Laboratory of Organic Iontronics

École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
What the facility does

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

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.

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)
  • Healthcare and social services
  • Manufacturing and processing

Name of equipment in use

Description of function

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

  • Hexoskin
  • Biomomentum
  • Philip Morris International
  • Ste Justine Hospital
  • Plasmionique