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AITKEN Frédéric



Researcher (2000)
Ph.D. Energetic Physic from the Grenoble INP (1998)
HDR (Habilitation research) from the Univ. Grenoble Alpes, (2014)


Chief of SFP Alpes (2010-2014)

Research expertise and interest

My research focuses on the investigation of physics of electrical discharges in liquids: heat transfet, fluid phase transition, transport properties in fluids (viscosity, mobility, etc.) , shock wave, bubbles dynamic, equation of state of fluids (compressibility).


Thermal transfert
Introduction to algorithms
Office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Supervised Thesis

Free Mathematica applications

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Below are other links to download the Mathematica programs:
  • EOSViscoDiffH2O associated with the following publication: “A New Single Equation of State to Describe the Dynamic Viscosity and Self-Diffusion Coefficient for all Fluid Phases of Water from 200 K to 1800 K Based on a New Original Microscopic Model,” Physics of Fluids, 33(11), 117112 (2021);
  • EOSPotassium associated with the following publication: “New equations of state describing both the dynamic viscosity and self-diffusion coefficient for potassium and thallium in their fluid phases,” Physics of Fluids, 34(1), 017112 (2022);

mise à jour le 20 mai 2022

Research team


Liquids compressibility, electrical discharge, mobility, heat transfert, viscosity, phase change, mobility, shock wave, bubbles dynamic


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