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Gacoin Thierry

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Head of the Solid State Chemistry group

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+33 (0)1 69 33 46 56

CNRS Faculty (senior scientist)
Associate Professor, Physics and Chemistry departments, Ecole Polytechnique
Solid State Chemistry Group, LPMC Lab

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  • Research Themes :
    • materials Chemistry and Physics,
    • Liquid routes for the elaboration of colloidal nanoparticles and thin films (sol-gel, precipitation, colloid chemistry)
    • Optical properties
    • Micro/nanostructure effects on optical properties : size-shape-surface effects, dielectric microstructure
  • Mains subjects of investigations
    • Rare earth doped luminescent nanoparticles
    • Nanorods with anisotropic optical properties
    • Light emiting thin films
    • nanostructured dielectric thin films (high/low refractive index, birefringence, Bragg mirrors, photonic crystals)
    • metal/dielectric nanocomposites with transport and plasmonic properties
  • Main investigated compounds
    • Nanoparticles : CdS, CdS:Mn, YVO4:Ln, NaYF4:Ln, LaPO4, YAG:Ce, KTP, Ag, Au, TiO2, diamond
    • sol-gel silica, silicates, meso/marcoporous silica coatings, sol-gel TiO2
    • organic/inorganic hybrid materials
    • Silica/TiO2/Ag nanocomposites