Biography of Daniel Fruchart,
Daniel Fruchart

§ Daniel FRUCHART

 born 10-02-1944 at 62190 Ecquedecques, France

 married, 2 children

§ Studies

 Master in Pure & Fundamental Mathematics  1967 Lille

 Master in Physics & Crystallography  1969 Grenoble

 Ph D Thesis 1971 Grenoble

 Doctor thesis 1976 Grenoble

 Jurees : Prof. L. Néel, R. Pauthenet, E.F. Bertaut, J.C. Joubert, J. Labbé, M. Pouchard

§ Professional situation : 

 Director of Research at CNRS - 1st class  1995

§ Professional address

 Laboratoire de Cristallographie du CNRS, BP 166, 38042 Grenoble Cedex 9, France

 Tel : +33 (0)4 76 88 11 43; Fax : +33 (0)4 76 88 10 38; E-Mail : fruchart@grenoble.cnrs.fr

DISTINCTION

§ Award of the French Division of Mineral Chemistry and Metallurgy (1986)

 Award Bétancourt-Perronet - Development of French-Spanish Scientific Research (2002)

RESPONSABILITIES in supervision and communication

§ Courses on "Metal Hydrides" French Summer School on "Neutron Scattering applied to  Metallurgy" (1981).

§ Associate Professor, Oregon State University (1983).

§ Training on Crystallography at Institut National Polytechnique, Grenoble (1980-1984).

§ VII International Conference on Compounds of Transition Elements

  Grenoble, France (VII CICSET): General Secretary of the Conference (1982).

§ Head of the French-Spanish European Laboratory MANES (1995-1999).

§ Member of the Local Organizing Committee of the European School HERCULES “Sciences and Techniques of Large Array Instruments” (Neutron and Synchrotron, Diffusion and Spectroscopy) since 1994.

§ Courses on Magnetism French-Romanian Summer School on "Hard Magnet Materials" (1999).

§ Organization of 3 Courses sessions on Induction Melting Techniques in CNRS (2000 to 2003).

§ Courses on Magnetism at the North Western Institute in X’ian, China on "Fundamental Magnetism to Hard Magnet Materials" (2004).

§ Supervision of more than 20 theses.

§ More than 70 personalities and Post-Doc visitors (since 1980).

RESPONSABILITIES in research management

§ Responsible of a research group « Intermetallics et Interstitials » at Laboratoire de Cristallographie of CNRS (since 1982).

 8 permanent staffs (*), 1 post doct, 3 PhD, 2 engineer/technician

* 5 CNRS (4 Chemistry Dept. + 1 Physics Dept.) et 3 researcher/prof. (3 Physics Dept. of the University J. Fourier, Grenoble)

CONTRACTS

§ Responsible for more than 25 R & D contracts, with industrial, institutional and international partners (since 1977) – Hydrogen Storage – Magnet technologies – Others.

§ Contract French-Swedish ATP Hydrogen (Grenoble-Uppsala): Co-responsable français (1978).

§ Responsible of the French group of the HYSTORY European consortium on Reversible Hydrogen Storage on light Materials, with 8 industrial and institutional European partners.

PATENTS

§ Patent EP, USA, Japon, n° EP 85 401 230.9 (1985), ext. USA, Japan etc.

  "Nouveaux hydrures de terre rare/fer/bore et terre rare/cobalt/bore magnétiques…"

§ Patent EP, ext. USA et Japon, n° EP 90 06-206 (1991).

  "Nouveaux composés de granulométrie homogène réduite à hautes propriétés magnétiques"

§ Patent on "Forged alloys for bonded magnets" with the Rhône-Poulenc Co (1998), ext. Japan.

§ Patent on "Neutralisation of very large amounts of sodium" (1999).

§ Patent on "Thin layers deposits and ion implantation by microwave assisted plasma techniques" (2004)

CONTRIBUTION TO BOOKS

§ Application de la Diffraction Neutronique à la Métallurgie Editor CEA-SFM, "Hydrogen in Metals" (1982) p. 415 to 445

§ Volume 19, groupe III Part 2, LANDOLT-BöRNSTEIN "The Metal Perovskites", (1987) p. 186 to 253

§ Contribution to the volume of Encyclopedia for Material Sciences and Techniques dedicated to "Neutron Scattering Studies On Hard Magnets" 9 pages (2000).

§ Hydrogen Treatment of Materials "Structural Investigations on Metal Hydrides", Int. Ass. for Hydrogen Energy publ., (2001) 327-352.

§ Hydrogen Treatment of Materials "Kinetics and Some General Features of Hydrogen Induced Diffusive Phases Transformations in Nd2Fe14B Type Alloys" Int. Ass. for Hydrogen Energy publ., (2001) p. 367-390.

§ Recent Research Developments in Magnetism and Magnetic Materials : “Exchange Forces and Magneto-crystalline Anisotropy in RFe12-xMxZy Compounds" Transworld Research Network Ed., 35 pages (2003).

PUBLICATIONS AND CENTRES OF INTEREST

§ More than 450 publications, mostly in International Journals related to:

Magnetic materials: magnetic structure determination, fundamentals and applied properties of magnetic materials (hard, soft, magneto-caloric)

Metal-Hydrogen systems: fundamentals (structure, high pressure, physical properties and applied properties (reversible, H-processings of metals)

Metallurgy: Fast forging, melt-spinning, ball-milling, very high pressure (up to 7 GPa hydrogen pressure), metallurgy under high magnetic fields (up to 10 T).

  Thin deposits: MOCVD, Plasma assisted and Implantation, Magnetron sputtering.

Interstitials and intermetallic systems (synthesis and physical properties).

Neutron scattering and X-ray spectroscopy investigations (EXAFS, XANES, XMCD)

RESPONSABILITIES organisation of Conferences and Consortiums

§ LEA MANES, Laboratoire Européen Associé French-Spanish 93-01, Grenoble-Zaragoza,

Co-ordinator: 1995-1997 and 1999-2001.

§ Consortium CEAM I (1985-1988): responsible for a research group (Europe).

§ Consortium CEAM II (1988-1991): responsible for a research group (Europe).

§ Consortium CEAM III (1991-1994): responsible for a research group (Europe)..

§ Consortium B-E NITROMAG (1995-1997): responsible for a research group (Europe).

§ Consortium B-E BIREM (1996-1998): responsable d'un groupe de recherche (Europe).

§ Member of the Organizing Committee of a French-Romanian Summer School "Hard Magnet Materials", European Union Sponsorship, 1999, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

§ General Secretary of the: “VII International Conference on Compounds of Transition Elements”, 1982, Grenoble, France.

§ Organizing Committee of the “International Symposium on Metal-Hydrogen Systems” Maubuisson, 1984, France.

§ Organizing Committee of ICFE6 "International Conference on f-Elements", 1998, Paris, France.

§ Chairman of "Journées de la Diffraction Neutronique", Société Française de la Diffraction Neutronique, 1998, Batz sur Mer, France.

§ Chairman of the Program Committee of JEMS'01 “Joint European Magnetic Symposia”, 2001 Grenoble, France.

§ International Steering Committee of the "European Powder Diffraction Conference", EPDIC, 2002, Uppsala, Sweden.

§ Chairman of the “International Symposium on Metal Hydrogen Systems – Fundamental and Applications ", MH2002, Annecy, France.

§ International Steering Committee of the "European Conference on Neutron Scattering", 2003, Montpellier, France.

§ Co-Chairman of the "Workshop on Rare Earth Magnets" 2004, HPMA, Annecy, France

§ International Steering Committee de "Rare Earth International Conference", 2004, Nara, Japon.

§ Program Committee of JEMS’04 “Joint European Magnetic Symposia”, 2004, Dresden, Germany.

§ Program Committee of  “E-MRS Conference on Magnetic Materials”, 2005, Warsaw, Poland. 

MEMBER OF BOARD COMMITTEES

§ "Chairman of the Board of the Physics State Selection Committee", LURE Synchrotron, Orsay, France.

§ "Board of the Magnetic Structure Committee” of the Institute Laue-Langevin, RHF Grenoble, France.

§ "Board of the National Committee for Neutron Scattering French Affairs", CNRS-CEA, France.

§ "Board of the French Neutron Society" (SFN), France.

§ Permanent Member of International Steering Committees:

 "International Conference on Solid State Compounds of Transition Elements"

 "International Conference on Hydrogen Treatment of Materials" – Donetsk, Ukraine.

"International Conference on Crystal Chemistry of Intermetallic Compounds" L’viv – Ukraine.

"International Symposium on Metal Hydrogen Systems - Fundamental and Applications"

§ Board of Editors of the "International Journal for Hydrogen Energy" (1998…)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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