Short list of research projects with participation of our researchers.

Ongoing Projects


Generation and detection of pure spin currents in all-oxide heterostructures 
Project Leader: Prof. Benjamín Martínez y Dr. Lluis Balcells
Action: RTI2018-099960-B-I00


Diseny d’Òxids Funcionals a la Nanoescala
Project Leader: Dr. Carlos Frontera

Finished Projects

Complex oxide heterostructures for spin electronics
Project Leader: Prof. Benjamín Martínez y Dr. Lluis Balcells
Action: MAT2015-71664-R

Designing Advanced Functionalities through controlled NanoElement integration in OXide thin films
Project Leader: Dr. Alberto Pomar
Action: H2020-MSCA-RISE-645658

Interfacial effects in complex oxide thin films and nanoparticles
Project Leader: Prof. Benjamín Martínez
Action: MAT2012-33207

Fundamental aspects of epitaxial growth of thin oxide heterostructures and strain release mechanisms controlling nanostructure and ionic-electronic transport properties
Project Leader: Dr. Felip Sandiumenge
Action: MAT2011-29081-C02

Nanostructured thin films and nanoparticles: preparation, characterization and prospective for technological applications
Project Leader: Prof. Benjamín Martínez
Action: MAT2009-08024
Financial Institution: MINECO
Duration: 2010-2012

Materiales avanzados y NANOtecnologíaS para dispositivos y sistemas eléctricos, ELECTrónicos y magnetoelectrónicos innovadores
Project Leader: Prof. X Obradors
Action: CSD2007-00041
Financial Institution: MEC
Duration: 2007-2011

Plataforma de medidas físicas en función del campo magnético y la temperatura
Project Leader: Prof. Benjamín Martínez
Action: MAT2007-29257-E
Financial Institution: MEC
Duration: 2007


The aim of this project is to develop new inexpensive, scalable and efficient bottom –up approach for positioning nanoobjects in regular patterns and to imlement them in optoelectronic technology, which is the major challenge in nanotechnology today. The synergy between the quasi zero-dimensional elements and functional oxides with an exceptional range of properties (encompassing ferromagnetism, ferroelectricity, semiconducting and metallic behaviour) opens a completely new concept to nanoelectronics.

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