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Dynamics and Interactions: Radiation, Atoms and Molecules (DIRAM)

The DIRAM group currently gathers 9 permanent researchers and 5 PhD students, both experimentalists and theoreticians. Its research activity focuses on the investigation of fundamental processes and related dynamics in the interaction of radiation with matter

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Molecular systems, Astrophysics and Environment

Our group focuses on the study of fundamental processes in chemical physics and is particularly involved in molecular and cluster physics. We are interested in the understanding of the energetic processing of isolated molecular systems, from the injection of energy to the relaxation through all processes in competition (radiative cooling, isomerization, ionization and fragmentation) as well as the intra- and inter-molecular energy flow following the excitation. Our experimental tools are (…)

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Structure and dynamics of complex isolated systems

Our team encompasses 13 permanent members belonging either to CNRS or to Univ. Paris Sud. They are either physicists or physical chemists.
Our work has a marked interdisciplinary character with a strong chemical or biological interface. It focuses on the study of molecular interactions and their consequences on a spectroscopic probe or photochemical process, in a dilute environment like van der Waals matrices, supersonic expansions, ion traps. To this end, we use spectroscopic techniques (…)

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Surfaces, Interfaces : Réactivity and Nanostructuration

The SIREN team investigates the physical and chemical properties of surfaces mainly covered by molecular systems and/or clusters for which we try to measure the structural parameters and understand the mutual interactions. For instance, the absorption of reactive species (H2, H2O, etc.) can lead to a spontaneous nanostructuration. For self-assembled molecular layers, the interactions depend on the density and number of layers. Either we observe directly the organization by STM or GIFAD or (…)

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Molecular Nanoscience Group

The Molecular Nanoscience Group is part of the Institut des Sciences Moléculaires d’Orsay, a joint research laboratory of the CNRS and Université de Paris-Sud XI. The goal of the Molecular Nanoscience Group is the creation of atomic-scale structures capable of incorporating diverse nanomachine functions (bistable molecule, single atom memory, photon nano-source, graphene and silicene nano devices, etc.).
The aim of the group is to achieve electrical and optical control of individual (…)

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