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    Students of Micro2 win best poster awards at the LACIME Annual Congress!

Students of Micro2 win best poster awards at the LACIME Annual Congress!

April 18, 2019
We would like to congratulate Alberto Prud’homme and Amit Gour who received best poster awards at the LACIME Annual Congress among 35 participants. 
 
Alberto achieved 1sr place for the master’s students competition, while Amit Gour received the 3rd place for the PhD students competition. The work on MEMS […]

Ultrasonic Transducer for High Resolution Imaging

March 19, 2019
In recent years, there has been a growing interest in piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers (PMUTs) as an alternative to conventional transducers for ultrasound imaging. These transducers offer many advantages in terms of cost, size, and efficiency. This is a summary of two recent publications in the field.
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Are Lithium-Ion Batteries Really Less Polluting?

November 29, 2018
Interview with Frédéric Nabki, professor at ETS in Electrical Engineering and founder of SPARK Microsystems.
Through our interview, we will focus on a study launched by Propulsion Québec, on the development of the lithium-ion battery industry in Quebec. Our guest will talk to us about the efficiency of […]

New Collaboration with Reflex Photonics

June 26, 2018
Prof. Michaël Ménard and Reflex Photonics are proud to announce that they will collaborate to build on the technological advantages of silicon photonics (SiP) for optical transceivers.
Reflex Photonics and UQAM have signed a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Engage research agreement to explore the use of […]

The 10 discoveries of the year in Quebec by Québec Science

Octobre 6, 2017
Aeponyx owes its stroke of genius to two UQAM researchers, Michaël Ménard and Frédéric Nabki, who have combined silicon photonics with electromechanical microsystems (MEMS). “We find these MEMS everywhere. These are tiny mechanical devices that form the gyroscopes, accelerometers or camera sensors of cell phones, for example, “explains […]

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    At the crossroads of integrated circuits and microelectromechanical systems

At the crossroads of integrated circuits and microelectromechanical systems

June 8, 2017
Frederic Nabki, professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), and member of the Communications and Microelectronics Integration Laboratory (LACIME) and the Microtechnology and Microsystems Laboratory, combines two specialties: analog,  mixed and radiofrequency integrated circuits, and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). These two key […]

Collaboration La Presse +

October 2, 2016
EIGHT QUESTIONS ABOUT CHARGERS
They have become essential in our digital lives and yet we know very little about how they work. Isador Buchmann, president and founder of Cadex Electronics, Kamal Al-Haddad, professor in the electrical engineering department of the École de technologie supérieure, and Frédéric Nabki, professor in […]

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September 17, 2016
WHY HAS MY TELEPHONE EXPLODED?
A month ago, Samsung thought to take Apple short and put on the market the Galaxy Note7, quickly crowned “best Android phone ever built”. After dozens of these wonders exploded, sometimes in their owner’s pocket or car, the South Korean giant had to […]

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    The research partnership of AEPONYX and UQAM wins a prestigious 2016 ADRIQ award

The research partnership of AEPONYX and UQAM wins a prestigious 2016 ADRIQ award

May 19, 2016
The research partnership of AEPONYX and UQAM instills the development of a novel and green platform capable of supporting the growth of the next generation fibre optic access networks and of the mega scale data centers of the new economy. The approach involves the combination of silicon […]

DE LA SUITE DANS LES IDÉES!

February 26, 2016
Dominic Deslandes and Frederic Nabki, professors of UQAM are working on the Spark Radio, a wireless transceiver that is more than 10 times more efficient than any existing technology and increases the efficiency of wireless communications, increases the battery life of devices and reduces communication latency by […]