Charly Leblanc Webpage

PhD in Physics - Condensed Matter


Jul 14, 2022

Physics World articles

I write articles for the condensed matter section of Physics World, an internationally leading physics magazine that reports on news and exciting developments in the field.  You can find all my contribution to the journal following this link, or click ...

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Apr 27, 2022

Why is it called Dirac point exactly?

Concepts used: Hamiltonian, eigenvalues, dispersion. Some of my articles are using Dirac points: Dirac point in a photonic system (microcavity): Experimental investigation of a non-Abelian gauge field in 2D perovskite photonic platform Massless an...

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Mar 27, 2022

My library

    Nowadays, we can find most resources online. Even books are in pdf and can fit in a device five times thinner than a book. But I still prefer to hold a book in my hands! I will list here the books that I used in my undergraduate and graduate studie...

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Feb 2, 2022

PhD resources

This is a non-exhaustive list of what I needed during my PhD. Note that I am a PhD student in Physics and so our needs could differ, but I hope this could help some of you! The first and most important resource that I can give you if you don't already...

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Jan 27, 2022

Scientific illustrations

Starting from now I am only using Blender for 3D figures. This software seems promising for scientific illustrations, and even for animation!

Jan 9, 2022

How to publish: a guide for PhD students

Ok, so you finally have the results that you were hoping for. Now, what to do next?  1) Choice of journal First, you need to decide with your advisor(s) where you want to publish your article. Depending on the journal, there will be a limit of the ...

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