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Hydrogen sorption in yttrium-based getter thin films

We investigated the sorption of hydrogen by yttrium-based getters for their application to vacuum wafer-level packaging of microelectromechanical systems. Thin alloy films were co-evaporated under ultra-high vacuum on silicon wafers. Getters were activated by annealing during one hour under …

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Toward integrated photonic systems for laser beam control

Free-space laser beams are of core importance in many  fast-growing technologies, including optical communications, 3D imaging and mapping, interconnects, and augmented reality. However, state-of-the-art solutions that allow to generate and control such beams  typically comprise mechanical assemblies, moving parts …

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Journées du réseau Renatech dépôts 2022

The Renatech dépôts 2022 network days took place on 12 and 13 October at the Insa Rennes, on the sites of the FOTON Institute and the IETR of the NanoRennes platform. During these meetings, oral presentations ( in particular from …

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Visit of the Airbus Defence and Space Management

We were very honoured to receive the management of Airbus Defence and Space, C2N's long-standing partner in the development of intense and fast ion sources for micro-space propulsion. These high quality exchanges mark a new stage in the collaboration …

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Mathieu Jeannin, CNRS research fellow at C2N

Mathieu Jeannin joined C2N as a CNRS research fellow in October 2022. After a PhD in Grenoble in the joint team Institut Néel (CNRS) - INAC (CEA) - Université Grenoble Alpes on the coupling between semiconductor nanostructures and plasmonic …

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