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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 2024

Research Output 1992 2019

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., Van de Vondel, J., Sarno, M., Henrard, L. & Colomer, J-F., 2019, In : Nanoscale. 11, 11, p. 5094-5101 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Graphene
Metal foil
Copper
Coatings

Solvothermally-synthesized tin-doped indium oxide plasmonic nanocrystals spray-deposited onto glass as near-infrared electrochromic films

Maho, A., Comeron Lamela, L., Henrist, C., Henrard, L., Tizei, L. H. G., Kociak, M., Stéphan, O., Heo, S., Milliron, D. J., Vertruyen, B. & Cloots, R., 15 Sep 2019, In : Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 200, 110014.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tin
Indium
Nanocrystals
Infrared radiation
Glass
22 Downloads (Pure)

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
10 Downloads (Pure)

Electrodynamics of two-dimensional materials: Role of anisotropy

Majérus, B., Dremetsika, E., Lobet, M., Henrard, L. & Kockaert, P., 21 Sep 2018, In : Physical Review B . 98, 12, 8 p., 125419.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Electrodynamics
electrodynamics
Anisotropy
electromagnetic properties
anisotropy

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

Activities 2012 2019

Modelisation des propriétés optiques et électroniques des structures de carbone

Luc Henrard (Speaker)
23 Apr 201927 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Modelling Nanostructures Symposium

Luc Henrard (Organiser)
31 Jan 20191 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation to a Symposium, a study Day

Electromagnetic properties of 2D materials : The role of anisotropy

Luc Henrard (Speaker)
19 Dec 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Nanotechnologie et société

Luc Henrard (Chairman)
29 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation to a Symposium, a study Day

Workshop on nanocomposite polymers for 3D-printing of high-tech structures

Luc Henrard (Participant)
22 May 201823 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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

File

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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