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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory FEMAN (Física e Ingenieria de Materiales Amorfos y Nanoestructurados)
Department IN2UB (Institute of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology of the University of Barcelona)

Barcelona University

Institution (Acronym) UB-Universidad de Barcelona
Contact Person (e-mail) Adolfo Canillas Biosca / BERTRAN, Enric / Esther Pascual Miralles / Jose Luis Andujar Bella
Address Martí i Franqués, 1
Postal code 08028-Barcelona
Province Barcelona
Autonomous Region Cataluña
Country Spain
Phone +34-934021135
Fax +34-934021138
Main Research Areas

* Nanostructured Materials
* Surface Analysis
* Thin Films
* Plasma deposition technology

Participating Projects

* Carbon and Metal Oxide Hybrid Nanocomposites for Supercapacitors Applications
Coordinator: Enric Bertran (Grupo FEMAN, Inv. Resp.): MICINN

* Detección de partículas nanométricas mediante polarimetría de modulación de fase (NANOPOLAR) -
Coordinator: Enric Bertran Serra: MEC. Programa Nacional de Disseny i Producció Industrial

* Development of carbon nanotube based protective coatings for anodes in electron tube devices (NANOTUBE)
Coordinator: Enric Bertran Serra: UE

Three more relevant publications within 2012-2015

*   J. García-Céspedes, S. Thomasson, K.B.K.Teo, I.A. Kinloch, W.I. Milne, E. Pascual and E. Bertran - Carbon, 47; 613-621; (2009)

*   F. del Campo, J. Garcia-Cespedes, F. Munoz, E. Bertran - Electrochemistry Communications. 10; 1242-1245; (2008)

*   P. Roura; J. Farjas; A. Pinyol; E. Bertran - Nanotechnology, 18; 175705 1-4; (2007)

Instruments and equipment available

* PECVD Reactor (RF and DC-pulsed)
* Sputtering magnetron (RF and DC-pulsed)
* CNT's CVD reactor
* Ellipsometer UV-VIS-FTIR

Number of researchers (15)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 6
PhD(contracted) 0
PhD Students 5
Technicians 0
Others 0
PhD 2012-2015 4
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
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
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