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.

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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

Enhanced sensitivity towards hydrogen by a TiN interlayer in Pd-decorated SnO 2 nanowires

Clémence Badie, Jae-Hyoung Lee, Ali Mirzaei, Hyoun Woo Kim, Syreina Sayegh, Mikhael Bechelany, Lionel Santinacci, Sang Sub Kim

Journal of Materials Chemistry A 11:12202-12213 (2023)10.1039/d3ta00020f

Design of infrared optical absorber using silver nanorings array made by a top-down process

Ibtissem Bouanane, F. Bedu, Igor Ozerov, Beniamino Sciacca, Lionel Santinacci, David Duché, Gérard Berginc, Ludovic Escoubas, Olivier Margeat, Judikaël Le Rouzo

Scientific Reports 13:7770 (2023)10.1038/s41598-023-34579-w

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

Nanoparticle Imprint Lithography: From Nanoscale Metrology to Printable Metallic Grids

Anna Capitaine, Mehrnaz Bochet-Modaresialam, Peeranuch Poungsripong, Clémence Badie, Vasile Heresanu, Olivier Margeat, Lionel Santinacci, David Grosso, Erik Garnett, Beniamino Sciacca

ACS Nano (2023)10.1021/acsnano.3c01156

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 127:5731-5742 (2023)10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c08447

Early-stage growth of GeTe on Si(111)-Sb

Boris Croes, Fabien Cheynis, Yannick Fagot-Revurat, Pierre Müller, Stefano Curiotto, Frédéric Leroy

Physical Review Materials 7:014409 (2023)10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.7.014409

Nanoscale electronic transport at graphene/pentacene van der Waals interface

Michel Daher Mansour, Jacopo Oswald, Davide Beretta, Michael Stiefe, Roman Furrer, Michel Calame, Dominique Vuillaume

Nanoscale 15:9203-9213 (2023)10.1039/D2NR06682C

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

Methanol on the rocks: green rust transformation promotes the oxidation of methane

Orion Farr, Nil Gaudu, Gregoire Danger, Michael Russell, Daniel Ferry, Wolfgang Nitschke, Simon Duval

Journal of the Royal Society Interface 20 (2023)10.1098/rsif.2023.0386

Electropolymerization processing of side-chain engineered EDOT for high performance microelectrode arrays

Mahdi Ghazal, Anna Susloparova, Camille Lefebvre, Michel Daher Mansour, Najami Ghodhbane, Alexis Melot, Corentin Scholaert, David Guérin, Sebastien Janel, Nicolas Barois, Morvane Colin, Luc Buée, Pierre Yger, Sophie Halliez, Yannick Coffinier, Sébastien Pecqueur, Fabien Alibart

Biosensors and Bioelectronics 237:115538 (2023)10.1016/j.bios.2023.115538

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

Upconversion photoinduced electrochemiluminescence of luminol-H2O2 at Si/SiOx/Ni photoanodes

Yiran Zhao, Julie Descamps, Yoan Léger, Lionel Santinacci, Sandrine Zanna, Néso Sojic, Gabriel Loget

Electrochimica Acta 444:142013 (2023)10.1016/j.electacta.2023.142013


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

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

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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Élaboration électrochimique

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