Layer deposition/Layer growth

Layer deposition/Layer growth

One way for the production of high-performance devices is through molecular deposition or through molecular growth on a substrate. Both, are advanced techniques that result in nanostructured materials composed by a layer or multiple layers of a target material.

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Nanoquim Platform Informs

Nanoquim Platform Informs

Nanoquim Platforms informs that the facility will be closed from Friday 21st December at 13.00h to Monday 7th January at 15.00h.

Have a nice Christmas Holidays!

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Fluorescence Spectroscopy

Fluorescence Spectroscopy

The phenomenon of emission of radiation when the electronic state of a molecule falls from an excited to a relaxed state is called fluorescence

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Nanoquim Platform is a 10,000 class Clean Room equiped with near 30 instruments. The Facility belongs to the ICMAB's Scientific & Technical Services

About Us

 Five laboratories form this 10000 class clean room:

Advanced Optical Lithography Lab., Characterization at the Nanoscale of Functional Materials Lab., Physico-Chemical Characterization and Nanofabrication Lab., Chemical Synthesis Lab., and a Highly Controllled Humidity Lab. for non-aqueous solution deposition and growth of nanostructures; the last three laboratories compose the so-called Nanoquim Laboratory which is devoted to the nanostructuration of materials by chemical routes, which constitutes the most distinctive feature of the Nanostructuration Platform.

About 40 different scientific equipments are planned to be placed in this facility comprising equipment for the determination of physico-chemical properties of solutions, solution deposition and nanoestructuration equipment, nano-material growth equipment, thin film caracterization equipment, nanoscale characterization equipment, physico-chemical selective etching systems for metals, oxides and polymers, and electrical contact and advanced optical lithography equipment. Currently, the service has over 30 equipments available.

Nanoquim Platform is a Clean Room Laboratory located at the 4th floor of the ICMAB Institute that belongs to CSIC

Cleanrooms are environments, typically used in manufacturing or scientific research, that have a low level of environmental pollutants such as dust, airborne microbes, aerosol particles and chemical vapors. Cleanrooms are classified according to the international standards ISO and FED STD 209E depending on the maximum number of particles of a given diameter which are allowed in a standard air volume. Our cleanroom is classified as ISO 7 which corresponds to a Class 10,000 cleanroom according to FED STD 209E.

Materials nanostructuration is one of the strategic scientific domains of ICMAB being at present in deep expansion. Since the inauguration of the Service in 2007, the Nanoquim Platform is about 200 m2 clean room laboratories with restrictive temperature and control of humidity that is part of the Nanotechnology Unit of ICMAB.

WHY USING IT? Nanoquim Platform offers: 

Five laboratories with independent regulation of humidity, temperature and over-pressure, 

Clean Room environment in order to develop different types of chemical and physical processes and assays, 

Physico-chemical synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials, 

Our background in different equipments, techniques and materials, 

Fast, adaptable and reliable services to public Institutions and private Companies,

Interactive formation and continuous trainings.


staff 02 50   Neus Romà
Tlf.: (+34)935 801 853; ext. 363/335
staff 02 50   Luigi Morrone
Tlf.: (+34)935 801 853; ext. 364/335
staff 02 50   Marta Gerbolés
Tlf.: (+34)935 801 853; ext. 365/335

Service Manager

staff 01 50   Prof. Teresa Puig
Tlf.: (+34)935 801 853, ext. 308

User's Comission

staff 03 50   Prof. Teresa Puig
staff 03 50   Prof. Núria Aliaga
staff 03 50   Dra. Marta Mas
staff 03 50   Dra. Susagna Ricart
staff 03 50   Dr. Lluis Balcells
staff 03 50   Dr. Miquel Garriga
staff 03 50   Dra. Rosa Palacín
staff 03 50   Dr. Martí Gich
staff 03 50   Dr. Carlos Frontera
staff 03 50   Marta Gerbolés
staff 03 50   Luigi Morrone


Phone: (+34) 935 801 853

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