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A STM image captures the bright shape of the molybdenum sulfidenanocluster on a graphite surface (left). The grey spots are carbon atoms. Together the moly sulfide and graphite make the electrode. 
Two positive hydrogen ions gain electrons through a chemical reaction at the moly sulfide nanocluster to form pure molecular hydrogen (right). (Image credit Jakob Kibsgaard). 1 nm, nanometer = 10-9 meter

2014.01.27 | Research news

iNANO researchers publishes in Nature Chemistry.

Catalysts made of molybdenum sulphides have been used for the desulphurisation of oil since World War II. Now, Jakob Kibsgaard and Prof. Besenbacher, however, has revealed promising results to produce hydrogen from water by means of nanoparticles of Mo3S13 in a collaboration between iNANO and Stanford. What is so smart about Mo3S13 is that it can…

Assoc. Prof. Alexander Zelikin

2014.01.24 | People , Research news

Assoc. Prof. Alexander Zelikin receives ERC Consolidator Grant

Researchers at iNANO and Dept. of Chemistry have developed a new method to build tiny degradable ‘medicine factories’ inside the body.

PhD Student Nishant Garg

2014.01.23 | Talent development, Awards

Nishant Garg wins prize for best oral presentation at the 35th Danish NMR Meeting

PhD student Nishant Garg from Jørgen Skibsteds group has won the prize for the best oral presentation given by a student at the 35th Danish NMR Meeting, which took place on January 20 – 21 at Kobæk Strand. The title of the presentation was: “Solid-state NMR investigation of a heated clay”. Nishant Garg's PhD project is a part of the ”SCM –…

Christian Bech Rosen

2014.01.15 | Research news, Talent development, People

iNANO and CDNA PhD student publishes in Nature Biotechnology

PhD student Christian Bech Rosen, currently working under the supervision of Prof. Kurt V. Gothelf (iNANO, CDNA and Dept. of Chemistry) has recently published a paper entitled “Single-molecule site-specific detection of protein phosphorylation with a nanopore” in Nature Biotechnology.


2014.01.15 | People , Talent development

iNANO receives two VILLUM FOUNDATION Young Investigators

Postdoc Nina Lock has received 3.9 m DKR for her project on functional hybrid materials. These materials can use sunlight to drive chemical reactions such as the electrolysis of water into hydrogen and oxygen. In addition Dorthe Ravnsbæk has received 3.8 m DKR to a project on the development of batteries. The overall goal of the project is to…

2014.01.09 | People , Talent development

M.Sc student receives Novo Scholarship

Cecilie Skeby, Masters student in Prof. Jørgen Kjems' group has received a Novo Scholarship. Read about her project below.

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