Nanoscience and Femtoscience

Research in nanoscience and femtoscience is exploding, and a number of teams at INRS are part of the effort to create nanomaterials and nanostructures scaled and assembled in a way that optimizes their properties. Our research teams are developing and improving microfabrication and nanofabrication processes and ultrafast light sources and measurement technologies, as well as pursuing research on molecular photonics.

Our research teams are developing and improving microfabrication and nanofabrication processes and ultrafast light sources and measurement technologies, as well as pursuing research on molecular photonics.

Their contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of nanoscience and advanced materials as well as femtoscience and ultrafast photonics have earned global recognition.

Research teams have studied and developed ultra-high-performance materials such as vanadium dioxide for aerospace and other applications, a high-performance hybrid composed of carbon nanotubes, a micromechanical devices for the storage and restitution of mechanical energy, a new multiferroic material used in microsystems and photovoltaic devices and the production of integrated magnetoelectric microwave resonators.

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