Teaching 2D materials about the third-dimension
Physical phenomena can take on very different forms depending on the dimension of the space where they occur. With the technological progress of the past decades, the once-fictional flatland universe became a reality with so-called heterostructures, that restrict particles to live in a plane (quantum well), a line (quantum wire) or even in a a single point (quantum dot). In this closing webinar to the series, Prof. Jonathan Finley, Chair of Semiconductor Nanostructures and quantum Systems at the Technische Universität München in Munich, will give a pedagogical introduction to the nice things that happen in space of reduced dimensionality and how this powers today and tomorrow's electronics and optics. He will then break this paradigm by bringing the extra dimensions back.