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Renaud Bachelot
Renaud Bachelot
ENSEIGNANT CHERCHEUR /full Professor /Professeur des Universités CNU 63 at the Troyes University of Technology (UTT) /Head of the Graduate School "Nano-optics & Nanophotonics", nano-phot.utt.fr (École Universitaire de Recherche du PIA3) at UTT /Adjunct professor at the LuMIn Laboratory: https://www.lumin.universite-paris-saclay.fr/fr, University of Paris-Saclay /Adjunct Professor at Shanghai University (SHU), 1000-talents Grant

Contact details

Light, nanomaterials, nanotechnologies (L2n) Laboratory, CNRS EMR 7004 University of Technology of Troyes (UTT) 12 rue Marie Curie CS 42060 10004 TROYES CEDEX, FRANCE https://recherche.utt.fr/light-nanomaterials-nanotechnologies-l2n

Current Master Courses (Graduate School Nano-optics & Nanophotonics) :

"Hot topics in nano-optics"
"Management of research projects"

Research topics/projects:

key words: nano-optics, optical near-field, hybrid nanoplasmonics, nanosources of light, photopolymers, energy transfers
current research projects :
- "Compact and controllable STRONGgly coupled NANOsource of light (STRONG-NANO)" (PI), ANR program 2023-2026, partner: CINTRA CNRS, Thales, NTU Singapore
- "Spectrally tunable ADVANced nanosource for local SPECtroscopy (ADVANSPEC)", ANR program 2022-202), partners: LCPBT, ITODYS, Université Paris-Cité
-"Photochemistry and phOtophysics of Plasmons towards fully COntRolled Nanolocalized polymerization (POPCORN)"ANR program 2022-2025), partners: CNRS, CEA-Saclay, IS2M Mulhouse
former research projects:
- «New MULti functional and multi color HYbrid Nano-emitter » (PI). Joint France-Singapore international program 2016-2020 ANR/NRF, partner: NTU Singapore

- “Hybrid Anisotropic Plasmon-Photonics for Light Emission (HAPPLE)” (PI). ANR program 2013-2018. Partners: CNRS, CEA-Saclay, IS2M Mulhouse

- “Hybrid plasmonics” (PI). Partner university Funds program, with Argonne National Laboratory, USA, 2010-2013

- “Photoemission electron microscopy as a tool for plasmonics (PEEMplasmon)” ANR program 2008-2011 - partner: CEA Saclay

- “New polymer/metal hybrid nanoparticules for Nanophotonics (PHOTOHYBRID)" (PI) ANR program 2007-2010. Partners: CNRS, CEA-Saclay, IS2M Mulhouse

- “Integration of polymer microtips on optical fibers by photopolymerization” (PI). -ACO CNRS program, 2001-2004

- “Near-field Lighting rod effect as studied on photopolymers” (PI) ACI jeunes chercheurs program, 2000-2003

Selection of publications (see https://scholar.google.fr/citations?user=yqXjJ8cAAAAJ&hl=fr)
D. Ge et al. Advanced hybrid plasmonic nano-emitters using smart photopolymer. Photonics Research, 10(7): 07001552 (2022).
Q. Liu et al. Revealing the Three-Dimensional Orientation and Interplay between Plasmons and Interband Transitions for Single Gold Bipyramids by Photoluminescence Excitation Pattern Imaging. J. Phys. Chem. C 125, 26978 (2021).

D. Ge et al. Hybrid plasmonic nano-emitters with controlled single quantum emitter positioning on the local excitation field. Nature Communications 11, 3414 (2020)
A. Horrer et al. Local Optical Chirality Induced by Near-Field Mode Interference in Achiral Plasmonic Metamolecules. Nano Letters 20, 509 (2019)
Y. Zhang et al. Nanoscale Switching of Near-Infrared Hot Spots in Plasmonic Oligomers Probed by Two-Photon Absorption in Photopolymers ACS Photonics 5, 918 (2017)
X. Zhou et al. Two-Color Single Hybrid Plasmonic Nanoemitters with Real Time Switchable Dominant Emission Wavelength. Nano Letters 15, 7458 (2015).
J. Plain et al. Multiscale optical imaging of complex fields based on the use of azobenzene nanomotors. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 4, 2124-2132 (2013) – Invited review (perspective).
A.-L. Baudrion et al. Reversible Strong Coupling in Silver Nanoparticle Arrays Using Photochromic Molecules. Nano Letters 13,282−286 (2013).
M. Haggui et al. Spatial Confinement of Electromagnetic Hot and Cold Spots in Gold Nanocubes. ACS Nano, 6, 1299-1307 (2012).
C. Deeb et al. Quantitative analysis of localized surface plasmons based on molecular probing. ACS Nano 4, 4579-4586 (2010).
M. L. Juan et al. Multiscale Model for Photoinduced Molecular Motion in Azo Polymers. ACS Nano 3, 1573-1579 (2009).
L. Douillard et al. Short range plasmon resonators probed by photoemission electron microscopy. Nano Letters 8, 935-938. (2008).
H. Ibn El Ahrach et al. Spectral degeneracy breaking in plasmon resonance of single metal nanoparticles by nanoscale near-field photopolymerization. Physical Review Letters 98, 107402 (2007).
A. Bouhelier et al. Surface plasmon characteristics of tunable photoluminescence in single gold nanorods. Physical Review Letters, 95, 107402 (2005).
C. Hubert et al. Near-field photochemical imaging of noble metal nanostructures. Nano Letters 5, 615-619 (2005).
R. Bachelot et al. Integration of micrometer-sized polymer elements at the end of optical fibers by free-radical photopolymerization. Applied Optics 40, 5860 (2001)
A. Lahrech et al. Infrared-reflection-mode near-field microscopy using an apertureless probe with a resolution of λ/600. Optics Letters 21, 1315 (1996)
R. Bachelot et al. Near-field optical microscope based on local perturbation of a diffraction spot. Optics Letters 20, 1925 (1995)

Short Bio:

Renaud BACHELOT, 53, is a full professor of physics at the University of Technology of Troyes (UTT) that he joined in 1996 after graduate studies and PhD at the University of Paris-Cité and ESPCI graduate school (Paris). His area of expertise includes nano-optics, nanophotonics, near-field optics, local light/polymer interaction, scanning probe microscopy, nano-optoelectronics and hybrid nanoplasmonics.

At UTT, R. Bachelot is the director of a new Graduate School “Nanooptics & Nanophotonics” (nano-phot.utt.fr)

From 2011 to august 2019, RB has been the head the Light, nanomaterials nanotechnologies Laboratory involving more than 100 people (l2n.utt.fr). He has also been the director of the UTT “material science” engineering master program (MTE, 230 students) from 2006 to 2011 and the vice-president of the UTT’s scientific boards for 4 years (2011-2014)

His national influence includes activities such as (e.g)  adjunct professor at the LuMIn Laboratory (University Paris-Saclay) since 2021, Board Member of the Faculty of Physics of the Pierre and Marie Curie University (Sorbonne University, Paris, 2017-2022), President of the scientific board of the EPF-Ecole d’ingénieur(e)s graduate school (since 2011), elected board member of the French Society of Physics, condensed matter section (2009-2013) and expert for the National Observatory for Micro-Nano Technologies (OMNT, 2009-2014).

His international influence lies on positions such as (e. g.) adjunct-professor of the Shanghai University (since 2019, “1000-talents” award since 2020), invited scholar in Argonne National Laboratory, USA (2003-2004) and Tan Chin Tuan Fellowship at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore, summer 2012).

From 2017 to 2021, RB is an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Center for Nanoscale Materials (Argonne National Laboratory, USA). He also has been member of the management committee of the European ICT COST action “Integrating devices and materials: a challenge for new instrumentation in ICT” ICT1208 (2012-2017).

RB’s experience in project management is strong: he is/has been the PI of height major research projects (by “major” one means “duration > 2 years”, “grant > 200k€”) among them two international ones: i) «New MULti functional and multi color HYbrid Nano-emitter”, joint France-Singapore ANR-NRF international program 2016-2020 ii) “Hybrid plasmonics”, Partner university Funds (with Argonne National Laboratory, USA) 2010-2013

RB has been the chair of the NFO-15 international conference that took place in August 2018 in Troyes, France.

Finally, RB has been the (co)supervisor of 27 PhD students and the co-author of more than 140 peer-reviewed articles (H=43, cf. google scholar), 10 book chapters and 5 patents.