Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia (ICN2)

L’Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia (ICN2), membre del Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST), dedica la seva recerca al comportament de la matèria a la nanoescala. L’Institut crea coneixement bàsic i desenvolupa dispositius en àrees tan diverses com Ciències de la Vida (medicina, salut i medi ambient), Energia i Tecnologies de la Informació i les Comunicacions. Aquesta investigació puntera té un enorme potencial per a canviar la vida quotidiana.

Els Patrons de l’ICN2 són la Generalitat de Catalunya, el Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), i la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). L’Institut ha estat reconegut com a Centre d’Excel·lència Severo Ochoa pel desenvolupament d’un programa de "Nanodispositius per a Reptes Socials" (2014-2018).

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2020-06-02
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Velocity Saturation Effect on Low Frequency Noise in Short Channel Single Layer Graphene Field Effect Transistors / Mavredakis, Nikolaos (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Electrònica) ; Wei, Wei (Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology) ; Pallecchi, Emiliano (Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology) ; Vignaud, Dominique (Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology) ; Happy, Henri (Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology) ; Garcia Cortadella, Ramon (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Bonaccini Calia, Andrea (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Garrido Ariza, José A. (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Jiménez, David 1970- (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Electrònica)
Graphene devices for analog and radio frequency (RF) applications are prone to low frequency noise (LFN) due to its up conversion to undesired phase noise at higher frequencies. Such applications demand the use of short channel graphene transistors (GFETs) that operate at high electric fields in order to ensure a high speed. [...]
2019 - 10.1021/acsaelm.9b00604
ACS applied electronic materials, Vol. 1, Issue 12 (December 2019) , p. 2626-2636  
2020-05-15
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29 p, 1.5 MB Graphene triggered enhancement in visible-light active photocatalysis as well as in energy storage capacity of (CFO)1-x(GNPs)x nanocomposites / Israr, Muhammad (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Iqbal, Javed (Quaid-i-Azam University. Department of Physics) ; Arshad, Aqsa (International Islamic University. Department of Physics) ; Rani, Maria (Quaid-i-Azam University. Department of Physics) ; Gómez Romero, Pedro 1959- (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Benages Vilau, Raúl (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
Cobalt ferrite-graphene nanoplatelets ((CFO)(GNPs)) nanocomposites are promising for efficient photocatalysis and high-performance supercapacitors. Multifunctional (CFO)(GNPs) nanocomposites prepared via facile chemical method have been investigated for their physio-chemical characteristics like crystal structure, morphology, chemical composition, optical properties, infrared vibrational modes, photocatalytic and supercapacitor applications. [...]
2020 - 10.1016/j.ceramint.2019.09.232
Ceramics international, Vol. 46, Issue 3 (February 2020) , p. 2630-2639  
2020-05-15
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7 p, 2.6 MB A First Evaluation of Thick Oxide 3C-SiC MOS Capacitors Reliability / Li, Fan (University of Warwick) ; Mawby, Philip A. (University of Warwick) ; Song, Qiu (University of Warwick) ; Pérez Tomàs, Amador (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Shah, Vishal (University of Warwick) ; Sharma, Yogesh (Dynex Semiconductor Ltd.) ; Hamilton, Dean P. (De Montfort University) ; Fisher, Craig (University of Warwick) ; Gammon, Peter (University of Warwick) ; Jennings, M.R. (Swansea University)
Despite the recent advances in 3C-SiC technology, there is a lack of statistical analysis on the reliability of SiO layers on 3C-SiC, which is crucial in power MOS device developments. This article presents a comprehensive study of the medium-and long-term time-dependent dielectric breakdowns (TDDBs) of 65-nm-thick SiO layers thermally grown on a state-of-the-art 3C-SiC/Si wafer. [...]
2020 - 10.1109/TED.2019.2954911
IEEE transactions on electron devices, Vol. 67, Issue 1 (January 2020) , p. 237-242  
2020-05-15
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Phase Transfer of Rhodium(II)-Based Metal-Organic Polyhedra Bearing Coordinatively Bound Cargo Enables Molecular Separation / Grancha, Thais (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Carné Sánchez, Arnau (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Hernández López, Laura (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Albalad, Jorge (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Imaz, Inhar (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Juanhuix, Judith (ALBA Laboratori de Llum de Sincrotró) ; Maspoch Comamala, Daniel (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
The transfer of nanoparticles between immiscible phases can be driven by externally triggered changes in their surface composition. Interestingly, phase transfers can enhance the processing of nanoparticles and enable their use as vehicles for transporting molecular cargo. [...]
2019 - 10.1021/jacs.9b10403
Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 141, Issue 45 (November 2019) , p. 18349-18355  
2020-05-15
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9 p, 3.3 MB Unraveling the Impact of Halide Mixing on Perovskite Stability / Hieulle, Jeremy (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University) ; Wang, Xiaoming (University of Toledo. Department of Physics and Astronomy and Wright) ; Stecker, Collin (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University) ; Son, Dae-Yong (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University) ; Qiu, Longbin (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University) ; Ohmann, Robin (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University) ; Ono, Luis K. (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University) ; Mugarza, Aitor (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Yan, Yanfa (University of Toledo. Department of Physics and Astronomy and Wright) ; Qi, Yabing (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University)
Increasing the stability of perovskites is essential for their integration in commercial photovoltaic devices. Halide mixing is suggested as a powerful strategy toward stable perovskite materials. However, the stabilizing effect of the halides critically depends on their distribution in the mixed compound, a topic that is currently under intense debate. [...]
2019 - 10.1021/jacs.8b11210
Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 141, Issue 8 (February 2019) , p. 3515-3523  
2020-05-15
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Thin film oxide-ion conducting electrolyte for near room temperature applications / Garbayo, Íñigo (Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya) ; Chiabrera, Francesco (Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya) ; Alayo Bueno, Nerea (Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya) ; Santiso, José (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Morata, Alex (Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya) ; Tarancón Rubio, Albert (Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya)
Stabilized bismuth vanadate thin films are presented here as superior oxide ionic conductors, for application in solid state electrochemical devices operating near room temperature. Widely studied in the 90s in bulk form due to their unbeatable ionic conduction, this family of materials was finally discarded due to poor stability above 500 °C. [...]
2019 - 10.1039/c9ta07632h
Journal of materials chemistry A, Vol. 7, Issue 45 (December 2019) , p. 25772-25778  
2020-05-15
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Colloidal metal-organic framework particles : the pioneering case of ZIF-8 / Troyano, Javier (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Carné Sánchez, Arnau (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Avci, Civan (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Imaz, Inhar (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Maspoch Comamala, Daniel (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
The production of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) in the form of colloids has brought a paradigm shift in the design of new functional porous materials. Along with their intrinsic interest as porous solids, and contrary to their bulk powder counterparts, colloidal MOF particles can additionally be dispersed, shaped, functionalized, transformed and assembled in a controlled manner, conferring them further properties and applications. [...]
2019 - 10.1039/c9cs00472f
Chemical Society Reviews, Vol. 48, Issue 23 (December 2019) , p. 5534-5546  
2020-05-15
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Differential properties and effects of fluorescent carbon nanoparticles towards intestinal theranostics / Vallan, Lorenzo (Instituto de Carboquímica) ; Hernández Ferrer, Javier (Instituto de Carboquímica) ; Grasa, Laura (Instituto Agroalimentario de Aragón) ; González Domínguez, José M. (Instituto de Carboquímica) ; Martínez, María Teresa (Instituto de Carboquímica) ; Ballesteros, Belén (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Urriolabeitia, Esteban P. (Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogénea) ; Ansón Casaos, Alejandro (Instituto de Carboquímica) ; Benito, Ana M. (Instituto de Carboquímica) ; Maser, Wolfgang K. (Instituto de Carboquímica)
Given the potential applications of fluorescent carbon nanoparticles in biomedicine, the relationship between their chemical structure, optical properties and biocompatibility has to be investigated in detail. [...]
2020 - 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2019.110612
Colloids and surfaces B: biointerfaces, Vol. 185 (January 2020) , art. 110612  
2020-05-15
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Independent Tuning of Optical Transparency Window and Electrical Properties of Epitaxial SrVO3 Thin Films by Substrate Mismatch / Mirjolet, Mathieu (Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona) ; Vasili, Hari Babu (ALBA Laboratori de Llum de Sincrotró) ; López Conesa, Lluís (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Electrònica i Biomèdica) ; Estradé, Sònia (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament d'Electrònica) ; Peiró, Francesca (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament d'Electrònica) ; Santiso, José (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Sánchez Barrera, Florencio (Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona) ; Machado, Pamela (Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona) ; Gargiani, Pierluigi (ALBA Laboratori de Llum de Sincrotró) ; Valvidares, Manuel (ALBA Laboratori de Llum de Sincrotró) ; Fontcuberta i Griñó, Josep (Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona)
Transparent metallic oxides are pivotal materials in information technology, photovoltaics, or even in architecture. They display the rare combination of metallicity and transparency in the visible range because of weak interband photon absorption and weak screening of free carriers to impinging light. [...]
2019 - 10.1002/adfm.201904238
Advanced functional materials, Vol. 29, Issue 37 (September 2019) , art. 1904238  
2020-05-15
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Geometry Mismatch and Reticular Chemistry : Strategies to Assemble Metal-Organic Frameworks with Non-default Topologies / Guillerm, Vincent (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Maspoch Comamala, Daniel (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
The past 20 years have witnessed tremendous advances in the field of porous materials, including the development of novel metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) that show great potential for practical applications aimed at addressing global environmental and industrial challenges. [...]
2019 - 10.1021/jacs.9b08754
Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 141, Issue 42 (October 2019) , p. 16517-16538