Mehran MOSTAFAVI

Professor of Physical Chemistry at Paris-Sud University
Head of Laboratoire de Chimie Physique

Address:
Laboratoire de Chimie Physique
UMR 8000 CNRS/Université Paris-Sud 11
Bâtiment 349, Université Paris-Sud 11
91405 Orsay Cedex, France
Tel: +33 1 69 15 78 87
Fax: +33 1 69 15 30 55
Email: mehran.mostafavi@lcp.u-psud.fr
Assistant:
Severine Bourguignon
Tel: +33 1 69 15 75 84
Email: severine.bourguignon@lcp.u-psud.fr
Personal data:  
Born July 31th, 1962, in Hamadan (Iran)
Research interests:
Ultrafast Kinetics, Pulse Radiolysis and Photolysis, Solvation Dynamics, Electron Transfer in Solution, Synthesis of Metal and Semiconductor Nano Clusters  in Solution, Photographic Processes, Optical Limiting.
Methods:  
Gamma and Pulse Radiolysis,  Laser Photolysis
Mains Results:  
Size dependent redox potential of metal clusters in solutions, Ligand effect on the spectral properties and redox properties of metal atoms in solution.  Synthesis of bimetallic particles, Electron transfer in non polar solution, Optical limitation induced by metal particles, Solvated electron and metal cation pairs. Solvation dynamics of electron in alcohol. Germinate recombination, high temperature picoscond pulse radiolysis.
Education:

Doctorat (Ph'D) in Physical Chemistry (Université Paris-Sud, 1989)
Habilitation de diriger des recherches (Université Paris-Sud, 1994)