Fields of expertise
- size effects
- e- irradiation
- phase identfication
- quantum wells
- interface abruptness and planeity
- nitridation, Ti-Ni-P
- phases structure composition
- atom column EDS mapping
Phase identification in Mn-Si thermoelectrics
Swift ion irradiation defects in YBa2Cu3O7
MissionFormer director of the Centre Interdisciplinaire de Microscopie Electronique (CIME) (1980-2007).
Member of the Programme committee of the French Electron Microscopy and Atom Probe net METSA.
Cooperation with the Institute of Crystallography of the Russian Academy of Science (ICRAS), the Kurtchatov Research Institute in Moscow and the International Center for Electron Microscopy at the Material Advanced Testing and Computer Modeling of Metallurgical Process Faculty, AGH-University of Science and Technology, Krakow. .
BiographyBorn in Lausanne (Switzerland) in 1942. EPUL physics engineer diploma in 1967 and EPFL PhD in physics in 1976.
From 1966 he studies at the Experimental Physics Laboratory (Prof. J.P. Borel) the physical properties peculiar to the very small size metal crystals and gets a PhD degree for his thesis "Abaissement de la température de fusion de petits cristaux d