Catégories :


Supramolecular and Macromolecular Photophysics and Photochemistry - UMR 8531

  • Development of new molecular, hybrid or polymeric photoactive and/or mechano-active materials (fluorescent, photochromic, mechanofluorochromic);
  • Realization of multifunctional responsive devices for applications in the field of sensors, materials for optics, energy storage (solar), information processing or reactivity control;
  • Design and study of nanosystems (particles, crystals, supramolecular assemblies) at the single nano-object level; – Instrumental development in multidimensional or correlative imaging.


  • ALLAIN Clémence

Platforms and equipment

  • Steady-state and time-resolved absorption and fluorescence spectroscopy (ms-µs-ns)
  • Fluorescence microscopy (imaging, spectroscopy, lifetimes)
  • Atomic force microscopy coupled to optical imaging


  • Y. Hirai, K. Yanagisawa, Y. Kitagawa, Y. Hasegawa, R. Métivier, C. Allain, Adv. Opt. Mater. 2023, DOI: 10.1002/adom.202203139
  • B. Poggi, E. Lopez, R. Métivier, L. Bodelot, C. Allain, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2022, 43, 2200134, DOI: 10.1002/marc.202200134
  • J. P. Calupitan, A. Brosseau, P. Josse, C. Cabanetos, J. Roncali, R. Métivier, C. Allain, Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 9, 2102246, DOI: 10.1002/admi.202102246
  • L. Polacchi, A. Brosseau, R. Métivier, C. Allain, Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 14545, DOI: 10.1039/c9cc05797h
  • M. Louis, C. Piñero García, A. Brosseau, C. Allain, R. Métivier, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019, 10, 4758, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b01923
  • M. Louis, R. Sethy, J. Kumar, S. Katao, R. Guillot, T. Nakashima, C. Allain, T. Kawai, R. Métivier, Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 843, DOI: 10.1039/c8sc04026e

Supported projects :


SmaRt mEchanofluorochromic Microfluidics: an advanced tool to detect mEchanical stress on Microalgae cells for an efficient Bio-Energy Recovery