Centre d’Élaboration de Matériaux et d’Etudes Structurales (UPR 8011)

Optics Near Surfaces and at the Nanometer Scale

Gearing up nanoscale machines

Molecular gears are ultimate miniaturization of gears. In order to follow the rotation of successive cogwheels and the transmission of a rotational force along a train of molecular gears, chemical labelling was achieved to induce local contrast on STM images and differentiate one single paddle among the five.

A red star is born

Large starphenes can be accessed by thermal decarbonylation in the solid state, on a surface in ultra-vacuum of tricarbonylated precursors

Towards nanoscale efficient light sources

Unveiling the Optical Emission Channels of Monolayer Semiconductors Coupled to Silicon Nanoantennas, by J. M. Poumirol et al., ACS Photonics 7 (11), 3106-3115 (2020)

Spectral sorting of single plasmons in a 2D crystalline cavity

" Single plasmon spatial and spectral sorting on a crystalline two-dimensional plasmonic platform " U. Kumar, S. Bolisetty, C. Girard, R. Mezzenga, E. Dujardin and A. Cuche. Nanoscale 12, 13414 (2020)

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3 March 2021

PhD defense: Julien Dupuy

Thursday, March 18 at 10 am in CEMES
"Dynamic control and optimization of transmission electron microscopy observations"

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18 December 2020

PhD defense: Toufa Ouissi

Thursday, January 7 at 2 pm in CEMES
"Study of aeronautical alloys from the 1930s to 1945 - Historical and metallographic approach"

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1 December 2020

PhD defense: Mohanad Alchaar

Wednesday, december 16 at 10 am in CEMES
"Charge confinement and transfer in Au island / AlN and graphene island / SiC systems"

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25 November 2020

PhD defense: Laureen Moreaud

Friday, december 4 at 10.30 am in CEMES
"Synthesis, self-assembly and characterization of hybrid colloidal architectures plasmons-emitters".

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25 November 2020

PhD defense: Guillaume Noircler

Tuesday, December 8 at 10 am in CEMES
"Advanced characterization by Transmission Electron Microscopy of innovative materials for solar cells"

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