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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory Instituto de Sistemas Optoelectrónicos y Microtecnología (ISOM)
Department Ingeniería Electrónica E.T.S. Ingenieros de Telecomunicación

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Institution (Acronym) UPM-Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Contact Person (e-mail) Adrian Hierro / Alvaro de Guzman Fernandez / CALLEJA PARDO, Enrique / Carlos Angulo Barrios / Claudio Aroca / Fernando Calle / Jose Luis Prieto / Marco Maicas / Miguel Angel Sanchez-Garcia
Address Ciudad Universitaria s/n
Postal code 28040 Madrid
Province Madrid
Autonomous Region Madrid
Country Spain
Phone +34 91 336 7315
Fax +34 91 336 6832
Main Research Areas

* Selective and Auto-organized growth (MBE) of III-Nitrides
* Nano-heteroestructures, NanoLEDs, Nanosensors, Magnetic Nanoparticles
* Growth transfer and processing of graphene for energy sensors and communications
* Quantum Dots and Nanorods

Participating Projects

* "Smart Nanostructured Semiconductors for Energy-Saving Light Solutions (SMASH)"
Coordinator: E. Calleja (UPM-Spain): UE (800.000 €)

* “3D GaN for High Efficiency Solid State Lighting (GECCO)”
Coordinator: E. Calleja (UPM-Spain): UE (560.000 €)

* "Sistema de Almacenamiento de Energía basado en Grafeno para Vehículos Eléctricos, SAVE". Programa Inspire UPM-REPSOL, Fase II (09-2012 a 08-2015). Proyecto coordinado ISOM-UPM, ICMM-CSIC e
Coordinator: F. Calle (UPM-Spain): REPSOL (600.000 €)

Three more relevant publications within 2011-2014

*   S. Albert, A.Bengoechea-Encabo, M.Sabido-Siller, Müller, G.Schmidt, S. Metzner, P.Veit, F.Bertram, M.A. Sánchez-García, J.Christen, E.Calleja - ''Growth of InGaN/GaN core-shell structures on selectively etched GaN rods by molecular beam epitaxy'', Journal of Crystal Growth 392, 5-10 (2014).

*   J. Schiefele, J. Pedrós, F. Sols, F. Calle, F. Guinea - "Coupling light into graphene plasmons with the help of surface acoustic waves" Phys. Rev Lett. 111, 237405 [5 pgs] (2013).

*   C.A. Barrios et al - ''Nanosensors on CDs simplify biosample study'', Photonics Spectra, June 2014, pg 24,26

Instruments and equipment available

* 4 sistemas de Epitaxia por Haces Moleculares (MBE), 1 Plasma-Enhanced CVD para Grafeno y CNT
* 1 sistema de e-beam lithography Crestec
* 1 sistema de AFM con estación de medida I-V, Estaciones para medidas eléctricas en alta frecuencia, temperatura y potencia
* 2 sistemas completos de Fotoluminiscencia UV, VIS, IR y catodoluminiscencia en FESEM

Number of researchers (83)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 21
PhD(contracted) 8
PhD Students 26
Technicians 4
Others 15
PhD 2011-2014 8
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 1

Useful web links or contacts for NANOSPAIN Network

Other relevant information

El ISOM ofrece su Sala Blanca como ICTS a través de los programas del MICINN, tanto a nivel Nacional como Europeo. (ver web del ISOM).

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: graphene-biomaterial composites
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: Transfer of graphene to arbitrary substrates

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