Scope of the certification: DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION OF CRYSTALS AND COMPONENTS
The International microtechnology trade fair (27-30 sept 2022 – Besançon). A great opportunity to present Cristal innov’s high performance crystals and new materials ! Do not hesitate to ask for a free invitation
2022 starts with a strong business growth at Cristal innov, in line with the global trend. The production of crystals is accelerating, especially in the piezoelectric family.
As the jewellery world is recognizing the ethical, aesthetic and poetic value of synthetic crystals, the French sector will create unique works: prestigious decorative pieces made from crystals. The first pieces exhibited in Lyon in September 2021 will highlight the design and technologies mastered by this French luxury sector, including manufacturers and laboratories.
France's recovery and resilience plan funded SenSix project. The leader is Frec¬|n|sys – subsidiary of SOITEC -, Cristal innov is partner.
This project aims to develop state of the art substrate for POI (Piezo on Insulator) and quartz substrates (from 100 to 150 mm) for wireless powerless sensors. These devices address 4.0 industry and automotive, especially autonomy vehicles. Funds will help technology development and investment for a competitive industry.
This partnership lays the foundation for a national sector for a wireless powerless sensors and RF filters. Frec|n|sys is a leader in SAW (Surface Acoustic waves) technology, SOITEC a leader in POI, and Cristal innov, leader in Quartz substrate.
LMO (molybdenum-based with purified Lithium) crystal is an excellent candidate for the detection of black holes in space. Several teams around the world are trying to synthesize this crystal to obtain devices sensitive to "neutrinos". In France, the ANR Clymène project aims to develop this crystal, then provided to the CNSM in Orsay, to develop a “bolometer”. This system will then be tested at the Gran Sasso laboratory in Italy.
The crystals needed for this project were grown at Cristal innov !
This research project gave rise in particular to a thesis, supported by Abdelmounaim Ahmine who also used the resources of Cristal innov to produce the LMO crystals for his work.
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