The Department of Nanoelectronics focuses on understanding and realizing nanoscale phenomena and devices, and on developing integrated nanocircuit architectures (more information).

Physics and technology of nanostructures

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Members: Anne Anthore (MdC, group leader), Herve Aubin (DR), Antonella Cavannas (IR), Christophe David (IR), Bernard Etienne (Emeritus), Ulf Gennser (DR), Jean-Christophe Girard (CR), Yong Jin (DR), Dominique Mailly (DRCE), Frederic Pierre (DR), Rebeca Ribeiro (CR), Gillemin Rodary (CR).

Integrative Concepts for Spin and Charge Based Nanodevices

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Members: Damien Querlioz (CR, group leader), Dafiné Ravelosona (DR), Giancarlo Faini (DR), Liza Herrera Diez (CR), Laurie Calvet (CR), Jacques-Olivier Klein (MdC), Nicolas Vernier (MdC)

Computational Nanoelectronics

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Members: Marco Pala (CR, group leader), Jérôme Saint-Martin (Prof), Arnaud Bournel (Prof), Philippe Dollfus (DR), Sylvie Retailleau (Prof), Christophe Chassat (IR)

Novel Magnetic Devices

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Members: Thibaut Devolder (DR, group leader), Jean-Paul Adam (CR), Claude Chappert    (DR), Joo-Von Kim (CR)


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Members: Frédéric Aniel (Prof., group leader), Anne-Sophie Grimault-Jacquin (MdC), Guy Fishman (Emeritus), Nicolas Zerounian (MdC).

Key Figures

5 research groups
19 CNRS research members
9 faculty members
20 PhD students/Postdocs

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Tel : (+33) 1 70 27 06 20


Novembre 2019: Congratulations to Liza Herrera Diez (INTEGNANO) for successfully presenting her HDR!

September 2019: Congratulations to Rebeca Ribeiro (Phynano/Topo2D) for the prestigious Starting Grant awarded to her project TWISTRONICS by the European Research Council!

September 2019: C2N and the New York University (NYU) Center for Quantum Phenomena are organizing a French-US workshop on nanoelectronics. September 25th to 27th 2019 at both NYU Paris and C2N.

August 2019: The startup CryoHEMT, co-funded by Yong Jin, has a new web page!

July 2019: The startup Spin-Ion Technologies, co-founded by Dafiné Ravelosona, was awarded with one of the 10 "i-LAB 2019" Prize. Congratulations!

June 2019: a Innovative Training Network (ITN) grant has been awarded to the project MagnEFi, coordinated by Liza Herrera Diez. Congratulations!

April 2019:  Congratulations to Hadrien Duprez (QPC) for winning one of the two best presentation award at the C2N PhD days!

October 2018:  Great Prize of the French Academy of Sciences awarded to Frédéric Pierre.