The seat carries out research and technology transfer in different areas of chemistry, materials and energetics




Research activity in Milan concerns the properties and technology of structural and functional materials, fluid dynamics, and diagnostics or reactive systems.


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ICMATE-Genoa has expertise in the fields of physical chemistry of interfaces and in the preparation of powders, ceramics and composites of functional oxides.


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ICMATE-Lecco is one of the few centers in Italy able to operate in the secondary metallurgy of advanced metallic materials


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The Institute of Condensed Matter Chemistry and Technologies for Energy (ICMATE) is a highly interdisciplinary institute, with high expertise in basic sciences such as Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science and Engineering.
The broad engineering and technological expertise, combined with a vast park of scientific instruments, promotes the great contribution that ICMATE, following programs drawn by the National Research Council, can provides for the advancement of the country system.

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11st International Symposium on Electrochemical Impedance Analysis 2017

November 6-10 2017 - Hotel Cenobio dei Dogi
Camogli - Genova - Portofino Coast - Italy

The 11st International Symposium on Electrochemical Impedance Analysis (EIA11) is the next link of well established chain of EIA conferences held every three years. This edition in organized by DICCA-University of Genoa and ICMATE-National Research Council - Italy.

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ACTRIS2 - Atmospheric Aerosol and Black Carbon measurement campaign

The analysis of the atmospheric aerosol composition, clouds, and short-lived gas-phase species is of primary importance for climate and air quality research. To this aim, the coupling of different and multiple atmospheric techniques at ground-based stations are significant to develop and improve climate and air-quality models.

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This week's featured researches

This research activity is performed in the frame of the EUROFUSION (European Consortium for the Development of Fusion Energy), Work Package WPMAT – Task EDDI research project and deals with mechanical characterization at high temperatures of materials to be used in the fusion reactor ITER (International Thermonucleat Experimental Reactor) in Cadarache (France).

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Synthesis of Metallic Nano-particles (Au, Pt) stabilized with organic capping molecules (tetraoctylamonium bromide) to prepare self-assembled hybrid systems with thiophene and pyrrole-based oligomers and polymers, properly functionalized. The materials organized in thin films through layer-by-layer are employed for Opto-Electronic applications and in Direct-Methanol Fuel-Cells.

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Carbon Glass (CG) and CG modified with Carbon Nanotubes (NTs) or poly-ethylenedioxythiophene (PEDOT) electrodes, for the sensing of chemotherapic molecules in physiological solutions, through Cyclic Voltammetry (CV) and Differential Pulsed Voltammetry (DPV).

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