This year’s CNRS Gold Medal, one of France’s most prestigious scientific prize, has been awarded to the Franco-Norwegian physical chemist Thomas Ebbesen. He specializes in nanosciences, a cross-disciplinary field that covers a variety of scientific areas that include carbon materials, optics, nano-photonics and molecular chemistry. His discoveries have notably enabled technological … Continue Reading ››
Awards and honors 2022
Claudia BONFIO awarded an Gold Medal EYCA (European Young Chemists’ Award, Early Career level) - given by the European Chemical Society
In August 2022, Claudia attended the 8th European Chemistry Congress in Lisbon (PT) and received the European Young … Continue Reading ››
Prof. Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir. Fraser Stoddart, and Prof. Ben Feringa have just been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on the design and synthesis of molecular machines!
more info to follow soon: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2016/
THOMAS W. EBBESEN – Physical chemist and director of the University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study, Strasbourg, France. Upending accepted theory, he discovered that light could be transmitted very efficiently through holes smaller than its own wavelength with the involvement of surface plasmons, the interaction of light with electron waves on metal … Continue Reading ››