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Jérôme Loreau

Scientific Career

  • Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), 2016-
  • Postdoctoral Fellow with the FNRS (Fonds National pour la Recherche Scientifique) at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), 2012-2016
  • Teaching Assistant, Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles (FUSL), 2012 - 2013.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard College Observatory (Prof. Alex Dalgarno), Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 2011-2012.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F.) at the Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (ITAMP), Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 2010-2011.
  • PhD in Physics, ULB, 2010. Thesis: Non-adiabatic wave packet dynamics of the charge transfer and photodissociation processes involving HeH+. Supervisor: Prof. Nathalie Vaeck.
  • PhD fellowship from the FRIA-FNRS, ULB, 2007 - 2010.

Research interests

  • Ab initio molecular structure calculations: ground and excited states potential energy surfaces; non-adiabatic couplings; bound states; fitting methods.
  • Theoretical study of atomic and molecular collisions and interactions: inelastic scattering, charge transfer, photodissociation, radiative association, mutual neutralization, ...
  • Time-dependent (wave packet) methods.
  • Van der Waals complexes.
  • Applications to astrophysics and astrochemistry, atmospheric environments, plasma physics, cold chemistry.

Publications

See here (pdf version here).

Teaching Activities

  • Mécaniques classique et quantique (CHIM-F206), BA2 Chimie, (ULB), 10 ECTS (2015-).
  • Structures et réactivité moléculaires : approche quantique (CHIM - F401), MA Chimie, (ULB), 2 ECTS (2013-).
  • Teaching assistant for the course Spectrophysique et Astrophysique (PHYS-F304), BA3 Physique, (ULB), (2015-).
  • Teaching assistant for the course Mécaniques classique et quantique (CHIM-F206), BA2 Chimie, (ULB), 10 ECTS (2008-2010, 2013-).
  • Teaching assistant for the course Physique nucléaire, atomique et moléculaire (PHYS-F306), BA3 Physique, (ULB), (2014-2015).
  • Teaching assistant for the courses Physique I (INGE1141) and Physique II (INGE1241), Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles (FUSL), 2012 - 2013.

Address

Laboratoire de Chimie Quantique et Photophysique (http://www.ulb.ac.be/cpm),
Université libre de Bruxelles, CP160/09
50 Av. F.D. Roosevelt, B-1050 Belgium
Phone: +32 (0)2 650 36 92
Fax: +32 (0)2 650 42 32
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