News and events

Polifab’s research published on Light: Science and Applications

July 5, 2017

The Photonic Devices Group and the I3N lab, in collaboration with Stanford University, have published in the prestigious journal Light: Science and Applications (Nature Publishing Group) an important research that paves the way for new programmable photonic processors for telecom and datacom applications, image processing, neural networks and quantum computing. The outcome is an optical [Read More]

Polifab on national television

June 5, 2017

Polifab deputy director has been interviewed by the italian national television (RAI), regarding the activities running at Polifab. Credits goes to Rai scuola. Original link

Polifab’s research on the Cover of Advanced Optical Materials

February 10, 2017

The photonic devices group published a work that has been selected for the inside front cover of Advanced Optical Materials, the leading journal dedicated to the most significant innovations in the field of optical materials. This study demonstrates the possibility to modify the optical properties of an optical material, in a non-volatile yet reversible way, [Read More]

Seminar on carbon nanotubes

February 2, 2017

Polifab is pleased to invite you at the seminar: “Organic and hybrid electronics applications: the case of carbon-nanotubes for Thermoelectrics and Fully-printed Field-Effect Transistors” The seminar will be held by Isis Maqueira (PhD Physics Engineering, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Politecnico di Milano). Venue and date: At Polifab, via Giuseppe Colombo 81 Milano – Aula [Read More]

Seminar on Silicon Photonics

January 19, 2017

PoliFab is pleased to invite you at the seminar: “Silicon Photonics: from academic clean rooms to commercial foundries” The seminar will be held by M. Sorel (university of Glasgow), F. Morichetti (Politecnico di Milano) and M. Zuffada (STMicrolectronics). Venue and date: Politecnico di Milano, piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32 – Room: Castigliano (Building 5) Friday, [Read More]

Seminar on nanoscale ultrafast dynamics with THz and x-ray radiation

July 4, 2016

PoliFab is pleased to invite you at the seminar: “Understanding ultrafast dynamics at the nanoscale using THz and x-ray radiation” The seminar will be held by Ph.D. Stefano Bonnetti, group leader of the THz Physics group at Stockholm University and former student of Politecnico di Milano. Venue and date: Polifab, via Giuseppe Colombo 81 Milano [Read More]

PoliFab research on the cover of Nature Nanotechnology

June 7, 2016

The cover of the June issue of Nature Nanotechnology is dedicated to a reaserch born and developed at PoliFab by researchers of the Nanomagnetism group of Politecnico di Milano, headed by Prof. Riccardo Bertacco, in collaboration with the group of Prof Elisa Riedo, firstly at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta) and now at CUNY-ASRC [Read More]

Seminar on MEMS

June 7, 2016

We are pleased to invite you to attend at the third workshops organized by PoliFab as part of the its mission for supporting and aggregating education and research related to micro and nanofabrication technologies: The workshop on “Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)” is scheduled on Friday, June 10th from 14:30 to 17:00 at Room D.1.1 (Building 25) [Read More]

Seminary on Neuromorphic Computing Systems

May 6, 2016

We are pleased to invite you to attend at the second workshops organized by PoliFab as part of the its mission for supporting and aggregating education and research related to micro and nanofabrication technologies: The workshop on “Neuromorphic Computing Systems” is scheduled on Thursday, May 12th from 2.30 pm to 5 pm at Conference Room [Read More]

Seminary on Spintronics at PoliFab

April 15, 2016

We are pleased to invite you to attend at the first of three workshops organized by PoliFab as part of the its mission for supporting and aggregating education and research related to micro and nanofabrication technologies: 22 April 2016: Spintronics 12 May 2016: Neuromorphic computing systems 10 June 2016: Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) The first workshop [Read More]

NaBiS research published on Nature Nanotechnology

March 8, 2016

An important result by Edoardo Albisetti, Daniela Petti and Riccardo bertacco, from the NaBiS group at Polifab, has been recently published on the prestigious peer-reviewed journal Nature Nanotechnology. The research has been developed by the NaBis group in collaboration with researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta), CUNY-ASRC (New York), CIC nanoGUNE (Donostia-San Sebastian), [Read More]

Workshop on Photonic Integration

October 28, 2015

PoliFab is pleased to invite you to the workshop “Envisioning the horizons of photonic integration”; organized by the Photonic Devices Group. Integrated technologies enable to generate, manipulate and detect the light on small photonic chips, potentially hosting hundreds of different functions. Yet, it is not clear what is still missing to make photonic integration penetrate [Read More]

Lab on a Blu Ray: magnetic nanotechnology enables smart diagnostics

October 20, 2015

Marco Donolato is a former PhD student of the Department of Physics, very active in the field of biosensing. After his PhD he moved to Donostia (Spain) for a post-doc and then to Denmark, where he founded a start-up (Blusense Diagnostics ApS). In the seminar a novel diagnostics technology for the early detection of various [Read More]

Modeling multifunctional oxides devices from first principles

October 19, 2015

In standard spintronics devices, such as magnetic tunnel junctions, the tunneling barrier constitutes a passive element, whose only function is that of separating, both electronically and magnetically, the two magnetic electrodes. One, however, can construct tunnel junctions where the insulator (most commonly MgO) is replaced by an insulating material presenting a macroscopic order of some [Read More]

Antiferromagnetic Spintronics seminar, 9 September

September 7, 2015

Dr. Ignasi Fina, from ICN2-Institut Catala de Nanociencia i Nanotecnologia, will hold a seminar on “Last Advances on Antiferromagnetic Spintronics”. The seminar will take place at Polifab, in Aula Zaffiro, on 09 September at 11.30. Download the seminar flyer

Polifab press review

July 11, 2015

More than 200 guests from University and Industry attended the inauguration of Polifab, the new micro and nanotechnology facility of the Politecnico di Milano. The guests were able to visit the clean room, the laboratories of PoliFab while meeting the staff to discuss, ask questions and share opinions; the mission of Polifab, to be an aggregation center between [Read More]

NEWS: PoliFAB opening!

June 16, 2015

Polifab, the new micro and nanotechnology fabrication center of the Politecnico di Milano, will be inaugurated on the 3rd July 2015. The ceremony will take place in Aula De Donato – Campus Leonardo at 11:00. The Dean of Politecnico di Milano and the Directors of the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering and of the [Read More]

Optomechanics seminar, 26 June 2015

June 15, 2015

Dr. Alessandro Pitanti, researcher from Istituto Nanoscienze (Pisa, Italy), will hold a seminar on Opto and Electromechanics using Silicon Nitride. The seminar will take place at PoliFab on 26 June 2015 at 14:30. Opto- and Electromechanics with silicon nitride: quantum state transfer and novel applications Owing to its good mechanical properties, silicon nitride is the [Read More]

Bruno Murari seminar, 25 June 2015

June 15, 2015

Ing. Bruno Murari, member of PoliFab’ scientific board, will held the seminar: “More than Moore: the future of microelectronics” where he will illustrate the past, present and future evolution trends of microelectronics from his special standpoint. The seminar will take place at PoliFab on June 25 at 16:30 in Aula Zaffiro.