Jan. 26, 2022

Room temperature GeSn laser

A C2N team, in collaboration with CEA Grenoble (LETI and IRIG) and STMicroelectronics, presents the first room temperature laser with GeSn, a group IV semiconductor …

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Feb. 4, 2022

A perfectly symmetric system that ends up in a non-symmetric state: coupled optical nanocavities under coherent excitation

Symmetry governs nature… but not always the way we expect! Although systems tend to respect their initial symmetries in general, sometimes they may refuse to …

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April 26, 2022

Jacqueline Bloch, laureate of an ERC Advanced Grant for her project ANAPOLIS

The ANAPOLIS project (Analog Polariton Simulators) led by Jacqueline Bloch has been selected for funding within the ERC Advanced Grant 2021 call.

Jacqueline Bloch is …

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April 7, 2022

International team of scientists finds new and simpler way to generate “quantum light”

An international team, gathering scientists from the Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, the Institut Néel and the University of Calgary, has discovered a new way …

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Feb. 23, 2022

Naimul Hassan is a fifth-year Electrical Engineering Ph.D. student at the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science at The University of Texas at …

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April 7, 2022

Electromechanical conversion efficiency of GaN NWs: critical influence of the NW stiffness, the Schottky nano-contact and the surface charge effects

The piezoelectric nanowires (NWs) are considered as promising nanomaterials to develop high-efficient piezoelectric generators. Establishing the relationship between their characteristics and their piezoelectric conversion properties …

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Feb. 25, 2022

Program of Assistance for the Emergency Reception of Scientists in Exile

We welcome in our laboratory students and researchers from Ukraine who wish to continue their activities in the framework of the area of research we …

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Feb. 23, 2022

Predicting the results of nanoelectronic experiments with Neural Ordinary Differential Equations

When designing new electronics technologies, it is essential to be able to predict the results of experiments to optimize the technology and design systems that …

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Jan. 28, 2022

Claire Poujouly - Vulgarising your thesis in the form of a comic strip

Vulgarising her thesis in the form of a comic strip is the exercise that Claire Poujouly, a doctoral student in the DPT MNBF, BIOSYS team …

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Feb. 25, 2022

C2N solidarity with the Russian scientific community

We support the initiative of our Russian colleagues who, in an  open letter already signed by several thousands of scientists, protest against the hostilities launched …

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Research

Research

The centre develops research in the fields of material science, nanophotonics, nanoelectronics, nanobiotechnologies and microsystems, as well as in nanotechnologies. Its research activites cover all the range from fondamental to applied science.

The scientific project revolves around 10 major scientific challenges which are common to the 4 departments and federate research within the laboratory.

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Jobs

Jobs

Each year, researchers, engineers and technicians from around the world apply for CNRS or Paris-Saclay University positions to carry out their activity at C2N.

A number of internship, PhD position and Post-doc opportunities are also open at C2N.

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Facility

Facility

The C2N gathers 3 plateforms into the Technology Facility and 3 platforms of expertise in instrumentation and characterization (optical and multiphysics).

The C2N Technology Facility belongs to the national nanofabrication network (Renatech network).

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    03/Jun/2022 - 10 a.m.

    The Antarctic in the climate system: evolution of the atmosphere-ocean-ice coupling from last to next century.

    By Cécile AGOSTA

    Until the 2000s, it was assumed that the Antarctic ice sheet, because of its large size, would not contribute to sea level on a century …

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    PhD defense
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    01/Apr/2022 - 2 p.m.

    New concepts for the development of polaritonic emitters in the mid-IR and THz range

    By Paul GOULAIN

    Jury members :

    Aloyse Degiron, Chargé de recherche, MPQ Paris : Rapporteur & Examinateur
    Karl Unterrainer, Professeur, TU Wien : Rapporteur & Examinateur
    Aristide Lemaitre, Directeur …

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    06/Apr/2022 - 2 p.m.

    (in french) Plateforme microfluidique pour la détection électrochimique multiplexée de microARNs du cancer

    By Claire POUJOULY

    Jury members :

    Sophie GRIVEAU, Maîtresse de conférences, HDR, ENSCP, Université PSL, Rapporteure

    Gaelle LISSORGUES, Professeure, ESIEE Paris, Université Gustave Eiffel, Rapporteure

    Pierre-Yves JOUBERT, Professeur, C2N, …

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    25/Apr/2022 - 2 p.m.

    Collage III-V//Si par couches transparentes conductrices pour cellules solaires tandem

    By Phuong-linh NGUYEN

    Jury members :

    M. Stéphane COLLIN, Université Paris-Saclay GS Sciences de l’ingénierie et des systèmes,Directeur de thèse

    Mme Anne KAMINSKI-CACHOPO,Grenoble INP-Phelma ,Rapporteure

    M. Yvan CUMINAL, Université de Montpellier, Rapporteur

    Mme …

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    HdR defense
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    20/May/2022 - 2 p.m.

    Subwavelength silicon photonics for applications in the near- and mid-infrared

    By Carlos RAMOS

    Jury Mmebers

    GAUTHIER LAFAYE Olivier, Directeur de recherche CNRS, Laboratoire d’Architecture et d’Analyse des Systèmes (LAAS-CNRS). Rapporteur.

    BERNAL-ARTAJONA Maria Pilar, Directrice de recherche du CNRS, …

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    23/May/2022 - 11 a.m.

    (in french) Electro-optomécanique dans les cristaux photonique pour le détection de faible signaux et la génération de signaux haute pureté

    By Rémy Braive

    Membres du Jury

    Prof. Sara DUCCI (Université Paris-Cité, Laboratoire MPQ)

    Prof. Clivia SOTOMAYOR-TORRES ( ICN2, Borcelone)

    Prof. Arnaud MUSSOT (Université de Lille)

    Dr. Jean-Philippe POIZAT …

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