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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.

Présence d'un lecteur vidéo

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:

Présence d'un lecteur vidéo

Watch the manufacturing of these nanogenerators step by step:

Présence d'un lecteur vidéo

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

Thesis defense

December 15, 2022 - 10h Amphi IUT GEII Tours
Clément Berger
"Development of ohmic contacts by laser annealing for silicon carbide power components"

November 8, 2022 - 10h15 Amphi Polytech' Tours
Tony Merrien
"Capacitive Micro-Machined Ultrasonic Transducers for 3D Imaging: Row-Column for Matrix Array"

October 17, 2022 - 10h Amphi 2 IUT Blois
Victor Lopes Takahashi
"What is the potential of ultrasonic techniques for the characterization and expertise of painted works of artistic heritage?"

October 4, 2022 - 10h Amphi 2 IUT Blois
Linyu Fei
"Crosstalk reduction in a piezoelectric phononic plate induced by electrical boundary conditions: Application to ultrasonic transducers"

Latest news

Thermopower, figure of merit and Fermi integrals PDF
Patrice Limelette
Scientific Reports 11, 24323 (2021)

Interface Combinatorial Pulsed Laser Deposition to Enhance Heterostructures Functional Properties PDF
Jérôme Wolfman, Beatrice Negulescu, Antoine Ruyter, Ndioba Niang and Nazir Jaber
ICPLD_Book Chapter in Laser Ablation, editor D. Yang, IntechOpen London, ISBN 978-1-83968-304-6-1

Broad bandwidth air-coupled micromachined ultrasonic transducers for gas Sensing
P. Shanmugam, L. Iglesias, J.F. Michaud, D. Alquier, L. Colin, I. Dufour, D. Certon
Ultrasonics 114, 106410 (2021)

Single germanium vacancy centers in nanodiamonds with bulk-like spectral stability PDF
M. Nahra, D. Alshamaa, R. Deturche, V. Davydov, L. Kulikova, V. Agafonov, and C. Couteau
AVS Quantum Sci. 3, 012001 (2021)

Avalanche criticality during ferroelectric/ferroelastic switching PDF
Blai Casals, Guillaume F. Nataf & Ekhard K. H. Salje
nature communications

A new generic model for the thermoelectricity of conductive polymers PDF
Morgan Lepinoy, Patrice Limelette, Bruno Schmaltz, François Tran Van
Scientific Report, 10:8086 (2020)


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