Basel Universität

Welcome to the Nanolino Lab
at the Department of Physics, University of Basel!

Our research interest focuses on the structure of insulating surfaces, molecular layers on insulating surfaces, nanotribology, and instrumental development of force microscopy.

Latest News

Journal of Chemical Physics 2016 Editors’ Choice collection

Our article "Characterization of individual molecular adsorption geometries by atomic force microscopy: Cu-TCPP on rutile TiO2(110)" was selected in the 2016 Editors’ Choice collection of the Journal of chemical Physics
Nanocar Race : Interview in Le Temps.
The Team leader and the two drivers of the Swiss Nanodragster have been interviewed by the Swiss journal Le Temps for their participation to the Nanocar race.
New project student

Spreiter Mauro (Physic), joined us for his 8 weeks project work. He will work on metallic surface work function determination with KPFM.
New article in ACS Nano

Our article on Morphology change of C60 islands on organic crystal is accepted in ACSNano.
Nanocar Race
Our group is accepted to compete to the the first-ever race of molecule-cars organized by the CEMES Laboratory in Toulouse (NanoCar Race Website ).

See our molecular prototype here and our first test on the race track!

Poster Price

Rémy Pawlak win the second best poster price at the french conference on SPM "forum ŕ microscopie ŕ sonde locale".
New project student !

Philip Gigler joins us for a 10 weeks ProjektArbeit on the Low Temperature STM on : "design of new sensors for high-resolution AFM"

Seminars and colloquia

Tue 06 Dec, 12:10, Lect. Hall 1
Research Seminar
Prof. Ilaria Zardo
Nanowire heterostructures for phonon investigation Prof. Nicolas Sangouard
Detecting entanglement with the human eye
Thu 08 Dec, 17:15, Lect. Hall 2
Daniel G. Figueroa, CERN
"The SM Higgs as the origin of the hot Big Bang"
(hosted by F. Cefala & S. Antusch)
Fri 09 Dec, 15:15, Lect. Hall 1
Manfred Linder, Max-Planck-Instituts für Kernphysik, Heidelberg
"Direct Search for Dark Matter" (Host: St. Antusch)
Mon 12 Dec, 16:15, Lecture Hall 1
Pierre Verlot, ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences
(Host: M. Poggio / F. Braakman)   C2 / QSIT Seminar

PhD defense: Benjamin Wehmeyer, Universität Basel
"Modelling of the galactic chemical evolution of r-process elements" Wednesday, 7th December 2016, 16:30, Lecture Hall 1, Foyer

Stimmen aus der Praxis
Dr. Jörg Lehmann, Wissenschaftler, ABB Schweiz AG „Als Theoretischer Physiker in der Industrie: Von Nanometern zu Kilovolt“ 07. Dezember 2016, 18.15 - 19.30 Uhr

Overview of events: pdf rss