Senior Researcher, Ultrafast Optics and Nanophotonics (DON)
Phone: +33(0)3 88 10 72 14Office: 2407

Q-Dyno Research Group

Short CV

Directeur de recherches, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Earlier appointments

  • 1999–2004 CNRS scientist at the Laboratoire de Physique des Milieux Ionisés et Applications, Nancy, France.
  • 1998–1999 Lecturer at the University of Nancy, France
  • 1997–1998 Postdoc, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Ireland
  • 1996 Guest scientist, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
  • 1994–1996 EU fellowship, UK Atomic Energy Authority, Culham, UK
  • 1994 Guest scientist, Canadian Center for Magnetic Fusion, Canada


  • 1998 Habilitation, Université d’Orléans, France
  • 1994 PhD, Plasma Physics, Université d’Orléans, France
  • 1991 Master degree, Nuclear Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Teaching and editorial activities


Research interests

Plasma Physics

  • Basic collisionless plasma physics
  • Magnetic confinement fusion
  • Plasma-wall interactions

Condensed Matter and Nanophysics

  • Charge and spin dynamics in nano-objects
  • Ultrafast magnetism

Quantum and Statistical Physics

  • Quantum mechanics in the phase space
  • Quantum hydrodynamics
  • Stochastic thermodynamics

Antimatter and Gravitation

  • Electron-positron and antiproton plasmas
  • GBAR collaboration (Gravitational Behavior of Antihydrogen at Rest)
  • Self-gravitating systems and cosmology

Recent publications