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Number 45: June 2017

Germanium: spin transistors just over the horizon

Germanium: spin transistors just over the horizon

INAC recently made a significant advance toward using spin-orbit coupling in transistors as the result of research conducted in conjunction with CNRS Palaiseau and Jülich Research Center of Germany. As its name indicates, spin-orbit coupling “couples” an electron’s momentum and spin....

Number 44: April 2017

Leti experiments with 5G networks at MINATEC

Leti experiments with 5G networks at MINATEC

Number 43: February 2017

International Space Station: Germs be gone!

International Space Station: Germs be gone!

Long space missions present such a high risk of bacterial infection that astronauts spend 10% of their time cleaning! One of the objectives of the ISS Proxima mission (in which ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is participating) is to study five advanced...

Number 42: December 2016

DNA could bring new innovations to microelectronics

DNA could bring new innovations to microelectronics

Recent advances in research being conducted by Leti and INAC scientists under CEA project A3DN could help overcome one of the major technological hurdles facing microelectronics R&D. So, what does DNA have to do with microelectronics? DNA strings measure around a nanometer—as...

Number 41: October 2016

MRIs could become more accurate and affordable

MRIs could become more accurate and affordable

Researchers from Leti and G2Elab are working to develop a new kind of medical imaging technology, “fast field-cycling MRI” (FFC-MRI). The research is being conducted under the four-year EU IDentIFY project, which kicked off in 2016. The new MRI is expected...

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