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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.


HORIZON2020 European Research Council Advanced Grant, Insulatronics

EU FP7 Future and Emerging Technologies (FET), Insulator Spintronics. Partners: A. Brataas (NTNU, coordinator), Bart van Wees (Groningen), Gerrit E. W. Bauer (TU Delft), Mathias Klaeui (JGU Mainz), and Burkard Hillebrands (TU Kaiserslautern)

EU FP7 IN, SpinIcur, Partners: Bryan Hickey (Coordinator, Leeds), Mark Blamire (Cambridge), Christain Back (Regensburg), Arne Brataas (NTNU), Gerrit E. W. Bauer (TU Delft), Rolf Allenspach (IBM), Paulo  Freitas (INL), Joerg Wunderlich (Hitachi), Susana Freitas (INSESC-MN)

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

Group members:

Post-docs: Dr. Niklas Rohling, Dr. Alireza Quaiumzadeh, Dr. Roberto Troncoso, Dr. Erlend Tveten, and Dr. Hans Skarsvåg.

Ph.D. students: Andre Kapelrud, Camilla Espedal, Eirik Løhaugen Fjærbu, Therese Frostad, Sverre Gulbrandsen, and Øyvind Johansen




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