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11 March 2019

Silicon’s response to mechanical stress amplified by crystal defects

The electrical resistance of a commercial silicon wafer has been shown to exhibit giant changes when mechanically stressed. The ability to change silicon’s electrical resistance with stress, an (...)

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18 February 2019

La naissance miraculeuse des flocons de neige

Par Tristan Vey
La diversité et la complexité des flocons de neige fascinent depuis longtemps les physiciens qui n’ont pas encore levé tous les mystères de leur formation. La neige qui tombe (...)

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31 January 2019

Modifying silicon’s surface electronic properties with mechanical stress

Mechanical stress is widely used in strained-silicon technologies to improve the performance of microelectronic devices. This relies on the fact that stress can be used to modify the so-called (...)

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19 December 2018

Revealing spin-valley dynamics in 2D semiconductors: the SpinCAT project funded by the ANR

The roadmap of future innovative device developments foresees the reduction of material dimensions down to nanometer scale and the incorporation of 2D compounds with novel degrees of freedom (...)

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22 November 2018

Wiebke Hahn winner of the student award for her talk at IWN 2018

Wiebke Hahn, PhD student in the Electrons-Photons-Surfaces group, wins the student award for her oral presentation at the 10th International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors 2018 in Kanazawa, (...)

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To be noted

March 14 -11 :00 - PMC Conference room

Laurence Bodelot (LMS)
Magneto-Rheological Elastomers: experiments and modeling

March 21st -11 :00 - PMC conference room

Nathan Lewis (University of Manchester)
Spin-resolved photoemission and modelling studies of (...)

March 28 -11:00- PMC Conference room

Angelo Pierangelo (LPICM)
La lumière polarisée : un outil innovant de diagnostic précoce du (...)