News & Highlights
IFN researchers were able to laser write both a single NV center (qubit) and a coupled waveguide (quantum channel) in diamond using fs-laser writing.
This platform could be scaled to make quantum information systems and nanoscale and ultrasensitive magnetic and electric field sensors.
Check it out here and here.
Highlight on the CNR website here.

IFN researchers contribute to the demonstration of a millimetre-sized device that detects a single molecule. Such a label-free sensor is based on an electrolite gated organic field effect transistor (EGOFET) including a gate bio-functionalized with nanometer-thick self-assembled monolayers. Check it out here: Nature Communications Article and Nature Highlights participates in the Olimpo telescope. Find out more on the Italian Space Agency website!
Bologna, Area della Ricerca CNR - Centro congressi October 22-26, 2018
Deadline for abstract submission has been extended to JULY 25th 2018

On September 1st the H2020 European project PROCHIP led by the Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies (IFN-CNR) had started.

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The Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie (CNR-IFN) carries out innovative research in the fields of photonics and of nanotechnologies considering both the fundamental aspects and those applied involving the development of novel photonic devices and systems, optoelectronic equipment, and electronics devices. CNR-IFN is tightly integrated with the national scientific community and collaborates with the major international Universities and research centres through targeted projects funded by main national and international agencies and foundations. 

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