Teachers at Polytech Paris Sud belong to one of the following labs :

Mathematics and Computer Science

Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique (LRI)

Research areas: Algorithms and complexity, graph theory and principles of network communication, parallel architectures, models and tolls for distributed systems ; interference and machine learning, artificial  intelligence and inference systems, databases, proofs and programming, and  software engineering.


Centre de Spectrométrie Nucléaire et de Spectrométrie de Masse (CSNSM)

Research areas: Nuclear astrophysics, condensed matter astrophysics, study of induced fission and exotic nuclei, measurement and evaluation of atomic mass, condensed matter physics, condensed  matter chemistry, accelerator mass spectrometry, nuclear structure and spectrometry.

Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale (IEF)

Research areas: Physics and technology of processes, magnetism, micro and nanostructures, micro and opto-electronic devices, high speed circuits and quantum electronics, architectures and design of integrated circuits and systems, SiGeC materials and nanostructures, opto GaN.

Institut de Physique Nucléaire (IPN)

Research areas: Nuclear structure and dynamics, Hadronic physics, hot dense nuclear matter, astroparticle physics, theoretical physics, radiochemistry, cluster physics, biological physics, R & D of accelerators.

Laboratoire de l’Accélérateur Linéaire (LAL)

Research areas: Search for super-symmetric particles, studies on the validity of the electroweak standard model, search for neutrinoless double beta decay, gravitational micro-lensing effects, ultra high energy cosmic rays.

Laboratoire Aimé Cotton (LAC)

Research areas: Structure and dynamics of atoms and ions, matter waves and interferometry, ultra-cold atoms, molecules and plasmas, molecular spectroscopy and reaction dynamics, optics and materials for data processing, complex systems and free clusters, cluster/surface interactions, nano-spectrometry, laser instrumentation for biomedicine.

Laboratoire Charles Fabry

Research areas: Atomic optics, Quantum optics, non-linear optics, nanophotonics, multi-layer coating for X/UV reflectors, non-linear materials, electro-optic thin films, electromagnetic optics of nanostructures, coherent, optics in the X/UV domains, optical surfaces and components, metrology...

Laboratoire des Collisions Atomiques et Moleculaires (LCAM)

Research areas: Ionising collisions, dissociative photo-ionisation, reaction dynamics, DNA fragmentation induced by photons and particles, fragmentation of metal clusters, interaction between electrons and condensed systems, interaction between electrons, fullerenes and PAH, interaction between particles and surfaces.

Laboratoire de Génie Electrique de Paris (LGEP)

Research areas: Modelling of electromagnetic systems, thin-film superconductors, thin-film semiconductors, electromagnetism of complex media and microwave devices, electrical contacts.

Laboratoire d’Informatique pour la Mécanique et les Sciences de l’Ingénieur (LIMSI)

Research areas: Mechanics-energetics department, Fluid dynamics, dynamics of transfer process, energetics Department of human-machine communication.

Laboratoire de Physique des Gaz et des Plasmas (LPGP)

Research areas: Dense plasmas for inertial fusion and studies of the interaction and transport of intense beams, laser guidance by capillaries, application to particle acceleration and laser X, atmospheric electrical discharge engineering, pulsed discharges for lasers and commutation, reactive plasmas for the environment and de-pollution.

Laboratoire de Physique des Solides (LPS)

Research areas: New electronic states of condensed matter, physical phenomena on a reduced scale, structure and dynamics of complex systems, interface between physics and biology.

Laboratoire des Signaux et Systèmes(L2S)

Research areas: Signals division: signal modelling and analysis, communications and adaptive systems, inverse problems in signals and image processing. Systems division: hybrid systems, identification, estimation, control Department of electromagnetism research: complex radiating systems, electromagnetic compatibility, inverse scattering problems.

Institut d’Astrophysique Spatiale (IAS)

Research areas: Comparative planetology, cometary physics, formation of the solar system, interstellar medium physics, observational cosmology, observation of the cosmic microwave background radiation.


Laboratoire de Chimie Physique et Centre de Cinétique Rapide (ELYSE)

Research areas: Reactions of ions in the gas phase, electron transfer in condensed phase, thermodynamics, theoretical chemistry and biophysics.

Laboratoire d’Etude des Matériaux Hors Equilibre (LEMHE)

Research areas: Development, characterisation of materials, thermodynamics and physical chemistry of solid gas interactions, mechanical properties and physical chemistry of solid-solid interfaces, theory and simulation.

Physico-Chimie des Solides