News

GPS World Webinar: PNT Monitoring to Safeguard Critical InfrastructureThursday, September 17, 2020 – Thursday, September 17, 2020 1 p.m. EDT / 10 a.m. PDT / 7 p.m. CET Recent webinars have focused on a variety of proven, resilient technologies to combat GNSS and PNT vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure. In this webinar, we will focus on how PNT monitoring can further protect critical systems from these […]
Call for ideas CNES R&T and PhD thesis 2021The call for ideas R&T 2021 for Space systems is openned https://rt-theses.cnes.fr/ The proposals must be made on this website before September 14th 12pm. The call for PhD thesis proposals will open in September 2020
Arnaud Landragin (SYRTE) receives the CNRS medal of innovation 2020Arnaud Landragin, research director at CNRS and director of SYRTE (CNRS, OP-PSL, SU, LNE) has been granted the “medal of innovation 2020” by CNRS, for his work on high precision instruments based on matterwave interferometers and his role as a co-founder of the Muquans company. More information here et here.
17th June 2020, videoconference: PhD defense of Steffen WittrockSteffen Wittrock will defend his thesis the 17th of June 2020 at 2 PM on: “From noise and stability to synchronization and complex dynamics in spin torque nano-oscillators”, prepared at Unité Mixte de Physique CNRS/Thales under the supervision of Vincent Cros. The defense will take place by videoconference on the following link: https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/b31b21c721ae4c33b9884ff429ef40a8
Death of Raymond Besson, “the man of the quartz at 10-14Passionate scientist, professor at ENSMM (Besançon, France) until 2006 and director of the Chronometry, Electronics and Piezoelectricity Laboratory of Besançon between 1978 and 2002, Raymond Besson was renowned in the national and international time-frequency community for his so-called BVA quartz resonators. He died on April 15, 2020. -> More details about Raymond’s life
Two-Way Satellite Time and Frequency Transfer: first use of a Software Defined Radio receiver in UTC calculationTwo-Way Satellite Time and Frequency Transfer, improved by the Software-Defined Radio (SDR) receiver, has been used for Circular T calculation for the first time in March 2020. The comparison between the French and German local realizations of UTC, UTC(OP) and UTC(PTB), was performed using SDR receivers, a method that replaces part of the time-transfer hardware […]
How did the ancient Greeks conceive of time?Interdisciplinary traveling exhibition on the theme of time (in french) => informations
FIRST-TF Calls for projects 2020 are opened ; deadline April 10th 2020 [Update COVID19]The FIRST-TF calls for projects 2020 are now opened. The deadline is April 3rd 2020 April 10th 2020 [Update COVID 19]. IMPORTANT: this year, we introduce 2 parralel calls. The usual “one-year project” call, and in addition, a new “multi-year project” call. There is two distincts forms for these two calls. The texts of the calls and the […]