LEGER Jean-Michel

CNRS Research Director

Area of ​​expertise:


Influence the nature and structure of materials on the mechanism of electrocatalytic reaction

Nanoparticle synthesis plurimétalliques

Scope: low temperature fuel cells PEMFC …

Contribution scientific

Approximately 200 publications in international journals with peer, 8 book chapters, 70 invited lectures, 150 papers (oral or poster) in Congress.


LACCO Director (2008-2011), Deputy Director SFA Faculty Research (2006 -)


University of Poitiers


4 Rue Michel BRUNET – 86022 Poitiers Cedex, France

B27 Building – 2nd floor North – Suite 209 –

Tel. : +33 (0) 5 49 45 39 70

Email: jean.michel.leger@univ-poitiers.fr

Major publications

C. LAMY, J-M. LEGER, J. CLAVILIER, R. PARSONS, Structural effect in electrocatalysis: a comparative study of the oxidation of CO, HCOOH and CH3OH on platinum single crystal electrodes, J. Electroanal. Chem., 150 (1983) 71

KABBABI, R. FAURE, R. DURAND, B. Beden, F. HAHN, J-M. LEGER, C. LAMY, In situ study of the FTIRS electrocatalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide and methanol at platinum-ruthenium bulk alloy electrodes, J. Electroanal. Chem., 444 (1998) 41

J.-M. Léger, S. ROUSSEAU, C. COUTANCEAU, F. HAHN, C. LAMY, bimetallic electrocatalysts How does work for reactions in fuel cells Involved?: Example of ethanol oxidation and comparison to methanol, Electrochim. Acta, 50 (2005) 5118.

S. Brimaud, S. PRONIER, C. COUTANCEAU, J.-M. Léger, New findings on CO electrooxidation at platinum nanoparticle surfaces Electrochem. Comm., 10 (2008) 1703

P. HERNANDEZ-FERNANDEZ, S. Baranton, S. ROJAS, P. OCON, J.-M. LEGER, and J. L. G. FIERRO, Insights into the Effects of Functional Groups on Carbon Nanotubes for the electrooxidation of Methanol, Langmuir 27 (2011) 9621-9629.


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