J. M. Fournier

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Properly fashioned electromagnetic fields coupled to microscopic dielectric objects can be used to create arrays of extended crystalline and noncrystalline structures. Organization can be achieved in two ways: In the first, dielectric matter is transported in direct response to the externally applied standing wave optical fields. In the second, the external(More)
Staphylococcus aureus expression of capsular polysaccharide type 5 (CP5) has been shown to be downregulated by CO(2). Here we show that CO(2) reduces CP5 expression at the transcriptional level and that CO(2) regulates CP8 expression depending on the genetic background of the strains. Growth in the presence of air supplemented with 5% CO(2) caused a(More)
Capsule formation is believed to have a significant role in bacterial virulence. To examine the possible involvement of capsular polysaccharide (CP) from Staphylococcus aureus in the pathological mechanisms associated with staphylococcal infections, we investigated the influence of respiratory activity on type 5 CP production by S. aureus grown in the(More)
During recent years, microelectronics helped to develop complex and varied technologies. It appears that many of these technologies can be applied successfully to realize Seebeck micro generators: photolithography and deposition methods allow to elaborate thin thermoelectric structures at the micro-scale level. Our goal is to scavenge energy by developing a(More)
Taking full advantage of the high resistivity substrate and underlying oxide of SOI technology, a high performance CMOS SPDT T/R switch has been designed and fabricated in a partially depleted, 0.25µm SOI process. The targeted Bluetooth class II specifications have been fully fitted. The switch over the high resistivity substrate exhibits a 0.7dB insertion(More)
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