Some more visitors

Today, we welcome our last master student of the year, Bianca Patra who will stay 2 months among us. Bianca is romanian and followed the Physical Chemistry and Material Sciences Master here in Strasbourg before to join.

In addition, for the next three days, Dr Kenji Hirai, assistant professor from Hokkaido University, will be among us. If you wish to meet him, don’t hesitate to pass by.

On the roof of Collège de France

Some souvenir de Paris…where all the team, or almost, had a pleasant and interesting colloquium in a wonderful place ! It was also a good opportunity to meet some of our former members. Four of them are hidden in the picture, would you recognize them ?

E-MRS Quinquennial anniversary award

The E-MRS Anniversary Award recognizes the career contribution of a scientist to fundamental understanding of the science of materials through experimental and/or theoretical research.” It is attributed every five years and after Sir Richard Friend, Prof. Dan Schechtman and Sir John Pendry,  the award has been attributed this year to …  Prof. Thomas Ebbesen !

He will receive it during the E-MRS conference plenary session on Wednesday 20th June in Strasbourg, where he will deliver a presentation on

Light-Matter Interactions in a Material Science Perspective.

 

Colloquium in College de France

Next week, on June 18 and 19, and in the framework of the Chaire Annuelle d’Innovation Technologique Liliane Bettencourt, a colloquium organized by Thomas Ebbesen will take place in College de France, Paris, entitled

New QED Landscapes for Molecules and Materials 

The speakers will be a mix of former or actual collaborators from our group and world recognized specialists in the field and the detailed program is visible here below.

 

Venga Yoseline !

Tomorrow, June 13, at 9.15am, our phD student Yoseline Rosales-Cabara will lead the summer edition of the Young Scientist Seminar of ISIS, with a talk entitled

Optical trapping and recognition of single enantiomers

Chiral trapping in PRL

A new publication resulting from a collaboration between our group and David Norris and Lisa Poulikakos, from OMEL group at ETH Zürich has just been accepted in Physical Review Letters. It demonstrates the trapping of single chiral nanoparticles and their in situ recognition via polarimetry measurements. You can find the as soon as publishable version in our publications page.