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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory Surface Analysis and Mossbauer Group
Department Dpto. de sistemas de baja dimensionalidad, superficies y materia condensada


Institution (Acronym) SURFMOSS
Contact Person (e-mail) DE LA FIGUERA, Juan
Address c/Serrano, 119
Postal code 28006
Province Madrid
Autonomous Region Madrid
Country Spain
Phone +34 91 745 9517
Fax +3491 564 2431
Main Research Areas

* electron microscopy
* electron spectroscopy
* Mossbauer spectroscopy
* proximity microscopy

Participating Projects

* "Películas ultradelgadas para electrónica basada en óxidos. Crecimiento en tiempo real, efectos de intercara y magnetismo": MINECO (convocatoria 2012)

* Study of nanostructured magnetic systems and surface and interface magnetism by LEEMS (Low Energy Electron Mössbauer Spectroscopy)
Coordinator: José F. Marco: MICINN MAT2008-05763/NAN (20.000 €)

* Binary alloyed surfaces: structure and dynamics
Coordinator: J. de la Figuera: MEC ( MAT2006-13149-C02-02) (105.000 €)

Three more relevant publications within 2013-2016

*   A. F. Rebolledo, O. Bomatí-Miguel, J F. Marco, P. Tartaj - Advanced Materials 20, 1760-1765 (2008)

*   J. de la Figuera, F. Leonard, R. Stumpf, N. C. Bartelt, K. F. McCarty - Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 186102 (2008)

*   A. Mascaraque, L. Aballe, J. F. Marco, T. O. Mentes, F. El Gabaly, C. Klein, A. K. Schmid, K. F. McCarty,A. Locatelli, and J. de la Figuera - Phys. Rev. B 80, 172401 (2009)

Instruments and equipment available

* Mossbauer spectroscopy setups with criostat
* X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy systems (x2) (XPS)
* UHV MBE growth chamber with STM
* Sputtering growth system

Number of researchers (9)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 2
PhD(contracted) 1
PhD Students 1
Technicians 3
Others 0
PhD 2013-2016 2
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 0

Other relevant information

Experience and tradicion on building scientific instruments (electron spectrometers, scanning tunneling microscopes). Only group in Spain with extensive experience on low energy electron diffraction, both with and without spin-polarization.

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