John von Neumann-Exzellenz-Projekt 2017

Prof. Dr Peter Nielaba was awarded by the NIC with the "John von Neumann-Exzellenz-Projekt 2017" for the project 'Numerical Investigations of Structures and Phases in (Nano-) Systems in Confined Geometry'.

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Quantized thermal transport in single-atom junctions

In cooperation with scientists from the theoretical groups of Fabian Pauly (Konstanz) and Juan Carlos Cuevas (Spanien) and the experimental groups of Edgar Meyhofer und Pramod Reddy (USA) we achieved a breakthrough in the understanding of thermal transport through atomic systems.

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