Claire Fourmentin

PhD Student

Email : claire [dot] fourmentin [at] univ-rennes1 [dot] fr

Office number : Building 10A, Room 254


I'm a PhD student in the Glass and Ceramics team, working on the development of Gradient Refractive INdex (GRIN) lenses for thermal imaging in the range of 8- 12µm. I am actually President of the PhD's association (ACiD) and also Coordinator of the festival "Pint of Science" in Rennes.

Education and Professional Experience

2019-Now : PhD Student at Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes in the Glass and Ceramics team

2018-2019 : Master Degree Solid-state and Material Chemistry (CSM) at Université de Rennes 1

2016-2019 : Engineering Degree in Chemistry at Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Rennes (ENSCR)


IR GRIN lenses prepared by ionic exchange in chalco-halide glasses

Claire Fourmentin, Xiang-Hua Zhang, Enora Lavanant, Thierry Pain, Mathieu Rozé*, Yann Guimond, Francis Gouttefangeas, Laurent Calvez*,Sci Rep 11, 11081 (2021).