Research on room temperature superconducting materials has been one of the biggest challenges of condensed matter physics in the last century. Let's see how we started and where are we now, after the recent results obtained by researchers at the University at Rochester and published in Nature.
The proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Nitrides (ISNT2019), which took place in Barcelona between 9 and 13 June 2019, are now published in the Journal of the European Ceramic Society (Elsevier). The invited editors of this special edition are ICMAB Researcher, Amparo Fuertes, and Ralf Riedel, from the Technische Universität Darmstadt, co-Chairs of the symposium.
Thursday, 22 October 2020, at 7 pm, there will be a public session for the admission of the elected academic Dr. Enric Canadell Casanova, ICMAB researcher, who will read his welcoming report entitled: "Solid conductors of low dimensionality", and will be answered on behalf of the corporation by the academic Excm. Mr. Santiago Olivella i Nel·lo.
The first article of the joint project between ICMAB and MIT in the framework of the collaborative project MIT-SPAIN "la Caixa" Foundation SEED FUND is now published in Physical Review Materials. The project is focused on the investigation of new materials for photovoltaic applications. Ignasi Fina is the ICMAB researcher involved in the study.
SusChem is the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry. It is a forum that brings together industry, academia, policy makers and the wider society. On two virtual sessions on 5 and 7 October 2020 the SusChem-Spain General Assembly took place. M. Rosa Palacín was invited in a roundtable about "Chemistry and Energy", in which she talked about new battery technolgies linked with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
The 8th International Conference on Spectroscopic Ellipsometry (ICSE8), organized by ICMAB researchers M. Isabel Alonso and Miquel Garriga among others, which took place between 26-31 May 2019 in Barcelona, has now published its proceedings in a special collection in the Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B (published by the American Institute of Physics for the American Vacuum Society-AVS).