November 2017

  • Majed Chergui is the keynote speaker of the 78th “Sir Jesse Boot Lecture” at the University of Nottingham, where he will talk about “Ultrafast Chemical Dynamics in Solution: Optical and X-ray studies”.

October 2017

  • Thomas Rossi is awarded the Teaching Awards by the Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Section for his assistantship in the course “Molecular Physics”. Congratulations Thomas!

September 2017

  • Majed Chergui is giving an Inaugural Visionary Lecture at the OSA Frontiers in Optics and Laser Science meeting (Washington DC, September 2017).

August 2017

  • A new method for probing interfacial electron injection is published in JACS and featured in the EPFL SB news and on phys.org:

Edoardo Baldini, Tania Palmieri, Thomas Rossi,  Oppermann, Enrico Pomarico, Gerald Auböck, and Majed Chergui

“Interfacial Electron Injection Probed by a Substrate-Specific Excitonic Signature.”

JACS, web publication on August 1, 2017. 

July 2017

E. Baldini, A. Dominguez, L. Chiodo, E. Sheveleva, M. Yazdi-Rizi, C. Bernhard, A. Rubio, and M. Chergui.

“Anomalous anisotropic exciton temperature dependence in rutile TiO2.”

Physical Review B 96, 2017.

April 2017

E. Baldini, L. Chiodo, A. Dominguez, M. Palummo, S. Moser, M. Yazdi-Rizi, G. Auböck, B.P.P. Mallett, H. Berger, A. Magrez, C. Bernhard, M. Grioni, A. Rubio, M. Chergui.

“Strongly bound excitons in anatase TiO2 single crystals and nanoparticles.”

Nature Communications 8(13), 2017.

January 2017

  • Congratulation to Dr. Fabio Santomauro for the public thesis defense.

Fabio G. Santomauro, Jakob Grilj, Lars Mewes, Georgian Nedelcu, Sergii YakuninThomas Rossiet al.

“Localized holes and delocalized electrons in photoexcited inorganic perovskites: Watching each atomic actor by picosecond X-ray absorption spectroscopy.”

Structural Dynamics 4, 2017.

  • Congratulation to Dr. Edoardo Baldini for your public PhD thesis defense!