Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie des Nano-objets

Institut National des Sciences Appliquées
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Presentation of the Nanomagnetism group

Our group is specialised in the study of properties of magnetic nano-objects synthesized by organometallic chemistry. Several approaches are combined for these studies : magnetometry, micromagnetic simulations, transport measurements and magnetic hyperthermia measurements.

The basic properties of these objects are extremely intersting; they can have applications in fields such as magnetic recording, spintronics and nano-biomedecine. Several projects and collaborations of the team are linked to these three thematics.

We work in close collaboration with the Team "Nanostructures and Organometallic chemistry", who elaborate these objects, with the CEMES, Toulouse for their characterization by holography and with the LAAS, Toulouse, for the elaboration of devices by optic and electronic lithography

National and international collaborations:
- Institut Claudius Régaud-INSERM-Faculté de Pharmacie (Toulouse) : biomedical applications.
- Unité Mixte de Physique CNRS-Thales (Orsay) : magnetotransport measurements on magnetic nanoparticles.
- Spintec (Grenoble) : magnetotransport measurements on magnetic nanowires.
- Instituto de Nanociencia de Aragón & Instituto de Ciencia Materiales Aragon (Saragosse, Espagne) : hyperthermia measurements on magnetic nanoparticles
- Institut für Theoretische Physik (Kassel, Allemagne) : theoretical calculations on the magnetism of nanoparticles