Javier E. Villegas

Physicist at CNRS-Thales Lab, France

Featuring in Nature Physics

Our work on superconducting proximity effects in graphene/cuprate junctions just appeared in Nature Physics. In this paper, we show how to fabricate junction devices in which the leakage of superconducting … Continue reading

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Postdoc positions open

Two postdoctoral positions in my group are open at this time. For further information, please check the job descriptions in the links below. For applications, please send me an email … Continue reading

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Visiting scholar

David Sánchez, a PhD student in the group of Jacobo Santamaría at the Univerisity Complutense of Madrid, will spend the next few months in the lab conducting magneto-transport and magnetization … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Featuring in Physical Review Applied

Our most recent work on ferroelectric/superconductor hybrids,  “High-Temperature-Superconducting Weak Link Defined by the Ferroelectric Field Effect” just appeared in Phys. Rev. Applied 7, 064015 (2017). Josephson junctions are the cornerstones … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Laura Bégon-Lours’ PhD

Laura defended his PhD thesis entitled “Ferroelectric Field-Effects in High-Tc Superconducting Devices”  in front of a committee composed by Prof. Kathrin Dörr (Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany), Prof. Benjamín … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

New team member

Dr. Myoung-Woo Yoo has joined the team to work on magnetization dynamics experiments. Myoung- Woo earned a  PhD in materials science and engineering at Seoul National University in South Korea, … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Prize for PhD student

Xavier Palermo, PhD student in our group, was awarded with one of the best poster presentation prizes (3rd place) at the   ‘Nano confined superconductors and their application’  workshop, held in … Continue reading

September 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Visiting scholar

Prof. Jacobo Santamaría from Universidad Complutense de Madrid will spent one year in our lab. His research project is entitled “Engineering electronic states at oxide interfaces : Towards oxide electronics”. In … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

New team member

  Dr. Adrian Balan has joined the  group as a postdoc to work on superconductor/ferromagnet nanodevices. Adrian obtained a PhD from UPMC in Paris, under the supervision of A. Shukla, … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

New team member

Dr. Anke Sander has become a staff member of the Superconductivity group, after earning a CNRS Research Engineer  position. Anke got her PhD in the Surface Science group of the … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment
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