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Open PhD MarieCurie offer on stability of OPV

The position is inside the european project OPVStability, under the supervision of Prof. Mariano Campoy-Quiles ...

Nanopto´s spin off is hiring a postdoc

Molecular Gate SL – a CSIC spin-off company – is currently looking for a postdoctoral researcher to join the team ...

Open PhD Position in Photonic Nanostructures

The candidate will join the team led by Agustín Mihi within the Spanish National Research Funding Call PID 2022 ...

Open Postdoc position in Phononic Architectures

The candidate will join the team led by Agustín Mihi within the HORIZON-EIC-2021-PATHFINDEROPEN project DYNAMO (Dynamic Spatio-Temporal Modulation of Light ...

SOLS wins the “Llavor” prize at EmErgEnt.

EmErgEnt Award from the Efficient Energy Cluster in Catalunya (Clúster de l’Energia Eficient de Catalunya, CEEC) in the "Llavor" category ...

Dr. Riera-Galindo starts its TERRA project

Last Monday, Dr. Sergi Riera-Galindo was honoree for his starting project TERRA at Barcelona city hall ...

SYNATRA sings at Spain press

The SYNATRA project catched the attention of spanish press media. Specially, Mariano Campoy was interviewed at RNE ...

Business developer and marketing specialist position for European Project on time-temperature indicators for pharmaceuticals

The candidate will work on the project The cold-chain challenge: à la carte Time-temperature indicators enabled by patterned structural colour ...

Postdoctoral Researcher Position on time-temperature indicators based on patterned structural colour in organic semiconductors

The candidate will work on the project The cold-chain challenge: à la carte Time-temperature indicators enabled by patterned structural colour ...

Three open PhD positions on Organic Photovolatics

Three PhD Positions on Organic Photovoltaics at the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona The candidates will work on projects ...

New technology to measure thermal conductivity

Dr. Juan Sebastián Reparaz is the lead of the new #techtransfer video of ICMAB ...

HORATES collegues at ICMAB

Four PhD students from HORATES, a European MSCA ITN (Innovation Training Networks) project aiming at developing and application of organic ...

Congratulations Dr. Jinhui Hu, new NANOPTO PhD Graduate!

Doctor Jinhui Hu from the Nanostructured Materials for Optoelectronics and Energy Harvesting (NANOPTO) Group at ICMAB-CSIC, defended his PhD thesis ...

NANOPTO participation in the European Researchers’ Night

Sergi Riera participated  with the microtalk entilted "Materials orgànics per mòduls fotovoltaics" (Organic materials for photovoltaics) ...

Best presentation award for Dr. Sergi Riera Galindo

Sergi Riera-Galindo awarded with the best oral presentation at the International Summit on Organic and Hybrid Photovoltaics Stability (ISOS-13) celebrated ...

Congratulations Dr. Minghua Kong, new NANOPTO graduate!

Doctor Minghua Kong, from the Nanostructured Materials for Optoelectronics and Energy Harvesting (NANOPTO) Group at ICMAB-CSIC, defended her PhD thesis titled ...

VERITASCAN, the new ERC PoC that wants to establish a sustainable value creation model in the market

Prof. Mariano Campoy-Quiles and Dr. Aleksander Perevedentsev leads this new ERC PoC ...

Nanopto at YouMaker: Organic Solar Cells

Can you imagine harvesting the solar energy with colored plastics? Our research on organic solar cells explained in 5 minutes ...

Open PhD position on novel geometries for organic solar cells and photodetectors

The candidate will join the team led by Mariano Campoy-Quiles, which is a team of around 10-12 physicists, chemists, material ...

Nanopto at YouMaker: Thermoelectic paper

The work of our organic thermoelectics team in colaboration with Anna Laromain and Anna Roig is the new YouMaker video ...

Nanopto´s Orgivine project at the front page of CSIC web page

The news at CSIC webpage explains about ORGIVINE goals ...

Congratulations Dr. Rana Adel, new NANOPTO graduate!

Doctor Rana Adel, from the Nanostructured Materials for Optoelectronics and Energy Harvesting (NANOPTO) Group at ICMAB-CSIC, defended her PhD thesis ...

Postdoc Open Position: Improving the efficiency of organic solar cells using advanced geometries and AI

The candidate will work on the project Improving solar cell efficiency by spectral matching and charge mobility enhancement (ISOSCELLES) within ...

Congratulations Dr. Martí Gibert, new NANOPTO Graduate!

Doctor Martí Gibert, from the NANOPTO Group at ICMAB-CSIC, defended his PhD thesis titled "On Improving the Efficiency of Organic ...

What is the pirates’ favourite nonfullerene acceptor?

Dr. Alexander Perevedentsev wins the award to the best presentation at EMRS 2022 Spring Meeting ...

Dr. Reparaz paper awarded with Editor’s pick

The last paper published by Dr. Juan Sebastian Reparaz studing phonon transport was awarded with Editor's pick ...

Molecular Gate in RNE “A hombros de gigantes”

Mariano Campoy-Quiles and Anna May Masnou explain the new ICMAB-CSIC spin off to Manuel Seara ...

HOT! New paper on thermoelectric properties of polymer blends!

The work published in Advanced Energy Materials shows a deep understanding on design rules for high thermoelectric properties ...

Ylli Conti and Jose Mendoza winners of Escape the Barriers

Escape the Barriers was an online scape-room promoted by the Gender Equality Committee at ICMAB ...

Molecular Gate S.L., new ICMAB-CSIC and BeAble Capital spin-off.

Molecular Gate S.L. aims to become a key player in the anti-counterfeiting industry, particularly in the health sector. The cost-effective ...

New cover in Materials Advances

A new paper made entirely in Nanopto, and leaded by Prof. Alejandro R. Goñi, got a cover of the volume ...

Agustín Mihi has recieved an ERC PoC project called CELLO

CELLO will provide a sustainable alternative to micropalstics as whitening agents ...

Escolab meets NANOPTO group

PhD student Martí Gibert explains some secrets of organic solar cells ...

New PhD graduate: Dr. José Piers Jurado

Doctor José Piers Jurado, from the Nanostructured Materials for Optoelectronics and Energy Harvesting (NANOPTO) Group (ICMAB-CSIC), defended his PhD thesis titled "Hybrid ...

NANOPTO group celebrates “Sant Martí”

After the usual Thursday group meeting, our group has celebrated Sant Martí with an special rainbow bread ...

Martí Gibert’s photos triumph in photoicmab contest

Marti Gibert's photos has been awarded in all the categories of FOTOICMAB2021!! ...

PhD position in organic photovoltaics at ICMAB

We offer a PhD position to carry out research related to understanding and developing photovoltaic and optoelectronic devices based on ...

Fabrication of a thermoelectric generator

New video showing the fabrication of a carbon nanotube based thermoelectric generator ...

XRE4S technology portfolio

Our reserach on new organic materials for thermoelectrics is the focus of a new XRE4S technology portfolio video ...

Observation of thermal waves in germanium

Dr. Sebastian Reaparaz and colleges have published a new paper on Science Advances ...

New PhD graduate: Dr. Pau Molet

Doctor Pau Molet from the Nanostructured Materials for Optoelectronics and Energy Harvesting (NANOPTO) group at ICMAB, defended his PhD thesis titled "Managing light in optoelectronic ...

#MeetTheExpert

Dr. Mariano Campoy-Quiles participate in the XRE4S #MeetTheExpert campaign ...

We’re hiring! New position as Project Manager

We offer Project Manager position to work in the field of projects related to new materials for future applications at ...

How to speed-up the discovery and optimization of organic photovoltaic materials?

A new paper in Energy Environ. Sci. reviews the emerging field of computational and experimental high-throughput of organic solar cell ...

New PhD graduate: Dr. Osnat Zapata

Doctor Osnat Zapata from the Nanostructured Materials for Optoelectronics and Energy Harvesting (NANOPTO) group at ICMAB, defended his PhD thesis titled "Improving the performance of organic thermoelectrics" on ...

Nanopto in the catalan TV

Mariano Campoy-Quiles thermoelectrics team has appeared in the catalan television last tuesday (16 of March of 2021), in a program ...

New PhD graduate: Dr. Camilla Dore

Doctor Camilla Dore defended her PhD thesis titled "Hydroxypropyl Cellulose as Enabling Material for the Nanofabrication of Photonic Architectures" on Friday, 29 ...

Nanopto researchers at the national radio and the CSIC main page

Mariano Campoy-Quiles and Xabier Rodriguez have been interviewed by the spanish national radio, rne, in the program called "A hombros ...

Editor’s Choice Collection!

Laura Ciammaruchi's article on ITIC and ITIC-4F photostability is selected for the Editors Choice Collection of the Journal Material Advances ...

Two PhD open positions at ICMAB

The ICMAB research institute offers two Doctoral Fellowships to carry out research in "Hybrid and Organic Thermoelectric Systems" within the ...

Mariano Campoy explains the ORGEVINE project in this new video from ICMAB

Mariano shows the latest advances in the ORGEVINE project, acronym for  “ORganic thermoelectric GEnerators to power precision VIticulture sensor NEtworks"  ...

Yet another PhD graduate in the group!

Nanopto newest PhD graduate,  Dr. Xabier Rodriguez, defended succesfully last monday (November 19) . Congratulations! ...

New PhD Graduate: Mayte Gomez

Nanopto has a new graduate,  this time is the turn of Dra. Mayte Gómez. Congratulations! ...

Our research group has a new Youtube Channel

Nanopto jumps on the bandwagon of using one the most popular techniques for scientific outreach: Youtube ...

New Cover in Angewandte Chemie by David Vila-Liarte and colleagues

The cover of the next volume of Angewandte Chemie International Edition is inspired by one of ours group recent published ...

Mariano Campoy-Quiles and his team obtain an ERC Proof of Concept Grant

Mariano Campy-Quiles has received an ERC Proof of Concept grant to develop autonomous wireless sensors, self-powered by organic thermoelectrics. In ...

FOTICMAB – Mayte Gomez Castaño wins the first prize

Our PhD researcher Mayte Gómez-Castaño won the first prize of the FOTICMAB contest within the Scientific category ...

Negative Index Metamaterials – Advanced Optical Materials

Mayte Gómez-Castaño and coworkers from the Nanopto group have developed an up scalable approach for the fabrication of negative index ...

New Nature publication – Organic semiconductor patterning using “molecular gates”

Mariano Campoy and Aleksandr Perevedentsev latest work has just been published in Nature Communications ...

Enrique Pascual was awarded at HOPV2020

At the last online HOPV 2020 conference, Enrique Pascual received the best Best ePoster Content and Discussion at the Symposium ...

New graduate: Dr. Adrián Francisco

Nanopto has a new graduate,  this time is the turn of Dr. Adrián Francisco. Congratulations! ...

SENSORAÏM project is in the final phase of a national contest

The project "SENSORAÏM: Organic thermoelectric generator to monitor vineyards" led by Mariano Campoy and in collaboration with other group members ...

Dr. Bernhard Döring receives PhD extraordinary awards

The post-doc of our group, Dr. Berhard Dörling, has been awarded by the "PhD extraordinary award" by the Autónoma University ...

Congratulations Dr. Matricardi

Nanopto group has a new graduate: Dr. Cristiano Matricardi ...

Starting 2020 with a cover in Advanced Energy Materials

The cover of the first volume of Advanced Energy Materials in 2020 is inspired by one of our recent published ...

Mariano Campoy organizes some of the symposia of E-MRS

We announce the forthcoming 2020 E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit, that will be held in Strasbourg, France from 25-29 May 2020 ...

Martí Gibert becomes a ‘Youtuber’ for a day in the “Science Truck”

Martí Gibert, PhD of our group, participated on Friday, 8 November 2019, on the YouTube Science Truck programme ...

Learn how to manufacture organic solar cells with thickness gradients

Paula Pamies has edited a video in which the process of fabrication or organic solar cells with thickness gradients is ...

Solar Harvesting: a Unique Opportunity for Organic Thermoelectrics?

José P. Jurado and co. workers have recently published a paper in Advanced Energy Materials on organic thermoelectrics ...

Warm goodbye to Denise and Fatma

On the last 23th of October, we said goodbye to Fatma (PhD visitor from Egypt) and Denise (post Doc from ...

Nanopto organized ICSE-8

Nanopto organized the international conference ICSE-8 in Barcelona from May 26th to 31st 2019 ...

Lead halide perovskites are not ferroelectric

Perovskites promise to be the next star material for solar cells, but the reason of their high efficiency is still ...

Will organic thermoelectrics get hot?

Organics thermoelectrics have experienced an impressive development over the last years. However, there are still some open questions about the ...

New publication studying optical properties of WSe2 under high pressure

Two members of our group, Adrián Francisco and Alejandro Goñi, published 'On the impact of the stress situation on the ...

¡Atención! Depredadores de la ciencia. Te contamos por qué son peligrosos y cómo combatirlos

Mariano Campoy Quiles ha publicado un artículo en el Blog del CSIC sobre la proliferación de editoriales de revistas y ...

“Trampa de luz” from Cristiano Matricardi awarded in the 16th edition of FOTCIENCIA

Cristiano Matricardi  is one of the recipients of the 16h edition of the science photography contest ...

Mayte Gómez awarded with the best poster

In the past 4th Scientific Meeting of BNC-b Students ...

Nanopto recieves two new research projects

Prof. Goñi leads the new PLASMIONICO and RAINBOW projects. Congratulations Alejandro, Luis and Mariano! ...

New paper published about electron-phonon interaction and thermal expansions in perovskites

Researchers of our group have published a paper in the Journal Physical Chemistry Letters ...

Do you want to learn how to make thickness-gradient solar cell?

The thickness of the active is one of the key parameters that needs to be optimized ...

Are you interested in thermoelectrics?

We open a new research position which is devoted to design and fabrication of organic thermoelectric generators ...

‘Enabling a la carte photovoltaics’ by Dr. Mariano Campoy

Dr. Mariano Campoy-Quiles will participate at the ICMAB periodical lectures ...

Our latest publication has been highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology

We are happy to see that our publication "Farming Thermoelectric Paper" ...

Paula defends with honours her bachelor thesis

Paula Pamies is a Nanoscience and nanotechnology student who did her bachelor thesis in the Nanopto group ...

Farming thermoelectric paper

The device is composed of cellulose produced in the laboratory by bacteria, with small amounts of carbon nanotubes, resulting very ...

Nanopto obtains the Excellent Group certificate by CSIC

CSIC has recently carried out the evaluation of all its research groups ...

Cover coverage of our paper on high throughput screening

Finding a needle in the haystack: 50 times faster evaluation of organic materials for solar cells ...

Martí wins the an award at MATENER

Martí Gibert,  wins the Best Flash Talk ...

Nanopto organized the international conference HPSP18 & WHS2 in Barcelona

From 23rd to 27th of July 2018 at COSMOCAIXA, Prof. Goñi from Nanopto chaired and organized ...

Summer BBQ

As we did in the past years, at Nanopto group we had  our typical summer barbecue before going on holidays ...

José Jurado recieves his INPhINIT grant

On 3 July 2018, CaixaForum Barcelona hosted the ceremony to deliver the INPhINIT "la Caixa" ...

Xabier and Martí participated and won a prize for Nanopto at ICSM

Martí Gibert and Xabier Rodríguez attended to the International Conference on Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals 2018 (ICSM 2018) ...

New publication in Nature Photonics

Iridescent photonic cellulose, mimicking the structural color of insects, with optical applications ...

Mini spectrophotometer in press

Dr Mariano Campoy group participated in the developement of organic micro photodetectors ...

Mariano Campoy co-organizes photovoltaic Summer School at ICFO

The next ICFO School on the Frontiers of Light will take place from 2-6 July 2018 on Emerging Photovoltaics ...

Postdoctoral position in organic photovoltaics

Postdoctoral position in organic photovoltaics at the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC) ...

Would you like to join our group?

We are looking for a Postdoctoral researcher for Optoelectronic Devices ...

Thermoelectric researchers at ICOT

ICOT2018 was the second international conference about hybrid organic/Inorganic thermoelectric ...

Nanopto was represented at SPIE

Sebastián Reparaz and Agustín Mihi with invited oral presentations at SPIE WEST in San Francisco ...

Enhancing the absorption of Ge

In our paper in Advanced Materials (P. Molet et al. 10.1002/adma.201705876) ...

Second Foremat Day

Ho-ho-ho! On 15th of December we rounded of the year with the second Forematic Day ...

Interview of Dr. Campoy-Quiles

The last issue (number 16) of the Digital CSIC journal "CSIC Abierto" includes a interview with Dr. Mariano Campoy-Quiles ...

Dr. Elham Soltani visited Nanopto group

Dr. Elham Soltani from Imperial College London visited Nanopto group for two weeks ...

Nanopto at Setmana de la Ciència

Some of our group members participated at the Setmana de la Ciència on the 17th of November ...

Dr. Alejandro Goñi participated at La Ciència a les escolas

Dr. Alejandro Goñi gave a disseminar talk in the framework of ‘La Ciència a les escolas’ ...

Nanopto at Expominer

Some of the Nanopto group members participted at Expominer ...

Nanopto PhD students at the 3rd Scientific Meeting of BNC-b PhD s

Four PhD students of Nanopto participated on the 3rd Scientific Meeting of BNC-b PhD  ...

Nanopto participated at Scolab

Last Friday we had the visit of more than 25 students from IES Consell de Cent (Barcelona) ...

Team-building activity in Pyrinees

Some of Nanopto PhD students went last weekend to Llivia (Pyrinees) ...

Nanopto participated at EMTECH Seville

Two of Nanopto members participated at  Research Workshop Fundamental Processes in Perovskite ...

Microcavity resonators using a thickness gradient: new concept of miniature spectrophotometer

So far we were using thickness gradients for the combinatorial optimization of solar cells, but now we are expanding the ...

Antonio Sanchez showed how to manufacture solar cells

Our Post-doc Antonio Sanchez partipated at the outreach activity Bojos per la Ciència ...

Seminar about perovskite solar cells by Wolfgang Tress

Wolfgang Tress from EPFL (Switzerland) gave an Invited Seminar ...

Congratulations Dr. Dörling

We have a new PhD in Nanopto ...

Nanopto at Spring Meeting 2017 EMRS

Nanopto leaves its mark at the 2017 Spring Meeting organized by European Material Research Society (EMRS) ...

Enrique and Cristiano participated at Festa de la Ciència 2017

During the last weekend, two of our PhD students participated at the Barcelona Science festival 2017 ...

Bernhard will defend his PhD Thesis on 8th of June

Our PhD student, Bernhard Dörling will defend his PhD thesis. Title: "Conjugated Materials for Thermoelectrics and Photovoltaics" ...

Nanopto wins two FOTICMAB categories

During the last ICMAB party, Nanopto members participated in FOTICMAB contest and we won two categories! ...

OPV EMTECH Workshop Barcelona

Several  Nanopto group members participated at Research Workshop for Young Researchers Thin Film Emerging Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Technologies (EMTECH) ...

Professor Emilio Palomares visits Nanopto

ICREA Research Professor Emilio Palomares, from the Institut Català de Investigació Química (ICIQ) has given a seminar for the whole of ...

One paper by Mariano Campoy-Quiles reaches the 1000 citations milestone

“Morphology evolution via self-organisation and lateral and vertical diffusion in polymer:fullerene solar cell blends”  ...

EMTECH Barcelona

Mariano Campoy co-organizes the Research Workshop for Young Researchers Thin Film Emerging Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Technologies (EMTECH), ...

Cover of Polymer Physics

Our group member Aleksandr Perevedentsev has published an article inspiring the cover of the Journal Polymer Physics ...

New Website

Our website was uploaded and redesigned. I hope you enjoy it! ...

New members

Recently, Dr. Aleksandr Perevedentsev and Dr. Sebastián Reparaz have joined our group. Welcome!! Read More ...

Prof. Josette Rivory

Prof. Josette Rivory, one of the pioneers of spectroscopic ellipsometry, has passed away the 6th of March 2017 ...

Doctoral Thesis Defence

Congratulations Alessandro !! On February 5th 2016, our colleague Alessandro Bernardi defended his Doctoral Thesis entitled "Growth and Optical Characterization ...

Dr. Agustín Mihi joins our group

Agustín Mihi is recipient of a 2014 ERC - Starting Grant from the European Research Council. His project is entitled ...

Dr. Mariano Campoy-Quiles wins an ERC Consolidator Grant

Our group member Mariano Campoy-Quiles has been awarded a 2014 ERC - Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council. His ...

Laura Córcoles wins INNPULSA award

Our group member Laura Córcoles has been awarded with the Second Prize INNPULSA 2014.   Read the news here.    ...

Ignasi Burgués Thesis defense

On June 17th 2014, Ignasi Burgués-Ceballos defended his Doctoral Thesis. Congratulations Ignasi !! ...

Group NANOPTENER consolidated

Nanostructured Materials for Optoelectronics and Energy Generation (NANOPTENER) is a Consolidated Group accredited by the AGAUR. (Ref. 2014 SGR 1637) ...

Revista Española de Física

Artículo en la Revista de Física: células solares basadas en plásticos semiconductores by Mariano Campoy ...

Energía sostenible

Póngame una lechuga, un sofá y dos paneles solares, por favor por Mariano Campoy Ahora que Ikea empieza a vender ...

Entrevistas

Entrevistas a Mariano Campoy a raíz del premio recibido Física Experimental 2012 En: Materia En: Constructor Eléctrico ...

Beca FPI

Asignada al proyecto  MAT2012-37776 : “Investigación y optimización de dispositivos fotovoltaicos orgánicos nanoestructurados mediante un método de procesado inspirado en ...

Collaboration with CETEMMSA

The ongoing collaboration aims at developing highly efficient organic solar cells by inkjet printing. Thus far, the two teams have ...
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Japan-Spain Symposium on Nanostructured Organic Photovoltaics

Contact Please contact Dr. Mariano Campoy-Quiles if you need more information (mcampoy@icmab.es) Dinner A traditional Catalan diner will be offered ...
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Juan Sebastian Reparaz obtained the “Extraordinary PhD Award”

Dr. Juan S. Reparaz obtained his Diploma in Physics in 2002 at the “Instituto Balseiro” (San C. de Bariloche, Argentina), ...

kick-off meeting of the nanoTHERM CONSOLIDER-INGENIO 2010

The project "Tailoring electronic and phononic properties of nanomaterials: towards ideal thermoelectricity" - nanoTHERM started on December 27th 2010 and ...