Personal profile

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 responsabilities

  • 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)

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 responsabilities

  • 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, p. 36 - 45

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Graphite
Raman spectroscopy
Graphene
Lasers
Silicon

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

Brewster angle
conduction
shift
graphene
Graphite

Active magnetoplasmonic split-ring/ring nanoantennas

Feng, H. Y., Luo, F., Arenal, R., Henrard, L., García, F., Armelles, G. & Cebollada, A. 7 Jan 2017 In : Nanoscale. 9, 1, p. 37-44 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold
Electromagnetic fields
Resonators
Nanoantennas
Nanorings

Improving Optical Transmission of Spark-Plasma-Sintered YAG Ceramics: Effect of Powder Conditioning and Post-Treatments

Moronta Perez, R., Boilet, L., Aubry, P., Palmero, P., Henrard, L., Deparis, O., Lardot, V. & Cambier, F. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal Ceramic Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical second harmonic generation from nanostructured graphene: A full wave approach

Majérus, B., Butet, J., Bernasconi, G. D., Valapu, R. T., Lobet, M. L., Henrard, L. & Martin, O. J. F. 30 Oct 2017 In : Optics Express. 25, 22, p. 27015-27027 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
harmonic generations
graphene
dimers
harmonics
surface plasmon resonance

Activities 2012 2016

Graphene Week 2016

Henrard, L. (Contributor)
13 Jun 201617 Jun 2016

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

Methusalem expert panel (Event)

Henrard, L. (Member)
20 Jun 201621 Jun 2016

Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

Nanowall Scientific Meeting

Henrard, L. (Participant)
27 May 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

ChemOnTubes 2016

Henrard, L. (Member of Organizing Committee)
3 Apr 20166 Apr 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Graphene Flagship WP19 Management meeting (Event)

Henrard, L. (Member)
9 Mar 2016

Activity: MembershipMembership of council

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 of Physical sciences

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. (Co-Supervisor), Henrard, L. (President), Horwat, D. (Jury) & JACQUES, P. (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 of Physical sciences

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. (Jury) & Marko, I. (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences