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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory

Institute of Research on Electron Microscopy and Materials (IMEYMAT)

Institution (Acronym) IMEYMAT
Contact Person (e-mail) MORALES SÁNCHEZ, Francisco M.
Address Facultad de Ciencias, Campus Universitario Río San Pedro s/n Puerto Real
Postal code 11510
Province Cádiz
Autonomous Region Andalucia
Country Spain
Phone +34 956 016 349
Fax +34 956 016 288
Main Research Areas

* Electron Microscopy
* Sonogel Carbon Sensors
* Characterizacion of nanomaterials
* Nanocomposites of polymeric matrix

Participating Projects

* Dispositivos activos fotónicos basados en nanoestructuras semiconductoras tipo perovskita y metamateriales hiperbólicos: caracterización y fabricación aditiva
Coordinator: Molina Rubio, Sergio Ignacio: Plan Nacional I+D+i (163.000 €)

* Fases 2D ultrafinas sobre óxidos con morfología controlada: plataforma de nanocatalizadores multicomponente con aplicaciones en protección del medio ambiente
Coordinator: Calvino Gámez, Juan José: Plan Nacional I+D+i (242.000 €)

* Green electronics with diamond power devices - H2020 - SC - SCEE - 640947
Coordinator: Araújo Gay, Daniel: Programas Europeos (220.000 €)

Three more relevant publications within 2015-2018

* 'Synthesis and photocatalytic application of visible-light active β-Fe2O3/g-C3N4 hybrid nanocomposites'
  Christoforidis, K.C., Montini, T., Bontempi, E., Zafeiratos, S., Jaén, J.J.D., Fornasiero, P. - Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Volume 187, Pages 171-180, 2016

* 'New insights into organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite CH3NH3PbI3 nanoparticles. An experimental and theoretical study of doping in Pb2+ sites with Sn2+, Sr2+, Cd2+ and Ca2+'
  Navas, J., Sánchez-Coronilla, A., Gallardo, J.J., Cruz Hernández, N., Piñero, J.C., Alcántara, R., Fernández-Lorenzo, C., De Los Santos, D.M., Aguilar - Nanoscale, Volume 7, Pages 6216-6229, 2015

* 'Position-controlled growth of GaN nanowires and nanotubes on diamond by molecular beam epitaxy'
  Schuster, F., Hetzl, M., Weiszer, S., Garrido, J.A., De La Mata, M., Magen, C., Arbiol, J., Stutzmann, M. - Nano Letters, Volume 15, Pages 1773-1779, 2015

Instruments and equipment available

* Microscopio TEM FEI Titan3 Themis 60-300
* Analizador DLS de tamaño de partículas MIC-NanotracWave; Medidor de tamaño de partícula, Malvern Zetasizer Nanoseries
* Microscopio SEM FEI NanoSEM 450
* Espectrómetro FTIR, Mattson 5020, provisto de doble detector de tipo DTGS

Number of researchers (83)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 41
PhD(contracted) 15
PhD Students 13
Technicians 2
Others 0
PhD 2015-2018 10
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 2

Participation in other Networks

SOCIEMAT (Sociedad Española de Materiales), SME (Sociedad de Microscopía de España), ENMat (European Network of Materials Research Centres)

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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