Tunneling time probed by quantum shot noise

An illustrated guide to the stars and the most astonishing phenomena of the sky

Alexei Chepelianskii received the Grand Prix Jacques Herbrand of the Académie des Sciences

Components fabricated in the LPS workshop on their way to Mercury

Shot-noise scanning tunnelling microscopy

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Tunneling time probed by quantum shot noise

4 December 2018

Tunneling time probed by quantum shot noise

The time that a particle takes to traverse an electronic junction by tunneling has been discussed in theory [1] but not detected directly. Here, we take advantage of both optical information and (...)

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An illustrated guide to the stars and the most astonishing phenomena of the sky

21 November 2018

An illustrated guide to the stars and the most astonishing phenomena of the sky

Emmanuel Beaudoin, associate professor in the LPS, has published a book that unveils astronomy in a visual and unusual way.
Innovative educational illustrations explain the stars and celestial (...)

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Alexei Chepelianskii received the Grand Prix Jacques Herbrand of the Académie des Sciences

16 November 2018

Alexei Chepelianskii received the Grand Prix Jacques Herbrand of the Académie des Sciences

The 2018 Jacques Herbrand Prize was awarded to Alexei Chepelianskii of the LPS during the solemn meeting of the Academy on October 16, 2018.
Alexei Chepelianskii is neither a theorist nor an (...)

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Components fabricated in the LPS workshop on their way to Mercury

7 November 2018

Components fabricated in the LPS workshop on their way to Mercury

The BepiColombo mission, a European and Japanese (ESA, JAXA) project to study Mercury, has been launched from Kourou in the evening of October 20th 2018. The LPS workshop has fabricated some of (...)

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Shot-noise scanning tunnelling microscopy

15 October 2018

Shot-noise scanning tunnelling microscopy

Many interesting properties in condensed matter systems, including high temperature superconductivity, originate from interactions between electrons. Since these interaction usually take place on (...)

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