Laboratory of Molecular Nanodynamics LND

Our group uses time-resolved electron microscopy to study dynamics at the nanoscale. We are especially interested in systems whose dynamics have a molecular origin. Please take a look around!

Time-resolved and Ultrafast Electron Microscopy – Dynamics of nanoscale systems – Helium Nanodroplets


Shouts & Murmurs

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Subha is joining the goup

— We are happy to welcome the newest member of LND group, Subha. He will be joining us as a postdoctoral researcher. He recently finished his doctoral studies from ESPCI Paris, where he worked on developing cavity based microsensors to detect cancer biomarkers.

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Protein structure in melted and revitrified cryo samples

— Our recent work showing that fast melting and revitrification preserves protein structure has been published.

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LND highlighted by EPFL Center for Imaging

— Our work on microsecond time-resolved cryo-EM has been highlighted by EPFL’s Center for Imaging.

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Finding time zero in ultrafast TEM without an energy filter

— Our approach for accurately determining time zero in ultrafast TEM for instruments that don’t have an energy filter.

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Experimental roadmap for microsecond time-resolved cryo-EM

— Our manuscript 'Microsecond Melting and Revitrification of Cryo Samples' has been selected as an Editor's Pick in Structural Dynamics.

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Fragmentation mechanism of gold nanoparticles in water

— Direct observation of Coulomb fission of plasmonic nanoparticles in water

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Making cryo-EM 1000x faster

— Our approach for making cryo-EM 1000x faster has been selected as a Frontiers Article in Chemical Physics Letters.

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New member in LND

— We are thrilled to welcome Nathan as the newest member on our team. He recently completed his Master's degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Minnesota, where he worked to shape laser pulses generated by ultrafast fiber optic lasers. Welcome, Nathan!

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Promotion Marcel Drabbels to Adjunct Professor

— LND is proud that Marcel has been promoted to adjunct professor. Congratulations!

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New approach to high-speed imaging

— Our manuscript 'Atomic-Resolution Imaging of Fast Nanoscale Dynamics With Bright Microsecond Electron Pulses’ has just been published in Nano Letters.

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