Center news

virtual centre meeting June 2020

Instead of having another planned centre meeting in Mols, corona forced us to have an online meeting in June 2020. Now everybody is used to this, but at the time we were not – and given this, it actually went quite well!

nanoARPES at the Advanced Light Source 2019

VCDM members along with collaborators from DTU go to the Advanced Light Source in the USA to carry out nanoARPES measurements at the MAESTRO beamline. The experiment was a major success! Left to right: Alfred Jones, Deep Biswas, Søren Ulstrup, Bjarke S. Jessen and Lene Gammelgaard.

Grenaa 2019

The Villum Center for Dirac Materials annual meeting was held in Grenaa – a Danish town on the east coast of Jutland. The conference took place from June 24-25 at the Kystvejens Konferencecenter. In addition to the center members, two of the center board members attended the meeting: Katharina Franke and Sergey Borisenko.

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An impromtu discussion between theory and experimental collaborators at the center meeting.

Nijmegen 2019

Villum Center for Dirac Materials meeting at Radboud University in Nijmegen. The meeting was held from April 11-12. The first day of discussions ended with a nice meal at one of the local restaurants. From left to right: Martin Bremholm, Steffen Wiedmann and Bart Olsthoorn.

VCDM satellite meeting at ECOSS 2018

The European Conference On Surface Science (ECOSS34) was held in Aarhus and organized by Aarhus University (Conference Chair: Liv Hornekær). As part of the conference, there was a VCDM satellite meeting with invited speakers: Alexander Balatsky, Martin Bremholm, Alfredo Davide Ferella (Stockholm University), Jenfeng Jia (Jiao Tong University), Jill Miwa, Charlotte Sanders, Kristian Sommer Thygesen (Technical University of Denmark) and Søren Ulstrup.

A visit to AROS art museum was part of the ECOSS social program. Left to right: Alex Khajetoorians, Richard Balog, Katharina Franke (VCDM board member) and Jennifer MacLeod (ECOSS invited speaker from Queensland University of Technology in Australia).

Charlotte Sanders and Katharina Franke kick-off ECOSS with dinner at Street Food.

Mols Bjerge 2018

This year the annual Villum Center for Dirac Materials meeting was held at the Fuglsøcenter in Mols Bjerge Nationalpark. External guests to the meeting included: Annica Black-Schaffer (Uppsala University) and Steffen Wiedmann (Radboud University).

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Aarhus students in Nijmegen 2018

Aarhus students carry out experimental work in the STM and High Magnetic Field Laboratories at Radboud University in Nijmegen. From left to right:Simone Munkholm Kevy, Steffen Wiedmann, Henriette Lund and Elze Knol.

Sandbjerg 2017

The Villum Center for Dirac Materials annual meeting was held in Sandbjerg. This meeting focussed on major research achievements mainly by the junior center members.

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Center Kick-off 2016

The Villum Center for Dirac Materials start-up meeting was held on October 6th at the Marselis Hotel in Aarhus.

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