Dec. 6, 2019

First quantum electron teleportation across a metallic island

A team of researchers at the Centre de nanosciences et de nanotechnologies - C2N (CNRS/Université Paris-Saclay) have observed for the first time the transmission of ...

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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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Nov. 18, 2019

A compact optomechanical gigahertz oscillator made of a piezoelectric III-V semiconductor

A team of physicists at C2N and Thalès Research and Technology have demonstrated an optomechanical oscillator, based on an ultra-compact bichromatic one-dimensional crystal, able to ...

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Sept. 19, 2019

A lab-on-a-chip for the ultrasensitive detection of biomarkers

This article was first published in the CNRS – La lettre Innovation (in French) in September 2019, under « Brevets et licences ».

A team ...

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Aug. 20, 2019

Generation of light in a photon-number quantum superposition

Physicists at C2N have demonstrated for the first time the direct generation of light in a state that is simultaneously a single photon, two photons ...

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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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Nov. 29, 2019

Nanoporous germanium for cheaper multi-junction solar cells

News released (in French) by the Institut des Sciences et de l’Ingénierie des Systèmes (INSIS) of CNRS on 25 November 2019

Despite their excellent energy ...

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Oct. 9, 2019

Mimicking potentials for acoustic-phonons by shaping their propagation through a nanoengineered structure

In a theoretical work, a team of researchers at C2N has proposed a novel nanoengineered approach to manipulate the way acoustic-phonons travel through a periodic ...

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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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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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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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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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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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    Second C2N Colloquium: "A New Measure: the reform of the International System of Units"

    Abstract: The metric system began with the French revolution, and now we are experiencing the greatest revolution in measurement since the French revolution. The definitions ...

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    (in french) Dispositifs nanofluidiques à électropréconcentration sélective

    Anne-Marie HAGHIRI-GOSNET, DR1,CNRS (C2N-UMR9001), Directeur de thèse

    Yong  CHEN, Directeur de Recherche, ENS (UMR8640), Paris,Rapporteur

    Katia  GRENIER,Chargé de Recherche,CNRS (LAAS), Toulouse,Rapporteur ...

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    (in french) Fluctuations électriques et flux de chaleur dans un circuit composite quantique

    Composition du Jury :

    Adeline Crépieux, Maître de conférences, Université d’Aix-Marseille (CPT, UMR-7332), Rapportrice

    Clemens Winkelmann, Maître de conférences, Institut Néel (NEEL, UPR-2940), Rapporteur

    Marco Aprili ...

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    (in french) Mesures résonantes des propriétés hautes fréquences du silicium supraconducteur ultra-dopé au bore par laser

    Composition du jury :

    Dominique DÉBARRE, Directeur de Recherche Émérite, C2N, CNRS/Université Paris-Sud, Directeur de thèse

    Étienne BUSTARRET, Directeur de Recherche, Institut NÉEL, CNRS/UGA, Rapporteur, Ioan POP ...

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    (in french) Développement d'un système micro-robotique sur puce microfluidique pour la manipulation sans contact en 3D de matériel biologique

    Composition du jury proposé

    Gilgueng HWANG, CR1, C2N, Université Paris-Sud, Directeur de thèse

    Abdul BARAKAT, Directeur de Recherche, LadHyX, Ecole Polytechnique, Rapporteur

    Yong CHEN, Directeur de Recherche, Ecole ...

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    (in french) Intégration de semiconducteurs III-V et IV-IV sur silicium à l’échelle nanométrique

    Jury members :

    Chantal FONTAINE, Rapporteur 1

    Thierry BARON, Rapporteur 2

    Charles CORNET, Rapporteur 3

    Bruno GERARD, Examinateur 1

    Gilles PATRIARCHE, Examinateur 2

    Daniel BOUCHIER, Examinateur 3 ...

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    Controlling Magnetism by Interface Engineering

    Jury members:

    Prof. Stéphane Mangin, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, rapporteur

    Dr. Jean-Philippe Attané, CEA Grenoble, Grenoble, rapporteur

    Prof. Massimiliano Marangolo, Institut des NanoSciences de Paris ...

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