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iMAPS 2024 : From Nano to Macro Power Electronics and Packaging European Workshop

Following the success of the Power Electronics Workshop organized over the past 14 years in partnership with GREMAN and Polytech Tours, sponsored by STMicroelectronics, CERTeM and Polytech Tours, IMAPS-France proudly announces the 15th edition of the Power Electronics and Packaging Technical Workshop to be held in Tours, France on Thursday, November 28th, 2024.
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neaSCOPE User Meeting

GREMAN organizes the 1st French neaSCOPE User Meeting the 25th of May 2023 at Université de Tours

1st French neaSCOPE User Meeting
Speakers :
Jean-Francois Lampin – IEMN, Université de Lille
Gergely Németh – SMIS, SOLEIL, Saint-Aubin
Aude Lereu – FRESNEL, Marseille
Baptiste Fix – ONERA, Palaiseau
Vinh Ta Phuoc - GREMAN, Université de Tours
Alexandre Zimmers - ESPCI-Sorbonne University, Paris

Science festival 2022

On October 15 and 16, on the occasion of the Science Festival 2022, the GREMAN had a stand at the Village des Sciences at the city hall of Tours and at INSA-Centre Val de Loire in Blois.
Many thanks to all the laboratory volunteers who took turns to put science within everyone's reach, and in particular Quê Lan Tran for the organization.
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Unusual visits CNRS

On October 7, 2022, GREMAN opened the doors of its laboratory for an unusual visit to the CERTeM+ technological platform in Tours.
Many thanks to the platform engineers Damien Valente, Laurent Colin and Flavien Barcella for their participation, and to Quê Lan Tran for organizing this visit.
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ECSCRM 2020-2021

The GREMAN laboratory, in collaboration with the Ampère laboratory at INSA Lyon, organized the 13th ECSCRM (European Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials) conference in Tours, from October 24 to 28, 2021.
This international conference attracted nearly 700 participants face-to-face and remotely.
Conférence ECSCRM 2020-2021


Romain Dailleau, PhD student at GREMAN, defended the colors of the laboratory on  March 18, 2021 during the regional final of the "Ma Thèse en 180 secondes" competition.
On this occasion, Romain revealed his famous recipe for blueberry pie.

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Thesis topic : Fabrication and characterization of supercondensators electrodes based on functionalized porous silicon


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Our videos : How to build a piezoelectric nanogenerator ... in a lab !
Learn more about the potential manufacturing of a new energy generator, using mechanical energy to produce electricity:

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Watch the manufacturing of these nanogenerators step by step:

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Echosciences centre-Val de Loire (fr) - article - [Vidéo] Comment : fabriquer un nanogénérateur piézoélectrique... en laboratoire

The conversation (fr) - article - Une maison intelligente pour faire des économies d'électricité

Tours University - presentation video

Local press

Touraine Eco magazine, no292 (fr) - dossier - Vermon and Greman collaboration


The STUDIUM Orléans - lectures


ECSCRM 2020-2021, Tours, France

Guillaume Nataf, successful candidate of the Starting Grant 2022 from the European Research Council (ERC)

Nataf ERC
Guillaume NATAF

More information (French version) : INC CNRS
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