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Pierre T. Darancet

Scientist, Nanoscience

Theory of charge, heat, and energy transport in nanoscale materials and assemblies.



  • M.Sc., Applied Physics, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées
  • M.Sc., Physics, Université Paul Sabatier
  • Ph.D, Physics, Université Joseph Fourier

Research Topics

  • First-principles modeling of charge and energy transport in nanoscale materials.
  • Optoelectronic properties of nanomaterials and heterogeneous interfaces
  • Development of novel methods for the computation of electron and exciton dynamics 
  • Wave-like charge and energy transport in mesoscale devices
  • Current- and bias-driven structural evolution


Large rectification in molecular heterojunctions