Nanoelectronics, Photonics and Microsystems

This program covers a large field of research in nanoelectronics, photonics and microsystems, starting from materials and devices and going into corresponding circuits and systems. Research is carried out in 16 different projects, involving 24 scientists. In the field of materials, the focus is in semiconductor nanostructures (quantum dots, nanowires, 2-D materials), as well as […]

Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials

“Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials” comprises a set of discrete yet complementary and strongly interacting groups. The activities of the program are multifaceted and span across all R&D steps, from design, synthesis and characterization of novel molecular and supramolecular entities and nanostructures to high-end process design and applications through multi-scale modelling. In more detail, the research groups […]

Magnetism and Superconductivity: Advanced Materials and Applications

The scientific aims of this program, involving 15 researchers, are (i) the synthesis of novel magnetic and superconducting materials, in bulk form (powder/ single crystals), as well as thin films and nanoparticles, (ii) functionalization of nanostructures with selected properties (iii) their detailed experimental and theoretical study at both microscopic and macroscopic levels. The ultimate goal […]

Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage Program includes 9 researchers involving Physical, Chemical, Geological and Biological Science with Archaeology. The main objective of the Cultural Heritage Program is to carry out state-of-the art research dedicated to the development and application of scientific methods for “reading the past“ in order to extract Historical, Cultural, Social and Environmental information. A further […]

Chemical Sciences for Nanostructures and Biological Applications

The program “Chemical Sciences for Nanostructures and Biological Applications” involves 11 researchers with main objective to coordinate multidisciplinary research at the molecular, macromolecular and mesoscopic scales with diverse applications in pharmaceuticals, nanomedicine, biotechnology and environment.