H2sys: hydrogen in the energy mix

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I’MTech is dedicating a series of articles to success stories from research partnerships supported by the Télécom & Société Numérique Carnot institute (TSN), to which IMT and Femto Engineering belong. [divider style="normal" top="20"…
xenon, xenon1t, Dominique Thers, IMT Atlantique

Xenon instruments for long-term experiments

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From the ancient gnomon that measured the sun’s height, to the Compton gamma ray observatory, the microscope, and large-scale accelerators, scientific instruments are researchers’ allies, enabling them to make observations at the smallest…
smart grid

What is a smart grid?

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The driving force behind the modernization of the electrical network, the smart grid is full of promise. It will mean savings for consumers and energy companies alike. It terms of the environment, it provides a solution for developing renewable…
renewable energy storage, stockage énergies renouvelables

What is renewable energy storage?

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The storage of green energy is an issue which concerns many sectors, whether for energy transition or for supplying power to connected objects using batteries. Thierry Djenizian, a researcher at Mines Saint-Étienne, explains the main problems…
dam break, optical fiber

Dam-break phenomenon in optical fibers

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Last May, for the first time, researchers from the University of Lille and IMT Lille-Douai exposed a photon dam breaking in an optical fiber. These results provided the experimental confirmation for an old theory that dates back over 50 years.…
réseau de chaleur, heating networks

Improving heating network performance through modeling

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At the IMT “Energy in the Digital Revolution” conference held on April 28, Bruno Lacarrière, an energetics researcher with IMT Atlantique, presented modeling approaches for improving the management of heating networks. Combined with digital…
Energy transition, Digital technology transition

Digital technology and energy: inseparable transitions

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[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hat if one transition was inextricably linked with another? Faced with environmental challenges, population growth and the emergence of new uses, a transformation is underway in the energy sector. Renewable resources are…
energy performance, performance énergétique, sanda lefteriu

Energy performance of buildings: modeling for better efficicency

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Sanda Lefteriu, a researcher at IMT Lille-Douai, is working on developing predictive and control models designed for buildings with the aim of improving energy management. A look at the work presented on April 28 at the IMT "Energy in the digital…
Nouvelle génération batterie lithium

Towards a new generation of lithium batteries?

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The development of connected devices requires the miniaturization and integration of electronic components. Thierry Djenizian, a researcher at Mines Saint-Étienne, is working on new micrometric architectures for lithium batteries, which appear…
cloud computing, Maurice Gagnaire

Cloud computing for longer smartphone battery life

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How can we make our smartphone batteries last longer? For Maurice Gagnaire, a researcher at Télécom ParisTech, the solution could come through mobile cloud computing. If computations currently performed by our devices could be offloaded to…