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Fundamental Research
News 09 February 2022

The 2021 Yves Chauvin Thesis Prize awarded to Lina Jolivet: materials analysis to support processes

Lina Jolivet was the winner of the 2021 Yves Chauvin thesis prize for her work on the contribution of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) to the characterization of industrial materials with a view to improving processes.

Fundamental Research
News 15 December 2021

EleTher JIP: an industrial community to better understand thermodynamic electrolyte models

Electrolyte Thermodynamics (EleTher) is known to be one of the key challenges for developing many industrial processes. To take up this challenge, the EleTher Joint Industry Project (JIP) aimed at creating a community of practice on electrolytes modeling. After three years of collaboration and research, significant progress has been made on the understanding of fluids with electrolytic species.


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