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Nanotechnologies in Cuba: Popularization and Training

  • Carlos Rodríguez CastellanosEmail author
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Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science book series (BSPS, volume 304)

Abstract

In Cuba, as in other countries, activities in the field of nanotechnology emerged from the converging development of research in materials physics and chemistry, microelectronics, supramolecular physics, microbiology and molecular biology. During the 1990s, theoretical and experimental work on semiconductor nanostructures gained in importance. Cuban physicists organized the Red CYTED (Network CYTED) to “study fabrication and characterization of semiconductor nanostructures for micro and optoelectronics” which functioned between 1998 and 2003 with the participation of eight Spanish-American countries. The network organized various courses and scientific meetings, edited a book and supported the scientific collaboration among the participant institutions.

Keywords

Scientific Collaboration Semiconductor Nanostructures Participant Institution International Scientific Collaboration Cuban Specialist 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Physics FacultyUniversity of HavanaHavanaCuba

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