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New paper on APL

Palladium forms Ohmic contact on hydrogen-terminated diamond down to 4 K Kaijian Xing, Alexander Tsai, Sergey Rubanov, Daniel L. Creedon, Steve A. Yianni, Lei Zhang, Wei-Chang Hao, Jincheng Zhuang, Jeffrey C. McCallum, Christopher I. Pakes, and Dong-Chen Qi A hydrogen-terminated diamond (H-terminated diamond) surface supports a…

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New paper on Applied Physics Reviews

Group-IV 2D materials beyond graphene on nonmetal substrates: Challenges, recent progress, and future perspectives Miriam Galbiati, Nunzio Motta, Maurizio De Crescenzi & Luca Camilli The family of two-dimensional materials has been expanding rapidly over the last few years. Within it, a special place is occupied by silicene, germanene,…

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New paper on Advanced Materials – Interfaces

Transfer‐Free Synthesis of Lateral Graphene–Hexagonal Boron Nitride Heterostructures from Chemically Converted Epitaxial Graphene Jonathan Bradford,  Mahnaz Shafiei, Jennifer MacLeod, Nunzio Motta The synthesis of lateral heterostructures of graphene and hexagonal boron nitride (h‐BN) has attracted attention due to the ability to broadly…

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Multiscale Plasma‐Catalytic On‐Surface Assembly

Just appeared on Small! Hugo Hartl, Jennifer MacLeod, Anthony P. O’Mullane, Nunzio Motta, Kostya (Ken) Ostrikov Abstract: Controlled modification of surfaces is one of the key pursuits of the nanoscience and nanotechnology fields, allowing for the fabrication of bespoke materials with targeted functionalities. However, many surface…

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NanoSea 2018 conference

Group photo – NanoSea 2018 – Carqueiranne The 7th International conference NANO-structures and nanomaterials SElf-Assembly was successfully held in Carqueiranne (Provence) from 1st to 7th july 2018. Our group presented and invited talk and an oral on the growth of graphene and 2D materials heterostructures. More details at: 

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New Xe-Plasma Dual Beam funded by ARC

Prof Nunzio Motta is leading a team of investigators who was awarded by ARC a LIEF grant to purchase a Xe-plasma dual beam for advanced future materials which will be installed at QUT. Partner institutions: QUT, UQ, Griffith, Monash, UTS – ARC contribution: $1,1M$ – Total cost of the equipment: 2.3M$ This project aims to establish a…

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