Electronic Materials

Our research, undertaken in close cooperation with our partner institute at RWTH Aachen University, focuses on the nanoelectronics of the future. To this end, we investigate electronic phenomena in oxides and electronically-active organic molecules.

Head: Prof. Dr. Rainer Waser

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Schichtweiser Aufbau eines Katalysatormaterials

Increasing the Activity of Catalysts

A layer as thin as a single atom makes a huge difference: On the surface of an electrode, it doubles the amount of water split in an electrolysis system without increasing the energy requirements. Thus, the ultrathin layer also doubles the amount of hydrogen produced without increasing costs. Researchers from Jülich, Aachen, Stanford, and Berkeley report on this in the latest edition of the journal Nature Materials.

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PGI Colloquium: Prof. Dr. Rami Barends, Forschungszentrum Jülich (PGI-13), Germany; previously Google LLC, USA

One of the outstanding scientific challenges of this decade is the construction of an architecture and development of a methodology that can enable useful quantum computing. Superconducting quantum circuits have demonstrated unparalleled performance, by outperforming the world's most powerful supercomputers on a specific sampling task.

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JARA FIT

New concepts in information technology.

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JARA HPC

Computer simulation with high-performance computers.

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EMRL

Electronic Materials Research Lab (EMRL) consits of IWE II at RWTH Aachen and IEM at Forschungszentrum Jülich.