François Mear

Maitre de conférence

Axe Chimie du Solide

Bâtiment : C7

Bureau : 120

Téléphone : (+33) 03 20 33 72 46

Fax : (+33) 03 20 43 68 14

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Adresse : Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Lille
Cité Scientifique, Bâtiment C7 - BP 90108
59652 Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex


Innovative glass formulation

Functional glass with phosphates

Special glasses

Physical and chemical characterization – Structural investigation


  • image1Collaboration with ICS Marcoule : A new concept of self-healing glasses for high temperature applications ; cracks present in the SOFC technology due to the stress induced by the difference in the coefficient thermal expansion.

Thesis :

(D. Coillot 2007-10) Development of the self-healing concept for high temperature sealing of electrochemical cells.

(S. Castanié 2010-13, DGA funding) Glass-ceramics self-healing materials for high temperature applications

  • Collaboration with CEA (GnR Matinex project) Study and characterization of a new phosphate glass composition used for the radioactive iodine-based waste insertion.

Thesis :

(T. Lemesle, 2010-13) : Study and structural characterization of glasses for the conditioning of iodine


Scientific associate to the GDR VERRES 3338 (Research Group GLASSES) Thermal analysis apparatus :


Jan, 2008 – Jul, 2008 Post-doctoral position at Tohoku University, Japan on “Priority Area on Science and Technology of Microwave-Induced, thermally Non-Equilibrium Reaction”.

Jun, 2006 – Dec, 2007 Post-doctoral position at Cambridge University, UK, within the European Network on “Ductilisation of Bulk Metallic Glasses (BMGs) by Length-Scale Control in composites and Applications”.

Feb, 2005 – May, 2006 Post-doctoral position at Montpellier II University, France, Institut Charles Gerhardt, Physicochimie des Matériaux Désordonnés et Poreux (PMDP) on “Realization and characterization of ion-sensible membrane derived from chalcogenide glass. This work was part of an industrial project where the objective was the settling of an analytical device allowing the continuous detection of toxic elements in waters of polluted sites”.

Feb, 2002 – Jan, 2005 PhD studies in Materials Chemistry, Montpellier II University, France. Dissertation title :”Study of glass foams derived from lead-oxide-containing waste glasses from cathode-ray tubes : preparation, physical and chemical characterization and applications”. Dissertation date : December 13, 2004.

Sep, 2000 – Jul, 2001 Master degree studies in Materials and Processes, Limoges University, France. Dissertation title :”Elaboration and properties of composite Si3N4 – TiN”.


Dans la base de données : 18
  • 2017

  • Aluminosilicate glass thin films elaborated by pulsed laser deposition.
    Carlier Thibault, Saitzek Sébastien, Méar François O., Blach Jean-François, Ferri Anthony, Huvé Marielle, Montagne Lionel.
    Applied Surface Science, vol. 397, pg. 13-18 (2017) DOI
  • 2016

  • Self-Healing Glassy Thin Coating for High-Temperature Applications.
    Castanié Sandra, Carlier Thibault, Méar François O., Saitzek Sébastien, Blach Jean-François, Podor Renaud, Montagne Lionel.
    ACS Applied Materials < Interfaces, vol. 8, pg. 4208-4215 (2016) DOI
  • 2015

  • Matériaux vitreux auto-cicatrisants pour application à haute température, élaborés sous forme de couches minces.
    Carlier Thibault, Méar François O., Saitzek Sébastien, Blach Jean-François, Podor Renaud, Montagne Lionel.
    Matériaux < Techniques, vol. 103, pg. 406 (2015) DOI
  • 2D- and 3D Observation and Mechanism of Self-Healing in Glass-Boron Composites.
    Castanié Sandra, Méar Francois O., Podor Renaud, Suhonen Heikki, Montagne Lionel, Riemanis I.
    Journal of the American Ceramic Society, pg. 1-7 (2015) DOI
  • Bismuth-silver phosphate glasses as alternative matrices for the conditioning of radioactive iodine.
    Lemesle Thomas, Montagne Lionel, Méar * François O, Revel Bertrand, Campayo Lionel, Pinet Olivier.
    Eur. J. Glass Sci. Technol. B, vol. 56 (2), pg. 71-75 (2015)
  • 2014

  • Immobilization of radioactive iodine in silver aluminophosphate glasses.
    Lemesle Thomas, Méar François O., Campayo Lionel, Pinet Olivier, Revel Bertrand, Montagne Lionel.
    Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 264, pg. 117-126 (2014) DOI
  • 2013

  • Synergic effect of V2O5 and P2O5 on the sealing properties of barium–strontium–alumino-silicate glass/glass–ceramics.
    Sharma K., Kothiyal G.P., Montagne L., Méar F.O., Revel B.
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 38, pg. 15542-15552 (2013) DOI
  • 2012

  • A new formulation of barium–strontium silicate glasses and glass-ceramics for high-temperature sealant.
    Sharma K., Kothiyal G.P., Montagne L., Méar F.O., Revel B.
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, (2012) DOI
  • Development and characterization of glass-ceramic sealants in the (CaO–Al2O3–SiO2–B2O3) system for Solid Oxide Electrolyzer Cells.
    Khedim Hichem, Nonnet Hélène, Méar François O.
    Journal of Power Sources, vol. 216, pg. 227-236 (2012) DOI
  • New viscous sealing glasses for electrochemical cells.
    Coillot Daniel, Méar François O., Nonnet Hélène, Montagne Lionel.
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 37, pg. 9351-9358 (2012) DOI
  • Development and characterisation of glass and glass ceramic sealants for solid oxide electrolyser cells.
    Nonnet Hélène, Khedim Hichem, Méar François O.
    Ionics, vol. 18, pg. 441-447 (2012) DOI
  • 2011

  • Influence of the Active Particles on the Self-Healing Efficiency in Glassy Matrix.
    Coillot Daniel, Méar François O., Podor Renaud, Montagne Lionel.
    Advanced Engineering Materials, vol. 13, pg. 426-435 (2011) DOI
  • Structural characterisation of phosphate materials: new insights into the spatial proximities between phosphorus and quadrupolar nuclei using the D-HMQC MAS NMR technique.
    Tricot G., Lafon O., Trébosc J., Delevoye L., Méar F., Montagne L., Amoureux J-P.
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 13, pg. 16786 (2011) DOI
  • Characterization of lead, barium and strontium leachability from foam glasses elaborated using waste cathode ray-tube glasses.
    Yot Pascal G., Méar François O.
    Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 185, pg. 236-241 (2011) DOI
  • Matériaux vitreux autocicatrisants pour application à haute température.
    Coillot D., Méar F.O., Podor R., Montagne L.
    Matériaux < Techniques, vol. 98, pg. 403-407 (2011) DOI
  • 2010

  • Characterization of self-healing glassy composites by high-temperature environmental scanning electron microscopy (HT-ESEM).
    Coillot D., Podor R., Mear F. O., Montagne L.
    Journal of Electron Microscopy, vol. 59, pg. 359-366 (2010) DOI
  • Autonomic Self-Repairing Glassy Materials.
    Coillot Daniel, Méar François O., Podor Renaud, Montagne Lionel.
    Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 20, pg. 4371-4374 (2010) DOI
  • Characterization and Performance of Glass-Ceramic Sealants for SOECs.
    Khedim Hichem, Connelly Andrew J., Nonnet Hélène, Coillot Daniel, Mear François, Montagne Lionel.
    Advances in Science and Technology, vol. 64, pg. 76-82 (2010) DOI