Nano-Engineering and integration of metal-Oxide-based nanostructures and their interfaces

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Our research efforts focuses on metal oxides for the production and chemical storage of energy.

Energy Storage and Micro-Storage / Engineering of metal based energetic nanostructures / Modelling the combustion of Al-based energetic materials

Energy Storage and Micro-Storage

Our research focuses on the development of supercapacitors and micro-supercapacitors utilizing porous pseudocapacitive materials. Integrating synthesis, modeling, chemistry, and electrochemistry, our approach aims to minimize costs for sustainable energy advancements.


Engineering of metal based energetic nanostructures

The mission of our team is to understand and manipulate, from a fundamental standpoint, the physical and chemical phenomena in the formation and application of metal-based energetic nanostructures.


Modelling the combustion of Al-based energetic materials

The mission of our team is to understand, calibrate and model the complexity of combustion process in Al based energetic nanostructures.


Latest publications


Journal articles

Hicham Jabraoui, Mehdi Djafari Rouhani, Carole Rossi, Alain Esteve. Towards H2 production from water and ethanol interactions on hydrated TiO2(101): Insights from ReaxFF molecular dynamics. Applied Surface Science, 2024, 656, pp.159692. ⟨10.1016/j.apsusc.2024.159692⟩. ⟨hal-04470882⟩

Aurélien Benoit, Christophe Escriba, David Gauchard, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. Analyzing and Comparing Deep Learning models on a ARM 32 bits microcontroller for pre-impact fall detection. IEEE Sensors Journal, 2024, 24 (7), pp.11829 - 11842. ⟨10.1109/JSEN.2024.3364249⟩. ⟨hal-04462710v2⟩

Y. Wang, Mukherjee Chhandak, H. Rezgui, M. Deng, Jonas Müller, et al.. Evidence of trapping and electrothermal effects in vertical junctionless nanowire transistors. Solid-State Electronics, 2024, 211, pp.108805. ⟨10.1016/j.sse.2023.108805⟩. ⟨hal-04297709⟩

Tao Wu, Erik Hagen, Haiyang Wang, Dylan Kline, Michael Zachariah, et al.. Achieving superior ignition and combustion performance of Al/I 2 O 5 biocidal nanoenergetic materials by CuO addition. Combustion and Flame, 2024, 259, pp.113190. ⟨10.1016/j.combustflame.2023.113190⟩. ⟨hal-04268063⟩

Vidushi Singh, Tao Wu, Ludovic Salvagnac, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. Ignition and Combustion Characteristics of Al/TiB 2 -Based Nanothermites: Effect of Bifuel Distribution. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2024, 7 (4), pp.3977-3987. ⟨10.1021/acsanm.3c05578⟩. ⟨hal-04439528⟩

Tao Wu, Vidushi Singh, Baptiste Julien, Maria-Isabel Mendoza-Diaz, Fabien Mesnilgrente, et al.. Design and fabrication of a fast-response and low-energy input micro igniter. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical , 2024, 376, pp.115573. ⟨10.1016/j.sna.2024.115573⟩. ⟨hal-04616048⟩

Conference papers

Vidushi Singh, Tao Wu, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. Unraveling the Oxidation Dynamics in Zr/CuO Nanothermites Using Correlative Spectroscopies. JEELS 2024 13th Edition, Société Française des Microscopies, Jul 2024, Toulouse, France. ⟨hal-04616269⟩

Aurélien Benoit, Christophe Escriba, Carole Rossi. Design of a wearable protection system to prevent fall injuries using Arcadia/Capella tool. 2024 IEEE 10th International Conference on Applied System Innovation, IEEE; ITIKI, Apr 2024, Kyoto (Japan), Japan. ⟨10.1109/ICASI60819.2024.10547888⟩. ⟨hal-04604507⟩

Vidushi Singh. Superior Ignition and Combustion Performance of TiB2 Integrated Al/CuO Nanothermites. GEET Congrés 2024, Ecole Doctorale de Génie Electrique, Electronique, Télécommunications et Santé, Jun 2024, Toulouse, France. ⟨hal-04551042⟩

Carole Rossi. Nanoenergetic: Paving the Way to Smaller and Smarter Pyrotechnics. International Explosives Conference, UK’s Centre of Excellence for Energetic Materials (CoEEM 2024), Jun 2024, Edinbourg, Ecosse, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-04485001⟩

E Tichtchenko, Benoît Bédat, Olivier Simonin, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. Numerical modelling the reaction propagation in Al based thermites. ICNC 2024, 19th International Conference on Numerical Modelling, Combustion Society Japan, May 2024, Kyoto, Japan. ⟨hal-04484957⟩

Tao Wu, Vidushi Singh, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. Studying the titanium oxidation in reactive thin films via electron microscopy. JEELS 2024 13th Edition, Société Française des Microscopies, Jul 2024, Toulouse, France. ⟨hal-04616243⟩


Journal articles

Botayna Bounor, Bouchra Asbani, Camille Douard, D. Deresmes, Didier Stiévenard, et al.. Nanostructured MnO2 Films for 3D Micro‐Supercapacitors: From New Insights of the Growth Mechanism to the Fine Tuning of Areal Capacitance Values. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2023, 170 (3), pp.030530. ⟨10.1149/1945-7111/acbee8⟩. ⟨hal-04062788⟩

Emilian Tichtchenko, Benoît Bédat, Olivier Simonin, Ludovic Glavier, David Gauchard, et al.. Comprehending the influence of the particle size and stoichiometry on Al/CuO thermite combustion in close bomb: a theoretical study. Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics, 2023, 48 (7), pp.e202200334. ⟨10.1002/prep.202200334⟩. ⟨hal-04099158⟩

Emelian Tichtchenko, V. Folliet, Olivier Simonin, Benoît Bédat, L. Glavier, et al.. Combustion model for thermite materials integrating explicit and coupled treatment of condensed and gas phase kinetics. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2023, 39 (3), pp.3637-3645. ⟨10.1016/j.proci.2022.08.117⟩. ⟨hal-03847387⟩

Carole Rossi. Metallized reactive materials – a road to clean and sustainable pyrotechnics. Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics, 2023, 48 (5), ⟨10.1002/prep.202380531⟩. ⟨hal-04101999⟩

Vidushi Singh, Tao Wu, Erik Hagen, Ludovic Salvagnac, Christophe Tenailleau, et al.. How positioning of a hard ceramic TiB2 layer in Al/CuO multilayers can regulate the overall energy release behavior. Fuel, 2023, 349, pp.128599. ⟨10.1016/j.fuel.2023.128599⟩. ⟨hal-04099141⟩

Soufiane Assouli, Hicham Jabraoui, Tarik El Hafi, Omar Bajjou, Abdelhadi Kotri, et al.. Exploring the impact of cooling rates and pressure on fragility and structural transformations in iron monatomic metallic glasses: Insights from molecular dynamics simulations. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2023, 621, pp.122623. ⟨10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2023.122623⟩. ⟨hal-04232197⟩

Eli Gabriel Avina-Bravo, Felipe Augusto Sodre Ferreira de Sousa, Christophe Escriba, Pascal Acco, Franck Giraud, et al.. Design and Validity of a Smart Healthcare and Control System for Electric Bikes. Sensors, 2023, 23 (8), pp.4079. ⟨10.3390/s23084079⟩. ⟨hal-04083159⟩

T. El Hafi, O. Bajjou, Hicham Jabraoui, J. Louafi, M. Mazroui, et al.. Effects of cooling rate on the glass formation process and the microstructural evolution of Silver mono-component metallic glass. Chemical Physics, 2023, 569, pp.111873. ⟨10.1016/j.chemphys.2023.111873⟩. ⟨hal-04232208⟩

Botayna Bounor, Jensheer Shamsudeen Seenath, Sai Gourang Patnaik, David Bourrier, Chau Cam Hoang Tran, et al.. Low-cost micro-supercapacitors using porous Ni/MnO2 entangled pillars and Na-based ionic liquids. Energy Storage Materials, 2023, 63, pp.102986. ⟨10.1016/j.ensm.2023.102986⟩. ⟨hal-04224179⟩

Eric Campo, Damien Brulin, Daniel Estève, Marie Chan. Apport de l’intelligence artificielle dans la surveillance des personnes fragiles à domicile. Revue Ouverte d'Intelligence Artificielle, 2023, 4 (1), pp.107-127. ⟨10.5802/roia.52⟩. ⟨hal-04126898⟩

Achraf Benbella, Hicham Jabraoui, Imane Matrane, M'Hamed Mazroui. Exploring Adsorption Behavior of Sulfur and Nitrogen Compounds on Transition Metal-Doped Cu (100) Surfaces: Insights from DFT and MD Simulations. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2023, 25 (40), pp.27553-27565. ⟨10.1039/D3CP04379G⟩. ⟨hal-04232205⟩

Tao Wu, Vidushi Singh, Baptiste Julien, Christophe Tenailleau, Alain Estève, et al.. Pioneering insights into the superior performance of titanium as a fuel in energetic materials. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2023, 453 (part 2), pp.139922. ⟨10.1016/j.cej.2022.139922⟩. ⟨hal-03837899⟩

Hicham Jabraoui, Alain Estève, Sungwook Hong, Carole Rossi. Initial stage of titanium oxidation in Ti/CuO thermites: a molecular dynamics study using ReaxFF forcefields. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2023, 25 (16), pp.11268-11277. ⟨10.1039/D3CP00032J⟩. ⟨hal-04070041⟩

Conference papers

Tao Wu, Vidushi Singh, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. In-detail elaborating the way of titanium in thermite reactions. 2023 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Materials Research Society, Nov 2023, Boston (MA), United States. ⟨hal-04164838⟩

Tao Wu, Maria-Isabel Mendoza-Diaz, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. Developing a high-energetic and fast-response ignitor by integrating reactive inks on semiconductor bridges. 2023 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Materials Research Society, Nov 2023, Boston (MA), United States. ⟨hal-04182171⟩

Mohamed Karouchi, Omar Bajjou, Hicham Jabraoui, Abdelkebir Ejjabli, Marouane Archi, et al.. Increasing Electro-Optical Properties of Perovskite FAPbI 3 Under the Effect of Doping by Sn. 3rd International Conference on Innovative Research in Applied Science, Engineering and Technology (IRASET 2023), May 2023, Mohammedia, Morocco. pp.1-7, ⟨10.1109/IRASET57153.2023.10152963⟩. ⟨hal-04232210⟩

Vidushi Singh, Richard Monflier, Nicolas Mauran, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. Self-Propagating Reaction Mechanisms in TiB2 Integrated Al/CuO Nanothermites. 2023 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Materials Research Society, Nov 2023, Boston (MA), United States. ⟨hal-04493934⟩

Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. Current challenges and perspectives in modelling the multiphase thermite reactions. Advances in Reactive Materials Engineering, Material Research Society, Nov 2023, Boston (MA), United States. ⟨hal-04104069⟩

Tarik El Hafi, Soufiane Assouli, Omar Bajjou, Hicham Jabraoui, Abdelhadi Kotri, et al.. Microstructural and mechanical behaviors of Nickel pure metallic glass investigated by molecular dynamics simulations. 3rd International Conference on Innovative Research in Applied Science, Engineering and Technology (IRASET 2023), May 2023, Mohammedia, Morocco. pp.1-5, ⟨10.1109/IRASET57153.2023.10153036⟩. ⟨hal-04232214⟩

Florent Sevely, Sandrine Assié-Souleille, Ludovic Salvagnac, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. Nanothermite based anti-tamping technology. Advances in Reactive Materials Engineering, Material Research Society, Nov 2023, Boston (MA), United States. ⟨hal-04121194⟩

Emilian Tichtchenko, Pillemont Léa, Benoît Bédat, Olivier Simonin, Ludovic Glavier, et al.. Toward a computational tool to simulate for the flame propagation in thermites powders. Europyro 2023, Af3P (Association Française de Pyrotechnie); GTPS (Groupe de Travail de Pyrotechnie), Sep 2023, Saint Malo, France. ⟨hal-03922512⟩

Tao Wu, Vidushi Singh, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. In-detail elaborating the way of titanium in thermite reactions. 11th European Combustion Meeting 2023, CORIA; French Section of the Combustion Institute, Apr 2023, Rouen, France. ⟨hal-04169730⟩

Master thesis

Léa Pillemont. Modèle CFD pour la combustion de thermites. Micro et nanotechnologies/Microélectronique. 2023. ⟨dumas-04313762⟩


Lea Pillemont, Alain Estève, Olivier Simonin, Benoît Bédat, Carole Rossi. Modèle CFD pour la combustion d'aluminothermites. CNRS. 2023. ⟨hal-04245310v2⟩


Journal articles

Hicham Jabraoui, Mehdi Djafari Rouhani, Carole Rossi, Alain Estève. First-principles investigation of CuO decomposition and its transformation into Cu 2 O. Physical Review Materials, 2022, 6 (9), pp.096001. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.6.096001⟩. ⟨hal-03796786⟩

Maria-Isabel Mendoza-Diaz, Andrea Balocchi, Kolade Oyekan, Kui Tan, William Vandenberghe, et al.. Dominant role of OH − and Ti 3+ defects on the electronic structure of TiO 2 thin films for water splitting. Dalton Transactions, 2022, 40 (51), pp.15300-15311. ⟨10.1039/D2DT01871C⟩. ⟨hal-03748775⟩

Yasser Sami, Nicolas Richard, David Gauchard, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. Selecting Machine Learning Models to Support the Design of Al/CuO Nanothermites. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2022, 126 (7), pp.1245-1254. ⟨10.1021/acs.jpca.1c09520⟩. ⟨hal-03574270⟩

Lotfi Benali Karroubi, Sai Gourang Patnaik, Birhanu Desalegn Assresahegn, Botayna Bounor, Chau Cam Hoang Tran, et al.. Highly porous scaffolds for Ru-based microsupercapacitor electrodes using hydrogen bubble templated electrodeposition. Energy Storage Materials, 2022, 47, pp.134-140. ⟨10.1016/j.ensm.2022.02.009⟩. ⟨hal-03585171⟩

Florent Sevely, Tao Wu, Felipe Sodre Ferreira de Sousa, Lionel Séguier, Vincent Brossa, et al.. Developing a highly responsive miniaturized security device based on a printed copper ammine energetic composite. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical , 2022, 346, pp.113838. ⟨10.1016/j.sna.2022.113838⟩. ⟨hal-03762238⟩

Hongming Yi, Lingshuo Meng, Tao Wu, Amélie Lauraguais, Alexandre Tomas, et al.. Absolute determination of chemical kinetic rate constants by optical tracking the reaction on the second timescale using cavity-enhanced absorption spectroscopy. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2022, 24 (12), pp.7396-7404. ⟨10.1039/D2CP00206J⟩. ⟨hal-04221446⟩

Carole Rossi, Ruiqi Shen. Miniaturized Pyrotechnic Systems Meet the Performance Needs While Limiting the Environmental Impact. Micromachines, 2022, 13 (3), pp.376. ⟨10.3390/mi13030376⟩. ⟨hal-03598671⟩

Kolade Augustine Oyekan, Maarten van de Put, Sabyasachi Tiwari, Carole Rossi, Alain Estève, et al.. Re-examining the role of subsurface oxygen vacancies in the dissociation of H2O molecules on anatase TiO2. Applied Surface Science, 2022, 594, pp.153452. ⟨10.1016/j.apsusc.2022.153452⟩. ⟨hal-03686630⟩

Maria-Isabel Mendoza-Diaz, Aurélie Lecestre, Ludovic Salvagnac, Botayna Bounor, David Pech, et al.. High surface area TiO2 photocatalyst for H2 production through silicon micromachining. Applied Surface Science, 2022, 588, pp.152919. ⟨10.1016/j.apsusc.2022.152919⟩. ⟨hal-03610304⟩

Carole Rossi. Les nano-thermites, un concentré d’énergie. Le petit illustré, regards croisés de, 2022. ⟨hal-03775512⟩

Sakeb Hasan Choudhury, Guillaume Vignaud, Pascal Dubreuil, Birhanu Desalegn Assresahegn, Daniel Guay, et al.. Conformal atomic layer deposition of RuOx on highly porous current collectors for micro-supercapacitor applications. Nanotechnology, 2022, 33 (49), pp.495404. ⟨10.1088/1361-6528/ac8f50⟩. ⟨hal-03810574⟩

Hicham Jabraoui, Alain Esteve, Mirko Schoenitz, Edward L Dreizin, Carole Rossi. Atomic scale insights into the first reaction stages prior to Al/CuO nanothermite ignition: influence of porosity. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2022, 14 (25), pp.29451-29461. ⟨10.1021/acsami.2c07069⟩. ⟨hal-03695605⟩

Felipe Augusto Sodré Ferreira de Sousa, Christophe Escriba, Eli Gabriel Avina Bravo, Vincent Brossa, Jean-Yves Fourniols, et al.. Wearable pre-impact fall detection system based on 3D accelerometer and subject's height. IEEE Sensors Journal, 2022, 22 (2), pp.1738 - 1745. ⟨10.1109/JSEN.2021.3131037⟩. ⟨hal-03452563⟩

Jensheer Shamsudeen Seenath, David Pech, Dominic Rochefort. Investigation of protic ionic liquid electrolytes for porous RuO2 micro-supercapacitors. Journal of Power Sources, 2022, 548 (232040), ⟨10.1016/j.jpowsour.2022.232040⟩. ⟨hal-03773385⟩

Maxime Hallot, David Troadec, Christophe Boyaval, Marielle Huve, Lotfi Benali Karroubi, et al.. Three-Dimensional TiO2 Film Deposited by ALD on Porous Metallic Scaffold for 3D Li-Ion Micro-Batteries: A Road towards Ultra-High Capacity Electrode. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2022, 169 (4), pp.040523. ⟨10.1149/1945-7111/ac6328⟩. ⟨hal-03631330⟩

Vidushi Singh, Baptiste Julien, Ludovic Salvagnac, Sylvain Pelloquin, Teresa Hungria, et al.. Influence of process parameters on energetic properties of sputter-deposited Al/CuO reactive multilayers. Nanotechnology, 2022, 33 (46), pp.465704. ⟨10.1088/1361-6528/ac85c5⟩. ⟨hal-03747801⟩

Tao Wu, Baptiste Julien, Haiyang Wang, Sylvain Pelloquin, Alain Estève, et al.. Engineered porosity-induced burn rate enhancement in dense Al/CuO nanothermites. ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2022, ⟨10.1021/acsaem.1c03805⟩. ⟨hal-03584996⟩

Conference papers

Felipe Augusto Sodré Ferreira de Sousa. Towards a Wearable Detection Prevention System for Elderly Protection Using Gas-Generating Energetic Composites. Congrès annuel de l'Ecole Doctorale GEETS, Apr 2022, Toulouse, France. ⟨hal-03599441⟩

Ludovic Salvagnac, Mehdi Djafari-Rouhani, Cassandre Lamboux, Mikhael Bechelany, Alain Estève, et al.. Tuning of H2 production by surface enlargement of TiO2 based photocatalysts decorated with Au and Pd nanoparticles. Workshop national RAFALD 2022, Nov 2022, Caen, France. ⟨hal-03796769⟩

Maria-Isabel Mendoza-Diaz. High surface area TiO2 photocatalyst for H2 production through silicon micromachining. CONGRES DE L'ECOLE DOCTORALE GEETS 2022, Mar 2022, Toulouse, France. ⟨hal-03593798⟩

Florent Sevely, Samuel Charlot, Lionel Séguier, Fabien Mesnilgrente, Carole Rossi. Design, Fabrication and Testing of a Miniaturized end-of-life Ultimate Security Device Using Reactive Composites. 45th International Pyrotechnics Society Seminar, Jul 2022, Colorado Springs, United States. ⟨hal-03581088⟩

Florent Sevely. Conception, fabrication et test d’un système de sécurité ultime à base de nanothermites. Conference on Green Energy and Environmental Technology (GEET-22), Apr 2022, Toulouse, France. 3p. ⟨hal-03599473⟩

Florent Sevely, Tao Wu, Felipe Augusto Sodré Ferreira de Sousa, Lionel Séguier, Vincent Brossa, et al.. Développement d'un stérilisateur très rapide à base de nanothermites déposées par 3D printing. IEEE AdvancingTechnology for Humanity, Solutions Innovantes pour le Packaging Electronique, Dec 2022, Paris, France. ⟨hal-03796710⟩


Yasser Sami, Elliott Pollice, Emilian Tichtchenko, Matthieu Jonckheere, Nicolas Richard, et al.. Exploration des techniques d'intelligence artificielle pour calibrer les modèles physiques. LAAS - CNRS. 2022. ⟨hal-03908969⟩


Journal articles

Diane Samélor, Asiya Turgambaeva, Vladislav Krisyuk, Adeline Miquelot, Jérémy Cure, et al.. Engineering structure and functionalities of chemical vapor deposited photocatalytic titanium dioxide films through different types of precursors. CrystEngComm, 2021, 23 (20), pp.3681-3692. ⟨10.1039/D1CE00081K⟩. ⟨hal-03358869⟩

Baptiste Julien, Pascal Dubreuil, Claudie Josse, Ludovic Salvagnac, Sylvain Pelloquin, et al.. Effect of Substrate–Induced Localized Stress on the Combustion Properties of Al/CuO Reactive Multilayer Films. Thin Solid Films, 2021, 740, pp.139000. ⟨10.1016/j.tsf.2021.139000⟩. ⟨hal-03431059⟩

Emelian Tichtchenko, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. Modeling the self-propagation reaction in heterogeneous and dense media: Application to Al/CuO thermite. Combustion and Flame, 2021, 228, pp.173-183. ⟨10.1016/j.combustflame.2021.01.040⟩. ⟨hal-03139669⟩

Baptiste Julien, Haiyang Wang, Emilian Tichtchenko, Sylvain Pelloquin, Alain Estève, et al.. Elucidating the dominant mechanisms in burn rate increase of thermite nanolaminates incorporating nanoparticle inclusions. Nanotechnology, 2021, 32 (21), pp.215401. ⟨10.1088/1361-6528/abe6c8⟩. ⟨hal-03174367⟩

Sai Gourang Patnaik, Jensheer Shamsudeen Seenath, David Bourrier, Sagar Prabhudev, Daniel Guay, et al.. Porous RuOxNySz Electrodes for Microsupercapacitors and Microbatteries with Enhanced Areal Performance. ACS Energy Letters, 2021, 6, pp.131-139. ⟨10.1021/acsenergylett.0c02017⟩. ⟨hal-03063689⟩

Tao Wu, Florent Sevely, Sylvain Pelloquin, Sandrine Assié-Souleille, Alain Estève, et al.. Enhanced reactivity of copper complex-based reactive materials via mechanical milling. Combustion and Flame, 2021, 233, pp.111598. ⟨10.1016/j.combustflame.2021.111598⟩. ⟨hal-03312787⟩

Tao Wu, Guillaume Lahiner, Christophe Tenailleau, Benjamin Reig, Teresa Hungría, et al.. Unexpected Enhanced Reactivity of Aluminized Nanothermites by Accelerated Aging. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021, 418, pp.129432. ⟨10.1016/j.cej.2021.129432⟩. ⟨hal-03175736⟩

Mehnaz Mursalat, Ci Huang, Baptiste Julien, Mirko Schoenitz, Alain Estève, et al.. Low-Temperature Exothermic Reactions in Al/CuO Nanothermites Producing Copper Nanodots and Accelerating Combustion. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2021, 4 (4), pp.3811-3820. ⟨10.1021/acsanm.1c00236⟩. ⟨hal-03179381⟩

Sarah Brotman, Mehdi Djafari Rouhani, Samuel Charlot, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. A Benchmark Study of Burning Rate of Selected Thermites through an Original Gasless Theoretical Model. Applied Sciences, 2021, 11 (14), pp.6553. ⟨10.3390/app11146553⟩. ⟨hal-03291839⟩

Jean-Laurent Pouchairet, Carole Rossi. PyroMEMS as Future Technological Building Blocks for Advanced Microenergetic Systems. Micromachines, 2021, 12 (2), pp.118. ⟨10.3390/mi12020118⟩. ⟨hal-03120547⟩

Ankita Jadon, Carole Rossi, Mehdi Djafari-Rouhani, Alain Estève, David Pech. Interaction of hydrogen with the bulk, surface and subsurface of crystalline RuO2 from first principles. Physics Open, 2021, 7, pp.100059. ⟨10.1016/j.physo.2021.100059⟩. ⟨hal-03165104⟩

Sai Gourang Patnaik, David Pech. Low Temperature Deposition of Highly Cyclable Porous Prussian Blue Cathode for Lithium‐Ion Microbattery. Small, 2021, 17 (25), pp.2101615. ⟨10.1002/smll.202101615⟩. ⟨hal-03272953⟩

Florent Sevely, Xuwen Liu, Tao Wu, Fabien Mesnilgrente, Bernard Franc, et al.. Effect of Process Parameters on the Properties of Direct Written gas-generating Reactive Layers. ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2021, 3 (8), pp.3972-3980. ⟨10.1021/acsapm.1c00513⟩. ⟨hal-03302390⟩

Book sections

Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. DNA nano-engineering and DNA driven nanoparticle assembly. Biological Soft Matter Fundamentals, Properties and Applications. Corinne Nardin (Editor), Helmut Schlaad (Editor), Wiley, 2021, 978-3-527-34348-5. ⟨hal-03173221⟩

Conference papers

Baptiste Julien. Reactivity tuning of Al/CuO multilayered films by embedding nanoparticles. Congrès GEET 2021, Apr 2021, Toulouse, France. 4p. ⟨hal-03174420⟩

Florent Sevely, Lionel Seguier, Tao Wu, Fabien Mesnilgrente, Sylvain Pelloquin, et al.. Development of a Chip-Level Ultimate Security Device Using Reactive Composites. PowerMEMS 2021, Dec 2021, Virtual Conference, United Kingdom. ⟨10.1109/PowerMEMS54003.2021.9658363⟩. ⟨hal-03403568⟩

Maria-Isabel Mendoza-Diaz, Andrea Balocchi, Sandrine Assié-Souleille, Carole Rossi, Alain Estève. Insights into the Basic Mechanisms at Solvent/TiO2/Au Interfaces Associated to Hydrogen Production By Photoreduction of Water. 2021 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov 2021, Boston, United States. ⟨hal-03181047⟩

Master thesis

Malo Thébault. Développement d’un mini-airbag pour la protection personnelle. Micro et nanotechnologies/Microélectronique. 2021. ⟨hal-03279575⟩

Other documents

Y Zhang, L Zhang, Isabelle Séguy, K Ridier, V Shalabaeva, et al.. MODULATION OPTIQUE VISIBLE INDUITE PAR UN MATERIAU A CHANGEMENT DE PHASE. Optique 2021, Jul 2021, Dijon, France. 2021. ⟨hal-03354756⟩


Journal articles

Ankita Jadon, Sagar Prabhudev, Gaëtan Buvat, Sai Gourang Patnaik, Mehdi Djafari-Rouhani, et al.. Rethinking Pseudocapacitance: A Way to Harness Charge Storage of Crystalline RuO2. ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2020, 3 (5), pp.4144-4148. ⟨10.1021/acsaem.0c00476⟩. ⟨hal-02600888⟩

Baptiste Julien, Jérémy Cure, Ludovic Salvagnac, Claudie Josse, Alain Estève, et al.. Integration of Gold Nanoparticles to Modulate the Ignitability of Nanothermite Films. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2020, 3 (3), pp.2562-2572. ⟨10.1021/acsanm.9b02619⟩. ⟨hal-02490682⟩

Tao Wu, Gauthier Chassang. Chapter 6. French and Chinese regulatory approaches to end-of-life and euthanasia. Journal international de bioéthique et d'éthique des sciences , 2020, Vol. 31 (1), pp.63-83. ⟨10.3917/jibes.311.0063⟩. ⟨hal-04590401⟩

Maria-Isabel Mendoza-Diaz, Jérémy Cure, Mehdi Djafari Rouhani, Kui Tan, Sai-Gourang Patnaik, et al.. On the UV-Visible Light Synergetic Mechanisms in Hybrid Au/TiO2 Model- Nanostructures Achieving Photo-Reduction of Water. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2020, 124 (46), pp.25421-25430. ⟨10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c08381⟩. ⟨hal-03005988⟩

Alain Estève, Guillaume Lahiner, Baptiste Julien, Séverine Vivies, Nicolas Richard, et al.. How Thermal Aging Affects Ignition and Combustion Properties of Reactive Al/CuO Nanolaminates: A Joint Theoretical/Experimental Study. Nanomaterials, 2020, 10 (10), pp.2087. ⟨10.3390/nano10102087⟩. ⟨hal-02977467⟩

Tao Wu, Florent Sevely, Baptiste Julien, Felipe Augusto Sodré Ferreira de Sousa, Jérémy Cure, et al.. New coordination complexes-based gas-generating energetic composites. Combustion and Flame, 2020, 219, pp.478-487. ⟨10.1016/j.combustflame.2020.05.022⟩. ⟨hal-02895505⟩

Damien Brulin, Eric Campo, Clément Lejeune, Daniel Estève. Time slot modeling of life habits in the elderly for decision-making support. Innovation and Research in BioMedical engineering, 2020, 41 (6), pp.295-303. ⟨10.1016/j.irbm.2020.06.012⟩. ⟨hal-02878055⟩

Haiyang Wang, Baptiste Julien, Dylan Kline, Zaira Alibay, Miles Rehwoldt, et al.. Probing the Reaction Zone of Nanolaminates at ∼μs Time and ∼μm Spatial Resolution. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2020, 124 (25), pp.13679-13687. ⟨10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c01647⟩. ⟨hal-02873415⟩

Jérémy Cure, Kévin Cocq, Andréa Nicollet, Kui Tan, Teresa Hungría, et al.. A Beehive Inspired Hydrogen Photocatalytic Device Integrating a Carbo- benzene Triptych Material for Efficient Solar Photo-reduction of Seawater. Advanced Sustainable Systems, 2020, 4 (9), pp.2000121. ⟨10.1002/adsu.202000121⟩. ⟨hal-02895513⟩

Sai Gourang Patnaik, Ankita Jadon, Chau Cam Hoang Tran, Alain Estève, Daniel Guay, et al.. High Areal capacity porous Sn-Au Alloys with Long cycle Life for Li- ion Microbatteries. Scientific Reports, 2020, 10 (10405), ⟨10.1038/s41598-020-67309-7⟩. ⟨hal-02882289⟩

Tao Wu, Florent Sevely, Baptiste Julien, Felipe Augusto Sodré Ferreira de Sousa, Alain Estève, et al.. New coordination complexes-based gas-generating energetic composites. Combustion and Flame, 2020, 219, pp.478-487. ⟨10.1016/j.combustflame.2020.05.022⟩. ⟨hal-03747609⟩

Ludovic Salvagnac, Sandrine Assié-Souleille, Carole Rossi. Layered Al/CuO Thin Films for Tunable Ignition and Actuations. Nanomaterials, 2020, 10 (10), ⟨10.3390/nano10102009⟩. ⟨hal-02964404⟩


Jérémy Cure, Kévin Cocq, Sandrine Assié-Souleille, Alain Estève, Carole Rossi. Nanomatériau hybride multicouches à base d'un semi-conducteur, procédé de préparation et applications pour la photo-catalyse. France, N° de brevet: FR2004208. Rapport LAAS n° 20297. 2020. ⟨hal-03004794⟩


Journal articles

Jérémy Cure, Kévin Cocq, Adnen Mlayah, Teresa Hungría, Pierre Alphonse, et al.. A Triptych Photocatalyst Based on the Co-Integration of Ag Nanoparticles and Carbo-Benzene Dye into a TiO 2 Thin Film. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2019, 44 (48), pp.26347-26360. ⟨10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.08.126⟩. ⟨hal-02291245⟩

Sarah Brotman, Mehdi Djafari Rouhani, Carole Rossi, Alain Estève. A condensed phase model of the initial Al/CuO reaction stage to interpret experimental findings. Journal of Applied Physics, 2019, 125 (3), pp.035102. ⟨10.1063/1.5063285⟩. ⟨hal-02348944⟩

Adeline Miquelot, Olivier Debieu, Vincent R. Rouessac, Christina Villeneuve-Faure, Nathalie Prud'Homme, et al.. TiO2 nanotree films for the production of green H2 by solar water splitting: From microstructural and optical characteristics to the photocatalytic properties. Applied Surface Science, 2019, 494, pp.1127-1137. ⟨10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.07.191⟩. ⟨hal-02321512⟩

Carole Rossi. Engineering of Al/CuO Reactive Multilayer Thin Films for Tunable Initiation and Actuation. Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics, 2019, 44 (1), pp.94-108. ⟨10.1002/prep.201800045⟩. ⟨hal-01847132⟩

Guillaume Lahiner, James Zapata, Jérémy Cure, Nicolas Richard, Mehdi Djafari-Rouhani, et al.. A redox reaction model for self-heating and aging prediction of Al/CuO multilayers. Combustion Theory and Modelling, 2019, 23 (4), pp.700-715. ⟨10.1080/13647830.2019.1584336⟩. ⟨hal-02061514⟩

Ségolène Palussière, Jérémy Cure, Andréa Nicollet, Pierre Fau, Katia Fajerwerg, et al.. The role of alkylamine in the stabilization of CuO nanoparticles as a determinant of the Al/CuO redox reaction. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2019, 21 (29), pp.16180-16189. ⟨10.1039/C9CP02220A⟩. ⟨hal-02182344⟩

James Zapata, Andréa Nicollet, Baptiste Julien, Guillaume Lahiner, Alain Estève, et al.. Self-propagating combustion of sputter-deposited Al/CuO nanolaminates. Combustion and Flame, 2019, 205, pp.389-396. ⟨10.1016/j.combustflame.2019.04.031⟩. ⟨hal-02127351⟩

Pierre Champigneux, Cyril Renault-Sentenac, David Bourrier, Carole Rossi, Marie-Line Délia-Dupuy, et al.. Effect of surface roughness, porosity and roughened micro-pillar structures on the early formation of microbial anodes. Bioelectrochemistry, 2019, 128, pp.17-29. ⟨10.1016/j.bioelechem.2019.03.002⟩. ⟨hal-02279662⟩

Jérémy Cure, Eric Mattson, Kévin Cocq, Hala Assi, Stephanie Jensen, et al.. High stability of ultra-small and isolated gold nanoparticles in metal–organic framework materials. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2019, 29, pp.17536-17546. ⟨10.1039/c8ta12334a⟩. ⟨hal-02185685⟩

Conference papers

Jérémy Cure, Kévin Cocq, Andréa Nicollet, Sarah Bailly, Fabien Mesnilgrente, et al.. Dispositif de Cellule Solaire Hydrogène intégrant des Matériaux dits Triptyques. GDR Solar Fuels 2019, May 2019, Saint-Aubin, France. ⟨hal-02137247⟩

Carole Rossi. Towards Technologies Platform and Multifunctionnal Energetic Nano-Materials to manufacture pyroMEMS. International Forum on Frontiers of Nano Energetic Materials (FEM 2019), Nov 2019, chengdu, China. ⟨hal-02272831⟩

Baptiste Julien, Jeremy Cure, Andréa Nicollet, Séverine Vivies, Alain Esteve, et al.. Interface engineering with metal nanoparticles to tune ignition of Al/CuO nanothermite. MRS Fall Meeting 2019, Dec 2019, Boston, United States. ⟨hal-03629202⟩

Andréa Nicollet, Florent Sevely, Séverine Vivies, Ludovic Salvagnac, Carole Rossi. AL/CUO SPUTTERED NANOTHERMITES AS NEW ENERGETIC THIN FILMS FOR TUNABLE IGNITION AND ACTUATIONS. Journées Nationales sur les Technologies Emergentes (JNTE 2019), Nov 2019, Grenoble, France. ⟨hal-02347739⟩

Stephanie Roualdes, Adeline Miquelot, Laurène Youssef, Arnaud Joël Kinfack Leoga, Olivier Debieu, et al.. Innovative ‘light-to-hydrogen’ all-solid multilayer device. EMRS Spring Meeting, May 2019, Nice, France. ⟨hal-02934139⟩

Other documents

Adeline Miquelot, Olivier Debieu, V. Rouessac, Christina Villeneuve-Faure, Nathalie Prud'Homme, et al.. Cross-over study of electric and electronic properties versus microstructure of MOCVD processed TiO2 anatase films for solar water splitting. EuroCVD 22 - Baltic ALD 16, Jun 2019, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg. ⟨hal-02934156⟩

The NEO team is actively involved in several international projects and includes among its members a CNRS silver medalist, Carole Rossi. NEO also hosts three ERC grants from the European Research Council:

  1. ERC Consolidator Grant "3D-CAP" (2018-2023): 3D micro-supercapacitors for embedded electronics.
  2. ERC Proof-of-Concept "3D-APP" (2022-2023): High-energy micro-supercapacitors based on low-cost materials.
  3. ERC Advanced Grant "PyroSafe" (2019-2024): Integration of new nano-engineered safe energetic layers with sensors and electronics to manufacture safety-critical microsystems.



Emelian Tichtchenko, Thèse: Modélisation Eulérienne muliphasique de la combustion de thermite appliquée au couple Al/CuO

Jensheer Shamsudeen Seenath, Thèse: Développement de nouveaux électrolytes liquides ioniques pour microsupercondensateurs à base d'oxydes métalliques

Florent Sevely, Thèse: Conception et développement d'un dispositif de protection ultime de données à base de nanothermites déposées par impression 3D


Maria-Isabel Mendoza-Diaz, Thèse: Étude de photocatalyseurs en couches minces de TiO2 pour la production d'H2 : compréhension des mécanismes qui régissent la décomposition de molécules d'eau et rôle de nanoparticules plasmoniques

Baptiste Julien, Thèse: Étude des mécanismes d'initiation et de combustion dans des films réactifs multicouches Al/CuO : influence d'additifs et de porosité


Sarah Brotman, Thèse: Couplages multi-physique et multi-échelle pour la modélisation prédictive de la combustion de matériaux énergétiques intégrés dans leur environnement

Guillaume Lahiner, Thèse: Etude théorique du vieillissement des nanolaminés Al/CuO


Ségolène Palussière, Thèse: De la synthèse de nanoparticules de CuO par voie organométallique à l'assemblage de matériaux énergétiques Al/CuO


Andréa Nicollet, Thèse: De l'étude de l'initiation de nanolaminés réactifs Al/CuO par point chaud à l'intégration de pyroMEMS pour la sécurité


Vincent Baijot, Thèse: Modélisation et simulation multi-niveaux de la combustion d’une thermite composée de nanoparticules Al/CuO : des phénomènes microscopiques à la simulation du système en combustion

Théo Calais, Thèse: Exploration des nanotechnologies ADN pour l'auto-assemblage de nanoparticules d'aluminium et d'oxyde de cuivre : application à la synthèse de matériaux énergétiques


Andrés Belisario-Briceño, Thèse: Contribution à la détection de fragilité des structures en béton armé : « Méthodologies d'instrumentation à l'aide de capteurs piézoélectriques »



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