• Italian

Apulia regional laboratory of characterization of new organic and nanostructured materials

Contact person

Vincenzo Petruzzelli - Associate Professor

Competencies and research activities

The laboratory is equipped with  spectrometric Ellipsometer, micro-controlled  surface Profilometer, system for the deposition of thin films made of Spin coater, UV lamp and  heating plate, instrumentation for the characterization of thin films made of polarizing microscope including  a BF /DF optical Kit .
Modeling, fabrication and characterization of active/passive photonic crystal devices, linear and nonlinear for applications in sensor technology and telecommunications systems. Modeling and characterization of plasmonic nanostructures for applications in sensors and photovoltaics. Design, fabrication and characterization of polymer waveguides for biomedical and industrial sensor applications. Design and characterization of active photonic devices based on  III-V-N semiconductor


Collaborations with companies and institutions

•    National Nanotechnology Laboratory (NNL), CNR Istituto di Nanoscienze  – Lecce (Italy)
•    Centro di nanotecnologie bio-molecolari, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) – Arnesano – Lecce (Italy)
•    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Foggia (Italy)
•    Electromagnetic Fields and Photonics Group – University of Brescia (Italy)
•    Institute of Inorganic and Plasmas Methods, IMIP-CNR (Italy),
•    Microphotonics Group – St. Andrews University (UK)
•    Department of Materials Science, University of Patras (Greece)
•    National Research Council - Charles M. Bowden Research Center - Huntsville AL (USA)
•    LAAS-CNRSM, Toulose (France)
•    MERMEC GROUP – Monopoli (Italy)
•     Centro Laser – Valenzano (Italy)
•     SOMACIS pcb industries – Castelfidardo (Italy)
•    CINECA (Consorzio Interuniversitario Calcolo Parallelo) – Bologna (Italy)
•    AEgis Technologies Group Inc. – Huntsville - AL (USA)