Asociación – Centro de Investigación Cooperativa en Nanociencias – CIC nanoGUNE

NGU is a multidisciplinary, non-profit research centre performing world-class basic and applied nanoscience research, and it is one of the leading centres in its field in Spain. The research areas cover a broad spectrum of topics in physics, chemistry, biosciences, and engineering disciplines. Currently, NGU hosts almost 100 employees and about 30 guest researchers clustered around ten research groups.



Main tasks: Identification, mapping, and characterization of spin radicals in graphene systems; spins interactions, and electronic transport through model systems;

Expertise/profile: Low temperature scanning tunnelling spectroscopy, including spin-sensitive methods to identify and characterize spin states in molecular open shell systems; OSS of graphene nanoribbons; single molecule transport measurements.


Topological phase transition in chiral graphene nanoribbons: from edge bands to end states

Jingcheng Li, Sofia Sanz, Nestor Merino-Díez, Manuel Vilas-Varela, Aran Garcia-Lekue, Martina Corso, Dimas G. de Oteyza, Thomas Frederiksen, Diego Peña and Jose Ignacio Pascual
Nature Commun., 12, 5538 (2021
[ ] [ DOI ] [ Open Access ] [ Supplementary Information ]

Coupled Yu-Shiba-Rusinov States Induced by a Many-Body Molecular Spin on a Superconductor

Carmen Rubio-Verdú, Javier Zaldívar, Rok Žitko, Jose Ignacio Pascual
Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 017001 (2021)
[ ] [ DOI ] [ Open Access ]

Transferring axial molecular chirality through a sequence of on-surface reactions

N. Merino-Díez, M. S. G. Mohammed, J. Castro-Esteban, L. Colazzo, A. Berdonces-Layunta, J. Lawrence, J. I. Pascual, D. G. de Oteyza, D. Peña
Chem. Sci., 2020, 11, 5441 (2020)
[ ] [ DOI ] [ Supplementary Information ]

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