André GUINIER (1911-2000)

He was a member of the Academy of Sciences, Emeritus Professor of Paris-Sud University, first Director of Orsay solid-state physics Laboratory, and president of the SFMC in 1960. André Guinier passed away at the age of 89. He was one of the greatest figures of crystallography at the end of 20th century. He was born […]

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Alain Weisbrod (1936-2005)

Alain Weisbrod left us on October, 18th 2005 after a very long disease. Alain entered the Geology School in 1956. Valedictorian, he was appointed Assistant when he left school, and started a PhD on median Cevennes crystal, which he defended in 1970, untitled: Petrology of median Cevennes basement metamorphic rocks. Sedimentological reconstruction and thermodynamic perspective […]

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