Funding for an Infrastructure to Develop Microsystems and Nanotechnologies

A research project led by Professor Ricardo Izquierdo with Professor Frederic Nabki as a collaborator from Micro² is one of Quebec’s 34 research infrastructure projects selected under the 2015 Innovation Competition of the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI). Entitled “Platform for design, characterization and integration of nanoscale devices in microsystems,” the project received a total …

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Ambitious Technological Collaboration in the Telecommunications Sector

UQAM, Aeponyx, NSERC and Aligo Innovation: an ambitious technological collaboration in the telecommunications sector March 9, 2015 – Michaël Ménard and Frédéric Nabki, professors in the Computer Science Department of the Faculty of Science at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), and their partner Aeponyx are launching a project that addresses the challenges posed by telecommunications network congestion. Caused by an increase in the …

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Graduate and Postdoctoral Positions – AEPONYX Collaboration

The Micro2 Laboratory, which specializes in the design and fabrication of advanced microsystems, is launching a new research program in collaboration with company AEPONYX to create novel optical transceivers. AEPONYX is a dynamic start-up offering wavelength division multiplexed passive optical network (WDM-PON) solutions to data centers and access network operators. The Project WDM technologies allow …

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Microfabrication Process Innovation

Researchers and graduate students positions available. Miniaturization and integration are the advancements that have propelled the growth of microelectronics and enabled the design of increasingly complex devices. As part of their research program, Professors Ménard and Nabki work to expand the capabilities and applications of microsystems by creating devices integrating optical, mechanical and electronic components. …

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Photonic Devices Design and Characterization

Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows positions available. The advancement of microfabrication technologies has triggered a revolution in the design of optical devices since it is now possible to produce systems with complex functionality on a single chip. Just as the advent of integrated electronic circuits enabled the widespread use of electronics, the development of integrated …

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Microelectromechanical Systems Design

Graduate students positions available. Like lasers or integrated circuits, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) are a disruptive technology, which enhances existing systems and enables new applications. MEMS have had an increased presence in the consumer market, with a significant number of commercialized devices such as motion controlled handhelds, airbags deployment systems, environmental sensors and microphones. Professor Nabki …

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Launch of the Micro² Laboratory website.

OCT Systems

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a high resolution non-invasive medical imaging technique that allows physicians to observe down to 3 millimetres inside a living tissue. The technique has been adopted rapidly by many specialist, including ophthalmologist and cardiologist, but its wide spread use is limited by the high acquisition cost of OCT systems. To reduce …

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