Centre for Nanosciences and Nanotechnology (C2N)
The Centre for Nanosciences and Nanotechnology (C2N) is a joint research unit between the CNRS and Université Paris-Saclay. It was founded on the 1stJune 2016 by merging two former laboratories, the Laboratoire de Photonique et de Nanostructures (LPN) and the Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale (IEF). In 2018, the laboratory moved to a new building at the heart of Campus Paris-Saclay, in the south of Paris.
The Board of Directors of the Centre for Nanosciences and Nanotechnology consists of the laboratory director, Giancarlo Faini, four deputy directors : Laurent Vivien, Arnaud Bournel, Pierre-Yves Joubert and Jean-Christophe Harmand, as well as a General-secretary, Cynthia Vallerand.