Nov. 9, 2020

Slow propagation of 2 GHz acoustical waves in a suspended GaAs phononic waveguide on insulator

A team of researchers at C2N have demonstrated slow propagation of acoustical waves in the ultra high frequency regime (UHF) through a suspended GaAs phononic ...

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Nov. 11, 2020

On-Chip Mid-Infrared Supercontinuum Generation from 3 to 13 μm Wavelength

Mid-infrared spectroscopy is a universal way to identify chemical and biological substances. Indeed, when interacting with a light beam, most molecules are responsible for absorption ...

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Jan. 6, 2021

Source of correlated photons made (very) small!

Teams at Thales and C2N (CNRS/UPSaclay/UParis) have developed a novel miniaturized source of light called Photonic Crystal Optical Parametric Oscillator.

An Optical Parametric ...

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Jan. 15, 2021

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Nov. 4, 2020

A Plug-and-play approach to integrated nanoacoustics

From taut strings vibrating in musical instruments to micro electro-mechanical systems for optoelectronics, vibrations cover an extensive range of applications. While at a macroscopic scale ...

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Oct. 15, 2020

Versatile Photonic Entanglement Synthesizer in the Spatial Domain

Abstract

Multimode entanglement is an essential resource for quantum information in continuous-variable systems. Light-based quantum technologies will arguably not be built upon table-top bulk setups ...

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Oct. 22, 2020

Experimental quantification of atomically resolved HAADF-STEM images using EDX

High-angle annular dark field (HAADF) images acquired in a scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM) contain a wealth information on the structure and chemical composition of ...

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Nov. 3, 2020

Ever thinner solar cells

Thickness reduction can be a key element in the quest for cheaper and more efficient solar cells. Making solar cells at least 10 times thinner ...

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Oct. 15, 2020

Phase Transition in a Memristive Suspended MoS2 Monolayer Probed by Opto-and Electro-Mechanics

In recent years, new 2D semiconductor materials have shown exotic and exciting electronic or optoelectronic properties with multiple applications. In particular, several interesting mechanisms can ...

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Oct. 13, 2020

Quantum state engineering in arrays of nonlinear waveguides

Abstract

In the current quest for efficient and experimentally feasible platforms for implementation of multimode squeezing and entanglement in the continuous variable regime, we underpin ...

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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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    28/Jan/2021

    Topological Photonics

    In the context of photonics, topology has emerged as an abstract, yet surprisingly powerful, new paradigm for controlling the flow of light. As such, it ...

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    PhD defense
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    29/Jan/2021

    (in french) Guides d’onde en semi-conducteurs pour la conversion de fréquence dans l’infrarouge

    Jury members :

         Philippe Boucaud, Directeur de recherche, CNRS, CRHEA, Rapporteur & Examinateur

          Eric Tournié, Professeur, Université de Montpellier, Rapporteur & Examinateur

          ...

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    HdR defense
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    04/Dec/2020

    III-V semiconductors on Silicon hybrid Nanophotonics

    Jury members :

    Prof. Angela Vasanelli (Univ. de Paris), Rapporteur, Présidente du jury

    Prof. Jesper Mork (DTU, Danemark), Rapporteur

    Prof. Susumu Noda (Kyoto Univ., Japon), Rapporteur ...

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    25/Jan/2021

    (in french) Effets cohérents optiques et non linéaires dans les solides et nouvelle plateforme pour l’optique quantique

    L’optique non-linéaire, l’optique quantique et l’interaction lumière-matière sont au coeur de mes travaux de recherche. Au CNRS, Je me suis d’abord intéressé aux interactions cohérentes et ...

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