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New publication in RSC Advances – BCN hybrid graphenylene: stability and electronic properties

Our fourth publication of 2018 “BCN hybrid graphenylene: stability and electronic properties”  has just been published in RSC Advances, a publication of the Royal Society of Chemistry. With the ever growing interest in 2D materials, we decided to investigate atomic

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Workshop Transport Phenomena and Non-Equilibrium Processes – Buenos Aires

I have been invited to give a presentation on thermal transport in nanostructures at the Workshop Transport Phenomena and Non-Equilibrium Processes, which takes place at Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento in Buenos Aires, on 23 and 24 May. The workshop

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TNG @ Autumm Meeting of the Brazilian Physical Society

The Autumn Meeting of the Brazilian Physical Society (previously the Brazilian Condensed Matter Physics Meeting) is the largest Physics meeting in Brazil, gathering  nearly 1,000 researchers from Brazil and abroad. In 2018, the event takes place in Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná, from

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New publication in Scientific Reports – Thermal conductivity of graphene-hBN superlattice ribbons

Our third paper of 2018 “Thermal conductivity of graphene-hBN superlattice ribbons”  has just been published in Scientific Reports, a publication of the Nature Publishing Group. In this work we investigate coherent (wave-like) and incoherent (particle-like) phonon thermal transport in superlattices graphene and

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Paper accepted in Nanoscale – Borophene hydride: a stiff 2D material with high thermal conductivity and attractive optical and electronic properties

Our second paper of 2018 “Borophene hydride: a stiff 2D material with high thermal conductivity and attractive optical and electronic properties”  has just been accepted for publication in Nanoscale, published by the Royal Society of Chemistry. In this work we

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Bachelor’s thesis defense: Fabrizio Giovanni Oliviero

Undergraduate student Fabrizio Giovanni Oliviero will present his Bachelor’s thesis today (01.12.2017) at 10:50 am, in the seminar room #1 of the Physics Department (DFTE). The thesis, entitled “Electronic structure of carbon nanotubes”, employed analytical and numerical approaches to investigate the

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Encontro Potiguar de Física 2017

The event “Encontro Potiguar de Física 2017” will take place on 05 and 06 of December, in the city of Caicó. This is a regional meeting  aiming to gather physicist working in Rio Grande do Norte and neighboring states, organized in

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New paper accepted in Physica E – Tuning the Fano factor of graphene via Fermi velocity modulation

Our latest work “Tuning the Fano factor of graphene via Fermi velocity modulation” has just been accepted for publication in Physica E: Low-dimensional systems and nanostructures. In this work we investigate the influence of a Fermi velocity modulation on the Fano

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New group member: Dr. Ana Claudia Kipper

This week we welcome a new member of the Transport in Nanostructures Group: Dr. Ana Claudia Kipper will work with us a postdoctoral associate, telecommuting from Recife. Dr. Kipper completed her Doctorate at Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, where she

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New manuscript accepted in Nano Letters – Bimodal grain-size scaling of thermal transport in polycrystalline graphene from large-scale molecular dynamics simulations

Our sixth publication of 2017 “Bimodal grain-size scaling of thermal transport in polycrystalline graphene from large-scale molecular dynamics simulations” has just been accepted in Nano Letters. In this work we investigate the effect of grain boundaries in the thermal conductivity of

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