Quantum computing with magnetic color center in diamond
Tuesday 28 May 2013 at 3pm Room "Remy Lemaire" K 223 (1st floor) Building K, Institut Néel / CNRS Thomas CHANIER (Wigner Institute for Solid-State Physics, Budapest) Magnetic color centers in diamond have received a lot of interest in the research community due to their potential use as qubits for solid-state quantum computing or as single photon source for quantum key distribution in quantum cryptography. Indeed, diamond's...[Read More]
Restoring vision in blind patients: from visual prostheses to the optogenetic therapy
Thursday 30 May 2013 - at 2pm Lecture room - 3rd floor Building A - CNRS tower 25 rue des martyrs - 38000 Grenoble A “ Nano and Micro-Environments for Cell Biology ” Seminar by Serge PICAUD Institut de la Vision, Paris Abstract: Photoreceptors degenerate in different retinal diseases including retinal dystrophies like retinitis pigmentosa or more complex diseases such as age macular...[Read More]
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STATISTICS OF RADIATION AT JOSEPHSON PARAMETRIC RESONANCE
Tuesday 21 May 2013 at 3pm Room "Remy Lemaire" K 223 (1st floor) Building K, Institut Néel / CNRS Ciprian PADURARIU ( Delft University, The Netherlands) My talk focuses on the counting statistics of radiation emitted below the threshold of parametric resonance in a Josephson junction circuit. This theoretical work was motivated by a recent experiment [Hofheinz et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 217005 (2011)] that has measured the...[Read More]
Ballistic Interference in Ultraclean Suspended Graphene
Tuesday 7 May 2013 at 3pm Room "Remy Lemaire" K 223 (1st floor) Building K, Institut Néel / CNRS Romain MAURAND (University of Basel, Switzerland) We have fabricated suspended monolayer graphene devices on organic lift-off resists. We have extended this technology, which was introduced by N. Trombos et al. in 2011 , allowing to add a multitude of bottom and top gates. Using in-situ current annealing, we show that exceptional high...[Read More]
Superconducting hybrid nano structures: properties & macroscopic quantum phenomena
Tuesday 16 April 2013 at 3pm Room "Remy Lemaire" K 223 (1st floor) Building K, Institut Néel / CNRS Francesco TAFURI (University of Napoli) High critical temperature superconductors (HTS) nano-sized systems ranging from YBaCuO nano-junctions and nano-channels to hybrid systems incorporating semiconducting InAs nanowires have been realized and characterized. Reference samples employing low temperature superconductors have been...[Read More]
6th workshop "Nano and Micro-Environments for Cell Biology "
Friday April 12, 2013 - from 11am to 3pm School Phelma MINATEC 3 parvis Louis Néel - 38000 Grenoble The Nanosciences Foundation is pleased to announce the sixth edition of our popular workshop, aiming at gathering the Grenoble-based researchers with various backgrounds (Physics, engineering, mechanics, chemistry, biology...) working in the field of: “Nano and Micro-Environments for Cell Biology” [See who's coming!] [Download the...[Read More]
Electron quantum optics in quantum Hall edge channels
Tuesday 9 April 2013 at 3pm Room "Remy Lemaire" K 223 (1st floor) Building K, Institut Néel / CNRS Gwendal FEVE (Laboratoire Pierre Aigrain, Paris) The ballistic propagation of electronic waves along the quantum Hall edge channels of a two dimensional electron gas bears strong analogies with photon optics. Ballistic and one-dimensional propagation are ensured by the chiral quantum Hall edge states and electronic beam splitters can be...[Read More]
Josephson nanocircuits as key elements to implement coherent caloritronics
Tuesday 26 March 2013 at 3pm Room "Remy Lemaire" K 223 (1st floor) Building K, Institut Néel / CNRS Francesco GIAZOTTO (Scuola Normale Superiore - Pise, Italie) The Josephson effect  represents perhaps the prototype of macroscopic phase coherence and is at the basis of the most widespread interferometer, i.e., the superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) . Yet, in analogy to electric...[Read More]
Chi VÕ VĂN 's Thesis Defense : "Epitaxial graphene on metal for new magnetic nanometric systems"
Tuesday 19 march 2013 at 10am Room K223 - Building K - CNRS - 25 rue des martyrs Chi VÕ VĂN (Institut Néel) Thesis supervisor: Johann CORAUX Graphene is a new candidate for spintronics due to its long spin diffusion length and high carrier mobility. In interaction with a ferromagnet or a hea vy element, it may reveal small magnetic moments, or a Rashba-split electronic band structure, respectively. These systems are playgrounds for...[Read More]
Marc GANZHORN's Thesis Defense : "Coupling magnetism and mechanics on a molecular level"
Wednesday 13 march 2013 at 2pm Room K223 - Building K - CNRS - 25 rue des martyrs Marc GANZHORN (Institut Néel) Thesis supervisor: Wolfgang WERNSDORFER The magnetism of a nanoscale object, like single molecule magnets or atoms, is typically governed by the laws of quantum mechanics. Various quantum effects ranging from tunneling processes to coherent phenomena have for instance been observed in single molecule magnets . Probing the quantum nature...[Read More]
Single-atom spin qubits in silicon
Wednesday 6 February 2013 at 2pm Lecture room P015 - Ecole Grenoble INP Phelma - Site POLYGONE 23 rue des martyrs - 38000 Grenoble By Andrea MORELLO Centre for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology University of New South Wales, Sydney Abstract: The idea of using the spin of a single donor atom in silicon to encode quantum information goes back to the Kane proposal  in 1998. The proposal was motivated by two...[Read More]
Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy
Friday 1 February 2013 - at 2pm Lecture room M001- ground floor Grenoble INP SchoolPhelma - site MINATEC 3 parvis Louis Néel - 38000 Grenoble A “ Nano and Micro-Environments for Cell Biology ” Seminar by Bruno HUMBEL Electron Microscopy Facility University of Lausanne (Switzerland) Abstract:...[Read More]
Siddhart NAMBIAR's Thesis Defense : "Plasmon Assisted Si based Electo-Optical Devices"
Thursday 20 December 2012 at 2.30pm Amphi Dautreppe, Bâtiment B, CEA-Grenoble Siddhart NAMBIAR (CEA/LETI) Thesis supervisor: Marc SANQUER Although the optical properties of nanostructured metals were known for many decades, it is only in the past few years that this field has attracted wide interest. This is in part due to the progress in nanofabrication techniques. The field of...[Read More]
2012 Thesis Prize Award Ceremony
Wednesday 5 December 2012 from 4.30pm Lecture Room A - CNRS 25 rue des martyrs - 38000 Grenoble This year, the Foundation's thesis prize will be given to two laureates: Anne-Cécile REYMANN , from iRTSV/LPCV & Ioan Mihai POP , from Institut Néel This ceremony will also give us the opportunity to meet and congratulate 3 out...[Read More]
December 3 - 7, 2012 MINATEC - Grenoble, FRANCE We are pleased to announce the 6th edition of the international and interdisciplinary meeting ElecMol’12 which will focus on recent advances in molecular and organic (opto)electronics. The 2010 edition was a great success with more than 350 international participants and an outstanding scientific program with invited lectures given by worldwide renowned personalities in different fields of molecular electronics ranging from...[Read More]
Low temperature plasma-surface interactions: hydrogen plasma and graphene
Monday 12 November 2012 at 2pm Lecture room P015 - Ecole Grenoble INP Phelma - Site POLYGONE 23 rue des martyrs - 38000 Grenoble By David GRAVES University of California, Berkeley - USA Nanosciences Foundation Chair of Excellence 2011 - 2013 Abstract: Low temperature plasmas are generally far from equilibrium, with different species displaying very different distributions of energy and velocity. This characteristic can be exploited...[Read More]
5th workshop "Nano and Micro-Environments for Cell Biology "
Thursday November 8, 2012 - from 9am to 3pm Salle des séminaires de l'IAB, La Tronche The Nanosciences Foundation organises for the fifth time a workshop aiming at gathering the Grenoble-based researchers with various backgrounds (Physics, engineering, mechanics, chemistry, biology...) working in the field of: “Nano and Micro-Environments for Cell Biology” The goal of this event is to increase the awareness of the...[Read More]
Workshop on Graphene in Grenoble
Thursday 18 Octobre 2012 - from 9.30am to 4.00pm Phelma POLYGONE The Nanosciences Foundation is organising the first workshop gathering all Grenoble-based researchers whose work is involving / focused on Graphene. Whereas various projects such as the large "Graphene Flagship" are being launched, it is crucial for our local community to raise its voice and improve its visibility at both national and European scales. Grenoble holds a unique position in France, and warrants a...[Read More]
Daniel VALENTE's Thesis Defense : "Quantum Optics with Semiconducting Artificial Atoms"
Monday 15 October 2012 at 2pm Room "Remy Lemaire" K 223 - Building K Institut Néel - CNRS 25 avenue des Martyrs - 38000 Grenoble Daniel VALENTE (Institut Néel) Thesis supervisor: Jean Philippe POIZAT The thesis focuses on quantum optical effects in semiconducting artificial atoms. We first investigate theoretically a single emitter coupled to a one-dimensional...[Read More] Agenda - ARCHIVE 2012 Agenda - ARCHIVE 2011 Agenda - ARCHIVE 2010 Agenda - ARCHIVE 2009