After their realization at our fabrication component platform, the integrated optics chips must be carefully characterized.
Being intended for the domain of telecommunications and sensors, the performances of these optical chips must be measured as accurately as possible.
The IMEP has 9 dark rooms equipped with up-to-date equipments to realize these measurements:
This platform gathers all Microwaves, Microwave-photonics and EMC measurement equipments. It is shared between two sites : Grenoble and Le Bourget du Lac.
High level measurement and characterization tools are kept at the researchers disposal : for coaxial and on wafer characterization up to 110 GHz, for microwave-photonics architecture solutions design in newest telecommunication systems and for electromagnetic radiation phenomenon's study.
Standard means of microelectronics technology or nanotechnology are available in the clean room of Grenoble INP – Minatec (450m²) ; the laboratory IMEP LaHC has 65m² in this clean room dedicated to the fabrication of components and offers many activities like thin films deposition, photolithography, dry and wet etching.
Since many years the laboratory has developped a technology based on ions exchange processes in ovens assisted by electrical fields to fabricate optical devices integrated on glass.
Thanks to a large group of competitive scientific equipments, IMEP-LAHC has a great knowledge in measurements allowing the study of electronic devices and of associated materials and technologies as well.