Thèmes de recherche

  • Structural characterization of LDH and Hybrid LDH assemblies (cation distribution, stacking faults, microstructure, dynamic of the interlayer space...) by means of X-ray scattering measurements: Rietveld refinement from powder diffraction data, total scattering pair distribution function analysis PDF, energy dispersive X-ray diffraction....
  • LDH as synthetic drug delivery systems
  • Photo bactericidal properties of porphyrin-LDH/polymer films.
  • Study of AFm-superplasticizer interactions.
  • Anion-exchange mechanism in LDH

Activités / CV

  • Since 2012, Professor at the Institute of Chemistry of Clermont-Ferrand (ICCF), UCA
  • 2004: Ability to supervise research projects HDR
  • 1996-2011: Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, Blaise Pascal University, Clermont-Ferrand
  • 1995-1996: Post-doctoral position as researcher assistant at BP Chemicals in the Applied Technology team (team leader: Dr. M.P. ATKINS).
  • 1992-1995: Ph.D. in Inorganic-Solid state chemistry at the Materials Institute of Nantes (IMN Jean ROUXEL)


  • Since january 2017: Chair of the research group on Layered Double Hydroxides (LDH) at ICCF
  • Since september 2016: in charge of the X-ray diffraction department at ICCF
  • Since 2010: in charge of a technician bachelor degree in analytical chemistry at UCA University
  • 2012-2016: in charge of the policy for the development and the use of information and communication technologies in teaching and learning at Blaise Pascal University.

Fonctions à l’ICCF



Informations complémentaires


  • Publications in peer reviewed Journals: 77
  • Books and book chapters:4
  • Patents: 1
  • Citation report from Web of Science: h-index: 25
  • Invited talks in conferences and symposia: 8

5 relevant publications :

(1) C. Taviot-Gueho, P. Vialat, F. Leroux, F. Razzaghi, H. Perrot, O. Sel, N. Daugaard Jensen, U. Gro Nielsen, S. Peulon, E. Elkaim, C. Mousty “Dynamic Characterization of Inter- and Intralamellar Domains of Cobalt-Based Layered Double Hydroxides upon Electrochemical Oxidation” Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 7793−7806.

(2) P. Vialat, C. Mousty, C. Taviot-Gueho, G. Renaudin, H. Martinez, J.C. Dupin, E. Elkaim, F. Leroux, “High-Performing Monometallic Cobalt Layered Double Hydroxide Supercapacitor with Defined Local Structure” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2014, 24, 4831-4842.

(3) M. Merchan, T.S. Ouk, P. Kubat, K. Lang, C. Coelho, V. Verney, S. Commereuc, F. Leroux, V. Sol, C. Taviot-Gueho “ Photostability and photobactericidal properties of porphyrin-layered double hydroxide- polyurethane composite films ” J. Mater. Chem. B 2013, 1, 2139-2146.

(4) A. Faour, C. Mousty, V. Prevot, B. Devouard, A. De Roy, P. Bordet, E. Elkaim, C. Taviot-Gueho, “Correlation among Structure, Microstructure, and Electrochemical Properties of NiAl-CO3 Layered Double Hydroxide Thin Films” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116, 15646-15659.

(5) C. Taviot-Guého, Y.J. Feng, A. Faour, F. Leroux “Intercalation Chemistry in LDH System: Anion Exchange Process and Staging Phenomenon investigated by means of Time-Resolved, In Situ X-ray Diffraction” Dalton. Trans. 2010,39, 5994-6005.