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Electronics of materials

On this page you may find examples of successful projects developed in the area of Electronics of materials by Engineering researchers at the University of Groningen and public and private partners. The list will be constantly updated with new promising initiatives. The European Graphene Flagship

The University of Groningen occupies a major position in the European Graphene research via the Graphene Flagship project, in which Prof. Bart van Wees from the Zernike Institute of Advanced Materials participates as work package leader. The Graphene Project is one of the two European flagships to stimulate new and upcoming technology and is assigned a budget of € 1 billion over a period of ten years. It investigates the possibilities offered by this two-dimensional carbon super material. Prof. Bart Van Wees was appointed workgroup leader of the programme investigating how graphene can be applied in spintronics, a field of electronics that makes use of electron spin, an intrinsic magnetic property of electrons. In the coming period the participating research groups are expected to focus more on applications. To this end they have been joined by an industrial partner, the Swedish NanOsc, a company that is already active in the production of spintronics.   

Last modified:20 April 2017 12.26 p.m.