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Gregoire Marie Jean Bonfait

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Research interests

Cryogenic devices for thermal management: Heat switches and Energy storage units

Gas adsorption at low temperature. Adsorption of new (nano, porous) materials.

Pulse Tube and Joule-Thonson cryocoolers.

Experimental cells for measurements at low temperature and high magnetic fields. Superconductivity, magnetism, Low dimensional materials.

Transport properties e specific heat at low temperature.

Education/Academic qualification

Habilitation (Agregação) Solid State Physics, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT)

Award Date: 23 Mar 2001

Physics, Doctorate, Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble, France)

Award Date: 19 Mar 1987

Physics, Master, Université Paris Diderot

Award Date: 1 Jul 1979


  • QC Physics
  • Solid State Physics, Low temperature Physics, Quantum Fluids and Solids
  • TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
  • Cryogenics, Thermal management at low temperature

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    A simple pendulum studied with a low-cost wireless acquisition board

    Alho, J., Silva, H. P. D., Teodoro, V. & Bonfait, G., 1 Jan 2019, In : Physics Education. 54, 1, 015015.

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    Liquid-gas hydrogen energy storage unit for the 15–17 K temperature range using an expansion volume at room temperature

    Borges de Sousa, P., Martins, D., Linder, M., Noite, J. & Bonfait, G., Oct 2017, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 125, p. 1239-1252 14 p.

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