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Prof. Maria Antonietta Loi elected Fellow of American Physical Society!

| October 2nd, 2020 |

We as a group are very proud to announce that Prof. Maria Antonietta Loi has been elected as Fellow of the American Physical Society for her ‘seminal contributions to understanding and manipulating charge transfer and excitonic states in optoelectronic devices’. She is among the 163 (worldwide) new Fellows of 2020.


Herman Duim is awarded the 2020 MRS Spring Meeting Graduate Student Silver Award

| August 6th, 2020 |

The MRS Graduate Student Awards are intended to honor and encourage graduate students whose academic achievements and current materials research display a high order of excellence and distinction. MRS seeks to recognize students of exceptional ability who show promise for future substantial achievement in materials research.

Because of this commitment, MRS hosted a virtual competition for the following Graduate Student Award finalists and judges in July. The highly recognized achievement of the MRS Graduate Student Award is a direct reflection on the outstanding education provided by each recipient’s institution.

Our lastest paper in the news

| May 13th, 2020 |

Science writer Rene Fransen made a nice piece of popular science about our latest publication in Nature Commnuications. You can find his article here.

Artem Shulga wins GEC Thesis prize

| February 12th, 2020 |

Our former group member Artem, who is now the proud CEO and founder of QDI Systems has won the Groningen Engineering Center (GEC) thesis prize for his PhD thesis. Congratulations!

Herman Duim’s cover attracts attention

| September 13th, 2019 |

With 2500 views in just six weeks after publication, Herman’s recent paper “Mechanism of surface passivation of methylammonium lead tribromide single crystals by benzylamine” made it into the top 5 of AIP publications according to the altmetric score. It even made it onto the cover of the latest issue of Applied Physics Review.

Top50 physics papers in Nature Communications

| July 19th, 2019 |

We are happy that our paper on hot charge carriers in tin-based perovskites is amongst the top 50 physics papers in Nature Communications! See the overview here and the original paper.

Dr. Simon Kahmann receives DFG fellowship

| January 7th, 2019|

Right in time for the new year, we are happy to announce that Simon received a postdoctoral fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

Prof. Dr. Maria Antonietta Loi wins the Physica Prize 2018

|February 22nd, 2018|

Prof. Dr. Maria Antonietta Loi wins the prestigious Physica Prize 2018 - more details can be found on the RUG website.

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