Physical sciences and technologies of matter

The Cnr Department of Physical science and material technologies coordinates the physical-material area. The fundamental thematic research areas are the development of nano-structures based on semiconductors, oxides, organic and magnetic materials, superconductors and hybrids, laser and photonic systems, sensors and devices with microelectronics applications, energy, health care and ict; advances instrumentation and new methods of investigation in order to extend the knowledge regarding the science of soft condensed material, the complex material and the biological systems at all levels.

In the quantum science and technology field, the technologies that concern the manipulation and transfer of information have a great part, having the ultimate aim of contributing to the realization of devices for the data processing, with unmatchable characteristics, if compared to the classical systems.

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Cnr-Spin is coordinator of the H2020 FET-Open project 'OXiNEMS'

News 22/01/2019

Cnr-Spin is coordinator of the H2020 FET-Open project ‘OXiNEMS’ financed by the Research Executive Agency of the European Commission. The 4-years OXiNEMS project has been granted 3 MEur for developing innovative nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) based on multifunctional (epitaxial) transition metal oxides

3D nanolithography of crystals for photonic applications

News 17/01/2019

The research group led by Roberto Osellame at Cnr-Ifn has developed an innovative technique of 3D laser lithography for the nano-structuring of crystalline materials. This process, based on the use of ultrashort pulsed lasers to locally modify the response of the materials to chemical etching, allows to create three-dimensional nano

ETC2019, 17th european turbulence conference

Evento from 03/09/2019 to 06/09/2019

ETC is the main European conference on turbulence and related topics. Attracting about 500 participants from many different countries, ETC offers since 1986 a top-level platform for scientists to deliver cutting-edge presentations. The conference agenda includes keynotes, plenary presentations, oral communications and social activities. The 17th ETC will be held in Torino, one of the most attractive and dynamic Italian cities

Solid states actuators for micro/nanorobotics

Institutional Area

Cnr-Spin coordinates this project aimed at exploring new materials and working principles for high-performance micromechanical actuators in view of applications in the growing field of micro and nanorobotics. The project has been selected as significant research project within the Executive Programme of Cooperation in the field of science and technology between the Italian government of Italy and the government of Japan for the years 2017-2019

Winter college on applications of optics and photonics in food science

Event from 11/02/2019 to 22/02/2019

The aim of the Winter college is to offer Ph.D. students and other emerging researchers broad training in the innovative applications of optics and photonics in food and agriculture

Graphene Factory

Institutional Area

Graphene Factory is a Cnr portal focused on graphene and two-dimensional materials research. The aim is to promote and support this research throughout the CNR network, offering information and services to the scientific community, industrial partners and citizens