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ICMCB : Institute for Solid State Chemistry Bordeaux

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Domains Environenment

Technology Advanced and active materials

Focuses of research & scientific skills

  • Energy
    • Storage and electrochemical conversion of energy,
    • Storage of hydrogen, Hydrogen production by electrolysis of water,
    • New thermoelectric and magnetocaloric materials
  • Functional and multifunctional materials
    • Luminescent, photoreactive, magnetic, electronic and / or ionic conductors, ferroelectric, materials for nonlinear optics, photochromic, thermochromic, thermal conductors.
    • Materials for drug vectorization and pure medical imaging
    • Composite materials and powder metallurgy
  • Nanomaterials
    • Chemistry in a supercritical environment
    • Organic-inorganic hybrids o Nano-objects, functionalized nanoparticles
    • Magnetic, ferroelectric, luminescent nanomaterials
  • The environment and sustainable development
    • Electrochromic systems
    • Automotive pollution remediation catalysts
    • CO2 sequestration
    • Waste management and hydrothermal oxidation of waste

Specific equipment, resources and techniques

  • Sintering: SPS, microwave, microwave under load
  • Crystalline growth at high temperatures and high pressures
  • Sputtering chamber
  • Resonance spectroscopy: EPR, NMR, Mössbauer
  • Thermal, chemical analysis, granulometry
  • Systems under specific atmospheres: fluorine, hydrogen, CO2
  • X-ray diffraction: powders, thin layers, single crystals

Technology transfer center

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  • Service provision
  • Advice / Expertise / Training



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