Laboratoire d'Innovation en Chimie des Surfaces et Nanosciences (LICSEN)

LICSEN was created in January 2014 by association within the NIMBE (UMR 3685) of  the former groups LCSI (SPCSI) and LEM (SPEC)



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The LICSEN (Laboratory of Innovation in Surface Chemistry and Nanosciences) combines chemists and physicists (12 CEA staff members, 2 university associates, ~12 Ph.D students and postdoctoral fellows) around a core expertise in the field of chemical functionalization of surfaces and nanomaterials. The main objective is to provide these surfaces and nanomaterials with additional properties of interest in the fields of renewable energies and nanosciences for information and health technologies. Our studies expand from the understanding of chemical and physical mechanisms at the fundamental level up to the development of patented processes. The laboratory notably has strong interactions with industrial partners, in particular through bilateral projects and joint laboratories.

Learn more about our research topics following this link:

- Chemical Functionalization of Surfaces (Graftfast, SEEP, antibacterial surfaces, surfaces for depollution...)

- Chemistry of Nanomaterials (nanotubes, graphene and other 2D materials...)

- Materials for energy conversion & storage (batteries, fuel cells, PV...)

- Innovative Technologies for Biology & Healthcare (biosensors, implants, drug delivery)

- Organic & Molecular Electronics (organic devices and circuits, printed Electronics...)



Recent  industrial partnerships :

Start-up created in 2015 Nouvelle génération de matériaux sorbants pour la récupération sélective de polluants et de métaux stratégiques dans les effluents industriels
Joint laboratory since 2012 Implants intra-oculaires revêtus d’un traitement capable d’inhiber la prolifération cellulaire à l'origine de la cataracte secondaire
Joint laboratory Jan. 2015 - Jan. 2018 Conception et production de solutions imprimables pour l’électronique embarquée, les énergies renouvelables et les OLED
ANR Labcom since Sept. 2016 Traitements des surfaces (notamment métalliques) et procédés spéciaux


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