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.

Cavity polaritons, …

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June 10, 2022

Frédéric Pierre, CNRS Silver Medalist 2022

Frédéric Pierre is Director of Research at the CNRS and head of the Quantum physics in circuit team. He has developed a measurement system that …

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March 30, 2022

The film of "C2N, Sculpting Matter" available in English on the CNRS NEWS platform

"To sculpt matter at the nanometre scale, where every dust or tiny vibration can compromise their work, physicists need rooms isolated from any disturbance. We …

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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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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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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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June 7, 2022

[Portrait] Martina Freisa, PhD student - Dpt MicroSystems and NanoBioFluidics : I like the noble cause of preventing health diseases

Could you describe your course of study ?

I attended my Bachelor's in engineering physics at Politecnico di Torino, in Italy. Here, I started to …

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June 15, 2022

Visit of the Quebec Quantum Delegation as part of a strategic quantum mission to the Netherlands and France

C2N received a visit from the Delegation Quebec Quantique as part of their strategic mission in France. The purpose of the visit to France was …

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May 9, 2022

Optical solitons create a topological edge in the bulk of a 1D chain of optical cavities

Optical solitons are highly localized nonlinear states of light, which are named by analogy with solitary waves encountered in hydrodynamics. C2N researchers, with two teams …

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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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    Seminars
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    05/Jul/2022 - 10:30 a.m.

    Molding the flow of light with new materials and devices

    By Prof. Juejun (JJ) Hu

    This talk will provide a broad overview of ongoing research in my group and specifically focus on two topics: phase change material (PCM) enabled reconfigurable photonics, and …

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    PhD defense
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    01/Jul/2022 - 10 a.m.

    Development of resonant nanostructures large area device for augmented reality

    By Gil CARDOSO

    Jury members :

    Cécile GOURGON, Directrice de Recherche, Université Grenoble Alpes, Rapporteur
    Aloyse DEGIRON, Chargé de Recherche, Université de Paris, Rapporteur
    Anne-Marie HAGHIRI-GOSNET, Directrice de recherche, …

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    HdR defense
    Afficher plus de HdR defense

    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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