Polystim Neurotechnologies Laboratory

École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
Area(s) of Expertise

We offer a number of work stations and many pieces of equipment required for upgrading various electronic systems (analog, digital and mixed).

What the facility does

Installation of various circuits and hybrid systems for numerous applications, in particular smart medical devices.

Research Services

Modelling, simulation and design of digital, analog and mixed (digital and analog) circuits for large-scale integration. Design of systems for receiving, controlling and analysing signals. Deployment of medical devices and, more precisely, implantable or external microstimulators and sensors. Creation of labs-on-a-chip: microsystems combining microelectronic chips, microfluidic structures and optics. Design and creation of mixed circuits involving microelectronics, microwaves and various discreet component integration technologies. Use of reprogrammable integrated circuits and reconfigurable systems. 

Sectors of Application
  • Information and communication technologies and media
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment
  • Manufacturing and processing
  • Professional and technical services (including legal services, architecture, engineering)

Name of specialized lab

Name of equipment

Description of function

Integrated Mixed-Signals Biosystems Laboratory (BIOSTIM)

Upright fluorescence microscope

Microscopy and imaging

 

Inverted fluorescence microscope

Microscopy and imaging

 

Cell culture microscope

Microscopy and imaging

 

Micro-PIV system

Particle velocity measurement

 

Surface profilometer

3D metrology

 

Syringe pump

Fluid distribution

 

High-precision analytical balance

Weighing

 

Spin coater

Metal application

 

Picoliter fluid dispenser

Fluid distribution

Electronic Microsystems Assembly and Encapsulation Laboratory (LASEM)

Wire bonder

Microelectronic chip interconnection

 

Flip-chip bonder

Microelectronic assembly

 

Remelt furnace

Circuit assembly

 

Welding laser

Welding alloys

 

Micromachining laser

Micromachining

 

Plasma cleaner

Cleaning, surface treatment

 

X-ray system

Inspection

 

Repair station

Electronic circuit assembly

  • Université de Montréal (Department of Physiology and Department of Biology
  • Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) (Microelectronics)
  • Concordia University (Department of Psychology)
  • McGill University (Department of Urology and Department of Psychology)
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
  • Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal
  • Hôpital Notre-Dame de Montréal
  • Montreal Neurological Institute
  • DALSA Semiconductor
  • Scan View
  • Stellate
  • Kyvox
  • Hardent
  • CMC Microsystems

Title

URL

Integrated Mixed-Signals Biosystems Laboratory (BIOSTIM)

http://www.polymtl.ca/biostim/en/

Electronic Microsystems Assembly and Encapsulation Laboratory (LASEM)

http://www.polymtl.ca/lasem/en/