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LMX: Laboratory for Multiscale materials eXperiments

The Laboratory for Multiscale materials eXperiments (LMX) focusses on designing novel functional materials in poly- and single crystalline form, as thin films and as multilayers. Read more about LMX


Current News

1 December 2017


2018 Richard L. Greene Dissertation Award

Claire Donnelly from the Mesoscopic Systems Group has been awarded the 2018 Richard L. Greene Dissertation Award in Experimental Condensed Matter or Materials Physics from the American Physical Society, recognizing doctoral thesis research of exceptional quality and importance. This prize is for her dissertation on “Hard X-ray Tomography of Three Dimensional Magnetic Structures”. Claire conducted her thesis work in collaboration with the CXS group and the OMNY project, with experiments done at the SLS cSAXS beamline.
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Scientific Highlights

24 October 2017


Magnetic structures take a new turn

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The unexpected finding that in an ‘artificial spin ice’ magnetostatic energy can be transformed into directed rotation of magnetization provides fresh insights into such nano-patterned magnetic structures — and might enable novel applications in nanoscale devices.