Session R9: Invited Session: Advances in Condensed Matter Physics in Latin America

2:30 PM–5:30 PM, Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Room: 308

Sponsoring Unit: FIP
Chair: Eugenio Vogel, Universidad de La Frontera

Abstract ID: BAPS.2013.MAR.R9.4

Abstract: R9.00004 : Physics in Argentina: The Case of Nanoscience and Nanotecnology

4:18 PM–4:54 PM

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  Carlos A. Balseiro
    (Centro At\'omico Bariloche, Comisi\'on Nacional de Energ\'ia At\'omica, Argentina)

Since the creation of the Ministry of Science and Technology in 2008 the science budget has increased and new programs have been launch. After a brief introduction describing general aspects, including the structure of the Ministry and the role of the National Research Council, I will focus on the case of nanoscience and nanotechnology in our country: The main actors and their activities, new programs and facilities, international cooperation and technology oriented projects.

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