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  • 4th Workshop on Battlefield Acoustics
  • Research on the detection of pollutants has been granted
  • The ISL celebrates 55 years of existence
4th Workshop on Battlefield Acoustics

The “Direction Générale de l’Armement” (DGA) and the “Bundesamt für Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik und Nutzung der Bundeswehr” (BAAINBw), associated with the French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis (ISL), organize a workshop on the topic: “Battlefield Acoustics” The workshop starts on September 23 at 14:00 and closes on September 24 in the afternoon. The workshop is open to the interested public (EU and NATO members).   The...

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Research on the detection of pollutants has been granted

Denis Spitzer, scientist at the French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis (ISL) and Dr. Beth Pruitt of the Stanford Microsystems Laboratory have been granted the special award of 10’000 $ by the Interdisciplinary Centre France Stanford. This award will help to finance the common collaboration in the field of “Nanomaterial functionalization for high performance multifunctional integrated environmental sensing”. The project unites complementary...

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The ISL celebrates 55 years of existence

The French-German Research Institute of Saint Louis has been created by ratification of a binational treaty between France and Germany on 22 june 1959. Today, it celebrates its 55 years of existence. 55 years of French-German research The institute has seen its roots after World War II in the late 40’s to allow a team of German scientists to work for the...

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ISL : Research for Security and Defence

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The French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis is a binational research institute established by the Federal Republic of Germany and the French Republic on the basis of a treaty signed in 1958. The core mission of ISL is: "Research, scientific studies and basic predevelopment in the field of defense and security.

The classical working areas of ISL include: laser-matter interaction, laser development, detonics, perforation, protection, ballistics, the environment and protection of the soldier, acoustics, power electronics, high-power microwaves, aerodynamics and flight mechanics, optronics, sensors.

ISL has reinforced its activities on issues of civil security and countermeasures against terrorism encountered both at home and during overseas military operations.

The institute is situated in Southern Alsace near the German and Swiss borders.

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