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Molecules and Materials

From molecules to atoms to nanoparticles. How does this tiny world operate? Using the strongest magnets, the most precise infrared lasers, microscopes and other techniques, the fundamental properties of materials are investigated.


Een meting van medicijnresten in het Nijmeegse riool in 2019.

Prioritisation and Risk Evaluation of Medicines in the EnviRonment (PREMIER)

Pharmaceutical residue can cause environmental damage. Much of the medicines that we use are released into the sewer via excretion. That is why a European research consortium is developing a system that analyses the environmental risks of medicines.

National Individual floating Transport Infrastructure (NIFTI)

National Individual Floating Transport Infrastructure (NIfTI)

Researchers from the National Individual Floating Transport Infrastructure (NIFTI) project will be studying the feasibility of a radically new form of transportation in which an individual module is driven by subsurface magnets.

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Quantifying electron-electron forces at the atomic scale

In this project, researchers will investigate novel correlated electron phases in 2D materials. These phases exhibit unusual superconducting or magnetic behaviour and a better understanding of the role of electron interactions is needed. The research

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Researchers from various faculties and research institutes are working on interdisciplinary projects relating to Molecules and Materials.

Prof. A.A. Khajetoorians (Alex)
Prof. W.T.S. Huck (Wilhelm)
Dr E. Spruijt (Evan)
Prof. J. Oomens (Jos)
Dr J.H. Mentink (Johan)
Prof. N.E. Hussey (Nigel)
Prof. A.P.M. Kentgens (Arno)
Dr J.A.A.W. Elemans (Hans)
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Lukas Korber

Helmholtz Doctoral Prize for Lukas Körber

Lukas Körber, researcher at the Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) of Radboud University, has been awarded the Helmholtz Doctoral Prize for outstanding knowledge-driven research in the research field matter.

Switching magnetization by the ultrafast Barnett effect

Switching magnetization by the ultrafast Barnett effect

Researchers from FELIX Laboratory, IMM, Poland and Japan have now found that this effect can actually be used to switch magnetization in a magnetic nanolayer, through exciting chiral vibrations of the lattice in the underlying substrate

ERC grant

ERC Advanced Grant for research into pollution, molecular collisions

Researchers Bas van de Meerakker and Jan Hendriks have both been awarded an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to extend their research.

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