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.
In a paper published in Physical Review Applied, Andrew Jordan, professor of physics at the University of Rochester, and his graduate student Sreenath Manikandan, along with their colleague Francesco Giazotto from the NEST Istituto Nanoscienze-CNR and Scuola Normale Superiore in Italy, have conceived an idea for such a refrigerator, which would cool atoms to nearly absolute zero temperatures
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
We are pleased to invite you in Italy, in Capri, for the 'Workshop on polymer nanocomposites for 3D-printing of enhanced porous structures' and board meeting, both events connected with the european project H2020-MSCA-RISE-2016-734164 Graphene 3D. The most important aim of the Workshop is to give young students and researchers, involved in the Graphene 3D secondments, the chance to present their scientific results concerning the development of innovative materials for additive manufacturing technologies
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
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
NEST is an interdisciplinary research and training centre where physicists, chemists and biologists investigate scientific issues at the nanoscale. This knowledge is exploited to develop innovative nanobiotechnological tools, nanoelectronic and photonic devices and architectures. The Italian Natounal Research Council supports the NEST initiative with the Institute of nanosciences