Perfect assemblies of gold nanoparticles

Current noise at the atomic scale — bronze medal from CNRS

Popularize and teach physics during the lockdown

New artificial fibres made of inorganic nanotubes

Exploring the nanoworld in 3D

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Perfect assemblies of gold nanoparticles

28 May 2021

Perfect assemblies of gold nanoparticles

Nanoparticles can assemble in periodic structures, like atoms, called supercrystals. There are many applications for these materials (from catalysis to detection) but they require regular (...)

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Current noise at the atomic scale — bronze medal from CNRS

20 May 2021

Current noise at the atomic scale — bronze medal from CNRS

Many interesting properties in condensed matter systems originate from interactions between electrons. Since these interactions usually take place on short time scales, a measurement of (...)

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Popularize and teach physics during the lockdown

26 April 2021

Popularize and teach physics during the lockdown

The "Physics reimagined" team has been developing new ways of popularizing and teaching physics at LPS. The first lockdown in march 2020 was an opportunity for its members to test new approaches (...)

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New artificial fibres made of inorganic nanotubes

26 April 2021

New artificial fibres made of inorganic nanotubes

Mankind’s relationship with fibres goes back thousands of years, but in the last century we have moved beyond natural plant and animal-based yarns (silk, wool) to develop stronger, more versatile (...)

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Exploring the nanoworld in 3D

1 April 2021

Exploring the nanoworld in 3D

Imagine a cube on which light is projected by a flashlight. The cube reflects the light in a particular way, so simply spinning the cube or moving the flashlight makes it possible to examine each (...)

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