Thursday, 04 November 2021

NanoEduca: teacher training to bring nanoscience and nanotechnology into the classroom

The second NanoEduca training took place yesterday at the ICN2. This course, aimed at secondary and high school teachers, is part of the NanoEduca programme, aimed at facilitating the inclusion of nanoscience and nanotechnology topics in school educational programme. Around 20 assistants got the opportunity to discover the NanoKit experimental tools and a new virtual educational experience, NanoEduca 2.0.

Thursday, 04 November 2021

2021 BIST Conference: Quantum Technologies, Present and Future

This year’s edition of the BIST annual conference discussed the current state of quantum technologies and the future plans for their development and application, with a special focus on projects ongoing in Catalonia. Representatives of research centres (including the ICN2) and the industrial sector were invited to contribute to the debate.

Wednesday, 03 November 2021

Writing ferroelectric memories: the wetter, the better

A study published in “Advanced Electronic Materials” demonstrates that humidity increases the maximum speed at which ferroelectric film-based memories can be written, thanks to the capability of water to stabilise polarisation domains.