Sept. 7, 2023

Jacques Gierak, CNRS Research Engineer at C2N, Laureate 2023 of the CNRS Innovation Medal.

Congratulations to Jacques Gierak, CNRS Research Engineer at C2N Laureate 2023 of the CNRS Medal for Innovation.
A world expert in focused ion beams, …

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Oct. 6, 2023

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Oct. 4, 2023

C2N team awarded the Cristal collectif by CNRS 2023

Congratulations to our team, the 2023 laureate of the CNRS collective crystal award, which recognises its involvement in the transfer and operational start-up of …

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July 26, 2023

What triggers the growth of GaN on graphene ?

With the perspective of using two-dimensional materials as growth substrates for opto-electronic devices, a team composed of PhDs, engineers and researchers at C2N is exploring …

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Sept. 5, 2023

Women in business : become a leader

C2N is proud to have welcomed, once again this year, the participants of the "Women In business become a leader" programme designed by Université Paris …

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Oct. 8, 2023

C2N opens its doors for the Fête de la Science and the CNRS event : Visites Insolites

Once again this year, C2N will be one of the many participants in the Fête de la Science. Come and meet the sculptors of the …

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Oct. 3, 2023

Joint meeting Opto Silicon – ONCHIPS EU projects (4-5 october 2023)

C2N has hosted the first joint meeting ONCHIPs – Opto Silicon during 2 days of fruitful discussions on hexagonal SiGe.

Partners of both projects, funded …

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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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Sept. 27, 2023

The HORMONIC-CARD project, laureate of the "POC IN LABS" call for 2023 prematurity projects

The HORMONIC-CARD project is selected by the “Poc-In-Labs 2023” project call at Université Paris-Saclay. This project, with a strong socio-economic impact, offers, thanks to …

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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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    Afficher plus de Seminars

    07/Jul/2023 - 10 a.m.

    Advanced numerical methodology for designing passive and active nanophotonic devices

    By Mahmoud Elsawy

    In this presentation, I am excited to share with you our cutting-edge optimization approach
    for multiobjective metasurface setups. Our method is based on statistical learning, …

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    10/Jul/2023 - 2 p.m.

    Astronomy meets photonics: a unique potential for the next decade

    By Lucas Labadie

    New discoveries in astronomy rely primarily on the astronomers' ability to develop and exploit new technologies to process and analyze the very few distant stellar …

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    28/Jul/2023 - 11 a.m.

    Spin waves in curved magnetic shells

    By Lukas Körber

    The exploration of three-dimensional architectures has recently become a focus in several research fields, including the study of ferromagnets and superconductors. Depending on the underlying …

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    20/Oct/2023 - 10 a.m.

    Opto-phononics: Controlling Light and Sound at the Nanoscale

    By Daniel Lanzillotti Kimura

    Advances in material science and fabrication techniques enabled a new generation of samples with nanometric dimensions where it is possible to confine photons and phonons …

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    27/Nov/2023 - 11 a.m.

    Memrisitive devices based on Ferroelectric and Topotactic redox oxides

    By Diego Rubi

    Neuromorphic computing seeks to replicate the architecture and information processing mechanisms of the mammalian brain. To achieve this goal, we require new micro or nano-electronic …

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    01/Dec/2023 - 10 a.m.

    C2N PhD student seminar

    By C2N PhD student seminar

    - Gaia di Bernardino (C2N Department of Materials) - Growth of phase switching 2D material WSeTe

    - Sarra Salhi (C2N Department of Photonics) - Optimized …

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    PhD defense
    Afficher plus de PhD defense

    04/Dec/2023 - 9:45 a.m.

    (in french) Du concept à l'analyse des performances d’un microgyromètre innovant, axisymétrique et résonnant en technologie SOI

    By Lucas Hudeley

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    HdR defense
    Afficher plus de HdR defense

    31/Oct/2023 - 2 p.m.

    (in french) 2Heat 2Strain

    By Julien Chaste

    Les hétérostructures de matériaux 2D sont des matériaux atomiquement minces, pris en sandwich, pour former de nouveaux dispositifs et concepts. C'est le cas en électronique, …

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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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