Laurent SCHLUR

Laurent SCHLUR

Engineer, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)
Phone: +33(0)3 88 10 71 90Office: 3004

Academic and Professional background

  • 2012-2020: Researcher contract-NS3E (UMR 3208 ISL/CNRS/University of Strasbourg), Saint Louis.

    Mission: “Improvement of the sensibility and the selectivity of microcantilever sensors with CuO, Cu(OH)2, ZnO, MnO2 et TiO2 nanostructures. Target molecules: explosives and organophosphorus chemical warfare agents”.
  • 2012: PhD thesis (IPCMS, CNRS/University of Strasbourg). Specialization: material science.

    Subject: “Development of hybrid solid solar cells based on zinc oxide nanostructures”.
  •  2009: Engineering degree, Specialization: material science, PHELMA/ENSEEG, INP Grenoble.



  • L. Schlur, P. Agostini, G. Thomas, G. Gerer, J. Grau, D. Spitzer. Detection of Organophosphorous Chemical Agents with CuO-Nanorod-Modified Microcantilevers. Sensors, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020, 20, pp. 1061. Doi : 10.3390/s20041061
  • G. Thomas, G. Gerer, L. Schlur, F. Schnell, T. Cottineau, D. Spitzer, V. Keller. Double side nanostructuring of microcantilever sensor with TiO2-NTs as a route to enhance their sensitivity. Nanoscale, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2020, 12, pp. 13338-13345. Doi : 10.1039/D0NR01596B


  • L. Schlur, M. Hofer, A. Ahmad, K. Bonnot, M. Holz, D. Spitzer. Cu (OH)2 and CuO nanorod synthesis on piezoresistive cantilevers for the selective detection of nitrogen dioxide. Sensors, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2018, 18, pp. 1108. Doi : 10.3390/s18041108
  • L.Schlur, J. Ramos-Calado, D. Spitzer. Synthesis of zinc oxide nanorods or nanotubes on one side of a microcantilever. Royal Society Open Science, The Royal Society Publishing, 2018, 5, pp. 180510. Doi : 10.1098/rsos.180510


  • K. Bonnot, L Schlur, D Spitzer. Investigation of the co-identification of hexogen and pentrite as particles and co-adsorbed on copper oxide nanoparticles by using nanocalorimetry. Analytical Methods, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016, 8, pp. 7306-7311. Doi : 10.1039/C6AY01610C


  • L.Schlur, A. Carton, G.Pourroy. A new zinc hydroxy acetate hydrogen carbonate lamellar phase for growing large and clean ZnO nanorod arrays. Chemical Communications, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015, 51, pp.3367-3370. Doi : 10.1039/C4CC09982F
  • L.Schlur, K. Bonnot, D. Spitzer. Synthesis of Cu (OH)2 and CuO nanotubes arrays on a silicon wafer. RSC Advances, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015, 5, pp. 6061-6070. Doi : 10.1039/C4RA10155C
  • M. Klaumünzer, L.Schlur, F. Schnell, D. Spitzer. Continuous crystallization of ZnO nanoparticles by spray flash evaporation versus batch synthesis. Chemical Engineering & Technology, WILEY‐VCH Verlag, 2015, 38, pp. 1477-1484. Doi : 10.1002/ceat.201500053
  • K. Bonnot, D. Doblas, F. Schnell, L. Schlur, D. Spitzer. Chip calorimetry for the sensitive identification of hexogen and pentrite from their decomposition inside copper oxide nanoparticles. Analytical chemistry, American Chemical Society, 2015, 87, pp. 9494-9499. Doi : 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b02773


  • L. Schlur, S. Begin-Colin, P. Gilliot, M. Gallart, G. Carre, et al.. Effect of ball-milling and Fe-/Al-doping on the structural aspect and visible light photocatalytic activity of TiO2 toward Escherichia coli bacteria abatement. Materials Science and Engineering: C, Elsevier, 2014, 38, pp.11-19. Doi : 10.1016/j.msec.2014.01.026


  • L. Schlur, A. Carton, P. Lévêque, D. Guillon, G. Pourroy. Optimization of a new ZnO nanorods hydrothermal synthesis method for solid state dye sensitized solar cells applications. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, American Chemical Society, 2013, 117, pp. 2993-3001. Doi : 10.1021/jp305787r


I am an engineer in charge of the two pulsed laser deposition devices. If you need more information about these devices and about the elaborated thin layers, you can consult the page of the DCMI team “thin film oxides”