November 6, 2023

Just published! Thrilled to share our recent work on 2D materials, revealing how twisting WS2 flakes can increase their bandgap energy. This breakthrough links strain to electronic properties, marking a milestone for future twistronics applications.More information here.

September 13, 2023

Just published our latest research on 1D-MoS2 nanostructures! Discover how we’re unraveling the potential of localised exciton behavior and bandgap modulation in this fascinating material. More information here.

August 24, 2023

We are delighted to welcome Cristina to our team as she embarks on her master’s project focused on advancing low-dimensional 2D material fabrication within our lab. Looking forward to doing great science with you!

August 23, 2023

Today, we are excited to announce the acceptance of our research paper titled “Localized Exciton Anatomy and Band Gap Energy Modulation in One-Dimensional MoS2 Nanostructures” in the journal Advanced Functional Materials.”

July 11, 2023

Hats off to Stijn for the successful completion of his MSc project!

January 24, 2023

Congratulations to Ruben on the successful completion of his MSc project!

December 01, 2022

A warm welcome to Chris Soukaras, our newest addition to the lab as a PhD student. We are excited to have you join our team and look forward to your contributions to our research efforts.

July 01, 2022

The Conesa Boj Lab has received a NWO Science Vidi grant to realise novel platforms for Moire physics in 2D materials

June 3, 2022

Congratulations to Yashoda on the successful completion of her MSc project!

March 2, 2022

The paper Spatially Resolved Band Gap and Dielectric Function in Two-Dimensional Materials from Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy got published in ACS J. Phys. Chem. A!

January 12, 2022

The paper First-Principles Calculation of Optoelectronic Properties in 2D Materials: The Polytypic WS2 Case got published in ACS Phys. Chem Au!

September 30, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Luigi Maduro has become the first PhD candidate to graduate from our lab!. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.

June 30, 2021

Congratulations to Isabel on the successful completion of her MSc project!

January 05, 2021

The paper Charting the low-loss region in electron energy loss spectroscopy with machine learning got published in Ultramicroscopy!

December 28, 2020

The paper Illuminating the Electronic Properties of WS2 Polytypism with Electron Microscopy got published in Annalen der Physik

December 01, 2020

We are delighted to welcome Abel Brokkelkamp to our lab as a PhD student. We are looking forward to working alongside you and seeing the advancements you will make in our field. Welcome to the team!

October 01, 2020

Congratulations to Laurien on the successful defense of her MSc project, achieving a mark of 9.5 and receiving a Cum Laude distinction.

August 30, 2020

Congratulations to Abel on the successful completion of her MSc project!

July 02, 2020

Today, Sonia has been awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor. We extend our sincerest gratitude to all of our colleagues, collaborators, and friends who have made this possible. A special thanks to all the past and present members of the Conesa Boj lab for their amazing work and contributions.

May 07, 2020

The paper Vertically-oriented MoS2 nanosheets for nonlinear optical devices got accepted in Nanoscale!

March 17, 2020

The paper Robust Sample Preparation of Large-Area In- and Out-of-Plane Cross Sections of Layered Materials with Ultramicrotomy got accepted in ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces!

February 27, 2020

Congratulations to Rose on the successful completion of her MSc project!

October 30, 2019

The paper Metallic edge states in zig-zag vertically-oriented MoS2 nanowalls got accepted in Scientific Reports!

October 03, 2019

Today, we had the pleasure of hosting a group of researchers who are awardees of the Ingvar Carlsson Award from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research. It was an honor to have them visit our lab, and we appreciate the opportunity to show them our group and our lab. We would also like to extend our thanks to Kobus Kuipers for introducing Quantum Nanoscience to our Swedish friends. It was a wonderful experience to have you all here, thank you for coming!

June 14, 2019

We are delighted to share that our research has been selected to be showcased by the Home of Innovation initiative at TU Delft. This initiative highlights innovative projects across the university and we are honored to be among the chosen few. We are thrilled to have this opportunity to share our work with a wider audience.

May 13, 2019

Congratulations to Sabrya on the successful completion of her MSc project!

March 01, 2019

We are excited to announce the arrival of two new members to our lab, Maarten and Magda. Maarten has successfully completed his MSc project with us and will now be continuing on as a PhD student. Magda is a new postdoc who has recently obtained her PhD degree from the University of Stockholm. We look forward to the contributions they will make to our research efforts.

February 15, 2019

Congratulations to Maarten on the successful completition of his MSc project!

December 11, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that our recent workshop on HyperSpy open source software for multi-dimensional data analysis was a success! The two days were filled with exciting lectures and hands-on tutorials that provided valuable insights and skills for our participants. We extend our gratitude to all the instructors who shared their knowledge and experience with us, and to all the participants for their active engagement and enthusiasm. It was a very productive and enjoyable workshop and we are grateful for the opportunity to bring together such a talented group of individuals. Thanks to everyone!

October 24, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that Stef Smeets has been awarded a prestigious KIND (Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Delft) postdoctoral fellowship to work in our lab in collaboration with the group of Arjen Jakobi at the Bionanoscience department. He will be joining us in early 2019 and we look forward to welcoming him to our team. Congratulations Stef on this well-deserved recognition!

July 27, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that our lab has been awarded a highly prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. We are grateful for the support of the ERC in enabling us to continue our research on 2D materials. With this grant, we will have the opportunity to study the unique properties of these materials, which are fully functional down to a single atomic layer, and explore how we can expand and enrich these properties by utilizing the one-dimensional geometry.

April 13, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that The Netherlands Electron Microscopy Infrastructure (NEMI) has received a significant investment of 17M€ from the Dutch minister of Science and Education. This investment will pave the way for groundbreaking research in the field of material science for quantum technologies, and we are honored to be a part of this initiative.Within NEMI, Delft will focus on research in the field of material science for quantum technologies. Specifically, the Conesaboj Lab (Electron Nanoscopy of Quantum Materials) has been awarded €900K to upgrade our Titan TEM microscope, which will allow us to conduct new and exciting research at the nanoscale.

February 8, 2018

Congratulations to Maarten on the successful completition of his MSc project!

October 24, 2017

We are excited to announce that the Conesa Boj Lab has published its first paper in Nano Letters! The paper Strain-Dependent Edge Structures in MoS2 Layers highlights our team’s research on the unique properties of layered materials and their potential for use in the field of quantum technologies. We look forward to sharing more of our research findings with the scientific community in the future.