DPHY - Technical resources

Characterisation resources

  • JONAS - Ionospheric simulation chamber for the study of satellite/plasma interactions
  • PHEDRE - Evaluation of the charge/discharge of dielectric materials in an electron beam
  • SIRENE - Equipment for studying surface charge and internal charge
  • NAUTILUS - Irradiation site for electronic space components
  • SEMIRAMIS - Irradiation chamber for materials applications
  • BALLONS - Balloon systems test laboratory
  • IDEFIXe - Mechanism for studying erosion due to electric propulsion and induced contamination
  • VESTA - Transport and transfer system for samples with no secondary vacuum loss
  • GEODUR: High-energy electrons for the internal charge and other effects (on materials or electronics)
  • DEESSE - Fine characterisation of secondary electron emission (yield, spectrum)
  • SPIDER - Long-term relaxation & STRASS - Transfer system
  • COPHOS - Contamination, synergy between UV and contamination
  • MIRAGE - Irradiation chamber for materials and components applications
  • SPECTRO - Laboratory for analysis and measurement of thermo-optical properties of materials
  • AXEL - Set of Accelerators feeding SEMIRAMIS, MIRAGE and GEODUR chambers (and these chambers themselves)
  • HACROPOL: High Altitude Cosmic Ray ONERA/Pic-du-Midi Observatory Laboratory
  • CIRIL - Irradiator with low-activity sources
  • MILGA & MEGA - Gamma irradiation bunkers
  • CELESTE - UHV chamber equipped with electron gun, ions source and Faraday cage

Simulation codes

  • SALAMMBÔ-Earth - Calculation code for studying the dynamics of the Earth's electron and proton radiation belts
  • SALAMMBÔ-Giant Planets - calculation code for studying the dynamics of the proton radiation belts of the giant planets
  • GEANT4 - Particle-material interaction
  • IPODE - Environment measurements database
  • IPSAT - Environment measurements processing and analysis interface
  • COMOVA - Physical model of physical contamination
  • CSiPI - Physical model of ionic pulverisation
  • COMPEX - Extraction of contamination parameters from characterisation test
  • SPIS - Simulation of plasma-satellite interactions
  • OSMOSEE - Physical model of secondary emission
  • MUSCA SEP3 - Multi-scale modelling of SEE in digital components
  • VISA - Help interface for development of GEANT4 applications
  • ACDC - Dose modelling in thick oxides
  • McSOLAR - Modelling the response of multi-junction solar cells in environment, prediction of dark currents of imagers
  • Prediction of dark currents for imagers

FPA unit:

  • Grifon test bench
  • B61 vacuum chamber

CMT unit (likely to be 4 pages):

  • PLATINE cleanroom (80m², Class 10,000)
    • Evaporation bench (PLASSYS)
    • DRIE etching bench (STS)
    • Double-sided insulator/aligner (EVG)
    • Chemical machining bench
    • Optical profilometer (FOGALE NANOTECH)
    • Raman microscope (RENISHAW)
    • Probes measurement bench
  • Grey room dedicated to thin films (80m², Class 10,000)
    • 2 RF diode sputtering benches (ALCATEL/PLASSYS)
    • Mass spectrometer (HIDDEN)
    • Search coil characterisation laser bench
  • Inertial characterisation resources:
    • Precision rotary table in climate chamber (IXMOTION)
    • Shaker (BRUEL & KJAER)
  • Software resources:
    • Finite element simulations (OOFELIE, SAMCEF)
    • Electronic simulations (CADENCE, XILINX)

IEA unit:

  • MICROSCOPE scientific mission center
  • ISO7 cleanroom
  • Ultrasonic machining tool
  • Metrology laboratory (Duramax 3D measuring machine, Mahr roughness measuring unit, Heidenhaim measurement columns, SIP calibration bench)
  • Anti-earthquake pendulum

SLM unit:

  • SOLAIRE laboratory