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December 2017

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More compact H-bridges for home appliances

An H-bridge is a type of electronic circuit—commonly used to control motors in home appliances—in which each of the four branches...
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Researchers invent a skyrmion switch

Skyrmions—magnetic bubbles that can be nanometer-sized and that are insensitive to faults—are garnering attention in the spintronics community. They could one...
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Stimulating the visual cortex to restore sight

Leti recently announced that is working on the ambitious CorticalSight project alongside a consortium of five other partners led by the...
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Peptide targets could help determine uranium toxicity

It is not very well known exactly why uranium is toxic to or how it interacts with living organisms. A team...
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Nanowires could compensate for 6% lattice constant deviation

Growing indium arsenide (InAs) and gallium arsenide (GaAs) heterostructures is theoretically impossible due to a lattice constant deviation of 6%. However,...
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Fingerprint recognition: Leti exceeds FBI requirements

The eight partners of the EU PiezoMAT project, coordinated by Leti, achieved resolutions twice as high as what the FBI requires...
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A connected armband for construction workers

In early February, Ideas Laboratory© will supply Air Liquide, Bouygues Construction, and Suez with fifteen connected armband prototypes for factory and construction workers. 

With a display that lets workers pinpoint their location on a map, look at task lists and technical drawings, and send and receive safety alerts, the connected armband developed by Ideas Laboratory© is unique on the market. Today, factory and construction workers must rely on smartphone apps that rapidly...

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Interview: Aurélie di Nola, Director, Corporate Relations, Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma,

A core of strong corporate partners is crucial to our school

Engineering and services firm ONET and Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma recently signed a partnership agreement. How many corporate partners does the school currently have?
We signed the agreement with ONET on October 12. The company offers a wide range of services that align with our programs (electronics, embedded systems, nuclear engineering). With ONET we now have ten partners.

Are all of your partnership agreements the same, or are there different kinds of...

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Leti launches hardware emulation services using Veloce

Startups, SMBs, and large companies that would like to verify the designs of their future single- or multi-processor circuits can now...
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Skin DNA: Sunscreens do provide protection

Sunscreens protect the skin from sunburn, of course. But can they effectively prevent skin DNA damage due to exposure to UV...
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Secure circuits inspected down to the transistor

It is now possible to analyze secure-circuit failures at the individual transistor—the ultimate degree of precision. However, to do so requires...
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Bruno Paing succeeds Hughes Metras as head of CEA Tech US

Bruno Paing has succeeded Hughes Metras as head of CEA Tech US. Metras had held the position since 2011. He recently...
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NeOse Pro artificial nose can detect 500 different scents

In January 2018 startup Aryballe Technologies will release NeOse Pro, a new version of the company’s artificial nose based on a...
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Leti PhD candidate wins L’Oréal Foundation grant

Éloïse Pariset, a PhD candidate conducting research at Leti, is one of 30 winners of the L’Oréal-UNESCO “For Women in Science”...
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FRM medical research foundation awards funding to LMGP lab

France’s Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale (FRM) recently approved an LMGP lab specializing in the interfaces between biological and other materials...
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Smart Force Technologies boosts micron-scale rapid prototyping

Rapid prototyping has become very popular in the manufacturing industries. However, until now, it has not been possible to prototype micron-scale...
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CEA Tech Village at CES 2018

Until now, Leti had exhibited solo at CES, the world’s largest consumer electronics event. This January all three CEA Tech institutes—Leti,...
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Moovlab, still in its incubation phase, wins first customer

It is pretty uncommon to see a startup make its first sale while still in the incubation phase. Moovlab, which specializes...
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FED4SAE explores cyber-physical systems

Leti is coordinating the EU FED4SAE program, which will receive €6.7 million in funding over three years. The project recently kicked...
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Grenoble and Vienna join forces on ALD

LMGP and Austria’s Vienna University of Technology could join forces to work on ALD. Vienna University of Technology Professor Dominik Eder...
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New phase in Building 10.05 rehabilitation project begins

Demolition on the Vercors Wing of Building 10.05 started in mid-October; rehabilitation work will begin as soon as the demolition is...
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Emmanuel Sabonnadière brings industrial and international experience to Leti

Emmanuel Sabonnadière was appointed Director of Leti on November 20. He plans to support the institute’s science and technology activities and...
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MIT to send five teaching assistants to GIANT

GIANT, a partner of MIT’s Global Teaching Labs program, will host five MIT students for four weeks in January. The MIT...
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First-ever Phelma open house to be held in March

Phelma will hold an open house for high school, preparatory, tech college, and university students and their families on Saturday, March...
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Pascale Bayle-Guillemaud appointed Deputy Director of INAC

Materials physicist Pascale Bayle-Guillemaud took up the position of Deputy Director of INAC on September 1. She succeeds Armelle Mesnard. Previously,...

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Innov@School gets high-schoolers working on low-tech solutions

The next session of the Innov@School high school outreach program will get students* to explore how to meet basic needs like...
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Experimenta, now held every two years, to take place in February

The Experimenta Art, Science, and Technology Fair will now take place every two years during the Biennale Arts Sciences. The next...
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Giant International Internship Programme fall session

The fall session of the Giant International Internship Programme—similar to the summer session, which hosts mainly American students—will welcome students from...
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