physics Colloquium: Spontaneous symmetry breaking beyond equilibrium: Kibble-Zurek mechanism in a Kosterlitz-Thouless system
Event date: Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Peter Keim, University of Konstanz, Germany
Physics Colloquium : Seeing Atoms and Electrons in Motion
Event date: Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Peter Baum, Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Physics Colloquium: Engineering hybrid interfaces in organic and perovskite optoelectronic devices
Event date: Wednesday, 08 March 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof. Yana Vaynzof
Inaugural lecture Prof. Alexandre Tkatchenko: "Quantum Interactions: From Atoms to Galaxies"
Alexandre Tkatchenko
Event date: Thursday, 09 March 2017
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room Tavenas
Speaker: Professor Alexandre Tkatchenko
Physics Colloquium: Basics and applications of reorientational solitons in nematic liquid crystals
Event date: Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof. Gaetano Assanto, Head of NooEL, Nonlinear Optics and OptoElectronics Lab, University of Rome "Roma Tre", Italy Finland Distinguished Professor, Photonics Lab, Tampere University of Technology, Finland OSA Fellow, IEEE Fellow
Physics Colloquium: Progress in scalable fabrication of clean electrical contacts to individual SWCNTs
Event date: Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Miroslav Haluška
PhD Defense: Spin texture of two-dimensional topological insulators
Event date: Friday, 24 March 2017
Hour:  12:00 12:00
Place:  Technische Universität Dresden
Speaker: Alexia Nibal ROD
The ideal glass transition and the solution of the Kauzmann paradox via aging of polymer films
Event date: Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Daniele Cangialosi, Centro de Física de Materiales (CSIC-UPV/EHU), San Sebastian, Spain
Physics Colloquium: Semiconductor Nanowires: Materials, Physics, and Advanced Device Concepts
Event date: Wednesday, 05 April 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Speaker: Prof. Gregor Koblmueller, Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany
Physics Colloquium: Van der Waals Heterostructures: There IS Plenty of Room at the Bottom
Event date: Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Artem Mishchenko, School of Physics and Astronomy, the University of Manchester, United Kingdom
10 years of the Laboratory for Photovoltaics and Semiconductor Physics
10 years
Event date: Friday, 05 May 2017
Hour:  9:00 22:00
Place:  Campus Belval, Maison du Savoir
Suspensions of particles and bubbles in yield stress fluids
Event date: Wednesday, 31 May 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsber - Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Guillaume Ovarlez
Scienctific Workshop "New Trends in Thermal Analysis | NTTA2017
Event date: Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Hour:  9:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - BSC 0.03
Researchers refute textbook knowledge in molecular interactions
Alexandre Tkatchenko
Published on Friday, 30 June 2017
Van der Waals interactions between molecules are among the most important forces in biology, physics, and chemistry, as they determine the properties and physical behavior of many materials.
Rolf Tarrach Prize 2017 for research on multifunctional materials
Physicist Mads Christof Weber receives the "Rolf Tarrach Prize 2017”
Published on Wednesday, 12 July 2017
The physicist Mads Christof Weber wins the Rolf Tarrach Prize 2017 for his outstanding doctoral thesis in physics and material science.
Physics Colloquium : Optical spectroscopy of heterostructures made from graphene and related two-dimensional materials
Event date: Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Belval, CRP Lippmann, room F0.11-A
Speaker: Prof. Stephane Berciaud, Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg (IPCMS), Université de Strasbourg & CNRS (UMR 7504)
Physics Colloquium: Sticky Microbes – Microalgae Switch their Adhesiveness by Light
Event date: Wednesday, 20 September 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Olivier Bäumchen
Physics Seminar: One-shot calculation of temperature-dependent optical spectra and phonon-induced band-gap renormalization
Event date: Thursday, 21 September 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof Feliciano Giustino, Department of Materials, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Structure of chains and filler in polymer nanocomposites
Event date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Julian Oberdisse
Physics Colloquium: Quantum synchronization
Event date: Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof. Christoph Bruder