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Charles Fabry Laboratory

The Charles Fabry Laboratory of Institut d'Optique is a research unit with the Institut d'Optique Graduate School (IOGS) and CNRS with the partnership of University Paris-Sud 11. It is the historical pillar of research at Institut d'Optique. Research of the laboratory covers a wide spectrum of optics and its applications. It is a interface laboratory between two institutes of CNRS. Mainly linked to the Institut de Physique, it is also associated to the Institut des Sciences de l'Ingénierie et des Systèmes.

About 180 people are members of the laboratory including 22 CNRS researchers, 25 professors and assistant professors of IOGS or University Paris-Sud and 39 belonging to the administrative and technical staff. PhD students, postdocs and visitors represent more than half of the size of the lab. It is organized in 6 research groups. Some of these are formed of two or three teams.


Philippe Bouyer &  Pierre Chavel
Head of Research
Tél 33 5 40 00 37 94 / 33 1 64 53 33 03