A unified description of the preferred orientation of clays

Atomic manipulation of the gap in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x

Topological phenomena in condensed matter — where mathematics meets materials science

Inauguration of the building 510

High kinetic inductance superconducting nanowires

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A unified description of the preferred orientation of clays

13 February 2020

A unified description of the preferred orientation of clays

Clays are lamellar minerals ubiquitous on the earth’s surface. Researchers at IC2MP, LPS and ICMN have shown that the preferred orientation of clays in a wide variety of natural environments can (...)

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Atomic manipulation of the gap in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x

3 February 2020

Atomic manipulation of the gap in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x

A major challenge in the study of high temperature superconductivity in copper oxide materials is to understand their macroscopic quantum behavior in terms of microscopic mechanisms. Using the (...)

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Topological phenomena in condensed matter — where mathematics meets materials science

31 January 2020

Topological phenomena in condensed matter — where mathematics meets materials science

Direct observation of topological properties of materials is now possible in experiments on mesoscopic samples, including measurement of “winding numbers” — which were until now considered rather (...)

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Inauguration of the building 510

30 June 2019

Inauguration of the building 510

Following three years of renovation work on an occupied site, building 510 that hosts the LPS was inaugurated on Monday, June 24 by Jean-Benoît Albertini, Prefect of Essonne, Alain Sarfati, (...)

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High kinetic inductance superconducting nanowires

19 June 2019

High kinetic inductance superconducting nanowires

Joint efforts involving two teams from the LPS have demonstrated that beam-assisted deposition of superconducting materials with a He-based focused ion beam (He-FIB) can be used to design and (...)

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