Our objective here at CNR-Nanotec is the development of new semiconducting materials and nanostructures representing the foundation of more efficient, high performance, low power consumption optoelectronics and micro/nanoelectronics devices. To that purpose, we comprehensively study and engineer growth dynamics and structural features in inorganic semiconducting compounds of different families, to enable innovative optical, magnetic and electronic properties which can be applied to the fields of photonics, electronics, sensing, or biotechnology. A wide range of materials and related applications is covered by the center, thanks to the availability of material-driven facilities and to the close synergy with the other platforms of the institute and with external national and international collaborations.
The main topics are:
- III-N Heterostructures
- III-V Semiconductors
- Si-based thin Films and Its Alloys