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December 01 2020

ERC Proof of Concept grant for SOT-MRAM fabrication process

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Researchers at Spintec won an ERC Proof of Concept grant for a SOT-MRAM memory fabrication process developed under an earlier ERC grant. The challenge here is the unusual profile of the memory’s free magnetic layer. Rather than being round, it has a number of angles. This unique geometry eliminates the need to use micromagnets, which […] >>

December 01 2020

A new wrinkle sure to foil counterfeiters’ plans

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In research published in Advanced Materials, CEA-Leti and Bordeaux-based CELIA* developed a process to generate random micrometric patterns. A pulsed laser is used to melt thin layers of an amorphous germanium chalcogenide. This causes tiny wrinkles that are micrometers wide and tens of nanometers deep to form, creating the pattern. They are impossible to reproduce […] >>

December 01 2020

FMNT backs four new equipment purchases

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Three FMNT (Foundation for Micro and Nano Technology) partner labs had four equipment purchase requests, endorsed by FMNT, approved for funding by Grenoble INP. The equipment will be installed in the labs in 2021 and will be made available to other users through the OPE)N(RA characterization platform. IMEP-LaHC will get a latest-generation semiconductor parameter analyzer […] >>

December 01 2020

Women in engineering 2020: Grenoble INP earns kudos for its commitment to gender representation

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On October 1, 2020 Grenoble INP won the “Most Committed School Award” for its Genre INP’lication project at the CDEFI* 10th annual Ingénieuses women in engineering competition. The award-winning project to improve gender representation is led by Céline Ternon, who heads gender equity programs at Grenoble INP. Genre INP’lication encompassed awareness-raising activities at several Grenoble […] >>

December 01 2020

Two Irig scientists now members of prestigious French learned society

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Two Grenoble-Alpes University faculty members, also scientists at Irig, became members of the learned society Institut universitaire de France on October 1, 2020 for a five-year term. They were selected for their excellence in research and for the international recognition they have earned. Junior Member Hélène Malet works at the IBS Electron Microscopy and Methods […] >>
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