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François Cheviré

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CNRS Researcher

Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes UMR CNRS 6226
Université de Rennes 1
Campus de Beaulieu
35042 Rennes, France

Building 10A, Room 132
Phone: +33 (0)

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Education and Professional Experience

  • 2017 Accreditation to supervise research (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches, HDR), « Nitrogen Inorganic Compounds for Energy Conversion », University of Rennes 1
  • 2007 CNRS Researcher at UMR CNRS 6226 Institut des Sciences Chimiques de rennes, Equipe Verres et Céramiques, University of Rennes I
  • 2006/07 Post-doctoral fellow at Mitsubishi Chemical Center for Advanced Materials (MC-CAM) (Pr. A.K. Cheetham group), University of Santa Barbara, CA - USA
  • 2005/06 Post-doctoral fellow at Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (Pr. F.J. DiSalvo group), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY - USA
  • 2004 PhD. in Chemistry, University of Rennes I

Current Themes of Research

  • Physicochemistry of oxides, oxynitrides and nitrides materials
  • Development of novel synthesis routes to nitrogen containing materials
  • Oxynitride thin films
  • Structural Charaterizations on powders
  • Optoelectronics properties
  • Environmental and Energy related materials: visible-light photocatalysis, phosphors, p-type semiconductor oxides.

Selected Publications

  • Preparation of niobium-based oxynitride nanosheets prepared by exfoliation of Ruddlesden-Popper phase precursor.
    A. da Silva Maia, F. Cheviré, V. Demange, V. Bouquet, M. Pasturel, S. Députier, R. Lebullenger, M. Guilloux-Viry, F. Tessier
    Solid State Sci. 2016, 54, 17-21
  • p-type nitrogen doped ZnO nanoparticles under ambient conditions.
    B. Chavillon, L. Carion, A. Renaud, F. Tessier, F. Cheviré, M Boujita, Y. Pellegrin, E. Blart, A. Smeigh, L. Hammarström, F. Odobel, S. Jobic.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134(1), 464-470
  • UV absorption properties of ceria-modified compositions within the fluorite-type solid solution CeO2 - Y6WO12.
    F. Cheviré, F. Muñoz, C. F. Baker, F. Tessier , O. Larcher, S. Boujday, C. Colbeau-Justin, R. Marchand
    J. Solid State Chem. 2006, 179, 3184-3190

Publications referenced in HAL