Micro and Nano-Technology Innovation Platform (PIMENT)


The PIMENT platform provides a complete set of state-of-the-art, high-performance equipment for research ranging from fundamental physics to advanced integrated devices or micro-nanosystems. Its staff supports the development of processes necessary for laboratory research activities.
The PIMENT platform, like the rest of the Technological Facilities, is part of RENATECH, the French network of high-end facilities in the field of micro & nanotechnology coordinated by CNRS.


E-Beam, Optical and UV, Alternatives and Emergent Lithographies


Metal and Dielectric Deposition, Electrolytic Growth, Thermal Treatments


Dry and Wet Etching, Chemistry

Back-End / Analysis

Electron and Optical Microscopies, Back-End, Characterizations

C2N Technological Facilities (cleanroom) Virtual Visit

Key Figures

  • 4 technological hubs
  • 27 staff members
  • 120  standard equipments
  • 30 state-of-the-art equipments
  • >300 research projects


Platform manager

  • Benoît Belier (Technical Director)
  • Christian Ulysse (Deputy Director)