All equipment available in the Nanochemistry Laboratory is listed here.


- Glovebox:


- Evaporator:


- Laser writer:


- Langmuir-Blodgett:


- Centrifuge:


- Spin-coater:


- Wire bonder:




- ITC:


- Cyclic voltammetry:


Solar simulator:


Macroscopic Kelvin probe:


Gallium-Indium electrodes:


- 4-Point probe:


- Probe station (nitrogen environment):


- Probe station (air):


- Fluorescence microscope:


- Fluorimeter:


- Photoelectron spectroscopy:


- UV-Vis spectrophotometer (dark room):


- UV-Vis spectrophotometer:


- BET:


- Profilometer:




- STM:


- AFM:


The research activities in our labs also rely on the following set-ups that we have available.


- XPS:






3 February 2020

Benjamin Tassignon joins the group as a visiting Master 2 student from the University of Mons, Belgium. Welcome, Benjamin!

1 February 2020

Iwona Janica joins the group as a visiting PhD student from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland. Welcome back, Iwona!

10 January 2020

A new ERC Proof of Concept Grant has been awarded to Prof. Paolo Samorì! Read more.

1 January 2020

Happy New Year 2020!

10 December 2019

The MSCA-ITN project iSwitch won the “Étoiles de l’Europe” Prize! Read more.


Latest Publications

C. Backes, et al., "Production and processing of graphene and related materials", 2D Mater., 2020, 7, 022001. Link to article (open access).

H. Qiu, Z. Liu, Y. Yao, M. Herder, S. Hecht, P. Samorì, "Simultaneous Optical Tuning of Hole and Electron Transport in Ambipolar WSe2 Interfaced with a Bicomponent Photochromic Layer: From High‐Mobility Transistors to Flexible Multilevel Memories", Adv. Mater., 2020, in press.

C.-B. Huang, A. Ciesielski, P. Samorì, "Molecular Springs: Integration of Complex Dynamic Architectures into Functional Devices", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2020, in press.

F. S. Benneckendorf, V. Rohnacher, E. Sauter, S. Hillebrandt, M. Münch, C. Wang, S. Casalini, K. Ihrig, S. Beck, D. Jänsch, J. Freudenberg, W. Jaegermann, P. Samorì, A. Pucci, U. H. F. Bunz, M. Zharnikov, K. Müllen, "Tetrapodal Diazatriptycene Enforces Orthogonal Orientation in Self-Assembled Monolayers", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2020, 12, 6565–6572. Link to article and accepted manuscript (open access). 

W. Rekab, T. Leydecker, L. Hou, H. Chen, M. Kirkus, C. Cendra, M. Herder, S. Hecht, A. Salleo, I. McCulloch, E. Orgiu, P. Samorì, "Phototuning Selectively Hole and Electron Transport in Optically Switchable Ambipolar Transistors", Adv. Funct. Mater., 2020, 30, 1908944. Link to article and accepted manuscript (open access).