CRISMAT – Laboratory of Crystallography and Materials Science

6 boulevard Maréchal Juin 14050 CAEN CEDEX 4

Tel : 02 31 45 26 04

Fax : 02 31 95 16 00



  • Synthesis of and research into new materials with special physical properties, notably magnetoresistive, ferroelectric, thermoelectric and magnetocaloric oxides.
  • Synthesis of ceramics, thin films and crystals.
  • Structural characterizations (X-ray diffraction, electron diffraction, transmission electron microscopy).
  • Physical characteristics (electronic, thermal, magnetic, mechanical properties).
  • Physical Metallurgy, damage mechanisms, and corrosion resistance
  • Structural Materials composites



  • Trans-discipline laboratory at the interface between Solid State Chemistry, Materials Science, and Solid State Physics.
  • The laboratory is internationally recognized for its capacity to discover new oxides with remarkable properties such as superconductivity, colossal magnetoresistance and thermoelectricity.
  • Microelectronics: LAMIPS joint research laboratory “Laboratory of the Microelectronics and Physics of Semiconductors” (NXP, Presto Engineering)


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