News

Tuesday, 04 December 2018

ICN2 research on flexoelectricity highlighted in the MRS Bulletin

The articles comment on a paper published in Applied Physics Letters with ICN2 PhD student Pablo Vales-Castro and ICREA Prof. Gustau Catalán, from the ICN2 Oxide Nanophysics Group, as first and last author, respectively. This work suggests that it is unlikely that flexoelectricity causes antiferroelectricity, as was previously hypothesised.

Monday, 03 December 2018

Crazy for Physics 3rd year

The 3rd edition of the Crazy for Physics programme, funded by the Fundació Catalunya / La Pedrera and coordinated by the ICN2 and IFAE, ended at Món Natura Pirineus with a weekend devoted to science and the future perspectives of the participants. Some 25 outstanding high school students enjoyed a year of theoretical and practical experiences at some of the best Catalan research centres.

Monday, 03 December 2018

Science Week at the ICN2

ICN2 researchers were involved in a number of dissemination activities held during Science Week (9-18 November 2018). The figure of Richard Feynman and science aimed at young girls were the theme of some of the events in which the ICN2 participated during this intense week.