Group type: Experiment Research description: The “2D-Foundry” is a research team of Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid belonging to CSIC. The main mission of this Institute is to create new fundamental and applied knowledge in materials of high technological impact, their processing and their transfer to the productive sectors at local, national and
Group type: Both theory and experiment Research description: The aim of our research group is to study at the nanoscale the structure of low-dimensional systems on surfaces and to develop new methodologies to induce highly-controlled chemical reactions on surfaces. We target on new nano-architectures of reduced dimensionality by using organic molecules as building blocks and
Group type: Both theory and experiment Research description: The Advanced Force Microscopy and Nanolithography Group directed by Prof. Ricardo García has a consistent record on scientific originality and innovation in the development of nanoscale microscopies and nanolithography. Specifically, the Group is focused on several instrumental/methodology developments: Advanced force microscopy methods. Bimodal AFM. 3D imaging of
Group type: Theory Research description: The main goals of our research are: to understand the fundamentals of the light-matter interaction at the nanoscale, to discover new physical phenomena in the field of nanophotonics, to propose and design new applications exploiting these advances. In order to achieve these goals we employ different analytical and numerical approaches.
Group type: Experiment Research description: The goal of our research is to elucidate the laws of magnetism, optics, and electronics at the scale of atoms and molecules. We use low-temperature Scanning-Probe Microscopy to study the basic quantum phenomena behind the macroscopic behavior of matter and to manipulate their basic atomic components. Our research lines study
Group type: Both theory and experiment Research description: We are an interdepartmental research group, developing several research lines in nanotechnologies and nanoscience. We investigate fundamental and applied aspects of quantum nanosystems based on new materials as graphene and 2D related materials, topological insulators and III-V semiconductor heterostructures. Our facilities comprise a 120 m2 Clean Room, and 150 m2
Group type: Theory Research description: We investigate new properties of novel materials and nanostructures from a theoretical point of view: graphene, carbon nanotubes, nanowires, quantum dots and silicon nanoelectronics, topological insulators, superconductors and other strongly correlated systems. We describe materials and processes using model Hamiltonians, effective models, and ab-initio techniques. Both numerical and analytical approaches
Group type: Theory Research description: We are condensed matter theorists fascinated with the electronic and spin properties of systems engineered with atomic scale precision. Our motivation comes primarily from the curiosity to understand fundamental open questions of quantum mechanics and many body physics. As a bonus, this field of research holds the potential to provide solutions