The Nanotechnology Lab LTFN, established in 1991, is located at the Physics Department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) and in COPE-H's facilities near Thermi and Thessaloniki's airport. It has an experience of more than 25 years in Thin films Technology, fabrication of advanced nanomaterials and nanoparticles, developing/deploying in-situ and real-time optical metrology techniques, computational modeling and nanometrology tools. The mission of LTFN is to promote world-class research and best-practices in Nanotechnology, Organic Electronics, Nanomedicine and Nanometrology in order to address global challenges in Manufacturing, Energy, Lighting, Electronics, Photonics, IoT, Transportation, Health and Quality of Life, Agriculture, etc.

Research Fields

Main Objectives


Nanotechnology Lab LTFN is a world-class excellence entity in various research fields, with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, 10 Pilot Lines and TestBeds, combined with strong activity in R&D projects and dynamic collaborations with SMEs, industry and academia.

Emerging Technologies

Nanotechnology Lab LTFN is actively engaged with the following radically novel technologies:


Through its excellent research activities and innovation, Nanotechnology Lab LTFN provides added value and groundbreaking applications in a wide range of fields, i.e. Energy, Lighting, Electronics, the Automotive Industry and Transports, Buildings, Agriculture, Intelligent Packaging, Smart Textiles, Healthcare, Wearables, ICT and IoT.


LTFN has developed strong collaborations with numerous education and research institutes in Europe, USA and Asia, while continues networking and partnership with key players from academia and industry worldwide.

Training Activities

LTFN creates highly skilled scientists with strong track-record and capacities by teaching and training of students, young researchers and new scientists of 2 Post Graduate Programs, using its world-class infrastructure and know-how.

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