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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory Atomic Manipulation and Spectroscopy Group
Department 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
Powder production and processing
Deposition equipment and techniques
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