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PV seminar : Principles and prospects of concentrator photovoltaics
Event date: Tuesday June 05 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir – room MSA 3.230
Speaker: Prof. Cesar Dominguez

  News & Events

Generating unclonable patterns to fight counterfeiting
Jan Lagerwall
Published on Wednesday June 29 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 July 06 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 September 26 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 September 28 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 October 03 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 October 05 2016
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room 2.04
Speaker: Manos Anyfantakis
Heat induced ultrafast magnetisation switching
Event date: Monday October 10 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 October 17 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 October 19 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 October 21 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 October 26 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 November 02 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 November 09 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 November 16 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 November 23 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 November 30 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 January 11 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 January 18 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 January 18 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 January 19 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 January 25 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 February 01 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 February 08 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 February 13 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 February 22 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 March 01 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 March 08 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 March 09 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 March 15 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 March 22 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 March 24 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 March 29 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 April 05 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 April 26 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 May 05 2017
Hour:  9:00 22:00
Place:  Campus Belval, Maison du Savoir
Suspensions of particles and bubbles in yield stress fluids
Event date: Wednesday May 31 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 June 13 2017
Hour:  9:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - BSC 0.03
Researchers refute textbook knowledge in molecular interactions
Alexandre Tkatchenko
Published on Friday June 30 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 July 12 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 September 13 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 September 20 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 September 21 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 September 27 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Julian Oberdisse
Physics Colloquium: Quantum synchronization
Event date: Wednesday October 11 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof. Christoph Bruder
Do recent experiments clarify the origin of the boson peak in amorphous materials?
Event date: Wednesday November 15 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - BSC 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Reiner Zorn, JCNS, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Magnets as enablers for renewable energy and resource efficiency
Event date: Wednesday November 29 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ing. habil Oliver Gutfleisch, Technische Universität Darmstadt Material Science, Germany
Theory of photon- and electron-stimulated chemistry at surfaces
Reinhard Maurer
Event date: Wednesday January 10 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Reinhard J. Maurer, University of Warwick
Long-range electrodynamic interactions between biomolecules
Marco Pettini
Event date: Wednesday January 17 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Marco Pettini, Aix-Marseille Université
The details are in the devil: Maxwell’s demon in the real world
John Bechhoefer
Event date: Wednesday January 24 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. John Bechhoefer, Dept. of Physics at Simon Fraser University, Canada
Simulating quantum transport through graphene: defects, edge roughness and strain
Florian Libisch
Event date: Wednesday February 21 2018
Hour:  11:00 13:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC – E015
Speaker: Prof. Florian Libisch, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Vienna University of Technology
Kick off meeting: Doctoral Programme in Physics and Materials Science
Event date: Friday February 23 2018
Hour:  9:00 18:00
Place:  Belval Campus, Maison du Savoir, 3rd floor 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Physics Colloquium: Order from Disorder: The Stochastic Medium Calcium as a Mediator Between Cellular Energy Homeostasis and Fate Dynamics
Alex Skupin
Event date: Wednesday February 28 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Alexander Skupin, Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB)
Kick-off meeting for PhD students in Physics and Materials Science
Kick-off meeting DDPM
Published on Monday March 05 2018
The University of Luxembourg together with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) officially launched the Doctoral Programme in Physics and Materials Science (DPPM) on 23 Februar...
EJD-FunMat Training School
EJD FunMath
Event date: Monday March 19 2018
Hour:  9:00 23-03 | 18:00
RHEO 360° Joint Symposium of the Belgian Group of Rheology / German Rheological Society / ProcessNet-Subject Division „Rheology“
Event date: Monday March 19 2018
Hour:  9:00 20-03 | 15:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences 0.03
PhD Defense: Growth of Films made from Anisotropic Particles
Event date: Wednesday March 21 2018
Hour:  9:30 11:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Mohit Dixit
Researchers refute 20-year-old assumptions in solar cell production
Solar panels, microscopic view
Published on Thursday March 22 2018
Research led by the University of Luxembourg investigated the manufacturing process of solar cells. The researchers proved that assumptions on chemical processes that were commonplace among researc...
PhD Defense: Tuning liquid crystal self-assembly: from interfacial- to polymer-stabilization
Event date: Friday March 23 2018
Hour:  15:00 16:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 0.03
Speaker: JungHyun Noh
About Neutron Scattering and the Science of Materials − 1937 to the present
Stephen W. Lovesey
Event date: Wednesday March 28 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Professor Stephen W. Lovesey, ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxford
Physics colloquium: Electron Spectroscopy Studies of Epitaxial Graphene grown on Silicon Carbide.
Event date: Wednesday April 11 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Chariya Jacobi, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linköping University, S-58183 Linköping , Sweden
Physics colloquium: Magnetic interactions in zigzag graphene nanoribbons deposited on metallic substrates and topological insulators
Event date: Thursday April 19 2018
Hour:  11:00 13:00
Place:  Room BSC 3.04
Speaker: Professor Riccardo Mazzarello
Physics colloquium: Ballistic transport and Aharonov-Bohm interference in graphene
Event date: Thursday April 19 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Belval, CRP Lippmann, room F0.11-A 41, rue du Brill L-4422 Belvaux
Speaker: Prof. Christoph Stampfer, JARA-FIT and 2nd Institute of Physics, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
PhD Defense: Many-Body Perturbation Theory Approach to Raman Spectroscopy and Its Application to 2D Materials
Event date: Friday April 20 2018
Hour:  13:00 14:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 3.03
Speaker: Sven Reichardt
Physics Colloquium: Shaping soft robotics into the two dimensions of a coating
Event date: Monday April 23 2018
Hour:  4:00 6:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Room BSC 3.04
Speaker: Dr. Danqing Liu, Laboratory of Stimuli-responsive Functional materials and Devices (SFD) Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology
PhD Defense : Angle and spectral dependence of the internal and the external quantum efficiency of solar modules
Event date: Tuesday April 24 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval - Maison du Savoir : Room 4.520
Speaker: Nils Reiners
Physics Colloquium: Polymer Nanolaminates and the Consequences of Intercalation
Event date: Wednesday May 02 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Belval - Maison du Savoir - MSA Room 4.530
Speaker: Prof. Daniel SCHMIDT, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology - LIST
PV Seminar: Flexible CIGSe Thin Film Solar Cells for Space Applications
Event date: Tuesday May 08 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:30
Place:  Campus Belval - Maison du Savoir – room MSA 4.520
Speaker: Dr. Christian Kaufmann
Physics Seminar: Memory functions reveal structural properties of gene regulatory networks
Event date: Wednesday May 16 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof. Peter Sollich (University of Göttingen, Germany)
Special Colloquium: Fundamental limits on the thermodynamics of circuits
Event date: Thursday May 17 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof. David Wolpert
Evening Public Lecture: Optica fantastica - Images to illuminate the physics of light
Optica fantastica - Images to illuminate the physics of light
Event date: Thursday May 17 2018
Hour:  18:00 19:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus, Room Paul Feidert. 6 Rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, 1359 Luxembourg.
Speaker: Professor Sir Michael Berry
Physics Colloquium: Variations on a theme of Aharonov and Bohm
Professor Sir Michael Berry
Event date: Friday May 18 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus, Room BSC 0.03. 162 A Avenue de la Faiencerie, 1511 Luxembourg.
Speaker: Professor Sir Michael Berry
PhD defence: Magnetic small-angle neutron scattering on bulk metallic glasses
Event date: Friday May 25 2018
Hour:  13:00 17:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus - Room BSC 0.03
Speaker: METTUS Denis
PV seminar : Principles and prospects of concentrator photovoltaics
Event date: Tuesday June 05 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir – room MSA 3.230
Speaker: Prof. Cesar Dominguez
PhD Defense : Optical Detection of Deep Defects in Cu(In,Ga)Se2
Event date: Thursday June 07 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences - Room 1.03
Speaker: Conrad Spindler
NTTI 2018
NTTI
Event date: Monday July 16 2018
Hour:  9:00 19-07 | 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus