Research at IFN

The IFN research activity concerns the study of advanced devices for photonics and nanotechnology. It operates in emerging field such as micromechanics, microoptics, and microsystems. The Institute promotes the development and the application, both from the scientific and technological point of view, in the following five main fields:


  • Nano and Microelectronic Devices

  • Photonic Devices

  • Materials, Nanotechnologies and Microfabrication

  • Lasers and Incoherent Sources

  • Synchrotron light and X rays