Nikita Kavokine

Group Leader

Department of Molecular Spectroscopy
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz



Aug. 29th, 2022

Interaction confinement is now a thing! This concept begins its official existence with our paper coming out in Journal of Chemical Physics. The paper also has a neat recipe for computing ionic interactions in 2D nanochannels.

May 16th, 2022

Our joint experimental and theoretical investigations of hydrodynamic Coulomb drag are out on ArXiV. Go have a look to see some quantum plumbing in action!

Mar. 23rd, 2022

More press coverage for quantum friction! Read stories from Physics World and Le Monde.

Feb. 7th, 2022

Quantum friction featured in stories from New Scientist, Chemistry World and a Nature podcast !

Feb. 3rd, 2022

Why water and carbon make a quantum couple… Our paper on quantum friction has been published in Nature ! Read the press release here.

Illustration: Maggie Chiang/Simons Foundation

Quand on ne sait pas où l’on va, il faut y aller. Et le plus vite possible! J. Rouxel, Les Shadoks