Laboratory of Organic Iontronics

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

The facility is unique, as it uses a number of cutting-edge technologies to manufacture and characterize materials and electrochemical devices.

What the facility does

Processing and characterization of materials, and study of the properties of new devices made from these materials.

Research Services
  • Electrochemical measurements: voltammetry, impedance, scanning electron microscopy
  • Electrical measurements: electrical conductivity, current and voltage characteristics
  • Thin film deposition: centrifuging, vapour phase polymerization, sol-gel
Sectors of Application
  • Aerospace and satellites
  • Clean technology
  • Education
  • Energy (renewable and fossil)
  • Health care and social services
  • Manufacturing and processing

Name of specialized lab

Name of equipment in use

Description of function

Laboratory of Organic Iontronics

Vapour phase polymerization

Deposition of electroactive thin films by on-surface polymerization


Surface treatment tool

Oxygen plasma surface functionalization


Scanning electron microscope

Micrometre-scale imaging and electrochemical characterization


Improved hyperspectral imaging system

Hyperspectral imaging


Electrical measuring station

Electrical contacts of micrometre-scale devices


Semiconductor parameter analyser

Electrical measurements of devices (current and voltage) across a broad frequency range


Electrochemical measuring station

Electrochemical analysis (voltammetry, impedance) and electrochemical synthesis (electropolymerization)


Environmental test chamber

Characterization of materials in a controlled humidity environment

  • Plasmionique
  • Hydro-Québec
  • Solaris Chem
  • BiomindR
  • Caledon
  • MW Canada