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October 2022

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Nanomaterials: LMGP ramps up combinatorial deposition activity

LMGP, a recognized leader in spatial atomic layer deposition (SALD), is now using the technique for high-throughput combinatorial deposition.

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Heart attacks could soon be diagnosed in under an hour

Saint-Étienne University Medical Center is gearing up to test a portable device for diagnosing heart attacks based on a...

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Frozen pellets reach speeds of 3,600 kph on test bench for the ITER fusion reactor

In tokamak reactors, plasma instability is countered by injecting frozen gas pellets at high speed. The plasma temperature is...

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Microstructure of halogenated hybrid perovskites revealed

Halogenated hybrid perovskites, or HHPs, have garnered interest for their potential as photovoltaic materials. New insights into these materials’...

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ILL investigates little-understood high-temperature superconductivity

The mechanisms that underpin superconductivity at temperatures above 20 K are not fully understood. Researchers at Irig ran some...

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Project to help patients with spinal cord injuries walk again

Attendees at Leti Innovation Days in June had the opportunity to see a paraplegic patient walk with crutches. Beyond...

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New industrial chair to democratize infrared technology

The Deep Red industrial chair was created by Grenoble INP Foundation and IR detector manufacturer LYNRED to bring the power of infrared to everyday use cases.
Three Gipsa-Lab research faculty are involved in the initiative, which will create opportunities for a number of engineering students.

Infrared imaging technology, once reserved for fields like space and defense, is now making inroads into use cases ranging from building energy audits and greenhouse gas monitoring to...

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Interview: Michel Ida, CEA Tech,

We have to measure the societal impacts of our research

You have been leading CEA-Tech’s efforts to assess the societal impacts of its research since 2021.
What are the program’s objectives?

The first, and most important, is to make sure our project, program, and partnership strategies incorporate these concerns, something we have already begun to do with ecodesign.
Our research has a powerful impact on our lives, on our cognitive systems, and on our ability to function as a society. We must learn to...

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Room-temperature laser emission achieved in germanium-tin alloy

Scientists from Irig, CEA-Leti, and materials science lab C2N recently showed that a germanium-tin alloy microdisk laser cavity can...

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MEMS micromirrors could help automotive LiDAR systems “see” further

CEA-Leti developed MEMS micromirrors for automotive LiDAR systems in research conducted for the EU Vizta project.
The CEA-Leti micromirrors move...

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Electronic nose could soon sniff out diseases

Irig’s electronic nose, originally designed for consumer and industrial applications, is now being used in the early detection of...

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Longer-range, more accurate RFID tag reading

RFID systems are inexpensive, but their range is limited, and they are not as accurate as they could be....

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3D integration: chip-to-wafer bonding alignment 10x more accurate

An innovative magnetic sensor to help align chip-to-wafer bonds for 3D integrated circuits was recently developed and patented by...

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More reliable urban CO2 mapping

CEA-Leti designed a secure circuit board to provide near-sensor data processing. The boards, made up of microcontrollers and hardware...

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Biomimetic adhesive expert joins LMGP

Charlotte Vendrely, formerly of Cergy-Pontoise University, has joined the faculty of Grenoble INP-Phelma, UGA. She had just completed a...

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Fundraising: CEA-Leti startups bring in €25 million

Grenoble-based Scintil Photonics and eLichens, both startups developing CEA-Leti technologies, raised €25 million in capital over the summer.
Scintil Photonics...

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Back to school at Grenoble INP - Phelma, UGA

The 2022-23 school year is underway at Grenoble INP - Phelma, UGA, with an incoming cohort similar to last...

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CEA-Irig welcomes new director Pascale Bayle-Guillemaud

Pascale Bayle-Guillemaud succeeded Jérôme Garin as director of Irig, the Interdisciplinary Research Institute of Grenoble, on August 1. She...

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Grenoble INP - Phelma, UGA wins award for innovation in teaching

The IPhy (physics for photonics and microelectronics) program at Grenoble INP - Phelma, UGA won a jury’s favorite award...

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MINATEC startups win big at i-Lab 2022

The 2022 edition of the i-Lab innovation competition was a particularly good one for the MINATEC campus, which brought...

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Experimenta 2022, ten days of the arts and sciences

The Biennale Arts Sciences will be held on October 12 to 22, offering up its usual exciting program covering...

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Consumers to test “Jules Verne” augmented reality glasses

The glasses, which reinterpret the audioguide concept, were developed by theater company La Fabrique des petites utopies during its...

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Altrans Énergies goes to Washington

Altrans Énergies, a Grenoble startup that specializes in power distribution and equipment monitoring solutions, is one of fifteen winners...

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Érasmia Dupenloup appointed CEO of Minalogic cluster

A Grenoble INP alumnae and computer scientist, Dupenloup’s career has spanned research and private-sector business and taken her from...

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QuantAlps: orchestrating quantum research in Grenoble

Grenoble’s leadership in quantum research is undisputed. And a more coordinated quantum community could help push local advances in...

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Gaelle Del Rey wins women in technology research award

Gaelle Del Rey of CEA-Leti won one of three IRT Nanoelec awards for outstanding women in technology research. A...

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Engineering students assess their school’s carbon impact

A group of three third-year students in the transition engineering program at Grenoble INP - Phelma, UGA completed a...

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