Research Lines

figThe 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.

Molecular Physics

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We study phenomena like charge redistribution, electron localization, spontaneous spin polarization, anomalous chemical reactivity, or molecular conformational modifications occurring on such hybrid systems with the goal of exploring new magnetic, optical, or chemical functionality of the films.

Nanoscale optoelectronics

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Our research aims at creating a bridge connecting atomic-scale spectroscopy with optics to resolve at the atomic scale both the electronic structure and light scattering/emission by the atomic-sized antennas in response to optical/electron excitations.

Superconductivity in low dimensions

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Superconductivity in low dimensions

Nanoimaging Image gallery

Magnetic prophyrin connected to two graphene nanoribbons

Scanning Probe Microscopes under UHV and LT conditions allow to record beautiful images beyond the nanoscale and probe electronic, optical and magnetic properties with atomic precision.

Research team

Team

Nanoimaging news

  • Graphene nanoribbons for emerging quantum technologies

    A multidisciplinary group of research teams, working in the framework of FET OPEN Project SPRING (www.springfetopen.eu), report that certain stripes of graphene called graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) acquire the anomalous topological state of matter when narrowed down to just a few nanometers in width. The research has…Read more

Nanoimaging Equipment

The nanoGUNE facilities are managed by specialists and used by researchers from a wide variety of fields.

NanoGUNE's External-Services department offers a wide range of characterization and fabrication services to external users, both academic and industrial.

Nanoimaging Scanning Probe Equipments are here presented.