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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory Magnetismo y Nanotecnología
Department Física Aplicada, Facultad de Física

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

Institution (Acronym) USC
Contact Person (e-mail) Alfonso Fondado Fondado / Jorge Mira Pérez / RIVAS REY, Jose
Address Campus universitario sur. Facultad de Física
Postal code E-15706 Santiago de Compostela
Province A Coruña
Autonomous Region Galicia
Country Spain
Phone +34-981594488 ext.14021
Fax +34-981 520676
Main Research Areas

* Nanomagnetism
* Nanoparticles
* Magnetic Nanostructured Materials

Participating Projects

* MAGISTER: MAGnetIc Scaffolds for in vivo Tissue EngineeRing
Coordinator: J. Rivas: EU-FP7 FRAMEWORK PROGRAM (400.000 €)

* Multiparameter sensig for high sensitivity diagnostics using fluorescent and magnetic particles -
Coordinator: M.A. López Quintela: European Programme “Life sciences, genomics and (536.000 €)

* Nanotechnologies in Biomedicine.
Coordinator: J. Rivas (Coordinador USC) M. R. Ibarra (Coordinador proyecto): CONSOLIDER-MEC

Three more relevant publications within 2006-2009

*   Francisco Rivadulla, Manuel Bañobre-López, Camilo X. Quintela, Alberto Piñeiro, Victor Pardo, Daniel Baldomir, Manuel Arturo López-Quintela, José Riva - Nature Materials, Published online: 25 October 2009 (doi:10.1038/nmat2549)

*   C. Vázquez-Vázquez,M. Bañobre-López,A. Mitra,M.A. López-Quintela,J. Rivas. - Langmuir 2009, 25(14), 8208–8216

*   M. Bañobre-López, F. Rivadulla, M.A. López-Quintela, J. Rivas - J. Am.Chem.Soc. 2009, 131, 9632-9633

Instruments and equipment available

* AFM "Park Systems". Mod. XE-100. Contact & Non-Contact AFM. Current-AFM. STM. Electrochemical Cell
* Magnetometría SQUID y Vibrante, dc/ac
* Sistema de Medida de Constantes dieléctricas

Number of researchers (13)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 3
PhD(contracted) 2
PhD Students 3
Technicians 1
Others 0
PhD 2006-2009 3
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 1

Participation in other Networks

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

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