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GHERARDI Nicolas

by Nicolas Naudé - published on , updated on

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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 of homogeneous dielectric barrier discharges and their fundamental phenomena
  • Applications of electric discharges and plasma: surface treatment and coatings
  • Low-temperature plasma physics and chemistry

Affiliations:

  • since oct. 2001: Scientific Researcher at CNRS, Laboratory of Plasma and Conversion of Energy-LAPLACE, Toulouse (France)
  • jan. 2000-sept. 2001: Post-doctoral Fellow, Laboratoire de Génie Electrique de Toulouse -LGET and Centre of Plasma Physics and their Applications of Toulouse-CPAT (France), “Study of homogeneous dielectric barrier discharges in nitrogen: experiments and modeling”
  • oct. 1996-dec.1999: PhD student, Laboratoire de Génie Electrique de Toulouse-LGET (France), “Physicochemistry and regimes of dielectric barrier discharges in mixtures of N2/SiH4/N2O: application to the treatment of polymers and to the coatings”

Short-stay visits:

  • march-august 1996: University of Minnesota, Mechanical Engineering Department of Minneapolis (USA), “Thermal Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition of Diamond Films on Tool Steels at Low Substrate Temperature”.

Education:

  • Ph.D., specialty plasma physics, Toulouse III University (France), jan. 2000
  • M.Sci., specialty energetic, Orléans University (France), sept. 1996
  • M.Eng., specialty electronic and optical processes, Orléans University (France), sept. 1996