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City4age, the elderly-friendly H2020 project

In the framework of the European research program H2020, the Institut Mines-Telecom is taking part in the project « City4age ». The latter is meant to offer a smart city model adapted to the elderly. Through non-intrusive technologies, the aim is to improve their quality of life and to facilitate the action …

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Bioplastics: “still a long road to higher performance”

Bioplastics, Mines Douai

As required by environmental transition, materials of the future must be “greener”. Bioplastics in particular have become a main focus of attention, and are often presented as the solution to the pollution caused by the plastics we use every day, which can take hundreds of years to decompose. Patricia Krawczak, …

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Ontologies: powerful decision-making support tools

Searching for, extracting, analyzing, and sharing information in order to make the right decision requires great skill. For machines to provide human operators with valuable assistance in these highly-cognitive tasks, they must be equipped with “knowledge” about the world. At Mines Alès, Sylvie Ranwez has been developing innovative processing solutions …

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ALICE sees the origins of the universe in a quark-gluon plasma droplet

Le détecteur ALICE.

ALICE, the Cern experiment in charge of studying the quark-gluon plasma, restarted its main activities on November 17. Based in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland, ALICE mission is to track each single particle ejected when lead ions collide. Thanks to the “Run 2” upgrade that occurred at the …

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When biology meets electronics

Since starting at Mines Saint-Etienne in 2009, researcher Róisín Owens has created unusual devices: cell cultures coupled with electronic monitoring, able to give a real-time measurement of the state of health and reactions of cells when confronted with a certain type of medicine or pathogen. Particularly promising results in this …

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Institut Mines-Télécom and France Brevets extend their initial agreement

France Brevets, 5G

On October 13th, Institut Mines-Télécom and France Brevets signed an extension of the partnership agreement that has united them since 2011, with three new fields of research, and have reasserted their commitment to 5G. This cooperation is exemplary in international standardization in the field of telecommunications. Four years after its …

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Precision measurement and characterization

Yaneck Gottesman

Yaneck Gottesman, a metrologist and specialist in the analysis and characterization of components, contributes to the development of the Optics and Photonics laboratory at Télécom SudParis. The lab is equipped with innovative high-performance electronic instruments for measurement, with multiple applications covering the fields of healthcare, telecoms and security.   Why …

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Pierre Slangen

IMT Mines Alès | #environment #optic #marinepollution

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Marine pollution as seen by ultrafast cameras

Marine pollution

Ultrafast cameras unveil processes that are invisible to the naked eye. At Mines Alès, Pierre Slangen, a specialist in applied optics, uses them to build advanced technology devices and thus to understand how gases and liquids are diffused during environmental disasters.     Certain physical phenomena occur in such small …

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Recycling concrete and sediment to create new materials

Mines Douai, Concrete, sediments

How can we meet the needs for construction materials in an environmentally responsible manner? Recycling could be the solution, but it is not yet easy to create high-performance and eco-friendly materials using waste. At the conference on Natural Resources and Environment, which took place on November 5-6 2014 at Institut …

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