Given a scientific article review it and be ready to discuss it.

Logistics: 1) choose suitable article in advance (should cover concepts listed below); 2) deliver article content in 2-min elevator pitch; 3) answer technical questions (5 min, for concepts not covered in the aticle you will get questions out of its scope).

After lectures 1-4 you are supposed to be familiar with the following concepts:


Atomistic structure

Electronic structure

Structural motifs