Oct. 27, 2023

Biomechanical MEMS Electrostatic Energy Harvester for Pacemaker Application : a study of optimal interface circuit

The leadless pacemaker is the most recent pacemaker concept, developed to overcome conventional pacemakers’ limitations. This technology offers better comfort to the patients, lower risk …

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Nov. 21, 2023

Muriel Thomasset, Research Engineer, new Technology Resources Coordinator at C2N

After completing a thesis on the development of Fresnel zone lenses for X-rays in 1998, Muriel joined the LURE synchrotron in 2001 as a research …

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Dec. 7, 2023

C2N and Partners Unveil Groundbreaking Memristor-Based Neural Network for Enhanced Medical Diagnostics

A groundbreaking study published in Nature Communications on December 7, 2023, showcases a major advancement in neural network technology, with significant implications for medical diagnostics. …

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Dec. 6, 2023

Benoît Bélier, Technical Director of the PIMENT platform, winner of the Cristal Collectif 2023 award

Benoît Bélier, Technical Director of the Plateforme d'Innovation en Micro Et Nano-Technologies (PIMENT), has been awarded the Cristal collectif* 2023 by the CNRS.

The …

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Nov. 23, 2023

C2N hosts the French Tech Paris Saclay morning dedicated to the regulation of medical devices

We were delighted to welcome La French Tech Paris-Saclay for this morning session dedicated to the regulation of medical devices. This event is fully in …

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Dec. 21, 2023

Pascale Senellart awarded the Prix Jean Ricard 2023 by the SFP

Congratulations to our colleague Pascale Senellart, CNRS Research Director at C2N, winner of the Prix Jean Ricard 2023 de la SFP.

This prestigious prize is …

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Nov. 30, 2023

OQuLus kick-off meeting - PEPR QUANTIQUE

The OQuLus (Optical Quantum Calculus) project is funded as part of the national quantum strategy (France 2030, grant effective from 1 October 2023, worth €11,500,000). …

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Feb. 13, 2024

Titiksha Srivastava, Laureate of the Chargé.e de recherche CNRS competition

Titiksha Srivastava, originally from India, cultivated her interest in nanoscience by obtaining a Master's degree in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Grenoble Alpes University. Her internship …

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Dec. 7, 2023

Pascale Senellart nominated as permanent member of the "Presidential Council for Science".

On Thursday 7 December 2023, the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, announced the creation of a "Presidential Science Council" made up of twelve scientists. …

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Jan. 3, 2024

2024, a successful year

All our teams wish you the very best for 2024.

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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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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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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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    01/Mar/2024 - 10 a.m.

    (in french) Rebound effects, LEDs and the role of technology in the ecological transition

    By Bruno GAYRAL

    The citation for the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics was for “the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white …

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    15/Dec/2023 - 2 p.m.

    (in french) Développement de dispositifs à base de nanofils de Ga(In)N pour des applications piézoélectriques

    By Amaury Chevillard

    Au cours des dernières années, les nanofils (NFs) de nitrure de gallium (GaN) ont démontré leur potentiel pour une utilisation dans des dispositifs piézoélectriques. En …

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    21/Dec/2023 - 2 p.m.

    Coherent optical spectroscopy of InGaAs/GaAs quantum dots doped with a single Mn atom

    By Jovana Filipovic

    In the context of quantum technologies, InGaAs/GaAs:Mn quantum dots containing a single magnetic atom (a Mn atom) present a level structure and optical selection rules …

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    24/Jan/2024 - 2 p.m.

    (in french) Croissance par épitaxie par jets moléculaires d'hétérostructures BiSb/MnGa pour l'étude de la conversion d'un courant de charge en courant de spin

    By Diana She

    figure : STEM-HAADF cross section of the BiSb(9 nm)/MnGa(10 nm)//GaAs(001) heterostructure

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    08/Nov/2023 - 2 p.m.

    Along the edges of crystal growth:planar, nanostructured and van der Waals epitaxy

    By Fabrice Oehler

    Many semiconducting materials used in electronic devices are crystalline solids, in which atoms are ordered by well-defined symmetries. These synthetic (man-made) crystalline solids are obtained …

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    08/Dec/2023 - 9:30 a.m.

    (in french) Photonique quantique intégrée : Orchestrer modes ou photons

    By Nadia Belabas

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