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Physics in the valleys

12 Dec 2022, 22:22

Materials called transition metal dichalcogenides can hold electrons in band minimas called valleys. We have investigated the possibility to control these electronic states by light pulses. Find the thorough theoretical analysis in our recent paper!

We welcome a new member of our group

1 Nov 2022, 0:00

Dr. Athanasios Koliogiorgos has joined our team in October. We wish him a creative and successful post-doctoctoral stay.

Dark excitons lighten up in a magnetic field

19 Jul 2022, 18:00

The luminescence spectrum of excitons in ReS2 resembles the transitions in a free atom (Rydberg series), except that some transitions are missing, they are “dark”. This is due to interactions, as detailed by the theoretical calculations of A. Slobodenyuk, and verified by measurements in magnetic fields.

Josephson Junction Amplifier

11 May 2022, 0:00

Josephson junctions can operate as amplifiers of rather weak signals coming from quantum technology. But how is the amplification affected by the very quantum zero-point fluctuations? We have addressed this question in a recent communication.


Our group also participates in COST Action Nanoscale Coherent Hybrid Devices for Superconducting Quantum Technologies (Nanocohybri), supported by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)

For more information see the video or contact T. Novotný.

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