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Laser Physics and Photonic Materials

Research center

UPV-EHU

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Rolindes Balda
Researcher email: 
rolindes.balda@ehu.eus

Description

The group of "Laser Physics and Photonic Materials" (LASES) of the UPV / EHU-CFM is specialized in the investigation of light-matter interaction processes in new photonic materials with potential applications in the fields of optoelectronics (optical amplifiers, lasers, light converters, laser cooling ...) and biome

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Nanomagnetism and magnetoplasmonics

Research center

CIC nanoGUNE

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Paolo Vavassori
Researcher email: 
p.vavassori@nanogune.eu

Description

The rapidly developing field of magnetoplasmonics merges the concepts from plasmonics and magnetism to realize novel and unexpected phenomena and functionalities for the manipulation of light at the nanoscale.

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Nanomaterials and Spectroscopy Group

Research center

Materials Physics Center

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Yury Rakovich
Researcher email: 
yury.rakovich@ehu.eus

Description

The group's research is focused on spectroscopy and photonic applications of nano-scale functional units, including semiconductor quantum dots and quantum wires, metal nanoparticles and nanoantennas and organic/inorganic nano-hybrid systems.

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Computer Vision

Research center

Tecnalia

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Estibaliz Garrote
Researcher email: 
estibaliz.garrote@tecnalia.com

Description

Tecnalia’s Computer Vision Research Group is part of the Industry and Transport division and has over 30 years of experience in the fields of image processing and intelligent systems’ development.

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Nanoengineering Group

Research center

CIC nanoGUNE

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Andreas Seifert
Researcher email: 
a.seifert@nanogune.eu
Researcher phone: 
+34 943574045

Description

The Nanoengineering Group at CIC nanoGUNE, led by Ikerbasque Research Professor Andreas Seifert, aligns its research according to industrial and clinical requirements and includes market-driven needs and real-life applications from the beginning into its research programs.

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Chiral and topological photonics

Research center

Donostia International Physics Center

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Aitzol Garcia-Etxarri
Researcher email: 
aitzolgarcia@dipc.org

Description

We focus on two separate but related phenomena in the field of light-matter interactions.

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Colloidal Systems Chemistry

Research center

Materials Physics Center

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Marek Grzelczak
Researcher email: 
marek.grzelczak@dipc.org

Description

Colloidal Systems Chemistry group, led by Marek Grzelczak, started research activities at Donostia International Physics Center in September 2017.

We are an experimental group interested in studying materials and systems processes using colloids and nanoparticles as building blocks.

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Molecular Spectroscopy Group

Research center

UPV-EHU

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Iñigo López Arbeloa / Virginia Martínez Martínez
Researcher email: 
virginia.martinez@ehu.eus
Researcher phone: 
0034 946015969

Description

The research of Molecular Spectroscopy group is focused on the search, development and characterization of new photoactive systems for optical and biomedical applications.

The main lines are:

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Theory of Nanophotonics Group

Research center

Materials Physics Center

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Javier Aizpurua
Researcher email: 
aizpurua@ehu.eus

Description

The Theory of Nanophoptonics Group studies the interaction of light and matter at the nanoscale.

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Bionanoplasmonics Laboratory

Research center

CIC biomaGUNE

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Luis M. Liz-Marzán
Researcher email: 
llizmarzan@cicbiomagune.es

Description

The BioNanoPlasmonics Laboratory has been at the forefront of the Colloidal Plasmonic Nanoparticles area during more than 20 years, making key contributions and opening new horizons in this area.

The main topics underlying the current interest in this field are the following:

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