Centre d’Élaboration de Matériaux et d’Etudes Structurales

Preparative-scale synthesis of nonacene

After more than 70 years of attempts and controversies, nonacene, a molecule composed of 9 linearly fused benzene rings, has just been prepared at CEMES-CNRS by solid-phase thermal deprotection of two carbonyl precursors.

Time-resolved nanocathodoluminescence in a TEM

A collaboration between researchers from CEMES and LPS-Orsay allowed for the first time to perform a time-resolved cathodoluminescence experiment in a transmission electron microscope


An open-source software for simple data acquisition from complex experimental setups

Complex 3D magnetic configurations revealed by an original holography-tomography method

The 3D magnetic configuration of longitudinal and transverse multi-vortex states in CoNi magnetic nanowires has been highlighted using the holographic vector-field electron tomography method.

Crystallization Kinetics of Nitrogen Doped Ge2Sb2Te5

Where it is shown that N bonding with Ge increases the viscosity of GeSbTe glasses and slows down nucleation and growth mechanisms during crystallization, two characteristics which allow to fabricate PCM devices of increased thermal stability.

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17 May 2022

PhD defense: Mélodie Humbert

Thursday, June 2 at 2 p.m in the INSA thesis room Claudine Hermann
"Deterministic coupling of nanodiamonds hosting nitrogen-vacancy centres to silicon nano-antennas using AFM-nanoxerography : towards the control of light emitted by single-photon sources"

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16 May 2022

HDR defense: Florent Houdellier

Wednesday, June 1 at 10 a.m in the CEMES conference room
"Coherent Electron Microscopy: contributions and project. Towards aberration-corrected bright electron source"

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15 May 2022

PhD defense: Silvia López Castaño

Monday, May 30 at 2 pm in CEMES, conference room
"Optimisation of Static Properties of Ti-6Al-4V obtained by Wire-Direct Energy Deposition via a multi-scale analysis of the microstructure"

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14 May 2022

Thursday seminars - Making art and science talk to communicate with the society

by Giancarlo Rizza, researcher at Laboratoire des Solides Irradiés (LSI),Institut Polytechnique de Paris, CEA/DRF/IRAMIS, CNRS
Thursday, May 19 2022, 11.00 am, CEMES (coffee served at 10.30 am), + Zoom

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11 April 2022

Thursday seminars - Phase-shaped ultrafast transmission electron microscopy for nano-optics

by Hugo Lourencço-Martins, CNRS researcher at CEMES, Toulouse
Thursday, April 21 2022, 11.00 am, CEMES (coffee served at 10.30 am) + Zoom

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