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The Institut National des science Appliquées de Lyon or INSA Lyon is a Grande École d'Ingénieurs. INSA Lyon is ranked among the top universities of Science and Technology in Europe, pluridisciplinary and international, at the heart of the European Higher Education Area.The school was founded in 1957 to train highly qualified engineers, support continuing education, and conduct research and testing. The five-year curriculum aims at training engineers who possess human qualities and are well versed in the primary areas of science and engineering. Graduates from INSA are called "Insaliens".The education is organised as follows: the first cycle: highly selective, students acquire the necessary scientific background for future engineering studies. the second cycle: students are given the choice between 12 fields of specialisation. They may pursue a Phd upon completion of the 5-year curriculum.The university is located on the La Doua-Lyontech campus, home of science-related universities. La Doua is located in Villeurbanne, a suburb of Lyon. Wikipedia.


Maire E.,INSA Lyon
Annual Review of Materials Research | Year: 2012

This article reviews studies in which X-ray tomography has been used to characterize the cellular microstructure or the deformation mechanisms of highly porous materials. The technique is suitable for imaging these materials with much detail. Such images can also be used to quantify the micro-structure (wall thickness and cell size distribution and tortuosity of the porous network). Finally, the methods available to produce finite element meshes from the three-dimensional images are presented and discussed in light of one example. © Copyright ©2012 by Annual Reviews. All rights reserved. Source


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French National Center for Scientific Research, École Centrale Lyon, INSA Lyon, University of Lyon and University T Chevtchenko Of Kiev | Date: 2013-12-17

A device for characterizing a fluid medium with the help of a photoelectric transducer comprises at least one semiconductor substrate possessing at least one space charge zone and presenting a reception surface for receiving the fluid medium in order to constitute an interface between the substrate and the fluid medium, a production system for producing a spot light beam that is amplitude-modulated and that lights at least one zone of the interface through the fluid medium, a measurement system for measuring values of a photoelectric magnitude delivered while performing the lighting so as to create a matrix of values of the photoelectric magnitude, and a processor system for processing values of the photoelectric magnitude delivered by the measurement system and adapted to use the matrix to determine an electronic signature characteristic of the fluid medium.


Patent
INSA Lyon, French National Center for Scientific Research, École Centrale Lyon and CSIC - Institute of Refrigeration | Date: 2012-09-05

The invention concerns a method for producing a field effect transistor having a trench gate comprising:the forming (


Patent
École Centrale Lyon, French National Center for Scientific Research, University of Limoges and INSA Lyon | Date: 2013-03-07

This invention relates to an electronic system including a radiative electromagnetic emitter for emitting an activation signal including sequentially an energy supply signal followed by an identification signal, the power of the energy supply signal being at least ten times greater than the power of the identification signal, further including an interface connected to an energy supply source; an electric load; a circuit for deactivating a placing of electric load on standby, including: a receiver including a reception interface, a rectifier configured to generate a DC activation voltage on the basis of an activation signal, a switch configured to selectively connect/disconnect to the load from the energy supply, an identification circuit configured to extract an identifier of the activation signal and configured to apply the activation voltage as closure control signal for turning off the switch if a match of the identifier is determined.


Patent
INSA Lyon, French National Center for Scientific Research, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 and Aix - Marseille University | Date: 2014-03-28

A device for the imaging of an object to be studied, combines: a prism made from a material with no losses (non-absorbent) for radiation in the microwave range; a sample holder on a front face of the prism for receiving the object to be studied; and a mobile emitting antenna on a rear face of the prism in order to emit radiation in the microwave range.

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