- A Chiral Magnet Induces Vortex Currents in Superconductors (Physics Viewpoint)
A. P. Petrović, M. Raju, X. Y. Tee, A. Louat, I. Maggio-Aprile, R. M. Menezes, M. J. Wyszyński, N. K. Duong, M. Reznikov, Ch. Renner, M. V. Milošević, and C. Panagopoulos
Skyrmion-(Anti)Vortex Coupling in a Chiral Magnet-Superconductor Heterostructure
Physical Review Letters 126, 117205 (2021)


- Flat bands appear in buckled graphene superlattices (Physics World)
- Quantum materials quest could benefit from graphene that buckles (Eurekalert,Phys.org, ScienceDaily)
- Cooled graphene mimics effect of enormous magnetic fields that would benefit electronics (Nanowerk)
Jinhai Mao, Slaviša P. MilovanovićMiša Anđelković, Xinyuan Lai, Yang Cao, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Lucian CovaciFrancois M. Peeters, Andre K. Geim, Yuhang Jiang & Eva Y. Andrei 
Evidence of flat bands and correlated states in buckled graphene superlattices
Nature 584, 215 (2020).

- Ultrathin superconductor ages like fine wine (Nanowerk)
J. Bekaert, E. Khestanova, D. G. Hopkinson, J. Birkbeck, N. Clark, M. Zhu, D. A. Bandurin, R. Gorbachev, S. Fairclough, Y. Zou, M. Hamer, D. J. Terry, J. J. P. Peters, A. M. Sanchez, B. Partoens, S. J. Haigh, M. V. Milošević, I. V. Grigorieva
Enhanced Superconductivity in Few-Layer TaS2 due to Healing by Oxygenation
Nano Letters 20 (5), 3808 (2020).

- Is hematene worth pursuing? (Nanowerk)
Cihan Bacaksiz, Mehmet Yagmurcukardes, Francois M Peeters, and Milorad V Milosevic
Hematite at its thinnest limit
2D Materials (2020) 

- Two-dimensional Janus layers offer unique, promising quantum characteristics (AIP SciLight)
M. Yagmurcukardes, Y. Qin, S. Ozen, M. Sayyad, F. M. Peeters, S. Tongay, and H. Sahin,
Quantum properties and applications of 2D Janus crystals and their superlattices
Applied Physics Reviews (2020).

- Misalignments in encapsulated graphene lead to strong modification of electronic properties (Nanowerk, Phys.org)
M. Andelkovic, S. Milovanovic, L. Covaci and F.M. Peeters,  
Double Moiré with a Twist: Supermoiré in Encapsulated Graphene
Nano Letters  20 (2), 979 (2020)

Editor's Pick in Applied Physics letters:

The magnetic, electronic, and light-induced topological properties in two-dimensional hexagonal FeX2 (X = Cl, Br, I) monolayers  
X. Kong, L. Li, L. Liang,  F. M. Peeters, and X-J Liu
Appl. Phys. Lett. 116, 192404 (2020)


- Surface functionalization, strain tune electronic and magnetic properties of 2D polyaniline (MRS bulletin)

A. Bafekry,  C. Stampfl,  S. Farjami Shayesteh,  F. M. Peeters, Exploiting the Novel Electronic and Magnetic Structure of C3N via Functionalization and Conformation
Adv. Electron. Mater. 2019, 5, 1900459.

-  Researchers break the geometric limitations of moiré pattern in graphene heterostructures (Phys.org)
Zihao Wang, ..., M. Andelkovic, S. Milovanovic, L. Covaci, F.M. Peeters, ... et al. Composite super-moiré lattices in double-aligned graphene heterostructures
Science Advances 12(5), eaay8897 (2019).

- Atomically thin micas as proton-conducting membranes (Physicsworld.com)
L. Mogg, G.-P. Hao, S. Zhang, C. Bacaksiz, Y.-C. Zou, S. J. Haigh, F. M. Peeters, A. K. Geim & M. Lozada-Hidalgo, Atomically thin micas as proton-conducting membranes
Nature Nanotechnology 14, 962–966(2019)

- Next generation synthetic covalent 2-D materials unveiled (Nanowerk)
Vishnu Sreepal, Mehmet Yagmurcukardes, Kalangi S. Vasu, Daniel J. Kelly, Sarah F. R. Taylor, Vasyl G. Kravets, Zakhar Kudrynskyi, Zakhar D. Kovalyuk, Amalia Patanè, Alexander N. Grigorenko, Sarah J. Haigh, Christopher Hardacre, Laurence Eaves, Hasan Sahin, Andre K. Geim, Francois M. Peeters, Rahul R. Nair, Two-Dimensional Covalent Crystals by Chemical Conversion of Thin van der Waals Materials
Nano Letters 19(9), 6475-6481 (2019)

- Hydrogen induces high-temperature superconductivity in a monolayer material (Nanowerk)
J. Bekaert, M. Petrov, A. Aperis, P. M. Oppeneer, and M. V. Milošević, Hydrogen-Induced High-Temperature Superconductivity in Two-Dimensional Materials: The Example of Hydrogenated Monolayer 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 077001 (2019)


- Puzzling results explained: A multiband approach to Coulomb drag and indirect excitons (Eurekalert, Phys.org, Nanowerk, pdf)

M. Zarenia, A. R. Hamilton, F. M. Peeters, and D. Neilson,  Multiband Mechanism for the Sign Reversal of Coulomb Drag Observed in Double Bilayer Graphene Heterostructures
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 036601 (2018)

- Graphene smart membranes can control water (Phys.org, pdf)
Electrically controlled water permeation through graphene oxide membranes
K.-G. Zhou,  K. S. Vasu,  C. T. Cherian,  M. Neek-Amal,  J. C. Zhang,  H. Ghorbanfekr-Kalashami,  K. Huang,  O. P. Marshall,  V. G. Kravets,  J. Abraham,  Y. Su,  A. N. Grigorenko,  A. Pratt,  A. K. Geim,  F. M. Peeters,  K. S. Novoselov &  R. R. Nair, Electrically controlled water permeation through graphene oxide membranes
Nature 559, 236–240 (2018)

- Smallest sieve ever separates atoms (Phys.org, Nanowerk, pdf)
S. Hu, K. Gopinadhan, A. Rakowski, M. Neek-Amal, T. Heine, I. V. Grigorieva, S. J. Haigh, F. M. Peeters, A. K. Geim, M. Lozada-Hidalgo, Transport of hydrogen isotopes through interlayer spacing in van der Waals crystals
Nature Nanotechnology 2018 (doi: 10.1038/s41565-018-0088-0)


- Confined topological superconductors host novel chiral states (Nanowerk, pdf)

L.F. Zhang, L. Covaci and M.V. Milosevic, Topological phase transitions in small mesoscopic chiral p-wave superconductors
Phys. Rev. B 96, 224512 (2017)

Paper included in the annual journal highlights of Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter (link)
Quantum transport across van der Waals domain walls in bilayer graphene
H M Abdullah et al 2017 J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 29 425303

- Taming "wild" electrons in graphene (Phys.org)
- Scanning tunneling microscope creates all-graphene p-n junctions (Nanotechweb)
Yuhang Jiang, Jinhai Mao, Dean Moldovan, Massoud Ramezani Masir, Guohong Li, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Francois M. Peeters & Eva Y. Andrei
Nature Nanotechnology 12, 1045 (2017). doi:10.1038/nnano.2017.181
(Collaboration with experimentalists from Rutgers University - Andrei group)

- First direct observation and measurement of ultra-fast moving vortices in superconductors (Phys.org, Space Daily, Nanowerk, Eurekalert!) (full-list)
- Superfast superconducting vortices (Physics Today, pdf)
L. Embon, Y. Anahory,  Ž.L. Jelić,  E. O. Lachman,  Y. Myasoedov,  M. E. Huber,  G. P. Mikitik,  A. V. Silhanek,  M. V. Milošević,  A. Gurevich &  E. Zeldov
Nature Communications 8, 85 (2017) doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00089-3
(Collaboration with experimentalists from Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Zeldov group)

- Wetenschappers zien elektronen surfen op lichtgolven (UA News in Dutch)
Observing electrons surfing waves of light on graphene (Phys.org)
- Surfende elektronen (Knack in Dutch)
Quantum nanoscope (NanoWerk)
Tuning quantum nonlocal effects in graphene plasmonics
MB Lundeberg, Y Gao, R Asgari, C Tan, B Van Duppen, M Autore, P Alonso-González, A Woessner, K Watanabe, T Taniguchi, R Hillenbrand, J Hone, M Polini, FHL Koppens
Science (2017) doi:10.1126/science.aan2735


Buckling graphene takes a ‘Lévy flight’ (PhysicsWorld.com)

- Physicists observe spontaneous mechanical buckling in freestanding graphene (Nanowerk.com, AzNano.com, Phys.org, Technology.org)
Jiggling Graphene (APS Physics Synopsis)
 Anomalous Dynamical Behavior of Freestanding Graphene Membranes
ML Ackerman, P Kumar, M Neek-Amal, PM Thibado, FM Peeters, and S Singh
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 126801 (2016) (Editor's suggestion), doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.126801
(Collaboration with experimentalist group from U. Arkansas)

-Fysici observeren één eeuw oude voorspelling (UA News in Dutch)
-Supercritically charged vacancy in graphene is like an artificial atom (Nanotechweb.org)
 J Mao,Y Jiang, D Moldovan, G Li, K Watanabe, T Taniguchi, M Ramezani Masir, FM Peeters and EY Andrei
 Nature Physics (2016), doi:10.1038/nphys3665
(Collaboration with experimentalist group from Rutgers University)

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March 2016

Transport properties of bilayer graphene in a strong in-plane magnetic field
M. Van der Donck, F. M. Peeters, and B. Van Duppen
Phys. Rev. B 93, 115423 (2016)

February 2016

New family of graphene-based organic semiconductors: An investigation of photon-induced electronic structure manipulation in half-fluorinated graphene
A.L. Walter, H. Sahin, J. Kang, K.-J. Jeon, A. Bostwick, S. Horzum, L. Moreschini, Y. J. Chang, F. M. Peeters, K. Horn, and . Rotenberg
Phys. Rev. B 93, 075439 (2016)

January 2016

Vortical versus skyrmionic states in mesoscopic p-wave superconductorsV. Fernández Becerra, E. Sardella, F. M. Peeters, and M. V. Milošević
Phys. Rev. B 93, 014518 (2016).



Featured Research:
- New insights into quantum dynamics and quantum chaos
(collaboration with the University of Notre Dame)
- Physicists heat freestanding graphene to control curvature of ripple
(collaboration with the University of Arkansas)



Selected by the editors of PRL to be an Editors' Suggestion: 
Self-Propelled Janus Particles in a Ratchet: Numerical SimulationsPulak KG, Misko VR, Marchesoni F, and Nori F, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 268301 (2013).

STM reveals first view of graphene ripples in motion
(work done in collaboration with the University of Arkansas)

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Oct 2013

Vortex states in nanoscale superconducting squares: The influence of quantum confinement
L.-F. Zhang, L. Covaci, M. V. Milošević, G. R. Berdiyorov, and F. M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 88, 144501 (2013)

September 2013

Electronic structure of a hexagonal graphene flake subjected to triaxial stress
M. Neek-Amal, L. Covaci, Kh. Shakouri, and F. M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 88, 115428 (2013).

May 2013

Synchronized dynamics of Josephson vortices in artificial stacks of SNS Josephson junctions under both dc and ac bias currents
G. R. Berdiyorov, S. E. Savel'ev, M. V. Milošević, F. V. Kusmartsev, and F. M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 87, 184510 (2013).




Selected by the editors of PRB to be an Editors' Suggestion:
Resonant valley filtering of massive Dirac electrons
D. Moldovan, M. Ramezani Masir, L. Covaci, and F. M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 86, 115431 (2012).

Selected by the editors of PRB to be a Rapid Communication:
Enhancement of Coulomb drag in double-layer graphene structures by plasmons and dielectric background inhomogeneity
S. M. Badalyan and F. M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 86, 121405 (2012).

The paper by G. R. Berdiyorov, A. R. Romaguera, M. V. Milošević, M. M. Doria, L. Covaci, F. M. Peeters, The European Physical Journal B, 2012; 85 (4), has been featured on http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120430101032.htm and on Europhysics News
Local version from Science Daily

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December 2012

Induced polarization and electronic properties of carbon-doped boron nitride nanoribbons
J. Beheshtian, A. Sadeghi, M. Neek-Amal, K. H. Michel, and F. M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 86, 195433 (2012).

July 2012

Nanoengineered nonuniform strain in graphene using nanopillars
M. Neek-Amal, L. Covaci, and F. M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 86, 041405(R) (2012).

May 2012

Magnetic flux pinning in superconductors with hyperbolic-tesselation arrays of pinning sites
V. R. Misko and Franco Nori, Phys. Rev. B 85, 184506 (2012).



M. Neek-Amal and F.M. Peeters: , J. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 23, 045002 (2011) (8 pages). Paper
Article has been selected for inclusion in IOP Select and featured in Lab-talk.

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December 2011

Electron densities for the first energy level of a hexagonal graphene flake
M. Zarenia, A. Chaves, G. A. Farias, and F. M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 84, 245403 (2011).


Selected by the editors of PRB to be an Editors' Suggestion:
Geometry-driven vortex states in type-I superconducting Pb nanowires
M. A. Engbarth, S. J. Bending, and M. V. Milošević, Phys. Rev. B 83, 224504 (2011).

Selected by the editors of PRB to be an Editors' Suggestion:
Transport detection of quantum Hall fluctuations in graphene
S. Branchaud, A. Kam, P. Zawadzki, F.M. Peeters, and A.S. Sachrajda Phys. Rev. B 81, 121406(R) (2010).

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December 2010

Cooper-pair density plots of a perforated spherical mesoscopic superconductor
Ben Xu, M. V. Milošević, and F. M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 82, 214501 (2010)

May 2010

Carbon clusters: From ring structures to nanographene
D.P. Kosimov, A.A. Dzhurakhalov, and F.M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 81, 195414 (2010)

March 2010

Vortex patterns in a mesoscopic superconducting rod with a magnetic dot
M.M. Doria, A.R. de C. Romaguera, and F.M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 81, 104529 (2010)




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January 2009

Collective vortex phases in periodic plus random pinning potential
W.V. Pogosov, V.R. Misko, H.J. Zhao, and F.M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 79, 014504 (2009).



Selected by the editors of PRB to be an Editors' Suggestion:
Magnetic properties of vortex states in spherical superconductors
Ben Xu, M.V. Milosevic, and F.M. Peeters Phys. Rev. B  77, 144509 (2008)

AIP press release: "The perfect nanoballoon" based on the paper: O. Leenaerts, B. Partoens, and F. M. Peeters, Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 193107 (2008)
This paper was also featured in the MRS bulletin, Vol. 34 (Febr. 2009), p. 76. View.

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February 2008

Vortices in a mesoscopic cone: A superconducting tip in the presence of an applied field
Yajiang Chen, Mauro M. Doria, and F. M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 77, 054511 (2008)



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July 2007

Transverse magnetization and torque in asymmetrical mesoscopic superconductors
Antonio R. de C. Romaguera, Mauro M. Doria, and F. M. Peeters Phys. Rev. B 76, 020505(R) (2007)

October 2007

Superconducting film with weak pinning centers: Incommensurate vortex lattices
G. R. Berdiyorov, M. V. Milosevic and F. M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 76, 134508 (2007)

November 2007

Influence of magnet size on magnetically engineered field-induced superconductivity
W. Gillijns, M. V. Milosevic, A. V. Silhanek, V. V. Moshchalkov, and F. M. Peeters, Phys. Rev. B 76, 184516 (2007)