MAGNETOPTICS

MAGNETic & OPTICal properties of ferroic and strongly correlated materials

Some materials showing fascinating properties such as superconductivity, colossal magnetoresistance, metal-insulator transition, multiferroicity ..., are the building blocks of novel applications in microelectronics, energy conversion and harvesting. These properties are basically due to strong electronic correlations, and result in a competition between various degrees of freedom (charges, lattice, spin, orbitals, …).
The team aims to understand the microscopic mechanisms at the origin of the physical properties of these materials such as multiferroïcity, magnetic order and dynamics, ...
Our approach is based on a combination of Raman and optical spectroscopies, magnetic measurements and numerical simulations.
The teams aims to understand the quantic mechanisms behind the physical behaviour of materials such as multiferroïc compounds, Motts insulators etc.

MAGNETOPTICS team focuses on two research operations:

Electronic properties of materials with strong electronic correlations: spectroscopy and ab-initio calculations

image magnetoptics vignette teamsCompounds with strong electronic correlations have many functional properties. Understanding the mechanisms underlying these properties will help develop materials adapted to the function of  R-RAMs, flexible electronics, neural networks, sensors, energy storage…
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Spin dynamics and magnetic properties

couv OR2 magnetoptics ©gremanThe emergence of inertial spin dynamics has focused major interest in spin electronics, a field with numerous applications in electronics, medical imaging and other exploration systems.
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MAGNETOPTICS projects

HYPERDIAMOND

The Diamond Revolution in Hyperpolarised MR Imaging – Novel platform and nanoparticule targeted probe.
Europe - H2020 project 2016
Coordinator: Ulm University
Partners: Hebrew Univ of Jerusalem, Research Fund of the Hadassah Medical Organization, Karlsruhe Institute of technology, GREMAN, Austrian Institute of technology, NVision Medical Imaging, LM Van Moppes Sons SA, Arttic