March 27, 2019

Polariton condensates break a speed record

News (in French) from Institut de Physique (INP) of CNRS - 11 March 2019

Polaritons are half-light, half-matter, bosonic quasi-particules that are able to condensate in ...

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April 24, 2019

A cryogenic transistor for observing a superconductor

News from Institut des sciences de l'ingénierie et des systèmes (INSIS) of CNRS - April 15, 2019 (released in French)

Thanks to its expertise in the ...

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July 22, 2019

Controlling with light the amplitude and the direction of the deformation of a material

Thanks to the integration and characterization of ferroelectric thin films into capacitive micro-devices, a team of researchers at C2N has shown that it is possible ...

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Aug. 5, 2019

Ultrathin solar cells reach a record of nearly 20% efficiency

Researchers at the Centre de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (C2N), in collaboration in particular with researchers at the German Fraunhofer ISE, have succeeded to trap ...

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May 15, 2019

Macroscopic electron quantum coherence in a solid-state circuit

A team of researchers of C2N achieved in an experimental work a coherent propagation of electrons in circuits over macroscopic distances through a novel nano-engineering ...

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July 4, 2019

Confined nanoscale sound controls light in a microresonator

Researchers demonstrate a semiconductor device for the tailored generation of Brillouin signals in the ultrahigh 100GHz-THz regime.

When traversing a solid material such as glass ...

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April 1, 2019

A microlaser emitting helical light

Researchers recently demonstrated the realization of an integrated microlaser based on a novel design that allows emitting light in chiral modes, thus producing corkscrews of ...

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May 14, 2019

Taking advantage of disorder to trap sound and light

News from Institut de physique (INP) of CNRS - April 29, 2019 (released in French)

Physicists have proposed a novel approach to confine light and sound ...

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April 9, 2019

From the growth to the fabrication and characterisation of oxide-based photonic devices

Thanks to material and photonic scientists, two groups from C2N have demonstrated the potential of Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia (YSZ) oxide for photonic applications.

Despite the great ...

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July 18, 2019

Experimental demonstration of an on-chip, passive high-rejection filter in silicon

Physicists at C2N and Institut de Physique de Nice have found a simple and generic strategy to overcome one of the major limitations in the ...

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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 scientific major 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-Sud 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 nanfabrication network (Renatech network).

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    Seminars
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    PhD defense
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    04/Jul/2019

    Détecteurs et lasers THz à base d'antennes accordables en fréquence

    Membres du jury:

    Raffaele COLOMBELLI, DR2, Université Paris-Sud,Directeur de thèse ...

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    05/Jul/2019

    Développement de dispositifs à base de dioxyde de vanadium VO2 et de méta-surfaces dans le moyen infrarouge: applications passives et intégration sur des lasers à cascade quantique

    Membres du jury:

    Raffaele COLOMBELLI, DR2, Université Paris-Sud, Directeur de thèse ...

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    16/Jul/2019

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    HdR defense
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    14/Sep/2018

    Technologies pour sources laser à semiconducteurs III-V

    Jury members :

    Rapporteur : Chantal Fontaine, LAAS, Toulouse

    Rapporteur : Agnès Granier ...

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    26/Sep/2018

    Contribution à l'étude des modifications/transformations structurales sous sollicitation externe : vers la spécificité des nanostructures

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