Transport at Nanoscale Interfaces Laboratory

Our interdisciplinary team gathers physicists, materials scientists, (bio-) chemists, and engineers focusing on bringing novel materials to devices. We are interested in understanding the fundamental electronic, optoelectronic, thermal and ionic transport processes involved in atomically-precise nanostructures and low-dimensional materials. The heterogeneous integration of novel nanomaterials requires custom-made methods for nanoscale patterning and interfaces nanostructuring. Overall, we strive to master the chain of competences leading from designer materials with tailored quantum properties to devices with targeted application in information & quantum technology, energy conversion & storage as well as biochemical sensing & diagnostics.



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Prof. Dr. Michel Calame
Head of Laboratory

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Mar 03, 2024 Welcome Angel & Alex

This month, a warm welcome to our two new team members from Spain who will be working with Mira Dimitrievska!

Welcome to Angel, who already has a strong foundation in our lab after completing his Master's thesis here. He's now excited to continue his research journey with us by pursuing his PhD.

Axel: Welcome to Axel, a PhD student in his final year and academic guest with us, who will be researching the application of Raman spectroscopy to solar cells.

Feb. 08, 2024 Belated welcome to Riya!

We are happy to announce Dr. Riya Sebait joined our lab and lab 205 in January to work on a joint project. Welcome, Dr. Sebait!

Feb 02, 2024 Welcome to Andrea

Welcome to Andrea Moschettini to our laboratory! Wishing you a smooth start, tons of awesome discoveries, and an epic research journey ;-)

Jan 15, 2024 Welcome to Alessandro

Welcome to Alessandro Paniz who has just joined the lab. He will be working on his PhD on quantum heat engines.

Jan 11, 2024 Congratulations to Gökhan

Congratulations to Dr. Kara on successfully defending your PhD thesis "Hybrid Phototransistors: Understanding the IR Photoactive Interface"!


Schneider, T. R., Stöckli, L., Felbecker, A., & Nirmalraj, P. N. 

Brain communications, 6(3), fcae180 (11 pp.).(2024).

Petrini, N., Peci, E., Curreli, N., Spotorno, E., Kazemi Tofighi, N., Magnozzi, M., Scotognella F, Bisio F & Kriegel, I.

Advanced Optical Materials, 2303228 (13 pp.). (2024).

Kara, G., Rohner, P., Wu, E., Dirin, D. N., Furrer, R., Poulikakos, D.,  Kovalenko MV, Calame M & Shorubalko, I.

ACS Photonics. (2024)

Huang, W., Paul, T., Perrin, M. L., & Calame, M.

2D Materials, 11(3), 033001 (7 pp.). (2024).

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