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.  


  • 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