Hornfelsen 2021

On Wednesday the 24th, group members took advantage of the weather to walk up to the Hornfelsen overlook, just outside of Basel. On the way, we made a short stop at the river. Once at the Hornfelsen, we had a BBQ and enjoyed the sun. Afterwards, some group members kept walking up to St. Chrischona, and then back to the Department via Riehen and Lange Erlen.

 

 

Gallery

  • Bike Tour 2018

    On Friday, May 11th, 2018, the group went on a day-long bicycle tour of nearby Alsace, France.

  • Davide, Martino, and the Probe

    Prof. Poggio and Ph.D. student Davide Cadeddu are shown here with our custom-made 3He scanning probe microscope.

  • Nanowires as Scanning Force Sensors

    A new type of atomic force microscope (AFM) uses nanowires as tiny sensors. Unlike standard AFM, the device with a nanowire sensor enables measurements of both the size and direction of forces.

  • SNI Video 2014

    In December 2014, the group was featured in a Swiss Nanoscience Institute (SNI) video on the Masters and Ph.D. school on nanoscience here at the University of Basel. (Video)

  • Scanning nanowire microscope

    A photo of our new custom-built low-tempearture high-vacuum scanning nanowire microscope.