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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Green Catalysis by Design

Winter School & Conference

Padua - Italy, 21 to 24 February 2017

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This week's featured researches

Process optimization is necessary for the design and development of materials with new performances and high functionality, able to operate under aggressive conditions such as those of the waste energy plants, the systems for solar cells, the fossil fuel systems or the innovative nuclear systems (subcritical reactors, Generation IV reactors).

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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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  1. Study of environmental phenomena through radiochemical approach
  2. Studies of natural and artificial radionuclides mobility in the environment for their potential danger for man health or environment
  3. Development of radioanalytical methodologies and monitoring technologies

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