Project Motivations

Project Goals

Main Highlights

What Makes Carbon Magnetic?

Official Title & Budget


Ferrocarbon Consortium
Parco Area delle Scienze, 7a
43100 Parma, ITALY
Tel.: +39-0521-905-217
Fax: +39-0521-905-223

Official Title & Budget:

Official Title:
Room temperature ferromagnetism in graphite and fullerenes

Italy: CNISM (Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Scienze Fisiche della Materia)


  • Spain: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas,
  • Germany: Universität Leipzig,
  • Sweden: Umeå University,
  • Russia: Technological Institute for Superhard and Novel Carbon Materials,
  • UK: Central Laboratory Research Council,
  • UK: Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

Further information:
Prof. Mauro Riccò & Dr. Angelo Goffredi
Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Parma,
Viale delle Scienze 7/A, 43100 Parma, Italy
Fax: +39-0521-90 5223 (6068),  URL:

Project Costs & Duration:
1 696 375 €  -  36 months

EU Funding:
1 300 000 €