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Officina Stellare Spa ed il laboratorio di ottica adattiva del CNR-IFN di Padova siglano un Actphast Innovation Project per lo sviluppo di un telescopio con ottica adattiva integrata per le comunicazioni ottiche.

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Congratulations to our Director Roberta Ramponi for winning the OSA "
Robert E. Hopkins Leadership Award"


On February the 9th  the Solar Orbiter spacecraft has been launched from Cape Canaveral One of the instrument  on-board Solar Orbiter is Metis. The Ifn-Cnr Padova resear-chers have been involved in the design, realization and calibration of the instrument.

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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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