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Cadiz Fabian

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 Professor at Ecole Polytechnique
 Researcher at PMC in the Electrons Photons Surfaces Group
 Research subject: 2D Semiconductors
 Faculty member, Physics Department of Ecole Polytechnique & IP Paris
 Award winner of the OneSPIN ERC Starting Grant 2022

 Address: PMC, Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau, France
 Phone: +33 (0)1 69 33 47 66
 Office: Aile 4, 2nd floor, Office 04 3010B

 ORCID iD icon ORCID 0000-0002-4773-8147

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Fabian graduated from P. Universidad Catolica and Ecole Polytechnique (MX2012) and carried out his Ph.D. at PMC from 2012-2015, after which he was awarded with the Ecole Polytechnique Thesis Award in 2016. He then joined for two years the Quantum optoelectronics group at the LPCNO, Toulouse, as a post-doc. In 2017 Fabian joined the physics department of Ecole Polytechnique and the PMC lab where he has brought a new research activity: the study of the optical properties of excitons in novel 2D semiconductors such as MoS2, MoSe2,WSe2, and WS2. Soon after joining the PMC lab, Fabian installed a setup to mechanically exfoliate van der Waals crystals and determiniscally transfer single layers into any kind of substrate and in a well controlled atmosphere. To obtain high quality samples, the 2D layers are encapsulated with very thin hexagonal boron nitride flakes. This new activity has received financial support through the Young Researcher Grant from the French National Research Agency (ANR Grant SpinCAT 2018) and an ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council. His work has led to major contributions in the fields of spin physics in semiconductor nanostructures and 2D materials, with the publication of articles in scientific journals such as Physical Review Letters, Physical Review X, Nature Communications, 2D materials, npj 2D materials and applications, Nanoletters, Communications Physics.

Fabian teaches in the Physics Department of Ecole Polytechnique, with a 192 hour / year teaching service. He is teaching at the undergrad level in :
 Quantum Mechanics (PHY361)
 Advanced Quantum Physics (PHY430)
 Electromagnetism and light (PHY104)

and has previously taught the following courses:
 International Physicist Tournament (2017-2022)
 Laser-generated plasmas lab, PHY47XA (2017-2019)
 Formation préparatoire, Physique PHY301 (2017-2020)
 Beginner’s Lab II, PHY106 (2017-2020)
 Advanced Lab I (Teaching coordinator), PHY203 (2018-2020)
 Advanced Lab II (Teaching coordinator), PHY207 (2018-2020)
 Advanced Lab III, PHY302 (2019)
 Semiconductor physics lab, PHY47XA (2020-2023)

Previously, he had taught at INSA Toulouse (Engineering school) and at PUC, Chile.

Former students:
 Gyeongjun Lee (Ph.D. supervisor, 2023-2026)
 Magdalena Jankowska, BX24 (Bachelor thesis supervisor, 2024)
 Sangjun Park (Ph.D. supervisor, 2019-2022)
 Mahima Srivastava, BX23 (Bachelor thesis supervisor, 2023)
 Danilo Nascimento Guimaraes (PRL, 2023)
 Rishbabh Kothari (Exchange student, internship supervision, 2022)
 Alejandro Garcia (Exchange student, internship supervision, 2022)
 Nicolas Lopes, X21 (Bachelor thesis supervisor, 2020)
 Sangjun Park (Master M2 internship, 2018)
 Stefan Gerl (Exchange student, internship supervision, 2018)

With the financial support of:

 the Agence Nationale de la Recherche Grant ANR-18-CE24-0011 JCJC SpinCAT
 the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2022 research and innovation programme.