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Sakellariou Group 2017

  • March 2017: New article accepted in the Journal of Magnetic Resonance. We report very low cost, ultra strong permanent magnets for pre-polarization in low-field techniques. For more click here !
  • February 2017: New article accepted in the Scientific Reports. We report the measurements of of field dependent T1 relaxation rates for novel vanadate nanoparticles. For more click here !
  • January 2017: New article accepted in the Journal of Magnetic Resonance. We report the measurements of of spatialy resolved relaxometry and diffusion on mm thick flat membranes using our single-sided magnet. For more click here !
  • January 2017: Dimitris has accepted the NMR Professorship position at KU Leuven and will move his activities there in the next couple of months.
  • November 2016: New article accepted in the Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. We report the development of a dual-field NMR spectrometer, using a pneumatic shuttling. For more click here !
  • October 2016: New article accepted in the Journal of Biomolecular NMR. We report unprecedendent high-sensitivity in high-resolution NMR relaxometry experiments, using a ultra-fast mechanical shuttling and a commercial cryo-probe. For more click here !
  • September 2016: Dr. Rodrigo Oliveira-Silva joined our group as a post-doctoral student on a collaborative project with the Laboratoire Leon Brillouin. Welcome !
  • August 2016: New article accepted in the Journal of Magnetic Resonance. We report the use of monolithic transmission line resonators as Magic Angle Coil Spinning (MACS) sensors for ultra sensitive high-resolution NMR detection. For more click here !
  • July 2015: EUROMAR 2015. Dimitris was invited to give a talk about new applications of permanents magnets in NMR and MRI.
  • May 2016: New article accepted in the Scientific Reports, about the structure and dynamics of two-dimensional water. For more click here !
  • April 2016: M. Hamza Nazzari joined our group as a trainee student. Welcome !
  • Septembre 2015: Melle Elodie Guillossou joined our intitute as a trainee student, and she will be hosted in our group. Welcome !
  • September 2015: Dr. Jochen Lehmann-Horn joined our group and received a Eurotalent funding for working on spinning microcoils (MACS) for biomedical applications in collaboration with UPMC.
  • June 2015: New article accepted in the Scientific Reports, about the possibility to generate multiple homogeneous magnetic field volumes inside the bore of superconducting magnets. These centers could allow for indirect detection of high-resolution low-field NMR. For more click here !
  • June 2015: AUREMN 2015. Dimitris was invited to give a talk about NMR and MRI using static and spinning permanent magnets.
  • May 2015: GERM 2015. Dimitris was invited to give a talk about simulation and modeling in magnetic design for NMR and MRI magnets.
  • April 2015: ENC 2015. A talk about NMR and MRI spinning permanent magnets was given by Dimitris, where he introduced the first preclinical magic angle spinning field system.
  • December 2014: Dimitris was invited by Prof. Tito Bonagamba, director of the IFSC, for a collaboration to Brazil on permanent magnets for porous mediarock core analysis. He presented his work at Petrobras, and at the Intitute of Physics os San Carlos.
  • June 2014: EUROMAR 2014. Dr. Ching-Yu Chou presented a poster on high-resolution Relaxometry using our fast sample shuttling device for the study of novel MRI contrast agents.
  • May 2014: Using MACS and the highest persistent magnetic field NMR machine (~23.5 Tesla) of the TGIR, Alan and co-workers were able to record the metabolite NMR signatures from a single C-elegans worm ! This limit of micro-detection is reported in the our new paper accepted for publication in Analytical Chemistry. For more click here !
  • During 2013 we mostly looked like this:
    Sakellariou Group 2013
  • November 2013: New paper on high-resolution NMR relaxometry applied to proteins accepted for publication in JACS. For more click here !
  • August 2013: ICMRM 12. Dimitris gave a talk on a portable MR Analyzer for High-Resolution 1H MAS Spectroscopy.
This is how we look according to our artist. Big thanks to Ching Yu !

Sakellariou Group 2013

  • July 2013: New article accepted in the Journal of Magnetic Resonance, about the use of double helix dipole coil design in NMR. For more click here !
  • July 2013: EUROMAR-2003 Hersonissos Crete. Anne Soleilhavoup, Javier Alonso and Ching-Yu Chou presented 3 posters. Alan gave an oral presentation and Dimitris was invited to give a talk where we introduced a portable MR Analyzer for High-Resolution 1H MAS Spectroscopy!
  • May 2013: New article accepted in Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences Chimie, about a simple metod to produce shim coils using lithography. For more click here !
  • April 2013: New article accepted in Microporous & Mesoporous Materials, about the use of our one-sided magnet to measure diffusion of ionic liquids inside nanopores. For more click here ! Kuldeep Panesar prepared an online detailled manual for using the one-sided magnet to perform moleular diffusion measurements. Great work !
  • April 2013: Javier Alonso received funding to give an oral presentation at the 54th ENC conference. Dimitris presented also a poster.
  • April 2013: Dimitris was invited to give an oral educational course about Magnetic Resonance in Rotating Magnetic Fields at the ISMRM conference.
  • March 2013: New article accepted in Microporous & Mesoporous Materials, about the design of shim and gradient coils for Magnetic Angle Field Spinning. For more click here !
  • March 2013: Dr. Ching-Yu Chou has joined our group as a post-doctoral fellow, and Mr. Samuel Cousin has joined our group as a trainee student. Welcome !
  • January 2013: New article accepted in Analytical Chemistry. It discribes a modified MACS insert for high-resolution NMR metabolomics. For more click here !
  • During 2012 we mostly looked like this:
    Sakellariou Group 2011
  • September 2012: New article accepted in The Journal of Chemical Physics. It discribes the theory of eddy currents in conductive structures undergoing rotation inside homogeneous magnetic fields. Refresh you Maths before clicking... For more click here !
  • July 2012: New article accepted in PLoS ONE. It discribes the results from our collaboration with the University of Freibourg and the UPMC on the microfabrication of MACS. For more click here !
  • July 2012: Alan Wong was awarded a young researcher grant from the ANR for the development of MACS. Congratulations Alan !
  • June 2012: Mr. B. Couet student from the ENS joined our group as trainee student. Welcome !
  • 13 June 2012: Drs. A. Soleilhavoup, X. Li, K. Panesar and Alan Wong gave four oral presentations at the Winter meeting on Structural NMR of the GBP. Permanent magnet applications, coils, diffusion measurements on nanoporous materials and applications of MACS in metabolomics were presented. For more click here !
  • May 2012: Dr. Anne Soleilhavoup and Dr. Alonso joined our group as post-doctoral fellows. Welcome !
  • Mars 2012: New article published in the Analytical Chemistry about metabolomics and metabonomics on micro-biopsies. For more click here !
  • December 2011: Dimitris was invited by the SCF to give a conference on portable Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
  • November 2011: Our own Machine Shop is up and running. Photos the Chief Technician Angelo Guiga in his Machine shop here!
  • October 2011: New article accepted in the Journal of Magnetic Resonance about the mathematical framework to measure and shape magnetic gradient fields based on the spherical harmonics expansion for axisymetric magnets. For more click here !
  • August 2011: New article accepted in Chem. Phys. Chem. on natural abundance Silicon-29 Magnetic Resonance Imaging. For more info:click here !
  • August 2011: C. Hugon, Alan and X. Li participated in the 11th ICMCM conference. Cedric and Alan gave each an oral presentations and Xiaonan Li prensented one poster.
  • During 2011 we mostly looked like this:
    Sakellariou Group 2011
  • July 2011: Excellent news! Dr. Alan WONG has been accepted a job offer from the CNRS to stay with us.
  • June/July 2011: Thomas Guiga and Vaia Machairas have joined our group. Welcome !
  • April 2011: GERM 2011. Dimitris was invited to give a lecture on Miniaturized NMR and MRI
  • February 2011: Roxane Andurand and Dr. Xiaonan Li have joined our group. Welcome !
  • February 2011: New article accepted in Concepts in Magnetic Resonance on inductive coupling, Magic Angle Coil Spinning (MACS) and microcoils. click here !
  • January 2011: ESMI Winter School on "Emerging Imaging Methods in Medicine". Dimitris gave an oral presentation on Magnetic Resonance Imaging using Permanent Magnets
  • January 2011: New article accepted in Chemical Science on 43Ca solid-state NMR spectroscopy using Magic Angle Coil Spinning (MACS) and microcoils. click here !
  • December 2010: New article published in Chemical Communications on double resonance and inverse detection using Magic Angle Coil Spinning (MACS) and microcoils. click here !
  • October 2010: The first preliminary results of our first one-sided tomograph portable magnet are published in the Proceedings of the MRPM10 Conference. click here !
  • October 2010: New article in collaboration with the Meriles Group at CCNY, published in the Journal of Chemical Physics on optical detection of NMR at high magnetic fields. click here !
  • 6 October 2010: Cedric Hugon defended his PhD thesis and was awarded the title of "Docteur ès Sciences". Congratulations Cedric !
  • 1 September 2010: We have built the first pure permanent magnet, producing a homogeneous magnetic field pointing at the magic angle with respect to its axis of symmetry. These first results are reported in an article in Magn. Reson. Chem., currently in press. Click here !
  • July 2010: New article accepted in the Journal of Magnetic Resonance on the application of Stray Field Imaging under MAS and contrast mechanisms, click here !
  • July 2010: Joint Euromar 2010 and 17th ISMAR Conference: Cedric Hugon presented a poster on portable permanent magnets and the first permanent magnet pointing at the magic angle! Birgit Fassbender presented a poster on 17O applications of rotating microcoils. Dimitris gave an invited talk on spinning microdetectors.
  • 23 June 2010: Dimitris gave an invited talk in the PhD Honoris Causa to Prof. Alex Pines at the Paul Cezanne University.

    Alex Pines
  • During 2010 we mostly looked like this:

    Sakellariou Group 2010

  • June 2010: CSC 2010: Pedro Aguiar gave a talk about spinning micro-coils for NMR applications.
  • May 2010: ISMRM 2010: Dimitris gave a talk about permanent magnets and spinning microcoils for NMR and MRI Applications in Medicine.
  • April 2010: 51st ENC: Dimitris was invited to give a talk about permanent magnets and spinning microcoils for NMR and MR-microscopy. This was the first lecture he gave from home...
  • April 2010: New article accepted in the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging on the application of Stray-Field Imaging under MAS in Inorganic and Biomedical Solid Materials, click here !
  • April 2010: New article accepted in the Journal of Magnetic Resonance on the Theory of Design of Homogeneous Permanent Magnets with NMR/MRI field quality, click here !This paper made also the cover page of the July volume of the Journal:
  • Cover Page JMR portable NMR MRI

  • February 2010: New article accepted in the Journal of the American Chemical Society on the use of tritium for the measurement of long interatomic distances in solid powdered samples, click here !
  • January 2010: 1st EURACT-NMR Workshop: Alan Wong gave a talk on microdectectors and permanent magnets for portable NMR and MRI applications in nuclear sciences.
  • January 2010: New article accepted in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine on the use of microcoils to the high-resolution spectroscopy of microscopic biological specimens, click here !
  • January 2010: New article accepted in Comptes Rendus Chimie on low-cost homogeneous portable permanent magnets, click here ! This paper made also the cover page of this special edition of the Journal:
  • Cover Page CRAS portable NMR MRI

  • September 2009: ICMRM 10 Conference: Cedric Hugon presented his poster on permanent magnet mobile NMR. Dimitris gave an oral presentation and got elected in the Scientific Board of the Spatialy Resolved Magnetic Resonance Division of the Groupement AMPERE

  • September 2009: 6th Apline Conference on Solid-State NMR: Alan Wong presented his poster on ultra slow spinning techniques and STRAFI MAS Imaging. Cedric Hugon received a grant to attend the conference and presented his poster on permanent magnet mobile NMR.

  • July-August 2009: Two papers accepted in J. Magn. Reson. and IEEE Trans Appl. Superconductivity on measurements and stabilization of driven superconductive magnets, click here and here!

  • During 2009 we mostly looked like this:

    Sakellariou Group 2009

  • July 2009: Angelo Giuga has joined our group as an micromechanics technician in the framework of the ERC project REvolutioNMR.

  • Mai 2009: New article accepted in J. Magn. Reson. on eddy currents in rotating microcoils, click here !

  • April 2009: Francesca d'Amico has joined our group for her Master's training.

  • April 2009: D. Sakellariou was a visiting Professor at NYCC invited by Prof. C. Meriles.

  • February 2009: D. Sakellariou was invited to meet the President of the Republic of Greece, K. Papoulias, together with the other greek ERC laureates. Here are two photos of the event.

    K Papoulias K Papoulias


  • November 2008: Alan Wong has joined our group as an invited foreign collaborator in the framework of the ERC project REvolutioNMR.

  • November 2008: Signature of the EU contract and kick-off party for the ERC project REvolutioNMR

  • October 2008: Kory Golhert is visiting our Lab in the framework of a collaboration with Prof. Rachel Martin

    ERC logo
  • June 2008: D. Sakellariou has been granted an Independent Researcher Staring Grant by the European Research Council. The Grant will be running for five years and aims to develop new MRI and MRS technology.

    Chemistry World logo
  • Mai 2008: Check the article of Joe McEntee in Chemistry World about "Snapshots from the NMR frontier", where our work on rotating microcoils is cited.

  • Mars 2008: Check our recent publication on ultra slow spinning techniques applied to inorganic amorphous systems here !


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