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Laurent Francis   Professor  University Lecturer 
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Laurent Francis published an article in January 2019.
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Denis Flandre

490 shared publications

Université catholique de Louvain

Valeriya Kilchytska

78 shared publications

Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Antonio Arnau

43 shared publications

Centro de Investigación e Innovación en Bioingeniería, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camí de Vera S/N, 46022 Valencia, Spain

Angel Montoya

31 shared publications

Centro de Investigación e Innovación en Bioingeniería (Ci2B), Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain

Nicolas André

27 shared publications

ICTEAM, Université catholique de Louvain, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations OSTEMER polymer as a rapid packaging of electronics and microfluidic system on PCB Lamia El Fissi, Román Fernández, Pablo García, María Calero,... Published: 01 January 2019
Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, doi: 10.1016/j.sna.2018.11.050
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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Membrane Deflection and Stress in Thermal Flow Sensors Claudio Falco, Ethan L. W. Gardner, Andrea De Luca, Nicolas ... Published: 11 December 2018
Proceedings, doi: 10.3390/proceedings2131089
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The effect of membrane deflection has been investigated for thermal flow sensors. Catastrophic membrane breakage is a common occurrence in membrane based thermal flow sensors due to thermal expansion and internal stresses. This work analyses three sensors comprising a tungsten heater embedded in buried oxide membrane with a silicon nitride passivation layer, the use of back etching creates a cavity underneath to reduce the thermal conduction. The investigation is done using interferometry to measure the membrane shape at room and operating temperature for three membranes of different sizes. As expected, the deflection increases with temperature up to 15 µm at operating temperature and with the reduction of membrane size the deflection is reduced to a minimum of 3 µm for the smallest membrane. The lower deflection measured in devices with a smaller cavity can be related to a reduced internal stress, improving the long term stability.
Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Wafer-Scale Nanoimprint Lithography Process Towards Complementary Silicon Nanowire Field-Effect Transistors for Biosenso... Achim Muller, Xuan T. Vu, Vivek Pachauri, Laurent A. Francis... Published: 27 June 2018
physica status solidi (a), doi: 10.1002/pssa.201800234
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Article 4 Reads 0 Citations Hemispherical cavities on silicon substrates: an overview of micro fabrication techniques Olivier Poncelet, Jonathan Rasson, Romain Tuyaerts, Michael ... Published: 13 April 2018
Materials Research Express, doi: 10.1088/2053-1591/aab907
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Article 5 Reads 1 Citation A Low-Power and In Situ Annealing Technique for the Recovery of Active Devices After Proton Irradiation Laurent A. Francis, Amor Sedki, Nicolas André, Valéria Kilch... Published: 10 January 2018
EPJ Web of Conferences, doi: 10.1051/epjconf/201817001006
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Article 4 Reads 0 Citations Improved Stability of Porous Silicon in Aqueous Media via Atomic Layer Deposition of Oxides Jonathan Rasson, Laurent A. Francis Published: 19 December 2017
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08569
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