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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory Atomic Manipulation and Spectroscopy Group

Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Institution (Acronym) ICN2
Contact Person (e-mail) Mugarza, Aitor
Address Campus de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona; Edifici ICN2
Postal code 08193 Bellaterra
Province Barcelona
Autonomous Region Cataluña
Country Spain
Phone +34 93 737 3635
Fax +34 93 737 2648
Main Research Areas

Participating Projects

* Covalent hybrids on surfaces, SUPERHYBRID (MAT2013-46593-C6-5-P).: MICINN (69.000 €)

* Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca. Grups de Recerca Emergents (2009 SGR 695): Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (19.000 €)

* Materials for Enhanced Spin-Orbit Effects in spintronics (MESO-ES) (MAT2010-15659): MICINN (302.000 €)

Three more relevant publications within 2012-2015

* 'Spin Flip and Element-Sensitive Electron Scattering in the BiAg2 Surface Alloy'
  S. Schirone, E. E. Krasovskii, G. Bihlmayer, R. Piquerel, P. Gambardella, and A. Mugarza - Physical Review Letters/114/166801/2015

* 'Spin-Dependent Electron Scattering at Graphene Edges on Ni(111).'
  A. Garcia-Lekue, T. Balashov, M. Olle, G. Ceballos, A. Arnau, P. Gambardella,D. Sanchez-Portal, and A. Mugarza - Physical Review Letters/112/066802/2014

* 'Site and orbital-dependent charge donation and spin manipulation in electron doped metal-phthalocyanines'
  C. Krull, R. Robles, A. Mugarza, P. Gambardella - Nature Materials/12/337/2013 (Selected for Cover)

Instruments and equipment available

* Miroscopio de efecto túnel de baja temperatura (4K)
* Miroscopio de efecto túnel de temperatura variable (90-400K)

Number of researchers (11)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 1
PhD(contracted) 4
PhD Students 3
Technicians 1
Others 0
PhD 2012-2015 2
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 0

Nanotechnology for structural applications
Nano powered ceramics
Composite materials containing nanocrystals or powders
Materials based on carbon nanotubes or fullerenes
Nanoparticulate coatings
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NanoTechnology for information processing storage and transmission
Nanoelectronics, materials and devices
Optoelectronics/optical materials and devices
Magnetic materials and devices
Organic (opto) electronics
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Nano(bio)technology for medical applications
Drug encapsulation
Targeted drug delivery, molecular recognition
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Nanotechnology for sensor applications
Nanostructured sensors
Sensors based on biological molecules
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Nanotechnology for (electro)chemical processing technologies
Catalysts or electrodes with nano-structured surface
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Long-term research with generic applications
Self- assembly
Quantum physics, mesoscopic systems, chemical
Interfacing to organic / biological molecules
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Instruments and equipment, supporting sciences and technologies
Analytical equipment and techniques
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Deposition equipment and techniques
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