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Frederic Mentink-Vigier

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Research Faculty II


Frederic  Mentink-Vigier


Phone: (850) 644-1189

Address: 1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr., Tallahassee FL 32310-3706

Building: NHMFL FSU


Educational Background

2011- PhD in Material Science, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), advisors : Prof. Laurent Binet and Prof. Didier Gourier. Dr. Herve Vezin : Thesis title: “Paramagnetic material for quantum information processing: electronic and nuclear spins manipulations in β −Ga2O3:Ti”.

2008- Master and “Grande École” Engineer diploma, École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie ParisTech - Master “Chemistry and physio-chemistry for materials and biology”. Specialized in solid-state chemistry, coherent spectroscopies (optic and magnetic), quantum simulations and organic chemistry.

Research Interests

- Dynamic Nuclear Polarization
- Solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)
- Electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR)
- Simulations of magnetic resonance experiment
- Ab-initio methods (DFT)
- Relaxation and decoherence mechanisms

Professional Experience

2014-2016: MAGNETIC RESONANCE LABORATORY (INAC/LRM) – Commissariat à l’Énergie Atomique, Grenoble, France
Post-Doctoral fellow: methodological development of ultra-low temperature MAS-DNP, advisor: Dr. Gaël De Paëpe

2012-2014: CHEMICAL PHYSICS DEPARTMENT – Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Post-Doctoral fellow in methodological development in Dynamic Nuclear Polarization and high field EPR, advisors Prof. Daniella Goldfarb and Prof. Shimon Vega†

Awards, Honors, and Service

ISMAR/JMR/JMRO New Voices In Magnetic Resonance (2022)
PhD prize of the French Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Association (ARPE) (2012)
Weizmann Institute of Science, Post-doctoral Dean Fellowship (2012)