Point Defects in h-BN as efficient UV quantum emitters

Towards new anisotropic materials with tunable magnetic properties

1D, 2D … and 3D spin liquids are everywhere !

Bacterial teamwork decreases resistance to flow

How does an incommensurate system slide? Role of dimensionality.

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Point Defects in h-BN as efficient UV quantum emitters

6 January 2017

Point Defects in h-BN as efficient UV quantum emitters

Single photons sources (SPS) play a central role in the experimental foundation of quantum computing. Currently, there is a large scientific effort in identifying new bright and stable (...)

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Towards new anisotropic materials with tunable magnetic properties

2 September 2016

Towards new anisotropic materials with tunable magnetic properties

The bottom-up approach is a very powerful method for designing nanomaterials. When anisotropic building-blocks are assembled together, an important goal is to find easy methods to elaborate (...)

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1D, 2D … and 3D spin liquids are everywhere !

23 June 2016

1D, 2D … and 3D spin liquids are everywhere !

At the atomic scale, magnetism is of purely quantum origin. Most magnetic properties of materials are nonetheless described in a classical framework: the effect of quantum fluctuations usually (...)

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Bacterial teamwork decreases resistance to flow

20 May 2016

Bacterial teamwork decreases resistance to flow

The physics of active fluids is a topic that has recently emerged at the interfaces between fluid mechanics, statistical physics and biology. It covers an area of applications extremely broad (...)

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How does an incommensurate system slide? Role of dimensionality.

19 May 2016

How does an incommensurate system slide? Role of dimensionality.

A Charge Density Wave (CDW) system is a system in which a periodic lattice distortion and a metal-insulator transition appear concomitantly. It is actually an electronic transition involving a (...)

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