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Areas of expertise

  • Solid State Physics and physics of nanosystems
  • Numerical simulations of electronic and optical properties of solids, using semi-empirical and ab-initio methods
  • Carbon-based nanomaterials : graphene and carbon nanotubes
  • Electron energy loss spectroscopy
  • Optical properties of metallic nanoparticles (plasmonics)

External responsibilities

  • Head of the Physics Department (UNiversity of Namur) (2017 - )
  • Director of the High-Performance Computing Center of U. Namur (2013-2017)
  • Member of the National Committee for Crystallography of the Royal academy of Belgium (2014 - )
  • Member of the Belgium committee for pure and applied physics of the Royal academy (2007-2012)
  • member of the management committee of the project UNIKIN (Kinshasa) à la Commission Universitaire pour le Développement. Responsable de l'activité 'Modélisation mathématique et physique des problèmes environementaux (2005- 2013)
  • Visiting professor/scientists : Université de Valladolid (1998), Université de Paris-Sud (2001), Donastia International Physics Center (2001), Université de Poitiers (2002), Université de Montpellier (227,2008), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2008), Université de Belo Horizonte(2009)
  • Président of the Belgium Physical Society  (2008-2009), vice-président(2008-2010)

Diplomas

Ph. D. in Physics (1996)

Areas of expertise

  • Solid State Physics and physics of nanosystems
  • Numerical simulations of electronic and optical properties of solids, using semi-empirical and ab-initio methods
  • Carbon-based nanomaterials : graphene and carbon nanotubes
  • Electron energy loss spectroscopy
  • Optical properties of metallic nanoparticles (plasmonics)

External responsibilities

  • Director of the High-Performance Computing Center of U. Namur
  • Member of the National Committee for Crystallography of the Royal academy of Belgium
  • member of the management committee of the project UNIKIN (Kinshasa) à la Commission Universitaire pour le Développement. Responsable de l'activité 'Modélisation mathématique et physique des problèmes environementaux (2005- 2013)
  • Visiting professor/scientists : Université de Valladolid (1998), Université de Paris-Sud (2001), Donastia International Physics Center (2001), Université de Poitiers (2002), Université de Montpellier (227,2008), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2008), Université de Belo Horizonte(2009)
  • Président of the Belgium Physical Society  (2008-2009), vice-président(2008-2010)

Diplomas

Ph. D. in Physics (1996)

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science, University of Namur

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Projects 1992 2018

Research Output 1992 2018

Determining the number of layers in few-layer graphene by combining Raman spectroscopy and optical contrast

Bayle, M., Reckinger, N., Felten, A., Landois, P., Lancry, O., Dutertre, B., Colomer, J. F., Zahab, A. A., Henrard, L., Sauvajol, J. L. & Paillet, M., 2018, In : Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. 49, 1, p. 36 - 45 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Graphite
Graphene
Raman spectroscopy
Silicon
Lasers

How conducting 2D materials overlayer modify the Brewster angle of a substrate?

Majérus, B., Cormann, M., Reckinger, N., Paillet, M., Henrard, L., Lambin, P. & Lobet, M., 1 Jan 2018, CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2018. OSA - The Optical Society, Vol. Part F94-CLEO_SI 2018.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Catalog/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Graphite
Graphene
Substrates

Improving optical transmission of spark-plasma-sintered yag ceramics: Effect of powder conditioning and post-treatments

Boilet, L., Aubry, P., Henrard, L., Deparis, O., Palmero, P., Lardot, V., Cambier, F. & Moronta Perez, R., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Ceramic Science and Technology. 9, 1, p. 19-28 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Light transmission
Electric sparks
Powders
Plasmas
Spark plasma sintering

Modified Brewster angle on conducting 2D materials

Majerus, B., Cormann, M., Reckinger, N., Paillet, M., Henrard, L., Lambin, P. & Lobet, M. L., 30 Jan 2018, In : 2D Materials. 5, 2, 8 p., 025007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Brewster angle
conduction
Graphite
shift
graphene

Restoring self-limited growth of single-layer graphene on copper foil via backside coating

Reckinger, N., Casa, M., Scheerder, J. E., Keijers, W., Paillet, M., Huntzinger, J-R., Haye, E., Felten, A., Vondel, J. V. D., Sarno, M., Henrard, L. & Colomer, J-F., 15 Aug 2018, In : ArXiv pre-print. 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File

Activities 2012 2018

Belgium Physical Society Scientific Meeting

Luc Henrard (Contributor)
18 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

SIEP. Salon des études et des professions

Luc Henrard (Contributor)
24 Feb 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesFestival/Exhibition

WP19 Follow-up meeting

Luc Henrard (Contributor)
27 Feb 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesProject follow-up meeting

Processing of transparent YAG and BaTiO 3 ceramics by SPS

Luc Henrard (Supervisor)
17 Jan 2018

Activity: Examination typesJury

Nonlinear optics in graphene : Detailed characterization and application in integrated photonics

Luc Henrard (Supervisor)
18 Jan 2018

Activity: Examination typesExternal Thesis

Thesis

Approches de gravitation modifiée pour la cosmologie et les objets compacts

Author: Schlögel, S., 30 Jun 2012

Supervisor: Henrard, L. (Supervisor) & Fuzfa, A. (Co-Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master typesMaster in Physics

Etude de l'absorption optique sélective d'un substrat métallique texturé et d'un revêtement de type couches minces combinés afin d'augmenter les performances d'absorbeurs solaires thermiques

Author: Gaouyat, L., 4 Sep 2015

Supervisor: Deparis, O. (Supervisor), Mirabella, F. (External person) (Co-Supervisor), Henrard, L. (President), Horwat, D. (External person) (Jury) & JACQUES, P. (External person) (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences

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Influence des défauts sur les images par microscopie à effet tunnel des bicouches de graphène

Author: Guillaume, S., 2010

Supervisor: Henrard, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master typesMaster in Physics

Multi-walled carbon nanotubes: decorated with metal nanocrystals and incorporated into metal matrices

Author: Martis, P., 17 May 2011

Supervisor: Delhalle, J. (Supervisor), Wouters, J. (President), Mekhalif, Z. (Jury), Henrard, L. (Jury), GRIVEAU, S. (External person) (Jury) & Marko, I. (External person) (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences

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