Laboratory for the Integration from Material to System

The IMS (Integration from Material to System) laboratory was established in 2007 through the merger of three research units: IXL, PIOM, and LAPS. The laboratory combines fundamental research, engineering, and technology, with a focus on an integrative system approach in the field of Information Technologies. IMS is a joint research unit of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the University of Bordeaux, and Bordeaux INP. Within CNRS, IMS is affiliated with the Institute for Engineering and Systems Sciences (INSIS) and the Institute for Information Sciences and Technologies (INS2I).

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A renowned and recognized research laboratory

IMS Bordeaux is a renowned research laboratory that has gained recognition both nationally and internationally. The laboratory focuses on ten research themes including bioelectronics, cognitics, productics, signal and image, automatic, conception, reliability, nanoelectronics, waves, and organic. The laboratory emphasizes research where all the themes are interconnected.
The laboratory is at the forefront of technology, and its strong industrial partnerships enable IMS Bordeaux to be a major player in research in France.


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Thesis defense of Sébastien SADLO - November 30th, 2023

24 Nov 2023
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Thesis defense of Mor DIOP - December 11th, 2023

23 Nov 2023
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Thesis defense of Denis FLORES - November 28th, 2023

22 Nov 2023
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Thesis defense of Leonardo Heitich Brendler - December 15th, 2023

21 Nov 2023
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The laboratory' research themes

The laboratory's interdisciplinary approach and interconnected research themes ensure that it remains at the forefront of technological innovation.

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IMS consists of 10 research groups, with each group coordinating research in its respective field and overseeing 2 or 3 thematic teams. In addition to its research groups, IMS also provides access to technological platforms and equipment that are available to both its own researchers and external research services.

Data is now being generated at the edge rather than in the large-scale data centers that form the cloud.
Digital sovereignty
With the deployment of large numbers of sensors and smart devices to form the edge of the Internet of Things to the scale of 50 billions and rising, data is now being generated at the edge rather than in the large-scale data centers that form the cloud. In this context, digital sovereignty refers to the ability to have control over our own digital destiny – the data, hardware and software that you rely on and create.
Resources are constrained, most importantly in terms of energy.
Energy sobriety
Resources are constrained, most importantly in terms of energy. Hardware is critical at this level and there is a clear need to explore the suitability of breakthrough emerging technologies to meet the energy-efficiency. From material and up to system level, this could also be achieved by adopting an holistic approach taking also into account the performance and compactness requirements.
The goal of environmental sustainability is to conserve natural resources and to develop alternate sources of power.
Ecological sustainability
The goal of environmental sustainability is to conserve natural resources and to develop alternate sources of power while reducing pollution and harm to the environment. In that way, research’s, from material up to system can be achieved to measure and track sustainability progress, optimize the use of resources, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and make possible a more circular economy. Also, digital technologies also enable innovation and collaboration.


Action Transverse Emergente d’Enjeu Sociétal

The ACTES, "Action Transverse Emergente d’Enjeu Sociétal", i.e. an emerging transverse action of societal challenge in english represent innovative research’s featuring collaborative works involving at least two IMS research groups. The ACTES are targeting societal issues among which the digital sovereignty, the energy sobriety and the ecological sustainability. The "ACTES" are meant to be driven at the cutting edge of the research groups knowledge leveraging their complementarity within the unique IMS lab value chain, from material to system.

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The IMS (Intégration du Matériau au Système) laboratory is a CNRS Joint Research Unit developing its activities in the field of systems science and engineering, at the convergence between information and communication sciences and technologies on the one hand and engineering sciences on the other.

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The laboratory's technical resources

Cross platform
The IMS laboratory maintains its technological resources include both materials and human resources in fields such as analysis, assembly techniques, mechanical engineering, and accelerated aging.

Thematic equipment Teacher-researchers and researchers from the laboratory rely on shared infrastructures in experimental platforms to carry out their research.



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An important and solid industrial and institutional collaboration

The IMS Bordeaux research laboratory relies on a multitude of national and international collaborations to successfully carry out its research projects. Here are three key aspects of these partnerships :

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An important and solid industrial and institutional collaboration

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Association of a fractional order controller with an optimal model-based approach for a robust, safe and high performing control of nonlinear systems Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04238423 Two-stage automatic diagnosis of Flavescence Dorée based on proximal imaging and artificial intelligence: a multi-year and multi-variety experimental study Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04038722 Design of The CRONE Automatic Headlight Leveling System Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04038816 A (0.75-1.13)mW and (2.4-5.2)ps RMS jitter Integer-N based Dual-Loop PLL for Indoor and Outdoor Positioning in 28nm FD-SOI CMOS Technology Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04166890 BIMMS: A versatile and portable system for biological tissue and electrode-tissue interface electrical characterization Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03920058 New and updated convex shape models of asteroids based on optical data from a large collaboration network Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-02404240 Noise analysis in a seeded four-wave mixing process generated in a photonic crystal fiber pumped by a chirped pulse Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04237899 Tunnel résonnant et effets d'électrons chauds dans les structures à double barrière : synthèse Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03932661 Optimizing the location selection of urban consolidation centers with sustainability considerations in the city of Bordeaux Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03944585 Towards new challenges for entrepreneurship and innovation management Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04122314 A Novel Reverberation Chamber for In Vitro Bioelectromagnetic Experiments at 3.5 GHz Lien HAL : https://cnrs.hal.science/hal-04284652 Effects of 5G-modulated 3.5 GHz radiofrequency field exposures on HSF1, RAS, ERK, and PML activation in live fibroblasts and keratinocytes cells Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04284511 Theories for design and analysis of robust H ∞ / H − fault detectors Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03122975 Formation Optimization for Multiple UAVs by Considering Constrained Effectiveness and Attitude Coupling Tracking Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04245199 Tracing kinematic (mis)alignments in CALIFA merging galaxies Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-02490473 SPICE Modeling in Verilog-A for Photo-Response in UTC-Photodiodes Targeting Beyond-5G Circuit Design Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04230873 Development of a high accuracy and stability test bench for ageing measurement of 16 nm FinFETs based FPGA Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04017664 Selective modification of a native protein in a patient tissue homogenate using palladium nanoparticles Lien HAL : https://universite-paris-saclay.hal.science/hal-04248562 Experiment design for elementary fractional models Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04242604 A Fixed-Lag Particle Filter for the Joint Detection/Compensation of Interference Effects in GPS Navigation Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04240993 Fractional derivative truncation approximation for real-time applications Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04317777 A Comprehensive Review on Energy Management Strategies for Electric Vehicles Considering Degradation Using Aging Models Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04087535 Millimeter-Wave Pulsed Heating in Vitro: Effect of Pulse Duration Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04009668 Demand response business model canvas: A tool for flexibility creation in the electricity markets Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03015482 Ku Band SiGe Power Amplifier With High Output Power and SWR Robustness Up to 120°C Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04119191

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Group-Conditional Conformal Prediction via Quantile Regression Calibration for Crop and Weed Classification Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04188005 A 2.45GHz SiGe Power Amplifier with a Novel Digital Predistortion using Orthogonal Sequences Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04166657 Passeport produit numérique pour permettre traçabilité et transparence dans la supply chain textile et tout au long du cycle de vie d’un produit Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03720549 Explaining Driller Methodology Mitigation of Compensator Induced Vibration of Passive Heave Compensator for Drill Bit in Contact Operation Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04306786 Techniques de déplacement du judoka en fonction du niveau d’expertise. Proposition d’exploitation de l’actimétrie pour une analyse en situation écologique d’opposition Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04308103 Réflexions épistémologiques sur les mesures biomécaniques en sciences du sport. Une illustration par la comparaison entre des données biomécaniques et l’analyse d’entraîneurs experts en judo Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04307952 Tailored List Decoding of Polar Codes Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04289467 Tailored List Decoding of Polar Codes Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04177988 Waveform design to improve the estimation of target parameters using the Fourier Transform method in a MIMO OFDM DFRC system Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04005238 Ekit'eko: a serious game to support sustainable aptitudes during the development of eco-innovations Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-01004856 Cultures des données, cultures de l'information. Enjeux pour un humanisme numérique ? Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04073577 An IoT SoC for Agricultural Applications Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04098594 Transformation of extended actigram star to BPMN2.0 and simulation model in the frame of model driven service engineering architecture Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-00877204 How can machine learning help prevent knee injuries of experienced athletes? Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04252695 LA PLACE DE LA STATISTIQUE EN STAPS : RETOUR SUR LES OUVRAGES PEDAGOGIQUES Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04156864 AFSIW Y-junction Circulator for High-power Handling New Space Applications Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04109506 A Simulation Based Approach to Digital Twin’s Interoperability Verification & Validation Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04110263 Electrothermal modeling of junctionless vertical Si nanowire transistors for 3D logic circuit design Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04231616 Evidence of Trapping and Electrothermal Effects in Vertical Junctionless Nanowire Transistors Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04231605 SiGe-based Nanowire HBT for THz Applications Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04037313 An arbitrary order H∞ interval filter for spacecraft navigation units Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04247934 Dynamics of corrosion on mechanical and electrical reliability of SAC305 solder joints during salt spray test Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04273292 A NEW DESIGN : THREE TERMINAL BAND OFFSET BARRIER ORGANIC/SI TANDEM SOLAR CELLS Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04227528 Téléprésence à l'école : penser la place du dispositif technique dans les apprentissages pour les élèves empêchés Lien HAL : https://univ-pau.hal.science/hal-04313133 Ultra Low Power 32-bit Microcontroller With Minimal Instruction Set for Internet of Things Applications Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04118403
Résumé en français

Le laboratoire de l’Intégration du Matériau au Système a été créé le 1er janvier 2007, par la fusion de trois unités de recherche bordelaises, avec une stratégie scientifique commune de développement principalement centrée dans le domaine des Sciences et de l’Ingénierie des Systèmes, à la convergence des Sciences et Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication , et des Sciences pour l’Ingénieur .

Le laboratoire est rattaché à trois tutelles, le CNRS, l’Université de Bordeaux et Bordeaux Aquitaine INP.

Au CNRS, l’UMR5218 est rattachée en principal à l’Institut des Sciences de l’Ingénierie et des Systèmes et en secondaire à l’Institut des Sciences de l’Information et de leurs Interactions .

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