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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2023 European Researchers' Night - Last Friday, 29 September 2023

The contribution of the IMS laboratory received a full success with a very strong public attendance on all the stands and activities that we animated.

03 Oct 2023
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Thesis defense of Anne CANOVI, October 25, 2023

21 Sep 2023
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Thesis Defense of Marwane REZZOUKI, October 6, 2023

21 Sep 2023
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For its 26th edition, the city of Bordeaux has been chosen to organize the RoboCup, the largest robotics and artificial intelligence competition in the world.Co-organized by the University of Bordeaux and its partners, the Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Bordeaux Metropole and the Ministry of Education and Youth, the event plans to bring together thousands of visitors and […]

20 Jul 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 :

  • Collaboration with national and international partners
  • Collaborations with academic institutions
  • Collaborations with industry partners
  • Collaborations with government agencies
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An important and solid industrial and institutional collaboration

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Millimeter-Wave Pulsed Heating in Vitro: Effect of Pulse Duration Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04009668 Simplified Marching Cubes: an efficient discretization scheme for simulations of deposition/ablation in complex media Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-00584763 Ku Band SiGe Power Amplifier With High Output Power and SWR Robustness Up to 120°C Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04119191 A Novel Impedimetric Sensor Based on Cyanobacterial Extracellular Polymeric Substances for Microplastics Detection Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04028056 A Zonotopic-Based Watermarking Design to Detect Replay Attacks Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04027948 Comparative performance analysis of photo-supercapacitor based on silicon, dye-sensitized and perovskite solar cells: Towards indoor applications Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04028159 Generalization of the Shortest Path Approach for Superpixel Segmentation of Omnidirectional Images Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04097083v2 Les opérations d’influence psychologiques russes et la Maskirovka comme état d’esprit Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04153064 Truncation of fractional derivative for online system identification Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04048657 A Comprehensive Review on Energy Management Strategies for Electric Vehicles Considering Degradation Using Aging Models Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04087535 An expertized grapevine disease image database including five grape varieties focused on Flavescence dorée and its confounding diseases, biotic and abiotic stresses Lien HAL : https://hal.inrae.fr/hal-04133609 Low-cost WO3 nanoparticles / PVA smart photochromic glass windows for sustainable building energy savings Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04050807 In-situ characterization of thermomechanical behavior of copper nano-interconnect for 3D integration Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03672631 Life cycle assessment of ICT in higher education: a comparison between desktop and single-board computers Lien HAL : https://inria.hal.science/hal-03938948 Hydrogen generation performances and electrochemical properties of Mg alloys with 14 H long period stacking ordered structure Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03932299 Unveiling the reactivity of epoxides in carbonated epoxidized soybean oil and application in the stepwise synthesis of hybrid poly(hydroxyurethane) thermosets Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03939411 Small-signal impedance of GaAs-AlxGa1−x as resonant tunnelling heterostructures at microwave frequency Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03932662 Demand response business model canvas: A tool for flexibility creation in the electricity markets Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03015482 L’analyse des usages de technologies digitales dédiées à la synchronisation : intérêts pour l’étude d’une transformation organisationnelle dans l’ingénierie de conception automobile Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04073489 Variance component analysis to assess protein quantification in biomarker discovery. Application to MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry Lien HAL : https://cea.hal.science/cea-01683000 Entropy-Based Multifractal Testing of Heart Rate Variability during Cognitive-Autonomic Interplay Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04215156 On a general structure for adaptation/learning algorithms - stability and performance issues Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04045239 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 Tunnel résonnant et effets d'électrons chauds dans les structures à double barrière : synthèse Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03932661 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 Theories for design and analysis of robust H ∞ / H − fault detectors Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03122975 Optimizing the location selection of urban consolidation centers with sustainability considerations in the city of Bordeaux Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03944585

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Ultra Low Power 32-bit Microcontroller With Minimal Instruction Set for Internet of Things Applications Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04118403 A Low-Cost Bench for Training Students in Power Amplifier and Digital Predistortion Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04118411 High-Performance Gallager-E Decoders for Hard Input LDPC Decoding on Multi-core Devices Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04103371 A compact bidirectional reconfigurable 2nd-order low-pass filter for 5G FR2 applications Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04142776 Multi-modes control for semi-active suspension systems Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-02517775 Apprendre autrement : les FabLabs à/et l'école Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04073588 Early Detection of Oscillatory Failure Case for Fault-Tolerant Flight Control System Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04024017 Volterra equations for fractional behaviors modeling with application to lithium-ion cells Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04110093 Creation of neural melodies in the frame of an international student project Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04103248 Une étude terminologique de la communication hypertexte web. Caractéristique du domaine universitaire. Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-00674113 A PAE-Controlled Wideband Power Amplifier for Sub-6GHz 5G Applications in 28nm FDSOI Technology Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-03937315 A Walsh-based Arbitrary Waveform Generator for 5G Applications in 28nm FD-SOI CMOS Technology Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04217454 Tailored List Decoding of Polar Codes Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04177988 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 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 SiGe-based Nanowire HBT for THz Applications Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04037313 An IoT SoC for Agricultural Applications Lien HAL : https://hal.science/hal-04098594
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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