Research Centre: Industrial Research Assistance Program
The standard lifespan of cathodic aluminium plate conductors is 12 to 18 months, due mainly to a loss of effectiveness from corrosion and wear. Used in the mining industry, these plates are essential to electroextraction operations when separating zinc from a liquid solution of the ore.
Research Centre: Advanced Electronics and Photonics
As a growing fraction of the world adopts the Internet as their primary vehicle for information, high-speed optical telecommunication equipment manufacturers face relentlessly increasing demands for faster and more reliable Internet connections. Lighting the way forward is Quebec-based TeraXion Inc., a leader in high-speed fibre-optic transmission networks for over a decade.