Professeur, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 71 33Office: 2013
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Research background

 - A Study on the Self-Organisation of Hybrid Silicas Containing Urea and Aromatic Groups PhD thesis, 2001-2004, Sup. Pr J.J.E. Moreau, Institut Charles Gerhardt, Montpellier

- CaCO3 Mineralization Controlled by Self-Assembled and Tuneable Langmuir Monolayers at the Air Water Interface by Cryogenic Transmission Electronic Microscopy (cryo-MET) Post-doctoral internship, 2005, Sup. Pr N.A.J.M. Sommerdijk, Macromolecular and Organic Chemistry Laboratory, Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands)

- Preparation of ZnO Nano-Objects from Oriented Supports and Controlled by Organic Structuring Agents Post-doctoral internship, 2006, Sup. Dr C. Gérardin, Laboratoire des Matériaux Avancés pour la Catalyse et la Santé, Institut Charles Gerhardt, Montpellier

Academic background

2020 Full professor in Material Chemistry, University of Strasbourg
2016 Junior Fellow of the Institut Universitaire de France
2015 Prix des espoirs de l’Université de Strasbourg
2014 Habilitation to supervise researches, University of Strasbourg
2006 Associate professor, University of Strasbourg
2004  PhD in Molecular Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry, University Montpellier 2
2001  MSc in Molecular Chemistry, University of Rennes 1
1999  BSc Chemistry, University of Caen

Current researches


86 articles with reading commitee – Research Gate

Facteur h : 32, 3000 total citations – Google Scholar

Habilitation to supervise research
Design and assembly of nanoparticles characterized by tunable magnetic properties as function of their structure
Université de Strasbourg, 2014

Dendronized metallic oxide nanoparticles, a process for preparing the same and their uses
Sylvie Bégin-Colin, Delphine Felder-Flesh, Claire Billotey, Benoit Pichon
WO 2015150502 A1, 2015
US Patent App. 15/300,939, 2017

Book chapter
Iron-oxide Nanoparticle-based Contrast Agents
Dimitri Stanicki, Luce Vander Elst, Robert N Muller, Sophie Laurent, Delphine Felder-Flesch, Damien Mertz, Audrey Parat, Sylvie Begin-Colin, Geoffrey Cotin, Jean-Marc Greneche, Ovidiu Ersen, Benoit Pichon, Vlad Socoliuc, Victor Kuncser, Rodica Turcu, Ladislau Vékás, Paula Foster, Robert Bartha
in Constrast Agents for MRI, Experimental methods
V. C. Pierre, M. J. Allen, RSC Publishing2017, 318-447

Classification by reverse chronological order

Classification by thematic

86- A Detailed Investigation of the Onion Structure of Exchanged Coupled Magnetic Fe3-dO4@CoFe2O4@Fe3-dO4 Nanoparticles

Kevin Sartori, Anamaria Musat, Fadi Choueikani, Jean Marc Grenèche, Simon Hettler, Peter Bencok, Sylvie Begin-Colin, Paul Steadman, Raul Arenal, Benoit P. Pichon*

ACS Applied Materials and interface, 2021

85 – Harnessing Composition of Iron Oxide Nanoparticle: Impact of Solvent-Mediated Ligand-Ligand Interaction and Competition between Oxidation and Growth Kinetics

Cotin, Geoffrey ; Perton, Francis; Petit, Corinne; Sall, Secou; Kiefer, Celine; Begin, Valentin; Pichon, Benoit; Lefevre, Christophe; Mertz, Damien; Greneche, Jean-Marc; et al

Chemistry of Materials, 2020, 32(21), 9245-9259.

84 – Investigation of the structure of iron oxide nanoparticle assemblies in order to optimize the sensitivity of surface plasmon resonance-based sensors

Dolci, Mathias; Bryche, Jean-Francois; Moreau, Julien; Leuvrey, Cedric; Begin-Colin, Sylvie; Barbillon, Gregory; Pichon, Benoit P.*

Applied Surface Science, 2020, 527, 146773.

83 – Phosphate glasses containing monodisperse Fe3− δO4@ SiO2 stellate nanoparticles obtained by melt-quenching process

Juliane Resges Orives; Benoit P. Pichon; Damien Mertz; Kevin Sartori; Sylvie Begin-Colin; Wesley Renato Viali; Sidney J. Lima Ribeiro; Marcelo Nalin

Ceramics International, 2020

82 – Increasing the size of Fe3-δO4 nanoparticles by performing a multistep seed-mediated growth approach

Kevin Sartori, Diane Gailly, Corinne Bouillet, Jean-Marc Grenèche, Paula Dueñas-Ramirez, Sylvie Begin-Colin, Fadi Choueikani, Benoit P. Pichon

Crystal Growth & Design, 2020, 20, 3, 1572-1582

81- Effect of dipolar interactions on the assembly process of iron oxide nanoparticles promoted by the CuAAC « click » chemistry reaction

Mathias Dolci, Yu-ting Lei, Lise-Marie Lacroix, Céline Kiefer, Cédric Leuvrey, Sylvie Begin-Colin, Benoit P. Pichon

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2019, 45, 27927-27936

80- Highly Efficient Wideband Microwave Absorbers Based on Zero-Valent Fe@γ-Fe2O3 and Fe/Co/Ni Carbon-Protected Alloy Nanoparticles Supported on Reduced Graphene Oxide

Francisco Mederos-Henry, Julien Mahin, Benoit P. Pichon, Marinela M. Dîrtu, Yann Garcia, Arnaud Delcorte, Christian Bailly, Isabelle Huynen, Sophie Hermans

Nanomaterials, 20199(9), 1196.

79- Defect-Driven Magnetization Configuration of Isolated Linear Assemblies of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles
Mircea V. Rastei, Véronique Pierron-Bohnes, Delphine Toulemon, Corinne Bouillet, Attila Kakay, Riccardo Hertel, Ebenezer Tetsi, Sylvie Begin-Colin, Benoit P. Pichon
Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, accepted

78- Strong interfacial coupling through exchange interactions in soft/hard core–shell nanoparticles as a function of cationic distribution
Kevin Sartori, Geoffrey Cotin, Corinne Bouillet, Valérie Halté, Sylvie Bégin-Colin, Fadi Choueikani, Benoit P. Pichon
Nanoscale 2019, 11, 12946,

77- Room Temperature Blocked Magnetic Nanoparticles based on Ferrite Promoted by a Three-Step Thermal Decomposition Process
Kevin Sartori, Fadi Choueikani, Alexandre Gloter, Sylvie Begin-Colin, Dario Taverna, Benoit P. Pichon
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2019, 141, 25, 9783,

76 – Preparation of magnetically recoverable carbon nanotube-supported Pd(II) catalyst
Antonin Desmecht, Florence Pennetreau, Anaëlle L’hoost , Irina Nircha, Benoit P. Pichon, Olivier Riant, Sophie Hermans
Catalysis Today 2019, 334, 24–29,

75- Unravelling the Thermal Decomposition Parameters for The Synthesis of Anisotropic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles
G. Cotin, C. Kieffer, F. Perton, D. Ihiawakrim, C. Blanco-Andujar, S. Moldovan, C. Lefevre, O. Ersen, B. Pichon, D. Mertz, S. Bégin-Colin
Nanomaterials 2018, 8, 881; doi:10.3390/nano8110881

74- Assemblies of Magnetic Nanoparticles Patterned by Mixed SAMs trough Click Chemistry
M. Dolci, D. Toulemon, Z. Chaffar, J. L. Bubendorf, F. Tielens, M. Calatayud, S. Zafeiratos, S. Begin-Colin, B. P. Pichon
ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2019, DOI:

73- Effect of reaction environment and in situ formation of the precursor on the composition
and shape of iron oxide nanoparticles synthesized by the thermal decomposition method
Walid Baaziz, Benoit P. Pichon, Jean-Marc Grenèche, Sylvie Begin-Colin
CrystEngComm, 2018, 20, 7206,

72- Synergistic photo optical and magnetic properties of hybrid nanocomposite consisting in a zinc oxide nanorod array decorated with iron oxide nanoparticles
Brandon Azeredo, Anne Carton, Cédric Leuvrey, Céline Kiefer, Dris Ihawakrim, Spyridon Zafairatos, Mathieu Gallart, Pierre Giliot, Benoit P. Pichon
Journal of Materials Chemistry C2018, DOI: 10.1039/C8TC02680G

71- Evaluating the Critical Roles of Precursor Nature and Water Content When Tailoring Magnetic Nanoparticles for Specific Applications
Geoffrey Cotin, Céline Kiefer, Francis Perton, Mauro Boero, Burak Özdamar, ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 2018, 1 (8), 4306–4316, DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.8b01123

70- Robust clicked assembly based on iron oxide nanoparticles for a new type of SPR biosensorMathias Dolci, Jean-François Bryche, Cedric Leuvrey, Spyridon Zafeiratos, Simon Gree, Sylvie Begin-Colin, Gregory Barbillon, Benoit P. Pichon, Journal of Material Chemsitry C2018, DOI 10.1039/C8TC01166D

69- Investigation of the Collective Properties in Monolayers of Exchange Biased Fe3-dO4@CoO Core-Shell Nanoparticles
Yu Liu, Xiaojie Liu, Mathias Dolci, Cédric Leuvrey, Elodie Pardieu, Alain Derory, Dominique Begin, Sylvie Begin-Colin, Benoit P. Pichon, Journal of Physical Chemistry C2018, 22 (30), 17456–17464, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b04615

68- Exploring Exchange Bias Coupling in Fe3-∂O4@CoO Core-Shell Nanoparticle 2D Assemblies
Mathias Dolci, Yu Liu, Xiaojie Liu, Cedric Leuvrey, Alain Derory, Dominique Begin, Sylvie Begin-Colin, Benoit P. Pichon, Advanced Functional Materials2018, 1706957 (1-7-),

67- Synthesis Engineering of Iron Oxide Raspberry Shaped Nanostructures
O. Gerber, B. P. Pichon, D. Ihiawakrim, I. Florea, S. Moldovan, O. Ersen, D. Begin, J.-M.
Grenèche, S.Lemonnier, E. Barraud, S. Begin-Colin, Nanoscale2017DOI: 10.1039/C6NR07567C

66- Ultrafast demagnetization in Fe3O4 and γ-Fe2O3 nanoparticles: the role of enhanced antiferromagnetic exchange interaction
Erwan Terrier, Yu Liu, Benoit P. Pichon, Sylvie Bégin-Colin, Valérie Halté, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 2016, 49, 505001, DOI

65- Stability of M13 Phage in Organic Solvents
Pouya Moghimian, Vesna Srot, Benoit P. Pichon, Sandra J. Facey, Peter A. van Aken, Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology, 2016, 7, 72-77,

64-  Design of Fe3-xO4 raspberry decorated graphene nanocomposites with high performances in lithium-ion battery
Olivier Gerber · Sylvie Bégin-Colin · Benoit P. Pichon · Elodie Barraud · Sébastien Lemonnier · Cuong Pham Huu · Barbara Daffos · Patrice Simon · Jeremy Come · Dominique Bégin, Journal of Energy Chemistry2016, 25, 2, 272–277

63- Effect of Disorder and Dipolar Interactions in Two-Dimensional Assemblies of Iron-Oxide Magnetic Nanoparticles
Guillaume Klughertz, Giovanni Manfredi, Paul-Antoine Hervieux, Benoit P. Pichon, and Sylvie Begin-Colin, J. Phys. Chem. C,2016, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b00254

62 – Decoration of nanocarbon solids with magnetite nanoparticles: towards microwave metamaterial absorbers
Francisco Mederos-Henry, Benoît P. Pichon, Yzaora Tchuitio Yagang, Arnaud Delcorte, Christian Bailly, Isabelle Huynen and Sophie Hermans, , J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016DOI: 10.1039/C5TC03654B

61- Stretchable Magneto-dielectric Composites Based on Raspberry-Shaped Iron Oxide Nanostructures
M. Vural, O. Gerber,  B. P. Pichon, S. Lemonnier, E. Barraud,  L. Kempel, S. Begin-Colin, and P. Kofinas, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 2345-2352

60- Enhanced Collective Magnetic Properties Induced by the Controlled Assembly of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in Chains
Delphine Toulemon, Mircea V. Rastei, David Schmool, José Sáiz Garitaonandia, Luis Lezama, Xavier Cattoën, Sylvie Bégin-Colin, Benoit P. Pichon, Adv. Funct. Mater., DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201505086

59- Enhanced Collective Magnetic Properties in 2D Monolayers of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Favored by Local Order and Local 1D Shape Anisotropy
Delphine Toulemon · Yu Liu · Xavier Cattoën · Cédric Leuvrey · Sylvie Begin-Colin · Benoit P Pichon, Langmuir, 2016, 32 (6), 1621–1628

58- Design, synthesis, characterization and properties of magnetic nanoparticle–nanocarbon hybrids
Eijiro Miyako, Benoit P Pichon, Cécilia Ménard-Moyon, Isabella Anna Vacchi, Christophe Lefèvre, Sylvie Bégin-Colin, Alberto Bianco, Carbon, 2016, 96, 49

57- Low Oxidation State and Enhanced Magnetic Properties Induced by Raspberry Shaped Nanostructures of Iron Oxide
Olivier Gerber, Benoit P Pichon, Corinne Ulhaq-Bouillet, Jean-Marc Grenèche, Christophe Lefevre, Ileana Florea, Ovidiu Ersen, Dominique Begin, Sebastien Lemonnier, Elodie Barraud, Sylvie Begin-Colin, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 19, 24665

56- Selective Nanotrench Filling by One‐Pot Electroclick Self‐Constructed Nanoparticle Films
Gaulthier Rydzek, Delphine Toulemon, Antonio Garofalo, Cedric Leuvrey, Jean‐François Dayen, Delphine Felder‐Flesch, Pierre Schaaf, Loïc Jierry, Sylvie Begin‐Colin, Benoît P Pichon, Fouzia Boulmedais, Small, 2015, 11, 4638

55- A Systematic Study of Exchange Coupling in Core-Shell Fe3-δO4@ CoO Nanoparticles
Xiaojie Liu, Benoit P Pichon, Corinne Ulhaq, Christophe Lefevre, Jean-Marc Greneche, Dominique Begin, Sylvie Begin-Colin Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 4073

54- Role of oxygen coordination on the ultrafast demagnetization in ferrite nanoparticles
E Terrier, Y Liu, S Begin, B Pichon, JY Bigot, V Halte, Acta Phys. Polonica, 2015, 2, 345

53- Hybrid layer-by-layer composites based on a conducting polyelectrolyte and Fe 3 O 4 nanostructures grafted onto graphene for supercapacitor application
Elodie Pardieu, Sergey Pronkin, Mathias Dolci, Thierry Dintzer, Benoit P Pichon, Dominique Begin, Cuong Pham-Huu, Pierre Schaaf, Sylvie Begin-Colin, Fouzia Boulmedais, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015DOI: 10.1039/C5TA05132K

52- Multifunctional Carbon Nanohorn Complexes for Cancer Treatment
Chechetka, S. A.; Pichon, B.; Zhang, M.; Yudasaka, M.; Begin-Colin, S.; Bianco, A.; Miyako, E.
Chemistry – An Asian Journal2015, 10, (1), 160

51- Design of Covalently Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes Filled with Metal Oxide Nanoparticles for Imaging, Therapy, and Magnetic Manipulation
Liu, X.; Marangon, I.; Melinte, G.; Wilhelm, C.; Menard-Moyon, C.; Pichon, B. P.; Ersen, O.; Aubertin, K.; Baaziz, W.; Pham-Huu, C.; Begin-Colin, Sy.; Bianco, A.; Gazeau, F.; Begin, D. ACS Nano2014, 8 (11), 11290

50- Two dimensional dipolar coupling in monolayers of silver and gold nanoparticles on a dielectric substrate
Liu , Y.; Begin-Colin , S. ; Pichon , B. P.; Leuvrey , C.; Ihiawakrim , D.; Rastei ,M.; Schmerber , G.; Vomir, M.; Bigot, J. Y. Nanoscale2014, 6, (20), 12080-12088.

49- Tuning of Synthesis Conditions by Thermal Decomposition toward Core–Shell CoxFe1–xO@CoyFe3–yO4 and CoFe2O4 Nanoparticles with Spherical and Cubic Shapes
Baaziz, W.; Pichon, B. P.; Liu, Y.; Greneche, J.-M.; Ulhaq-Bouillet, C.; Terrier, E.n; Bergeard, N.; Halte, V.; Boeglin, C.; Choueikani, F.; Toumi, M.; Mhiri, T.; Begin-Colin, S. Chemistry of Materials2014, 26(17), 5063

48- Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: Reproducible Tuning of the Size and Nanosized-​Dependent Composition, Defects, and Spin Canting
Baaziz, Walid; Pichon, Benoit P.; Fleutot, Solenne; Liu, Yu; Lefevre, Christophe; Greneche, Jean-Marc; Toumi, Mohamed; Mhiri, Tahar; Bégin-Colin, Sylvie Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118(7), 3795-3810

47- Magnetic Properties of Mono- and Multilayer Assemblies of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Promoted by SAMs
Benoit P. Pichon, Cedric Leuvey, Dris Ihawakrim, Pierre Bernard, Guy Schmerber, Sylvie Bégin-Colin, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118 (7), 3828–3837

46- Carbon nanotube channels selectively filled with monodispersed Fe3-​xO4 nanoparticles
Baaziz, W.; Liu, X.; Florea, I.; Bégin-Colin, S.; Pichon, B. P.; Ulhaq, C.; Ersen, O.; Soria-Sanchez, M.; Zafeiratos, Sp.; Janowska, I. Bégin, B., Pham-Huu, C. Journal of Materials Chemistry A: Materials for Energy and Sustainability, 2013, 1(44), 13853-13861

45- Click approaches in sol-​gel chemistry
Cattoen, X.; Noureddine, A.; Croissant, J.; Moitra, N.; Burglova, K.; Hodacova, J.; de los Cobos, O.; Lejeune, M.; Rossignol, F.; Toulemon, D.; et al, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 2014, 70, 245-253

44- Fast Assembling of Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles by Microwave-Assisted Copper(I) Catalyzed Alkyne−Azide Cycloaddition (CuAAC)
Toulemon, B. P. Pichon, C. Leuvrey, S. Zafeiratos, V. Papaefthimiou, X. Cattoën, S. Bégin-Colin, Chem. Mater., 2013, 25(14), 2849-2854

43- High Exchange Bias in Fe3−δO4@CoO Core Shell Nanoparticles 2 Synthesized by a One-Pot Seed-Mediated Growth Method
Walid Baaziz, Benoît P. Pichon, Christophe Lefevre, Corinne Ulhaq-Bouillet, Jean-Marc Greneche, Mohamed Toumi, Tahar Mhiri, Sylvie Bégin-Colin, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117 (21), 11436–11443.

42- Self-Assembly of Bridged Silsesquioxanes : Modulating Structural Evolution via Cooperative Covalent and Noncovalent Interactions
Creff, B. P. Pichon, C. Blanc, D. Maurin, J.-L. Sauvajol, C. Carcel, J. J. E. Moreau, P. Roy, J. R. Bartlett, M. Wong Chi Man, J.-L. Bantignies, Langmuir, 2013, 29 (18), 5581–5588.

41- Spacing-dependent dipolar interactions in dendronized magnetic iron oxide nanoparticle 2D arrays and powders
S. Fleutot, G. Nealon, M. Pauly, B. P. Pichon, C. Leuvrey, M. Drillon, J.-L. Gallani, D. Guillon, B. Donnio, S. Bégin-Colin, Nanoscale, 2013, 5(4), 1507-1516.

40- Effect of the nanoparticle synthesis method on dendronized iron oxides as MRI contrast agents
B. Basly ; G. Popa ; S. Fleutot ; B. P. Pichon ; A. Garofalo ; C. Ghobril ; C. Billotey ; A. Berniard ; P. Bonazza ; H. Martinez ; D. Felder-Flesch, S. Bégin-Colin, Dalton Transactions , 2013, 42(6), 2146-2157.

39- A Multiscale Structural Study of Nanoparticle Films Prepared by the Langmuir-Blodgett Technique
A. Dochter, B. P. Pichon, S. Fleutot, N. Médard, S. Bégin-Colin, Solid State Science, 2013, 16, 81-89.

38- Genotoxic and mutagenic effects of lipid-coated CdSe/ZnS quantum dots
Aye, M. ; Di Giorgio, C. ; Berque-Bestel, I. ; Aime, A. ; Pichon, B. P. ; Jammes, Y. ; Barthelemy, P. ; De Meo, M.l, Mutation Research, Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 2013, 750,129-138.

37- Combined fitting of alternative and direct susceptibility curves of assembled nanostructures
Hillion, A. ; Pauly, M. ; Tamion, A. ; Tournus, F. ; Hillenkamp, M. ; Pichon, B. P. ; Bégin-Colin, S. ; Dupuis, V., Journal of Applied Physics, 2012, 112, 123902/1.

36- The Influence of Arylene and Alkylene Units on the Structuring of Urea-Based Bridged Silsesquioxanes
B. P. Pichon, S. Scampini, C. Bied, J. J. E. Moreau, M. Wong Chi Man, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2012, 32, 5312–5322.

35- Assembling of Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Controlled by Self-Assembled Monolayers of Functional Coordinating or Chelating Trialkoxysilanes
B.P. Pichon, P. Buchwalter, C. Carcel, X. Cattoën, Michel, Wong Chi Man, S. Bégin-Colin, The Open Surface Science Journal, 2012, 4, 29-35.

34- High-Density Monodispersed Cobalt Nanoparticles Filled into Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes
W. Baaziz, S. Bégin-Colin, B. P. Pichon, I. Florea, O. Ersen, S. Zafeiratos, R. Barbosa, D. Bégin, C. Pham-Huu, Chemistry of Materials, 2012, 24(9), 1549-1551.

33- Size dependent dipolar interactions in iron oxide nanoparticle monolayer and multilayer Langmuir–Blodgett films
M. Pauly, B. P. Pichon, P. Panissod, S. Fleutot, P. Rodriguez, M. Drillon, S. Bégin-Colin, Journal of Material Chemistry, 2012, 22 (13), 6343 – 6350.

32- Co-tunneling Enhancement of the Electrical Response of Nanoparticle Networks
M. Pauly, J.-F. Dayen, D. Golubev, J.-B. Beaufrand, B. P. Pichon, B. Doudin, S. Bégin-Colin, Small, 2012, 8(1), 108-115.

31- Films of Tunable ZnO Nanostructures Prepared by a Surfactant-Mediated Soft Synthesis Route
B. P. Pichon, C. Leuvrey, D. Ihiawakrim, D. Tichit, C. Gérardin, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011, 115, 23695–23703.

30- 2D assemblies of non-interacting magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles via ‘‘click’’ chemistry
D. Toulemon, B. P. Pichon, X. Cattoen, M. Wong Chi Man, S. Bégin-Colin, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47 (43), 11954 – 11956.

29- Iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles used as probing agents to study the nanostructure of mixed self-assembled monolayers
B. P. Pichon, G. Barbillon, P. Marie, M. Pauly, S. Bégin-Colin, Nanoscale, 2011, 3, 4696-4705 .

28- Monolayer and multilayer assemblies of spherically and cubic-shaped iron oxide nanoparticles
M. Pauly, B. P. Pichon, P.A. Albouy, S. Fleutot, C. Leuvrey, M. Trassin, J.-L. Gallani, S. Bégin-Colin, Journal of Material Chemistry, 2011, 21 (40), 16018 – 16027.

27- Magnetotunable Hybrid Films of Stratified Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Assembled by the Layer by Layer Technique
B. P. Pichon, P. Louet, M. Drillon, O. Felix, S. Bégin-Colin, G. Decher , Chemistry of Materials, 2011, 23(16), 3668-3675.

26- Microstructural and Magnetic Investigations of Wüstite-Spinel Core-Shell Cubic-Shaped Nanoparticles
B. P. Pichon, O. Gerber, C. Lefevre, I. Florea, S. Fleutot, W. Baaziz, M. Pauly, M. Ohlmann, C. Ulhaq, O. Ersen, V. Pierron-Bohnes, P. Panissod, M. Drillon, S. Bégin-Colin, Chemistry of Materials, 2011, 23, 2886–2900.

25- Tunable Magnetic Properties of Nanoparticles 2D Assemblies Addressed by Mixed SAMs
B. P. Pichon, M. Pauly, P. Marie, C. Leuvrey, S. Bégin-Colin, Langmuir, 2011, 27, 6235–6243.

24- Size-dependent properties of magnetic iron oxide nanocrystals
A. Demortiere, P. Panissod, B. P. Pichon, G. Pourroy, D. Guillon, B. Donnio, S. Bégin-Colin, Nanoscale, 2011, 3(1), 225-232.

23- Nanotrench for nano and microparticle electrical interconnects
J.-F. Dayen, V. Faramarzi, M. Pauly, N. T. Kemp, M. Barbero, B. P. Pichon, H. Majjad, S. Bégin-Colin, B. Doudin, Nanotechnology, 2010, 21(33), 335303/1-335303/7.

22- Nematic-Like Organization of Magnetic Mesogen-Hybridized Nanoparticles
Demortière, S. Buathong, B. P. Pichon, D. Guillon, S. Bégin-Colin, B. Donnio, Small, 2010, 12, 1341-1346.

21- B. P. Pichon, A. Demortière, M. Pauly, K. Mougin, A. Derory, S. Bégin-Colin “2D Assembling of Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Promoted by SAMs Used as Well-Addressed Surfaces” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114 (19), 9041–9048.

20- S. Yoshikazu; B. P. Pichon, M. Grandcolas, N. Keller, V. Keller-Spitzer, S. Yoshikawa, « Preparation and microstructure of titanate nanotube thin films by spray Layer-by-Layer assembly method 1. Agglomerate problem of titanate nanotubes for thin-film processing » Trans. Mater. Res. Soc. Japan, 2009, 34(3), 545-549.

19- B. P. Pichon, A. Mezy, J.-C. Tedenac, D. Tichit and C. Gérardin “A soft chemistry route to prepare hybrid ZnO nanostructured films with a lamellar structure New J. Chem.2009, 33, 2350-2354.

18- B. P. Pichon, Y. Suzuki, M.-H. Berger « Seeded growth of iron oxide onto titanate nanowires » From Funtai oyobi Funmatsu Yakin, 2009, 56(10), 640-644.

17- M. Pauly, B. P. Pichon, A. Demortière, J. Delahaye, C. Leuvrey, G. Pourroy, S. Bégin “Large 2D monolayer assemblies of iron oxide nanocrystals by the Langmuir-Blodgett technique” Superlattices and Microstructures, 2009, 49, 195-204.

16- S. Suzuki, B. P. Pichon, D D’elia, C. Beauger, S. Yoshikawa “Preparation and Microstructure of Titanate Nanowire Thin Films by Spray Layer-by-Layer Assembly Method” J. Ceram. Soc. Japan2009, 117(3), 381-384.

15- P. Dieudonne, M. Wong Chi Man, B. P. Pichon, L. Vellutini, J.-L. Bantignies, C. Blanc, G. Creff, S. Finet, J.-L. Sauvajol, C. Bied, J. J. E. Moreau “In situ X-ray Measurements to Probe a New Solid-State Polycondensation Mechanism for the Design of Supramolecular Organo-Bridged Silsesquioxanes” Small2009, 503-510.

14- B. P. Pichon, P. H. H. Bomans, P. M. Frederik, N. A. J. M. Sommerdijk “A quasi-time resolved cryo-TEM study of the nucleation of calcium carbonate under Langmuir monolayers” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2008, 130, 4034-4040.

13- E. DiMasi, S.-Y. Kwak, B. P. Pichon, N. A. J. M. Sommerdijk, “Structural adaptability in an organic template for CaCO3 mineralization” Cryst. Eng. Comm. 2007, 9, 1192-1204.

12- B. P. Pichon, S. Cantin, M. M. J. Smulders, M. R. J. Vos, N. Chebotareva, D. C. Popescu, O. L. J. Van Asselen, F. Perrot, R. P. Sijbesma, N. A. J. M. Sommerdijk “Molecular Recognition Controls the Organization of Mixed Self-Organized Bis-Urea-Based Mineralization Templates for CaCO3” Langmuir2007, 23, 12655-12662.

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