This area studies materials and devices aimed at improving the performance of information technologies, optimizing their energy efficiency, developing more environmentally friendly components or opening the door to new applications. New paradigms are also explored, such as quantum technologies.
DESCRIPTION: Multidisciplinary research on magnetic materials with potential applications in spintronics and low consumption electronics. The work ranges from theoretical development to design and synthesis of materials and structures for devices, with special emphasis on advanced characterization of materials.
DESCRIPTION: Using top-down nanolithography techniques, elements and devices of interest for electronics and spintronics are manufactured, such as magnetic or superconducting nanostructures that provide new functionalities to local probe microscopes, advanced methods of electrical contact to nanosystems and in micro / nano- Spintronic circuits and devices based on the manipulation of spin currents.
DESCRIPTION: This line promotes an interdisciplinary research program aimed at developing a quantum processor based on artificial magnetic molecules and other “wired” magnetic nanomaterials by coupling them to superconducting circuits.