Largeteau Alain

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Personnel Université de Bordeaux
Ingénieure de Recherche / animateur scientifique du Service « Hautes Pressions »
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– contact : pré /  / poste 8954 (ligne directe 054000+poste)

Compétences : Synthèse sous Pression en milieu Gaz, Liquide, Solide / Conception de dispositifs sous Hautes Pressions (HP) / Chimie des Matériaux-HP / Science des Matériaux-HP / Biosciences (Agroalimentaire – Pharmacie)-HP / Cristallogenèse hydro(solvo)thermale / Frittage / Densification – Assemblage sous courant pulsée (SPS, FAST, PECS, ECAS) / Compaction isostatique (CIP)

Education and scientific position

1991 – till date : Research Engineer – University of Bordeaux
2015 : Chevalier des Palmes Académiques – University of Bordeaux
2009 : Accreditation to supervise research (HDR) – University of Bordeaux : “On the contribution of High Pressures in Materials Chemistry, Materials Science and Biosciences”
1990 : PhD in Materials Science – University of Bordeaux : “Elaboration, Characterization and Modelling of Magneto-dielectrics Composites Ceramics”
1989 : Diploma of Scientific & Technical DEUST – CNAM Bordeaux : “Scientific Computing”


Research activities

Processing : Material Synthesis under High Pressure in Solid, Liquid and Gas phase – Design of devices under High Pressure – Effect of High Pressure processing on [Materials Chemistry, Materials Science, Biosciences] – Hydro/Solvothermal processes [Crystal growth (HCG), Powder synthesis (HPS), Sintering (HS)] – Densification [Cold Isostatic Pressure (CIP), Freeze Isostatic Pressure (FIP)] – Sintering [Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) at conventional pressure and at very high pressure (HP-SPS)]

Materials : Ceramic, Single crystals, nano/micro-crystallites, Biomaterials, Optical/transparent ceramics, Porous bioceramics, Ultra-hard/Super-hard composites


Scientific production and supervision

Publications : 104 articles in peer-reviewed international journals
International patents : 19
Book chapters : 8


Relevant publications

  1. Ndayishimiye A, Largeteau A, Prakasam M, Pechev S, Dourges MA., Goglio G. Low temperature hydrothermal sintering process for the quasi-complete densification of nanometric α-quartz. (2018) Scripta Materialia, 145, p. 118–121.
  2. Prakasam M., Locs J., Salma-Ancane K., Loca D., Largeteau A., Berzina-Cimdina L. Biodegradable materials and metallic implants – a review. (2017) Journal of Functional Biomaterials, 8(4), p. 44-59.
  3. Prakasam M., Weill F., Lebraud E., Viraphong O., Buffière S., Largeteau A. Densification of 8Y-tetragonal-stabilized zirconia optoceramics with improved optical properties by Y segregation. International. (2016) Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 13(5), p. 904-911.
  4. Demazeau G., Largeteau A. Hydrothermal/solvothermal crystal growth : an old but adaptable process. (2015) Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie, 641(2), p.159-163.
  5. Buzrul S., Alpas H., Largeteau A., Bozoglu F., Demazeau G. Compression heating of selected pressure transmitting fluids and liquid foods during high hydrostatic pressure treatment. (2008) Journal of Food Engineering, 85(3), p. 466-472.
  6. Rigaldie Y., Lemagnen G., Largeteau A., Larrouture D., Abba M., Haller R., Grislain L., Demazeau G. Pharmaceuticals perspectives of high pressure : A soft tool for sterilization of fragile drugs. (2002) Defect and Diffusion Forum, 208-209, p. 55-58.
  7. Demazeau G., Jung DY., Largeteau A., Choy JH. High oxygen pressures and the stabilization of unusual oxidation states of transition metals. (1998) The Review of High Pressure Science and Technology, 7, p. 1025-1027.
  8. Demazeau G., Millet J.-M., Cros C., Largeteau A. Solvothermal synthesis of microcrystallites of transition metal oxides. (1997) Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 262-263, p. 271-274.
  9. Largeteau A., Ravez J., Miane J.L. Space charge relaxation in ferrite ceramics with grain boundary barrier layers. (1991) Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 131-133(2), p. 1224-1226.
  10. Largeteau A., Aviles Castro D. Mesure (data acquisition and processing software for the determination of permittivity and permeability by successive iteration). (1990) Materials Research Bulletin, 25(3), p. I-III.