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IAP News Archive 2006-2015

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Thank you Herbert!

Prof. Herbert Störi


Herbert, we all are very grateful for your work! Thank you very much!

Pole dancing water molecules - Paper in Nature Materials

A pole dancing water molecule (Animation, click twice)


The paper
TU press release in English or German
APA der Standard

Fritz Aumayr - Full Professor of Ion and Plasma Physics

Prof. Friedrich Aumayr 2015-Dec-1

Curriculum Vitae
Research Group of Fritz Aumayr

"Follow me around" video of the faculty of physics

The Catalytic Cycle 2015-Nov-2

"Follow me around video" (in German)

Blaise Pascal Medal

Prof. Nick Serpone awards the metal to Ulrike Diebold 2015-Oct-28

Platinum Catalysts: Better with Support

The Catalytic Cycle 2015-September-10

The paper
TU press release in English or German · APA release · "Die Presse" newspaper article

Hertha Firnberg Award for Margareta Wagner

Margareta Wagner 2015-June-30

START Prize awarded to Gareth Parkinson

Gareth Parkinson 2015-June-08

TU press release (German)

No Molecular Rafts in Membranes of Living Cells

Eva Sevcsik in the Biophysics Lab 2015-April-21

Article in Nature Communications
TU press release in English and German
Media coverage: Austrian Press Agency (APA) · der Standard

Ulrike Diebold Elected to Membership in the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina


TU press release (German)

Superresolution Microscopy of Mitochondria

Gerhard Schütz at the Laser of the Superresolution Microscope 2014-December-22

Article in PNAS
TU press release (German)
Media coverage: APA · der Standard

Surface Structure of an Iron Oxide Unraveled

Magnetite crystal structure 2014-December-05

Article in Science
TU press release
Media coverage: ORF Science · Die Presse · der Standard · Salzburger Nachrichten

Two Awards for Ulrike Diebold

Eminent Visitor Award Scroll 2014-November-21

TU press release.

Nanoantennas from Femtosecond Laser Pulses

nano-antenna 2014-June-2

Link to original publication.
Press release of the TU Wien (in German), Der Standard

Austrian National Academy of Sciences Elects Ulrike Diebold as Full Member


List of all new ÖAW members.
der Standard

Stop! In the Name of Carbon

HCI-surface interaction 2014-April-18

Link to original publication.
TU press release (in German), TU press release (in English), HZDR press release
APA article Der Standard Silicon Saxony

A Two-dimensional Electron Gas

Stefan, Bernhard and Zhiming at Bessy


The results were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Link to original publication
TU press release APA article der standard die Presse

Portrait of Professor Gerhard Schütz

Gerhard Schütz 2014-Jan-31

Lise Meitner Lecture

Lise Meitner Lecture Flyer 2013-Nov-08

Vacancies Marching to the Top

STM image of oxygen on an anatase surface 2013-Sep-02

Abstract with link to full text
TU press releasePrinceton press releaseyoutube video
Articles in the media: Article in Chemical & Engineering Newsder Standard (German)ORF (German)

Visit by Minister Töchterle

Group photo with Minister Töchterle 2013-Jul-04

TU press release

Wittgenstein Prize for Ulrike Diebold

Press Conference with Minister Töchterle 2013-Jun-17

Press releases: FWF englishgerman
Media coverage: ORFder Standarddie PresseKurierWiener Zeitung

The Dance of the Atoms

The Fe3O4 experts at the STM 2013-Jun-10

The article in Nature Materials (subscription required)
TU press release englishgermanyoutube video
Media coverage:

Ulrike Diebold receives Adamson Award from the American Chemical Society

Adamson Medal


Adamson Award · TU press release (in German)

Fritz Aumayr appointed as new director of the Austrian nuclear fusion research program

Fritz Aumayr 2013-Jan-16

Stijn Mertens joins the Surface Physics Group

Stijn 2012-November-01

This week's cover story in the PROFIL magazine

PROFIL 08.10.2012 2012-Oct-08

Nanostructuring surfaces with highly charged ions

HCI-surface interaction 2012-Sep-18

EFDA News: Picture of the week (September 2012)

EFDA Picture of the week 2012-Sep-04

Zbynek Novotny attends Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates


Click here for more information about the Lindau meetings

Ulrike Diebold elected to the Austrian Academy of Sciences


Press release of the ÖAW
Press release of the TU Wien

Single Gold Atoms

STM image of gold on magnetite

Press release of the TU Wien
APS Physics article
Chemical&Engineering News article
Articles in the media: ORF Science, Wiener Zeitung, der Standard, Deutschlandradio,, nanowerk, …

ERC Advanced Grant for Ulrike Diebold

ERC logo

Press release of the TU Wien
Newspaper article in "Der Standard"
Newspaper article in "Die Presse"
Further online article

Ulrike Diebold Divisional Associate Editor of PRL

Ulrike Diebold. Photo (C): Matthias Heisler, WIT Projekt TU Wien 2012-Jan-13

New Doctoral College'SolidFun'


Post-Prof. Peter Varga

Post-Professor Peter Varga 2011-Sep-30

Ulrike on stage at the opera

Ulrike Diebold giving a plenary talk at the ECOSS-28 in Wrocław 2011-Sep-01

Newly appointed professor of biophysics

Professor Gerhard J. Schütz 2011-Jul-01

New research program on oxides

Research topics in the SFB 2011-Mar-15

ITER newsline reports on fusion research at IAP

ITER newsline 2010-Sep-10

Friedrich Aumayr elected as EPS division chair

F. Aumayr 2010-Jul-14

Honorary Doctorate for Peter Varga

Conferment ceremony 2010-May-28

Dancing molecules

2010-May-14 Catechol adsorbed on TiO2

Robert Ritter receives DOC stipendium from the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Robert Ritter 2010-Feb-26

Movie on research activities is online



Newly appointed professor of surface science

Ulrike Diebold 2010-Jan-04

We have been renamed

new IAP logo 2009-Oct-01

CMS group moves to Makartvilla

Makartvilla 2009-Sept-01

Prestigious "Humboldt Research Fellowship" for Ayman S. El-Said

Ayman S. El-Said 2009-June-01

New Webpage Design

IAP Website 2009-Mar-03

A major relaunch of the IAP/TU Wien webpages, replacing the decade-old design. You will still find a few legacy pages or pages under construction – sorry for the inconvenience!

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Ille leaves us for 3 years

Ille Gebeshuber 2008-Dec-01

A portable plasma cutting system developed at IAP

The new portable plasma cutter 2008-Oct-06

Hannspeter Winter Prize


Highly charged ions - a new tool for surface nanostructuring !

HCI induced nanohillocks on CaF2 2008-Jun-16

Academy of Sciences Member

Michael Schmid 2007-Dec-14

Oxide structures of catalysts disentangled

atomic structure of alumina 2007-Jul-16

Lasers and Darwin

Laserlab at IAP 2006-Nov-21

Hannspeter Winter 1941-2006

Hannspeter Winter 2006-Nov-08

Silver jubilee without silver

PRL 97, 046101 (2006) 2006-Jul-28

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