Prof. Jean-Christophe VALMALETTE


IM2NP -  UMR CNRS 6242

Institut Matériaux Microélectronique Nanosciences de Provence


Université du Sud Toulon Var, BP 20132, F-83957 La Garde Cedex, France

Tel : +33. 494.142.476       Fax : +33.494.142.168




Curriculum vitae (English / French)


Research Activities


Scientific Publications


Teaching Activities


Plateforme Nano-Raman



Latest News:


20 Aug. 2012: Citation in New Scientist:                     Citation in Discover Magazine                              




18 Aug. 2012:  Citation in homepage:            17 Aug. 2012: Citation in Scientific American                17 Aug. 2012: Citation in NatureAsia                            18 Aug. 2012: Citation in Le Monde

                        [Nature News]

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16 Aug. 2012: Citation of the paper in the  Newton Blog and many other websites or blogs (Int. Sci. Times, Smithsonian, Futura-Sciences,Science Blogs, Terra,, io9, Kurzweil, Livedoor, BauBlatt, HypeScience, Wissenschaft, Wired Science, Globedia, Sumetech, Livasperiklis, jusci, Entomoblog, ... ) and portals news (yahoo news, free,,, ...)


16 Aug. 2012:  Publication in Nature / Scientific Reports of the paper entitled : " Light- induced electron transfer and ATP synthesis in a carotene synthesizing insect "

                          J. C. Valmalette, A. Dombrovsky, P. Brat, C. Mertz, M. Capovilla, A. Robichon,  Scientific Reports 2, 579 doi:10.1038/srep00579 (Open Access)




23-28 Sept. 2012: Invited talk at IUMRS-ICEM2012, Yokohama (Japan) : "Self-Assembling Mechanism of Hierarchical Mesocrystalline Structures"

3-5 Oct. 2012:  Organization of ICES2012 (Chairman) : International Conference on Enhanced Spectroscopies, Porquerolles Island (France)

1-3 Oct. 2012:  Organization of "Journées du GdR Plasmonique Moléculaire et Spectroscopies Exaltées", Porquerolles Island (France)

June 2012 : Prof. Yoshikazu Suzuki (University of Tsukuba, Japan) visiting professor at IM2NP Institute

Apr.-May 2012 : J. C. Valmalette, invited as visiting Professor at Osaka University (Prof. Satoshi Ohara Lab)