Visiting Institut Narcís Oller, Valls

Visiting Institut Narcís Oller, Valls

It has been my pleasure to visit the Institut Narcís Oller in Valls today and share my experience as a researcher with students of ESO…

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February 11th, International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2019

February 11th, International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2019

The ICN2 is involved in a series of initiatives to support this Day that is unfortunately still necessary. 100tífiques is one of the central actions…

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Dr. Jackeline Narvaez Morales receives the UAB PhD special prize

Dr. Jackeline Narvaez Morales receives the UAB PhD special prize

The thesis, defended by Dr Jackeline Narvaez Morales on February 29 2016, was entitled Flexoelectricity in Single Crystals. It was directed by ICREA Research Professor…

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The nanoscience of ferroelectric and ferromagnetic domains converges on Barcelona

The nanoscience of ferroelectric and ferromagnetic domains converges on Barcelona

The 14th International Symposium of Ferroic Domains is a highly specialised event organised by members of the ICN2 Oxide Nanophysics Group to discuss phenomena with…

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Doing science like a woman

Doing science like a woman

Last week we celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science at the ICN2 with a series of events intended to inform and…

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THESIS DEFENSE: Effect of flexoelectricity on the nano-mechanical properties of ferroelectrics

THESIS DEFENSE: Effect of flexoelectricity on the nano-mechanical properties of ferroelectrics

PhD: Kumara Cordero-Edwards Directors: Prof. Gustau Catalán,  Group Leader  and Dr. Neus Domingo, Senior Researcher at Oxide Nanophysics Group , ICN2 Short Abstract: Ferroelectric materials can present various electromechanical responses. These include electrostriction…

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Strange but true: turning a material upside down can sometimes make it softer

Strange but true: turning a material upside down can sometimes make it softer

There’s no way that turning a material upside down makes it any softer, right? Wrong! Through the combined effect of two properties inherent to certain…

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Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: How are they coming into our everyday life

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: How are they coming into our everyday life

La nanociència i la nanotecnologia són disciplines relativament joves que ja tenen un impacte gran en les nostres vides. Smartphones, materials amb propietats especials, aplicacions biomèdiques… el nombre…

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National Prize for Dr Jackeline Narvaez Morales’ Thesis

National Prize for Dr Jackeline Narvaez Morales’ Thesis

The winners of the 2016 GEFES Prize for the best thesis in Condensed Matter Physics developed in Spain have been recently announced. Dr Jackeline Narvaez…

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