Research

As a contribution to my MAP Additional Qualifications, I was given the opportunity to do a 3-month research internship at KU Leuven starting in May 2023. I had the privilege of being a member in the research groups of Prof. Annabel Braem, who is Associate Professor for Biomaterials and Tissue Engine...

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The 2023 Nobel prize in Chemistry was awarded to the discovery and the tuning of light emission of semiconductor nanoparticles, known as quantum dots. These tiny particles emit light with unprecedented purity and can be applied in many different fields, including light emitting devices, such as d...

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From May to August, I did my research internship at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland. There I had the opportunity to work in the Soft Materials Laboratory (SMaL) of MAP Advisory Board Member Professor Esther Amstad. EPFL is renowned for its academic excellence and cu...

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Catalysts are of utmost relevance for the production of chemicals and energy storage with hydrogen. Researchers at the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy (HI ERN) and Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have now discovered that the formation of bubbles in ...

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Crystals are not necessarily hard and resistant but also occur in soft matter when weakly bound molecules arrange in a regular order. Such organic crystals are widespread in pharmaceuticals products, but also occur as tiny nanocrystals in the active layer of organic solar cells. Here, the organic na...

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