UNAM researchers show curling nanowires increase light absorption

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UNAM receives the 2015 Islamic Development Bank Science and Technology Prize!

In recognition of its contributions to nanoscience and nanotechnology, UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center is awarded Islamic Development Bank’s Prize for Science and Technology. This award is annually presented to “institutions having achieved outstanding contribution to a given scientific discipline” by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).

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UNAM is a national research center available to all researchers from academia and industry. Being a center of excellence in nanotechnology, UNAM conducts high caliber research and trains highly qualified personnel. UNAM also hosts over 800 users from academia and industry and serves as a hub for exchange of information.

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Light-material interactions and their alterations at small scales


The curious world of nanoscale physics, and its utility in science and engineering


Renewable energy sources for a self-sustaining future

Optics and Fiber Lasers

Relaying light through non-linear paths


Nanomaterial fibers that endow everyday fabrics with new properties


Biological processes and their enhancement by functionalized materials

Supramolecular Chemistry

Order and chaos in assemblies of large molecules

Computational Nanoscience

Theoretical predictions with the potential to create new horizons for experimentalists

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