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Jean-Antoine Seon : awarded with the 2nd national PHD prize in robotics

Jean Antoine was distinguished on November 22th at the CNRS headquarters for his pioneer international work on a micro robotic dextral hand.

Doctor from the University of Burgundy-Franche-Comté, he defended his PhD at FEMTO-ST Institute in 2017 where he invented new methods of planning the fingers of the micro-hand in order to perform reversals of miniature objects of a few hundreds of micrometers . Currently in post-doc position in Finland, he plans to return back to France to begin an academic career.

  • Emmanuel RAMASSO, recipient of a « Group Achievement Award » by NASA

    For outstanding contributions to the open data initiative by conducting and posting experimental system fault and run-to-failure data sets with exceptional scientific value.

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  • Chimeras exist...

    The American Institute of Physics (AIP) has featured our recent article in a special science highlight, known as a Scilight. Due to its novelty and close connection with ever-present phenomena, reported results are of wide interest to the general public.

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  • Entrepreneurs-PhD Award in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté: 3 laureates from FEMTO-ST institute

    Vladimir Gauthier (CellSelect project), Aliyasin El Ayouch (Metabsorber project), Romain Viala (MICAD project),   were rewarded during the regional final which took place on October 16 in Dijon

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  • « Micron d’or » Award at the international microtechnology trade fair

    For one of the most dexterous miniature robots with 7 degrees of freedom, allowing micromanipulation and microassembly in extremely confined spaces

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  • nanofis de polymères

    Polymer-based nanowires

    Molecules, salt and light :  an easy recipe to provide giant nanowires !

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  • Discussions about good practices around smart specialization

    In the frame of the 2014-2020 programming of the European Regional Development Funds (ERDF), the European Union has asked all the regions of Europe to draw up a "Smart Specialization Strategy" for research and innovation on their own territory: this is the S3.

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  • Optical Neural Networks start to learn...

    Work is actively in progress at FEMTO-ST in order to design the photonic architectures dedicated to our future processors that will be computing through artificial intelligence concepts.

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  • When the light is directed by its magnetic field

    FEMTO-ST researchers have discovered a new optical magnetic interaction to direct light fluxes. These works are published in the journal Light: Science and Applications
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  • Amar Nath Ghosh awarded at OSA Advanced Photonics Congress

    Amar Nath Ghosh won the Best student paper award of the OSA Advanced Photonics Congress , Zurich.

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  • Focus on the innovations of the "hydrogen-energy systems" sector

    A few days after the announcement by the government of the launch of a major national hydrogen plan, the Femto-ST institute is organizing on 20 June 2018 at the FCLAB in Belfort, a focus on innovations in the "hydrogen energy systems" sector.

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