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Renault Christophe

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Electrochemistry and Thin Films

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2012 PhD of Biomolecular Electrochemistry from the University Paris 7 Denis Diderot
2008 MS of Electrochemistry from the University Paris 7 Denis Diderot

Research interest
- Single nano-object electrochemistry
- Bio-electrochemistry
- Instrumental development (spectroelectrochemistry, SECM)
- Electro-catalysis
- Sensors

Researcher at the CNRS, « Chargé de recherche » CR2
Topic: Single nano-object electrochemistry.
Post-doc at the University of Twente in the Lemay’s Group.
Topic: Development of electro-analytical tools for single nano-object detection; high-frequency capacitance imaging with CMOS nanoelectrode arrays.
Post-doc at the University of Texas at Austin in the Bard’s Group.
Topic: Spectroelectrochemical characterization of individual nano-objects on microelectrodes; Development of a high resolution scanning electrochemical microscope (SECM) for studying the reactivity at the nanoscale.
Post-doc at the University of Texas at Austin in the Crooks Group.
Topic: Development of microfluidic Paper-based Analytical Devices.
PhD in the “Laboratoire d’Eléctrochimie moléculaire”, University Paris 7 Denis-Diderot
Topic: Time-resolved spectroelectrochemical investigation of biomolecules immobilized in mesoporous transparent ITO and TiO2 electrodes.

List of publications
19 Observation -frequency Nanocapacitor arrays: Concept, Recent Developments and Outlook. Lemay, S. G.; Laborde, C.; Renault, C.; Cossettini, A.; Selmi, L.; Widdershoven, F.; Acc. Chem. Res. 2016, 49, 2355–2362.
18 Nanometer Scale Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Instrumentation. Kim, J.; Renault, C.; Nioradze, N.; Arroyo-Currás, N.; Leonard, K.; Bard, A.J.; Anal. Chem., 2016, 88, 10284–10289
17 Electrocatalytic Activity of Individual Pt Nanoparticles Studied by Nanoscale Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy. Kim, J.; Renault, C.; Nioradze, N.; Arroyo-Currás, N.; Leonard, K.; Bard, A.J.; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 8560–8568
16 Observation of Single Protein and DNA Macromolecule Collisions on Ultramicroelectrodes. Dick, J.; Renault, C.; Bard, A.J.; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 8376-8379
15 Chronoabsorptometry to Investigate Conduction Band Mediated Electron Transfer In Mesoporous TiO2 Thin Films. Renault, C.; Balland, V.; Limoges, B.; Costentin, C.; J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 14929-14937
14 Observation of Nanometer-Sized Electro-Active Defects in Insulating Layers by Fluorescence Microscopy and Electrochemistry, Renault, C.; Marchuk, K.; Ahn, H.S.; Titus, E.J.; Kim, J.; Willets, K.A.; Bard, A.J.; Anal. Chem. 2015, 87, 5730-5737
13 Unraveling the charge transfer/electron transport in mesoporous semiconductive TiO2 films by voltabsorptometry. Renault, C.; Nicole, L.; Sanchez, C.; Costentin, C.; Balland, V.; Limoges, B.; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 10592-10607
12 Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence of Common Organic Luminophores in Water Using an Emulsion System. Dick, J. E.; Renault, C.; Kim, B.-K.; Bard, A. J.; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014 136, 13546-13549
11 Simultaneous Detection of Single Attoliter Droplet Collisions by Electrochemical and Electrogenerated Chemiluminescent Responses. Dick, J. E.; Renault, C.; Kim, B.-K.; Bard, A. J.; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 11859-11862
10 Wire, Mesh, and Fiber Electrodes for Paper-Based Electroanalytical Devices. Fosdick S. E.; Anderson, M. J.; Renault, C.; DeGregory, P. R.; Loussaert, J. A.; Crooks, R. M.; Anal. Chem. 2014, 86, 3659-3666
9 Simple, sensitive, and quantitative electrochemical detection method for paper analytical devices. Scida, K.; Cunningham, J. C.; Renault, C.; Richards, I.; Crooks, R. M.; Anal. Chem. 2014, 86, 6501-6507
8 Three Dimensional Wax Patterning of Paper Fluidic Devices. Renault, C.; Koehne, J.; Ricco, A. J.; Crooks, R. M.; Langmuir, 2014, 30, 7030-7036
7 Electrochemistry in Hollow-Channel Paper Analytical Devices. Renault, C.; Anderson, M. J.; Crooks, R. M.; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 4616-4623
6 Paper-Based Bipolar Electrochemistry. Renault, C.; Scida, K.; Knust, K. N.; Fosdick, S. E.; Crooks, R. M.; Journal of Electrochemical Science and Technology (invited article), 2013, 4, 146-152
5 Hollow-Channel Paper Analytical Devices. Renault, C.; Li, X.; Fosdick S. E.; Crooks, R. M.; Anal. Chem. 2013, 85, 7976-7979
4 Spectroelectrochemical Characterization of Small Hemoproteins Adsorbed within Nanostructured Mesoporous ITO Electrodes. Schaming, D.; Renault, C.; Tucker, R. T.; Lau-Truong, S.; Aubard, J.; Brett, M. J.; Balland, V.; Limoges, B.; Langmuir, 2012, 28, 14065-14072
3 Unraveling the Mechanism of Catalytic Reduction of O2 by Microperoxidase-11 Adsorbed within a Transparent 3D-Nanoporous ITO Film. Renault, C. ; Andrieux C. P.; Tucker, R. T.; Brett, M. J.; Balland, V.; Limoges, B.; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 6834-6845
2 Time resolved UV-Vis spectroelectrochemistry using transparent 3D-mesoporous nanocristalline ITO electrodes. Renault, C.; Harris, K.D.; Brett, M.J.; Balland, V.; Limoges, B.; Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 1863-1865
1 Highly ordered transparent mesoporous TiO2 thin films: an attractive matrix for efficient immobilization and spectroelectrochemical characterization of cytochrome-c. Renault, C.; Balland, V.; Martinez-Ferrero, E.; Nicole, L.; Sanchez, C.; Limoges, B.; Chem. Commun. 2009, 48, 7494-7496