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    NTX matrix

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    MDM

    This area covers theoretical and computational methods which unifies multilevel, quantum and EM methods, and system by design methods.

                                                                                                  

     

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    Computational EM

     

        Numerical methods (IE, PDE)

        Multiscale models

        EM Wave- matter interaction

     

    Nanoelectronics Models

     

        Quantum mechanics

        Semiconductors theory/models

        Ballistic transport

        Radiation/detection/photogeneration

        Wave mixing and non linear effects

     

    System by Design

     

        Optimizzation techniques

        Synthesis technique

     

    Optics methods

     

        Light matter interaction

        Non-linear Optics

        Transformation Optics

     

    NAME

    This area concerns with the technologies for the realization of new engineered materials like hierarchical nano-composites and combination of them. These materials will be lightweight and will exhibit multifunctional mechanical, thermal and electrical properties.  

     

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    Nanotechnology manufacturing

     Advanced growth techniques incl atom manipulation

    Nanoscale interconnects

     Characterization

    Microwave/Optical frequency/time domain mixed measurements techniques in free/guided space

    Identification of functionalities by suitable multiscale radiation/transmission/reflection measurements over a    huge bandwidth

    Nanoscale characterization techniques

     

     

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    EXEMI

    This research area concerns with NTX systems enabling or improving the performance of electromagnetic (EM) systems over the whole frequency spectrum through wave-matter interaction at sub-optical nanoscale level.


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    • Concepts and devices borrowed from radiofreq to TeraHertz @ nanoscale

        

      Nanoantennas (single emitters and/or arrays),

      Novel tx lines & Nanoscale interconnects

      Extreme miniaturization of cavities and filters

      Single photon emitters and detectors

      Superconductor based electronics

       

    • New microwave/terahertz phenomena and devices activated by nano-scale EM/Optics Interactions

       

      Nanoscale light/matter interaction

      Sub-wavelength collective optical sources

      Ultra-flat scanning beam aperture antennas

      Reconfigurable metasurfaces

      Phased nanostructured apertures & RF Lenses



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    MTX

    This area concerns with the generation of space-time varying, controllable nano-structured, new materials exhibiting unusual EM macroscopic properties and functionalities.

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    Emulating electronics at optical frequency
     
    Reconfigurable Flat Optics (metasurfaces)
     
    Tunable and transformative materials
     
    Space-time-modulated materials
     
    Topological photonics
     
    Computational metamaterials
     
    Cryptographic Metamaterials
     
    Nanoscale data processing

     

     

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    SFX

    This area concerns with the conception, analysis and realization of reconfigurable, sensorial, adaptive and cognitive “skins” for sensing and communications.

     

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    • Phase variable SFX. (control and address space or surface/plasmonic waves)

      Phase gradient changing SFX by stretching or heating.

      Phase gradient changing by light-surface interaction

      Phase gradient changing Fluid based SFX

      Phase gradient changing SFX by Micro- or nano-mechanical actuations

      Huygens type SFX

      Dispersion SFX (for surface/plasmonic wave control)

      Transformation Optics SFX

      Subwavelength focusing lenses

      Non-reciprocal and time reversal lenses

     

    • Sensing/radiating SFX. Receive/transmit in free space

      Leaky-wave SFX

      RX distributed conformal surfaces

      Adaptable and stretchable receiving surfaces

      Variable radiating apertures

      Energy harvesting SFX

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