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Background and activities

Arne Brataas received his Ph.D. in physics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 1998. He has been a postdoctoral fellow at TU Delft and Harvard University and, since 2002, professor at his alma mater. He is chairman of the Kavli Prize committee in Nanoscience and a recipient of the 2015 ERC Advanced Grant. His main interest are the theory of spin transport and dynamics in insulating and conducting nanostructured materials.

Projects:

Research Council of Norway, Center Director, Senter for Fremragende Forskning (SFF),  Center for Quantum Spintronics

HORIZON2020 European Research Council Advanced Grant, Insulatronics

Research Council of Norway, FRINATEK 2015-2019, Super Insulator Spintronics

Group members:

Post-docs: Dr. Niklas Rohling, Dr. Alireza Quaiumzadeh, and Dr. Roberto Troncoso

Ph.D. students: Camilla Espedal, Eirik Løhaugen Fjærbu, Therese Frostad, Sverre Gulbrandsen, Øyvind Johansen, Martin Fonnum Jakobsen, and Haakon Thømt Simensen

 

 

 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications