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Novel bioresorbable optical fiber sensors
Feb 20, 2018Scientists from the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Greece, and, the Politecnico di Torino, Italy demonstrated for the first time temperature sensors based on optical fibers designed to completely dissolve in biological fluids or water.
One more ERC Proof of Concept Grant for FORTH
Feb 13, 2018Assistant Professor Xenofontas Dimitropoulos, Affiliated Researcher at ICS-FORTH, ERC Starting Grant holder, was awarded an ERC Proof of Concept grant during the last round of the application process for the PHILOS project.
FORTH at the top of the Webometrics ranking for Research Centers
Jan 31, 2018FORTH was ranked first (1st) among all Research Centers in Greece , 55th in Europe and 142nd Internationally, out of 7,953 Research Centers worldwide, according to the Global “Ranking Web of Research Centers”.
VISORSURF: A Hardware Platform for Software-driven Functional Metasurfaces. A new European project to produce materials with software-programmable electromagnetic behavior.
Dec 18, 2017What if the laws of electromagnetism could be customized, rather than being simply adhered to? A new research project studies this direction, exhibiting paradigm shifting potential for wide range of applications.