Département NM


Leader: Lionel Santinacci , Co-responsable : Lisa Michez


Les activités de recherche du département NM couvrent un large spectre allant de la recherche fondamentale au développement de matériaux innovants. L’activité du département s’appuie sur une large expertise en méthodes de caractérisation et d’élaboration.

Nos outils


Microscopies électroniques et diffraction


Microscopies à  champ proche




Conductive TiN thin films grown by plasma- enhanced atomic layer deposition: Effects of N-sources and thermal treatments

Clémence Badie, Héloïse Tissot, Beniamino Sciacca, Maïssa K. S. Barr, Julien Bachmann, Christophe Vallee, Gaël Gautier, Thomas Defforge, Vincent Astié, Jean Manuel Decams, Mikhael Bechelany, Lionel Santinacci

Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A 41:032401 (2023)10.1116/6.0002288

Electrical monitoring of organic crystal phase transition using MoS2 field effect transistor

Ilan Boulet, Simon Pascal, F. Bedu, Igor Ozerov, Alain Ranguis, Thomas Leoni, Conrad Becker, Laurence Masson, Aleksandar Matkovic, Christian Teichert, Olivier Siri, Claudio Attaccalite, Jean-Roch Huntzinger, Matthieu Paillet, Ahmed-Azmi Zahab, Romain Parret

Nanoscale Advances 5:1681-1690 (2023)10.1039/d2na00817c

Characterizing the Water Forming Reaction on Graphite and Ceria Supported Palladium Nanoparticles and Nanoislands by the Work Function

Baptiste Chatelain, Ali El Barraj, Carine Laffon, Philippe Parent, Clemens Barth

Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2023)10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c08447

Diffusive Dynamics of Bacterial Proteome as a Proxy of Cell Death

Daniele Di Bari, Stepan Timr, Marianne Guiral, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Tilo Seydel, Christian Beck, Caterina Petrillo, Philippe Derreumaux, Simone Melchionna, Fabio Sterpone, Judith Peters, Alessandro Paciaroni

ACS Central Science (2023)10.1021/acscentsci.2c01078

Competitive actions of MnSi in the epitaxial growth of Mn5Si3 thin films on Si(111)

Ismaïla Kounta, Helena Reichlova, Dominik Kriegner, Rafael Lopes Seeger, Antonin Bad'Ura, Miina Leiviska, Amine Boussadi, Vasile Heresanu, Sylvain Bertaina, Matthieu Petit, Eva Schmoranzerova, Libor Smejkal, Jairo Sinova, Tomas Jungwirth, Vincent Baltz, Sebastian T B Goennenwein, Lisa Michez

Physical Review Materials 7:024416 (2023)10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.7.024416

Epitaxial growth and structural properties of silicene and other 2D allotropes of Si

Laurence Masson, Geoffroy Prévot

Nanoscale Advances 5:1574-1599 (2023)10.1039/d2na00808d

Physicochemical Characterization of Aerosols in the Coastal Zone: Evidence of Persistent Carbon Soot in the Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer (MABL) Background

Philippe Parent, Carine Laffon, Victor Trillaud, Olivier Grauby, Daniel Ferry, Alix Limoges, Tathy Missamou, Jacques Piazzola

Atmosphere 14:291 (2023)10.3390/atmos14020291

Atomic layer deposition: An efficient tool for corrosion protection

L. Santinacci

Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science 101674 (2023)10.1016/j.cocis.2022.101674


Impact of washing cycles on the performances of face masks

Augustin Charvet, Nathalie Bardin-Monnier, Dominique Thomas, Olivier Dufaud, Marielle Pfrimmer, Mathieu Barrault, Soleiman Bourrous, Victor Mocho, François-Xavier Ouf, Stéphane Poirier, Laurence Jeanmichel, César Segovia, Daniel Ferry, Olivier Grauby

Journal of Aerosol Science 160:105914 (2022)10.1016/j.jaerosci.2021.105914

Allophanes, a significant soil pool of silicon for plants

Sophie S. Cornu, Jean-Dominique Meunier, Céline Ratié, Fréderic Ouedraogo, Yves Lucas, Patricia Merdy, Doris Barboni, Camille Delvigne, Daniel Borschneck, Olivier Grauby, Catherine Keller

Geoderma 412:115722 (2022)10.1016/j.geoderma.2022.115722

Polar surface of ferroelectric nanodomains in GeTe thin films

B. Croes, F. Cheynis, P. Müller, S. Curiotto, F. Leroy

Physical Review Materials 6:064407 (2022)10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.6.064407

Automatic Ferroelectric Domain Pattern Recognition Based on the Analysis of Localized Nonlinear Optical Responses Assisted by Machine Learning

Boris Croes, Iaroslav Gaponenko, Cédric Voulot, Olivier Grégut, Kokou D Dorkenoo, Fabien Cheynis, Stefano Curiotto, Pierre Müller, Frédéric Leroy, Kumara Cordero‐edwards, Patrycja Paruch, Salia Cherifi Cherifi-Hertel

Advanced Physics Research 2200037 (2022)10.1002/apxr.202200037

Reflections on the effect of an external flux in surface physics

Stefano Curiotto, F. Leroy, F. Cheynis, P. Müller

Surface Science : A Journal Devoted to the Physics and Chemistry of Interfaces 725:122158 (2022)10.1016/j.susc.2022.122158

Atomistic Description of Interdroplet Ice-Bridge Formation during Condensation Frosting

Stefano Curiotto, David Paulovics, Christophe Raufaste, Franck Celestini, Thomas Frisch, Frédéric Leroy, Fabien Cheynis, Pierre Müller

Langmuir (2022)10.1021/acs.langmuir.2c02860

Solar-assisted urea oxidation at silicon photoanodes promoted by an amorphous and optically adaptive Ni-Mo-O catalytic layer

Joudi Dabboussi, Rawa Abdallah, Lionel Santinacci, Sandrine Zanna, Antoine Vacher, Vincent Dorcet, Stéphanie Fryars, Didier Floner, Gabriel Loget

Journal of Materials Chemistry A 10:19769-19776 (2022)10.1039/D2TA01212J

Amorphous-to-crystal transition in the layer-by-layer growth of bivalve shell prisms

Julien Duboisset, Patrick Ferrand, Arthur Baroni, Tilman Grünewald, Hamadou Dicko, Olivier Grauby, Jeremie Vidal-Dupiol, Denis Saulnier, Gilles Le Moullac, Martin Rosenthal, Manfred Burghammer, Julius Nouet, Corinne Chevallard, Alain Baronnet, Virginie Chamard

Acta Biomaterialia 142:194-207 (2022)10.1016/j.actbio.2022.01.024

Statistical behaviour of interfaces subjected to curvature flow and torque effects applied to microstructural evolutions

Sebastian Florez, Karen Alvarado, Brayan Murgas, Nathalie Bozzolo, Dominique Chatain, Carl E Krill, Mingyan Wang, Gregory S Rohrer, Marc Bernacki

Acta Materialia 222:117459 (2022)10.1016/j.actamat.2021.117459

Bio‐Inspired Adaptive Sensing through Electropolymerization of Organic Electrochemical Transistors

Mahdi Ghazal, Michel Daher Mansour, Corentin Scholaert, Thomas Dargent, Yannick Coffinier, Sébastien Pecqueur, F. Alibart

Advanced Electronic Materials 8:2100891 (2022)10.1002/aelm.202100891

Tuning the Mn5Ge3 and Mn11Ge8 thin films phase formation on Ge(111) via growth process

Mohamed-Amine Guerboukha, Matthieu Petit, Aurélie Spiesser, Alain Portavoce, Omar Abbes, Vasile Heresanu, Sylvain Bertaina, Cyril Coudreau, Lisa Michez

Thin Solid Films 761:139523 (2022)10.1016/j.tsf.2022.139523

KI and TEDA influences towards the retention of radiotoxic CH3I by activated carbons

H. Lin, M. Chebbi, C. Monsanglant-Louvet, B. Marcillaud, A. Roynette, D. Doizi, P. Parent, C. Laffon, O. Grauby, Daniel Ferry

Journal of Hazardous Materials 431:128548 (2022)10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.128548

Unveiling the atomic position of C in Mn5Ge3Cx thin films

L.-A. Michez, M. Petit, V. Heresanu, V. Le Thanh, E. Prestat, F. d'Acapito, Q. Ramasse, F. Boscherini, P. Pochet, M. Jamet

Physical Review Materials 6:074404 (2022)10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.6.074404

Aqueous electrochemistry: The toolbox for life's emergence from redox disequilibria

Wolfgang Nitschke, Barbara Schoepp-Cothenet, Simon Duval, Kilian Zuchan, Orion Farr, Frauke Baymann, Francesco Panico, Alessandro Minguzzi, Elbert Branscomb, Michael Russell

Electrochemical Science Advances (2022)10.1002/elsa.202100192

Charge transport across Au-P3HT-Graphene Van der Waals vertical heterostructures

Jacopo Oswald, Davide Beretta, Michael Stiefel, Roman Furrer, Alessia Romio, Michel Daher Mansour, Dominique Vuillaume, Michel Calame

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 14:48240-48249 (2022)

Optically active cross-band transition in double-walled carbon nanotube and its impact on Raman resonances

M. Paillet, V.N. Popov, H.N. Tran, J.-C. Blancon, D.I. Levshov, R. Arenal, R. Parret, A. Ayari, A. San Miguel, F. Vallée, N. del Fatti, A.A. Zahab, J.-L. Sauvajol

Carbon 196:950-960 (2022)10.1016/j.carbon.2022.05.044

A one-dimensional high-order commensurate phase of tilted molecules

Anthony Thomas, Thomas Leoni, Olivier Siri, Conrad Becker, Martin Unzog, Christian Kern, Peter Puschnig, Peter Zeppenfeld

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 24:9118-9122 (2022)10.1039/d2cp00437b

XPS modeling of GaN/GaAs nanostructure grown by the droplet epitaxy technique

Guy Tsamo, Guillaume Monier, Philip Hoggan, Christine Robert-Goumet, Matthieu Petit, Alain Ranguis, Luc Bideux

Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 261 (2022)10.1016/j.elspec.2022.147257

Heteroepitaxy of FCC-on-FCC Systems of Large Misfit

Paul Wynblatt, Dominique Chatain, Ulrich Dahmen

Acta Materialia (2022)10.1016/j.actamat.2021.117550

Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor Anodes for Ultrastable and Site-Selective Upconversion Photoinduced Electrochemiluminescence

Yiran Zhao, Julie Descamps, Soraya Ababou-Girard, Jean-Francois Bergamini, Lionel Santinacci, Yoan Léger, Neso Sojic, Gabriel Loget

Angewandte Chemie International Edition 61:e202201865 (2022)10.1002/anie.202201865


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Microscopies électroniques et diffraction



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Jet moléculaire (MBRS)

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Microscopies à  champ proche




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Croissance en solution

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