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LAPLACE - Laboratoire Plasma et Conversion d’Energie

Université Paul Sabatier - Bat 3R3

118 route de Narbonne

31062 TOULOUSE Cedex 09 - FRANCE

Fields of Scientific Interest:

  • Physics and physico chemistry of radiofrequency discharges for plasma deposition process leading to the synthesis of nanoparticles-containing plasma thin films
  • Study of the control plasma powder production (size and density)
  • Applications in microelectronics and biomedical fields


  • since 1994: Scientific Researcher, titled “Directeur de Recherche”, at CNRS LAPLACE (called LGET before the merger of three laboratories LGET-CPAT-LEEI )
  • jan. 1980-1994: Scientific Researcher, titled “Chargé de Recherche”, at CNRS Laboratoire de Génie Electrique de Toulouse (LGET)
  • 1974-1979: CNES (Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales)

Long Stay out of laboratory:

  • feb. 1983- feb. 1984: Long-stay detachment abroad(Post-Doctoral position), IBM San Jose USA. Dept. Surface Science and Thin Film, "Gold-containing plasma fluorocarbon thin films for optical storage"
  • 1989-1990: Laboratoire de Genie Chimique, "Flow and Mass transfer Modeling in silane plama reactor "


  • Doctor es-Sciences, "Methodology to understand the ageing of transparent and thermostable polymers under spatial radiations", Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse (France), Awarded by the Prize MAURY of ”Académie des Sciences et Belles Lettres de TOULOUSE”, dec. 1979
  • PhD Thesis: "Photoreduction mechanism of cyclohexanone by propanol-2", Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse (France), oct. 1974