A Professor at Jean Monnet University, Florence Garrelie has been leading the Hubert Curien Laboratory since 2016. She is an honory member of the Insitut Universitaire de France (IUF). She published over 70 articles in international journals, 100 scientific papers, and was invited to give Keynote lectures in over 25 international conferences.


  • Teaching at the Technology University Institute (IUT) Saint Etienne, the Faculty of Science and Technology and the Doctoral School SIS
  • 2009-2016 : Responsible for the Professional Bachelor's degree TECHVIMAT (Vacuum technology & surface treatment)
  • Supervisor of 14 PhD thesis

  • Surface functionalisation
  • Materials & surface science
  • Vacuum technologies
  • Plasma

  • A. Abou Saleh, A. Rudenko, S. Reynaud, F. Pigeon, F. Garrelie, J. P. Colombier, Sub-100 nm 2D nanopatterning on a large scale by ultrafast laser energy regulation, Nanoscale, pp. 6609-6616 (2020)
  • A. Rudenko, A. Abou-Saleh, F. Pigeon, C. Mauclair, F. Garrelie, R. Stoian, J. P. Colombier, High-frequency periodic patterns driven by non-radiative fields coupled with Marangoni convection instabilities on laser-excited metal surfaces, Acta Materialia (2020)
  • Y. Bleu, F. Bourquard, V. Barnier, Y. Lefkir, S. Reynaud, A. S. Loir, F. Garrelie, C. Donnet, Boron-doped Graphene Synthesis by Pulsed Laser Co-Deposition of Carbon and Boron, Applied Surface Science, pp. 145843 (2020)
  • Y. Bleu, V. Barnier, F. Christien, F. Bourquard, A. S. Loir, F. Garrelie, C. Donnet, Dynamics of carbon diffusion and segregation through nickel catalyst, investigated by in situ XPS, during growth of nitrogen doped graphene, Carbon, vol. 155, pp. 410-420 (2019)
  • A. Abou Saleh, A. Rudenko, L. Douillard, F. Pigeon, F. Garrelie, J. P. Colombier, Nanoscale Imaging of Ultrafast Light Coupling to Self-Organized Nanostructures, ACS photonics, vol. 6(9), pp. 2287-2294 (2019)
  • A. Rudenko, C. Mauclair, F. Garrelie, R. Stoian, J. P. Colombier, Self-organization of surfaces on the nanoscale by topography-mediated selection of quasi-cylindrical and plasmonic waves, Nanophotonics (2019)
  • Y. Bleu, F. Bourquard, T. Tite, A. S. Loir, C. Maddi, C. Donnet, F. Garrelie, Review of Graphene Growth From a Solid Carbon Source by Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD), Frontiers in Chemistry, vol. 6, (2018)
  • C. Maddi, V. Barnier, J. Avila, M. C. Asensio, T. Tite, C. Donnet, F. Garrelie, F. Bourquard, Nano-Architecture of nitrogen-doped graphene films synthesized from a solid CN source, Nature Scientific Reports, vol. 8(1), pp. 3247 - 3247 (2018)
  • X. Sedao, A. Abou Saleh, A. Rudenko, T. Douillard, C. Esnouf, S. Reynaud, C. Maurice, F. Pigeon, F. Garrelie, J. P. Colombier, Self-Arranged Periodic Nanovoids by Ultrafast Laser-Induced Near-Field Enhancement, ACS photonics, vol. 5(4), pp. 1418-1426 (2018)

  • “Method for nanostructuring of the surface of a substrate” - US2008280419 - EP1878694 (A2) EP1878694 (A3) - FR2903810 (A1) - FR2903810 (B1) - JP2008034843 (A) - US7655578 (B2)
  • “Making planar electrochemical microcell used in analysis system, comprises providing substrate including first and second layers made of electrically insulating and conductive materials, and etching second layer by laser radiation pulses” - FR2986225 (A1) - FR2986225 (B1)
  • “Process for nanostructuring the surface of a material by laser; assembly allowing this process to be implemented” - WO2020012137 (A1) - FR3083727 (A1)