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October 02 2018

Strain-free InGaN lights up in blue, green, and red

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  • Research
Imagine if a single material—indium gallium nitride—could be used to fabricate blue, green, or red micro LEDs. Leti, Soitec, and equipment manufacturer Corial recently joined forces under the French Single Interministerial Fund project Butterfly to make this a reality. The partners hope to develop a 10-micron micro LED technology for augmented reality, pico-projectors, and heads-up […] >>

October 02 2018

FMNT wins two PhD dissertation awards

  • Education
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PhD candidates at FMNT took home two of the eight PhD dissertation awards granted by the Grenoble-Alps University Community this year. A total of 700 dissertations were defended in 2017. Thomas Sannicolo, a graduate of Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma engineering school, won an award for his research on transparent electrodes using silver nanowire networks. […] >>

October 02 2018

Choosing the best LiDAR for autonomous vehicles

  • Industry
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Autonomous vehicle stakeholders are banking on LiDAR* to perceive objects in the environment in real time. However, there are currently no standards for LiDAR sensors and their performance can vary wildly, making them incompatible with the requirements of the target applications. Transdev, a major public transportation operator, turned to Leti and IRT Nanoelec to evaluate […] >>

October 01 2018

Quantum bits: the future is down under!

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The CEA has already come quite a way on its journey toward building qubits using CMOS technology. Now the CEA will have a formidable ally going forward in Australia-based SQC, which is developing a quantum computer leveraging the technologies developed at UNSW*, renowned internationally for its quantum computing research. The university has a large patent […] >>

October 01 2018

CIME Nanotech gets four-port 145 GHz network analyzer

  • MINATEC
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On September 6, Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma engineering school hosted a seminar to inaugurate an Anritsu network analyzer that is unique in France. The four-port analyzer covers a range of frequencies from continuous up to 145 GHz. It is used to characterize circuit components like amplifiers, couplers, dividers, and diplexers for 5G telecommunications, IoT, […] >>
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