Curriculum Vitae

Directeur de Recherche – CNRS, Physics Institute, section 5

Groupe de Physique des Matériaux – UMR 6634 (University of Rouen)

 

Research field

Metallurgy, Ultrafine Grain Materials, Severe plastic deformation, Phase transformations

 

Prior activities and education

2010: « Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches », University of Rouen

2001-2002 : Post-doc at the Max-Planck-Institute of Stuttgart Germany

“HRTEM investigation of order fluctuations in Cu3Au close to the critical temperature”

1998-2001 : PhD in material science at the University of Rouen

Supervisor Prof. D. Blavette, “Phase transformations induced by SPD in steel cords and Cu/Nb nanocomposite materials”

1997: Master of Science: “Physics of materials” - University of Rouen

1996 : Agrégation de Génie Mécanique (Mechanics of materials) - ENS Cachan

1993-1996: Student of Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (France)

 

Publication record

More than 100 scientific papers published in peer reviewed international journals, 5 book chapters and more than 40 conference proceeding papers.

  

Awards

- Acta Materialia Silver medal 2019

- FEMS Young Lecturer Award  2010 (Federation of European Materials Societies)

- Médaille Jean Rist 2009 (Société Française Métallurgie et de Matériaux)

 

Research fields

- Severe plastic deformation of metallic alloys

- Phase transformations in metallic alloys

- Deformation mechanisms and stability of nanostructures

 

Experimental skills and expertise

Characterization Techniques in Material Science

- Atom Probe Tomography (APT)

- Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)

 

Physics of Materials

- Phase transformations, thermodynamics, diffusion, precipitation

- Mechanics of materials, relationships between microstructure and mechanical properties

- Material processing, Severe Plastic Deformation (SPD)


 

 


Publications

Selection of publications from the past 3 years

 

Influence of HPT processing conditions and tin in solid solution on the UFG structure and hardness of copper

Ghenwa Zaher, Samuel Jouen, Ivan Lomakin, Nariman Enikeev, Xavier Sauvage

Materials Today Communications (2021) 101746 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2020.101746

 

Microstructure and mechanical properties characterization of architectured copper aluminum composites manufactured by cold-drawing

C. Keller, F. Moisy, N. Nguyen, S. Eve, A. Dashti, B. Vieille, A. Guillet, X. Sauvage, E. Hug

Materials Characterization 172 (2021) 110824 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2020.110824

 

Complex interactions between precipitation, grain growth and recrystallization in a severely deformed Al-Zn-Mg-Cu alloy and consequences on the mechanical behavior

A. Duchaussoy, X. Sauvage, A. Deschamps, F. De Geuser, G. Renou, Z. Horita

Materialia 15 (2021) 101028 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtla.2021.101028

 

Nanoscale crystallization mechanisms in a GeSSbCsCl glass ceramic and relationships with mechanical and optical properties

A. Morvan, E. Lavanant, L. Arnoldi, X. Sauvage, L. Calvez, A. Vella, A. Saiter-Fourcin

J. Phys. Chem. C 2021, 125, 7, 4196–4204 https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c09889

 

Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production on Tantalate Perovskites CsTaO3 and LiTaO3 by Strain-Induced Vacancies

Kaveh Edalati, Keisuke Fujiwara, Shuhei Takechi, Qing Wang, Makoto Arita, Motonori Watanabe, Xavier Sauvage, Tatsumi Ishihara and Zenji Horita

ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2020, 3, 1710−1718 https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.9b02197

 

Nanostructuring Fe-Cr-W Steel Enhances its Resistance to Self-Ion Irradiation

Andrey Mazilkin, Yulia Ivanisenko, Cristian Kübel, Nariman Enikeev, Marina Abramova, Ruslan Valiev, Auriane Etienne, Bertrand Radiguet, Xavier Sauvage

Adv. Eng. Mater. 2020, 1901333 https://doi.org/10.1002/adem.201901333

 

Investigation of the early stage of reactive interdiffusion in the Cu-Al system by in-situ transmission electron microscopy

F. Moisy, X. Sauvage, E. Hug

Materialia 9 (2020) 100633. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtla.2020.100633

 

Influence of hydrogen on the oxidation mechanisms of ultrafine grained magnesium

X. Sauvage, S. Moldovan, F. Cuvilly, E. Cadel, Mounib, T. Grosdidier

Materials Chemistry and Physics 248 (2020) 122928 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2020.122928

 

Achieving highly strengthened Al-Cu-Mg alloy by grain refinement and grain boundary segregation

Takahiro Masuda, Xavier Sauvage, Shoichi Hirosawa and Zenji Horita

Materials Science & Engineering A 793 (2020) 139668 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2020.139668

 

Preferential evaporation in atom probe tomography: an analytical approach

Constantinos Hatzoglou, Solène Rouland, Bertrand Radiguet, Auriane Etienne, Gérald Da Costa, Xavier Sauvage, Philippe Pareige, François Vurpillot

Microscopy & Microanalysis Volume 26, Issue 4 (2020) 689-698 https://doi.org/10.1017/S1431927620001749

 

Multifunctional properties of composition graded Al wires

Cui Yang, Nicolas Masquellier, Camille Gandiolle, Xavier Sauvage

Scripta Materialia 189 (2020) 21-24 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2020.07.052

 

Understanding the role of Ca segregation on thermal stability, electrical resistivity and mechanical strength of nanostructured aluminum

X. Sauvage, F. Cuvilly, A. Russel, K. Edalati

Materials Science & Engineering A 798 (2020) 140108 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2020.140108

 

Strain induced segregations in severely deformed materials

X. Sauvage, A. Duchaussoy, G. Zaher

Mat. Trans. 2019, 60 (7), pp.1151-1158 https://doi.org/10.2320/matertrans.MF201919

 

Phase transformations and γ' phase stability in model CoAlW superalloys

A. Azzam, A. Hauet, F. Danoix, T. Philippe, X. Sauvage, D. Blavette

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 798 (2019) 832-845 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.05.180

 

Influence of fine scale features on room temperature superplastic behaviour of an ultrafine-grained Al-30Zn alloy

Elena V. Bobruk, Xavier Sauvage, Nariman A. Enikeev, Ruslan Z. Valiev

Materials Letters 254 (2019) 329–331 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2019.07.097

 

Photocatalytic activity of aluminum oxide by oxygen vacancy generation using high-pressure torsion straining,

Kaveh Edalati, Ikuro Fujita, Shuhei Takechi, Yuki Nakashima, Kazuki Kumano, Hadi Razavi-Khosroshahi, Makoto Arita, Motonori Watanabe, Xavier Sauvage, Taner Akbay, Tatsumi Ishihara, Masayoshi Fuji, Zenji Horita

Scripta Mater 173 (2019) 120-124 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2019.08.011

 

Intragranular nucleation of tetrahedral precipitates and discontinuous precipitation in Cu-5wt%Ag

M. Bonvalet, X. Sauvage, D. Blavette

Acta Materialia 164 (2019) 454-463 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2018.10.055

 

Microstructure and phase transformations of silica glass and vanadium oxide by severe plastic deformation via high-pressure torsion straining

Kaveh Edalati, Ikuro Fujita, Xavier Sauvage, Makoto Arita and Zenji Horita

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 779 (2019) 394-398 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.11.086

 

Microstructure, mechanical properties and aging behavior of nanocrystalline copper – berylium alloy

Ivan Lomakin, Miguel Castillo-Rodrigues and Xavier Sauvage

Materials Science & Engineering A 744 (2019) 206–214 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2018.12.011

 

Structure and mechanical behavior of ultrafine-grained aluminumiron alloy stabilized by nanoscaled intermetallic particles

A. Duchaussoy, X. Sauvage, K. Edalati, Z. Horita, Gilles Renou, A. Deschamps, F. De Geuser

Acta Materialia 167 (2019) 89-102 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2019.01.027

 

Design and synthesis of a magnesium alloy for room temperature hydrogen storage

Kaveh Edalati, Ryoko Uehiro, Yuji Ikeda, Hai-Wen Li, Hoda Emami, Yaroslav Filinchuk, Makoto Arita, Xavier Sauvage, Isao Tanaka, Etsuo Akiba and Zenji Horita

Acta Materialia 149 (2018) 88-96 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2018.02.033

 

Phase transformation and grain growth in nanograined aluminum oxide by straining via high-pressure torsion

Ikuro Fujita, Kaveh Edalati, Xavier Sauvage and Zenji Horita

Scripta Materialia 152 (2018) 11–14 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2018.04.003

 

Effect of tungsten on microstructure and mechanical performance of an ultrafine Fe-Cr steel

A. Mazilkin, M.M. Abramova, N.A. Enikeev, I.V. Lomakin, R.Z. Valiev, Yu. Ivanisenko, C. Kübel, A. Etienne, X. Sauvage, B. Radiguet

Materials Letters 227 (2018) 292–295 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.05.098

 

Insight in the alginate Pd-ionogels  - Application in the Tsuji-Trost reaction.

Pierre-François Vittoz, Hussein El Siblani, Alina Bruma, Baptiste Rigaud, Xavier Sauvage, Christian Fernandez, Aurelie Vincente, Nicolas Barrier, Sylvie Malo, jocelyne Levillain, Annie-Claude Gaumont and Isabelle Dez

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 6 (2018) 5192-5197 https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b04832

 

Tuning the structure and the mechanical properties of ultrafine grain Al-Zn alloys by short time annealing

E.V. Bobruk, X. Sauvage, A. Zakirov and N.А. Enikeev

Rev Adv Mater Sci 55 (2018) 61-68

 

Bulk nanocrystalline ferrite stabilized through grain boundary carbon segregation

Yu. Ivanisenko, X. Sauvage, A. Mazilkin, A. Kilmametov, J.A. Beach, B.B. Straumal

Adv. Eng. Mater. 2018, 1800443 https://doi.org.10.1002/adem.201800443

 

Influence of intermetallic compounds on the electrical resisitivity of architectured copper clad aluminum composites elaborated by a restacking drawing method

F. Moisy, A. Gueydan, X. Sauvage, A. Guillet, C. Keller, E. Guilmeau and E. Hug

Materials and Design 155 (2018) 366–374 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2018.06.021

 

Influence of solidification induced composition gradients on carbide precipitation in FeNiCr heat resistant steels

M. Roussel, X. Sauvage, M. Perez, D. Magné, A. Hauet, A. Steckmeyer, M. Vermont, T. Chaise, M. Couvrat

Materialia 4 (2018) 331–339 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtla.2018.10.010

 

 


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