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Prof. Dimos Poulikakos has been awarded the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant to support his research on understanding and counteracting surface icing. This endeavor brings with it significant scientific challenges at the confluence of nucleation thermodynamics, interfacial thermofluidics, surface nano-engineering and materials science.

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LTNT spin-off wins VentureKick Stage III

HYLOMORPH AG, spin-off of LTNT, wins the VentureKick Stage III competition and is awarded CHF 130,000 seed capital!


Nanowalls research featured in The Economist

The moving finger moves on: Research on NanoDrip printed highly transparent conductive grids by a team of researchers at LTNT has been featured by The Economist. Read more


3D printed 'nanowalls' for efficient touchscreens

Scientists have developed new 3D printed transparent electrodes, comprising of a grid of gold or silver 'nanowalls' on a glass surface, that could help make more efficient and precise touchscreens for smartphones. Read more


Nanowalls for smartphones

Researchers at ETH Zurich have manufactured transparent electrodes for use in touchscreens using a novel nanoprinting process. The new electrodes are some of the most transparent and conductive that have ever been developed. Read more


The tiniest color picture ever printed

Researchers of ETH Zurich and ETH start-up company Scrona achieve a new world record! They have printed a color picture depicting clown fishes around their sea anemone home. This picture is as tiny as the cross-sectional area of a human hair. Read more

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New paper published

P. Richner, H. Eghlidi, S. J. P. Kress, M. Schmid, D. J. Norris and D. Poulikakos. Printable nanoscopic metamaterial absorbers and images with diffraction-limited resolution. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2016), DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b01585. Read more


New paper published

Richner, P. Galliker, T. Lendenmann, S. J. P. Kress, D. K. Kim, D. J. Norris and D. Poulikakos. Full-spectrum flexible color printing at the diffraction limit. ACS Photonics (2016), DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00131. Read more


New paper published

P. Richner, S. J. P. Kress, D. J. Norris and D. Poulikakos. Charge effects and nanoparticle pattern formation in electrohydrodynamic NanoDrip printing of colloids. Nanoscale (2016), DOI: 10.1039/c5nr08783j. Read more


New paper published

T. Vasileiou, D. Foresti, A. Bayram, D. Poulikakos and A. Ferrari. Towards contactless biology: Acoustophoretic DNA transfection. Scientific Reports (2016), DOI: 10.1038/srep20023. DOI  E-Citations. Read more


New paper published

C. Stamatopoulos, T. M. Schutzius, C. J. Köppl, N. El Hayek, T. Maitra, J. Hemrle and D. Poulikakos. On the shedding of impaled droplets: The role of transient intervening layers. Scientific Reports (2016), DOI: 10.1038/srep18875. Read more

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