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GNS Partnerships






PAMS (2013-17, coord. A. Gourdon)

The PAMS project explores all sci­en­tific and tech­no­log­i­cal aspects of the fab­ri­ca­tion of pla­nar atomic and sub-​molecular scale elec­tronic devices on sur­faces of Si:H, Ge:H, AlN, CaCO3 (cal­cite) and CaF2 with atomic scale pre­ci­sion and reproducibility.

Partners : CEMES CNRS Toulouse (Fr), Jagiel­lon­ian Uni­v. Krakow (PL), TU Dresden (D), J. Guten­berg Uni­v. Mainz (D), Uni­v. San­ti­ago de Com­postela (SP), CSIC - CFM, San Sebastián (SP), Aalto Uni­ver­sity (Fi), IBM Research Zurich (CH).

Website : http://pams.prod.lamp.cnrs.fr/index.php/project





AtMol (2011-14, Coord. C. Joachim)

The AtMol FET-Proactive project has established comprehensive process flow for fabricating a molecular chip, i.e. a molecular processing unit comprising a single molecule connected to external mesoscopic electrodes with atomic scale precision and preserving the integrity of the gates down to the atomic level after the encapsulation. Logic functions has been incorporated in a single molecule gate, or performed by a single surface atomic scale circuit.

Partners : CEMES-CNRS Toulouse (Fr), CEA-LETI (Fr), TU Dresden (D), Jagiel­lon­ian Uni­v. Krakow (PL), MPI (D), Humbolt Univ. Berlin (D), CSIC (SP), ICIQ (SP), IMRE AStar Singapore, Univ. Nottingham (UK)

Website : http://www.phantomsnet.net/AtMol/AT/index.php


ARTIST (2010-13, Coord. A. Gourdon)

The FET-Open ARTIST project aims at exploring alternative routes towards long distance (above 10 nm) information transport and storage at the atomic and molecular scale. ARTIST suggests new solutions for optical and electrical addressing of molecules, efficient inter-molecular communication and compatible data storage.

Partners : CEMES-CNRS Toulouse (Fr), ISMO-CNRS Orsay (Fr), Univ. Graz (A), IBM Research GmbH (CH), MPI (D), Univ. Liverpool (UK)

Website : http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/93599_en.html


COMOSYEL (2008-13, coord. E. Dujardin)

The ERC-Starting Grant project COMOSYEL led by E. Dujardin has implemented two approaches of information processing platforms reaching single molecular-scale devices. First, graphene was patterned over several length scales, with a series of techniques compatible with ultrahigh vacuum (UHV) environment, to produce sub-20 nm nanoribbons (GNR) with crystalline edges embedded in pure graphene electronic junctions. Second, colloidal metallic nanostructures were synthesized or self-assembled to produce multiscale plasmonic circuits that were shown to confine and propagate surface plasmons down to sub-10 nm crystals.

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ACTION (2016-xx, coord. G. Rapenne)


Partners : CEMES CNRS Toulouse (Fr), .

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ARTEMIS (2015-19, coord. E. Dujardin)


Partners : CEMES CNRS Toulouse (Fr), .

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NanoFluidyn (2013-17, coord. T. Ondarçuhu)




Partners : CEMES CNRS Toulouse (Fr), .

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PlaCoRe (2013-17, coord. E. Dujardin)


Partners : CEMES CNRS Toulouse (Fr), .

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HybNaP (2017-19, coord. E. Dujardin)

HybNaP is a ANR-NRF project comprising five French and Singaporian partners. It aims at building hybrid emitter-metal structures with nanometer controlled geometries by combining colloidal synthesis and self-assembly with advanced templating effects of sub-10 nm patterned substrates structures. The partners will study the hybrid structures with 1-nm resolved electronic probes to locally excite and characterize their optical response. Theoretical modeling and numerical simulations will be implemented to interpret the experimental data.

Partners : CEMES CNRS Toulouse (Fr), SCR UMR 6226 Rennes (Fr), IMRE AStar (Singapore), IHPC AStar (Singapore), SUTD (Singapore).

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MQWire (2017-19, Coord. A. Gourdon)


Partners : CEMES-CNRS Toulouse (Fr), (Taiwan)

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MANA (2013-17, Coord. C. Joachim)

The International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA) was one of the nine research centers sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) for the World Premier International Research Center Initiative(WPI). The aim of the WPI is to create top world-level research centers sufficiently attractive to outstanding researchers from around the world. MANA has been called one of Japan’s best research institutes not only for its research output, but also for its efforts to internationalize and establish effective programs for training young researchers.

Partners : CEMES-CNRS Toulouse (Fr), NIMS (Japan)

Website : http://www.nims.go.jp/mana/index.html


NAIST (2014-to date, coord. G. Rapenne)

The implementation of this joint laboratory between NAIST and CEMES follows a strong relationship built up over the years between NAIST and Université Paul Sabatier. In 2008 was signed a student exchange program at the Master’s and Doctorate level (resp. Prof. Gwénael Rapenne). In this context, an average of three French students and three Japanese students are exchanged for internships lab of 2 to 6 months since 2008. In 2013, the agreement was signed increasing the capacity in both directions from 3 to 5 and extending to all scientific fields.

Partners : CEMES-CNRS Toulouse (Fr), Nara Institute of Technology (Japan)

Website : http://www.cemes.fr/NAIST