About us

We are interested in the investigation of the electronic properties of novel materials and condensed matter quantum systems. Examples of these correlated quantum solids are low dimensional carbon systems, cuprate high-temperature superconductors, materials with colossal magnetoresistance and solar cells.


Recent News


Our paper "Transverse vortex commensurability effect and sign change of the Hall voltage in superconducting YBa2Cu3O7−δ thin films with a nanoscale...


Using high resolution electron spectroscopy scientists from AIST and T. Pichler directly determined the local optical conductivity of a nanoscale...

Recent Highlights

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Heeg S, Shi L, Poulikakos LV, Pichler T, Novotny L. Carbon nanotube chirality determines properties of encapsulated linear carbon chain. Nano Letters. 2018 Sep 12;18(9):5426–5431. Available from, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b01681

Shi L, Yanagi K, Cao K, Kaiser U, Ayala P, Pichler T. Extracting linear carbon chains to unravel the role of host carbon nanotubes. ACS Nano. 2018 Aug 28;12(8):8477–8484. Available from, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b04006

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