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Oxide based memristive devices: from RRAM memory to neuromorphic computing

Memristive systems represent today a disruptive technology for the semiconductor industry towards several applications such as data storage (non-volatile memories), non-volatile...

Materials for Spintronics

This research activity at IMM Agrate is mainly focused on the use of chemical methods such as  atomic layer deposition (ALD) and chemical vapour deposition (CVD) to synthesize materials for...

Modelling, simulation and characterization of CMOS devices for quantum information processing

CMOS technology exploitation is crucial to fabricate in a reliable manner nanodevices where different qubits based on spin degree of freedom can be implemented. One on the goals...

Investigation of silicon nanowires and silicon quantum dots for CMOS-based quantum devices

 

The activity regards characterization and simulation of transport in silicon nanostructures and nanodevices in the form of quantum dots (0D) or nanowires (1D), for extremely low-power...

Inorganic nanostructures by organic self-assembly

Development of new bottom-up approaches for the synthesis of functional nanostructured materials with typical feature dimension well below 20 nm. The focus of this research...

Synthesis and functional analysis of nanostructured chalcogenides

Chalcogenide compounds are glass-forming materials of increasing interest, since they form the active material of the emerging non-volatile phase change memories (PCM), based on the reversible...

Two dimensional crystals

Two-dimensional (2D) crystals beyond graphene are a new frontier in materials science that is currently having a tremendous impact on the nanotechnology of advanced materials. In the present...

First principles spectroscopy and simulation & design of new materials  and nanostructures

Our final target is to determine what are the more promising materials for future ultra scaled electronic that may be based on quantum system: the realization of quantum memory, quantum computer,...