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


  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 article you will get questions out of its scope)


After lectures 1-4 you are supposed to be familiar with the following concepts (at 50% level of coverage):


Atomistic structure

Electronic structure

Structural motifs