Center for Nanostructured Graphene

Organization profile

Organisation profile

CNG – Center for Nanostructured Graphene – is funded by the Danish National Research Foundation (Danmarks Grundforskningsfond), with a 54 mill. Dkr  grant, starting in February 2012 and running initially for six years.

The main partners in CNG are DTU Fotonik, DTU Fysik, DTU CEN, Aalborg University and DTU Nanotech which is the main stake-holder. The center is headed by Prof. Antti-Pekka Jauho from DTU Nanotech.The grant from DNRF finances  the research carried out by ten junior researchers (ph.d students and post-docs).  In addition,  many other researchers on the DTU campus  are independently financed stake-holders in CNG’s research program, so that all in all more than sixty persons contribute towards CNG’s goals (Oct 2013).

CNG focuses on basic research, but all its research projects have long-time perspectives which the aim at applications. CNG’s research profile has a broad range: it involves polymer chemists, nanofabrication specialists, experimental physicists, and condensed matter theorists using a wide palette of analytical and numerical techniques, including large scale simulations of nanodevices, ab initio electronic structure calculations, and theory of quantum transport.

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Research Output

How Much Oxygen Can a MXene Surface Take Before It Breaks?

Persson, I., Halim, J., Hansen, T. W., Wagner, J. B., Darakchieva, V., Palisaitis, J., Rosen, J. & Persson, P. O. Å., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Advanced Functional Materials. 7 p., 1909005.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Long lasting mucoadhesive membrane based on alginate and chitosan for intravaginal drug delivery

Tentor, F., Siccardi, G., Sacco, P., Demarchi, D., Marsich, E., Almdal, K., Bose-Goswami, S. & Boisen, A., 2020, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 31, 3, 12 p., 25.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access


Smart Colour: Remotely Adjustable Structural Plasmonic Colour

Keshavarz Hedayati, M., Kristensen, A. & Mortensen, N. A.


Project: Research

US-Sino-Danish plasmonics network: theory and development of hyperlenses and opto-electronic devices

Wubs, M., Zhang, J., Yan, W. & Wang, W.


Project: Research


In situ Probing of Nanostructure Surfaces

Thomas Willum Hansen (Invited speaker)
4 Aug 20198 Aug 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations


Probing the Surfaces of Nanostructures under Reactive Environments

Thomas Willum Hansen (Guest lecturer)
14 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsGuest lectures, external teaching and course activities at other universities


Supercontinuum generation in amorphous TiO2 waveguides

Gaoyuan Li (Speaker), Yi Zheng (Other), Xiaowei Guan (Other), Meicheng Fu (Other), Peter Uhd Jepsen (Other), Lars Hagedorn Frandsen (Other)
21 Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations


the European Optical Society Prize 2008

Sanshui Xiao (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions


Press / Media

Nanotubes help engineer attractive electrons

Kristen Kaasbjerg


2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media