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2014-02-10 08:29:33

OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The National Optics Institute (INO) has purchased ING Robotic Aviation's Responder rotary wing robotic aircraft system, which includes the aircraft as well as a Ground Control System (GCS) and ancillary equipment, for an advanced sensor integration project. Delivery of the overall system, as well as a condensed one-week training package, is scheduled for early Spring 2014. The robotic aircraft was sold to INO, a Canadian photonics company, with...

2013-03-08 00:42:34

First isolator for broadband terahertz Dr. Roberto Morandotti and his team at the INRS Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre have developed a device that is critical to the use of terahertz (THz) sources for a variety of applications. Their electromagnetic non-reciprocal isolator is the subject of a recent article in Nature Communications, showing just how important this new development is. Until now, no isolator existed...

2013-01-28 12:10:03

Towards a new generation of optoelectronic nanomaterials By achieving the synthesis of a novel nanohybrid structure by means of the pulsed laser ablation (PLA) technique, Professor My Ali El Khakani and his team paved the way for a new generation of optoelectronic materials. The combination of carbon nanotubes and lead sulfide (PbS) nanoparticles was performed using an effective and relatively simple process that offers considerable latitude for creating other nanohybrids for a variety of...

2012-04-27 11:32:41

INRS helps revolutionize the world of lasers Ultra fast, robust, stable, and high precision: these are some of the characteristics of a new laser developed by an international research team. This ultra-small laser paves the way for a new generation of highly powerful, ultra-stable integrated lasers. Professor Roberto Morandotti and his team at the INRS University's Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre played a leading role...

2011-09-22 21:17:58

Major telecommunications advance at INRS Boosting up microprocessors -the heart of modern computers- at the speed of light, reducing consumptions and costs, may now be a reality thanks to the development of a new high-performance chip, the results of which have been published in Nature Photonics. Fruit of an international scientific team effort, this important step forward has been made by Alessia Pasquazi, a postdoctoral fellow with the team of professor Roberto Morandotti of the Energy,...

2011-03-09 14:51:41

INRS University, NRC Canada, and University of Ottawa make a scientific breakthrough Another step has been taken in matter imaging. By using very short flashes of light produced by a technology developed at the national infrastructure Advanced Laser Light Source (ALLS) located at INRS University, researchers have obtained groundbreaking information on the electronic structure of atoms and molecules by observing for the first time ever electronic correlations using the method of high harmonic...

2010-07-21 14:10:01

Men who had a history of asthma or eczema generally had a lower risk of developing cancer, according to a study carried out by researchers at INRS"“Institut Armand-Frappier, the Research Centre of the Centre hospitalier de l'Universit© de Montr©al, and McGill University. The findings, published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, show that male eczema sufferers had a lower risk of lung cancer while those with a history of asthma had a similar effect in relation...

2010-06-25 10:30:00

To see the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/atrium-innovations/atrium-innovations-nommee-recipiendaire-du-prix-sante QUEBEC CITY/>, June 25/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Atrium Innovations Inc. (TSX: ATB), a recognized leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of professionally endorsed, science-based products for the health and nutrition industry, received the "Prix Sante", which is awarded every year by the Armand-Frappier Foundation, as part of its 17th...

2010-02-10 13:08:48

New step toward ultra-fast optical communications A new, more efficient low-cost microring resonator for high speed telecommunications systems has been developed and tested by Professor Roberto Morandotti's INRS team in collaboration with Canadian, American, and Australian researchers. This technological advance capitalizes on the benefits of optical fibers to transmit large quantities of data at ultra-fast speeds. The results of the team's work, just published in the prestigious journal...

2009-12-18 13:49:16

Much cheaper fuel cell catalysts using iron instead of platinum"”this major scientific breakthrough achieved by INRS researchers has earned a spot in Discover Magazine's "Top 100 Stories of 2009," in the January/February 2010 issue. The magazine has been published yesterday. Discover is an American popular science magazine with a readership of over six million. Researchers Jean-Pol Dodelet, Michel Lefvre, Eric Proietti, and Frederic Jaouen of INRS's Energy, Materials, and...


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