Published on Tue, 19 Dec 2017
A paper by cfaed’s Principal Investigator Prof. Dr. Michael Mertig, co-authored by researchers from Dynamic Biosensors GmbH and Kurt-Schwabe-Institut für Mess- und Sensortechnik Meinsberg e.V. was published in JACS (Journal of the American Chemical Society) on 7 November 2017. The paper titled "Electrical Actuation of a DNA Origami Nanolever on an Electrode" establishes a way for interfacing and controlling DNA origamis with standard electronics, and enables their use as moving paths in electro-mechanical nanodevices. The authors gratefully acknowledge financial support of TU Dresden’s Cluster of Excellence cfaed (Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden).
Read more … Published in JACS: Electrical Actuation of a DNA Origami Nanolever on an Electrode
Published on Fri, 15 Dec 2017
Prof. Dr. Oliver G. Schmidt, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden (IFW) (Photo: private)
The Saxon Minister of Science and Arts, Dr. Eva-Maria Stange, congratulates the physicist and nanoscientist Prof. Oliver G. Schmidt for the being honored with the prestigious Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2018 of the German Research Foundation (DFG). Prof. Schmidt is a director of the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden (IFW) and Professor of the Chemnitz University of Technology, both participating institutions of the cfaed. Prof. Schmidt was awarded the prize worth a maximum of €2.5 million for the great accomplishments in research, production and innovative application of functional nanostructures. He will also be a speaker of the first cfaed symposium on the world-changing subject of "Advancing Electronics" on 19 March 2018.
Read more … Director of the cfaed Participating Institution IFW Dresden Prof. Oliver G. Schmidt Receives the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2018
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017
Researches from the Chair for Molecular Functional Materials of Prof. Xinliang Feng at cfaed, TU Dresden, Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research Mainz, Technical University of Munich and Linköping University, recently, explored an unprecedented way of doping Graphene by incorporating antiaromatic units in the basal plane.
Read more … Exploration of pyrazine-embedded antiaromatic polycyclic hydrocarbons generated by solution and on-surface azomethine ylide homocoupling
Published on Mon, 11 Dec 2017
Dr. Thorsten-Lars Schmidt, research group leader of the “DMA Chemistry Group” at cfaed was appointed “TUD Young Investigator” by Prof. Dr. Hans-Müller Steinhagen, Rector of TU Dresden. With this status, TU Dresden aims to strengthen the position of excellent independent junior research group leaders in Dresden's scientific community by integrating them more closely into the faculties. TUD Young Investigators are involved in teaching activities and accepted as assessor and examiner in doctoral procedures, particularly with regard to the dissertations they (co-)supervise.
Published on Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Last week, the IEEE Rebooting Computing 2017 Industry Summit on the Future of Computing was held in Washington, DC. The cfaed Strategic Professor for Compiler Construction Jeroimo Castrillon was invited for a talk within the Innovation and Ideas Panel. See his presentation as well as the talks of Bing Liu (University of Illinois at Chicago), Robert Voigt (Northrop Grumman Corporation), and Dario Gil (IBM Research) which are followed by a panel discussion.cfaed supported "Rebooting Computing Week 2017" as a Silver Patron.
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