Patrick Fournier



  • Fellow
  • Quantum Materials


  • Université de Sherbrooke
Département de physique


  • Canada


PhD (Solid State Physics), Université de Sherbrooke
MSc (Solid State Physics), Université de Sherbrooke
BSc (Physics), Université du Québec à Rimouski


Patrick Fournier is a physicist whose main research interests lie in the study of current and heat transport in solids; magnetic properties of solids; multiferroic thin films; optimization of crystal and thin film growth; and the correlation between growth processes and physical properties. He is also interested in the fabrication of Josephson junctions, tunnel junctions and other devices made with various oxides.

Relevant Publications

Balli, M. et al. "Anisotropy-enhanced giant reversible rotating magnetocaloric effect in HoMn2O5 single crystals." Appl. Phys. Lett. 104 (2014).

Charpentier, S. et al. "Hot spot formation in electron-doped PCCO nanobridges." Phys. Rev. B 94 (2016).

Tafti, F.F. et al. “Nernst effect in the electron-doped cuprate superconductor Pr_2-xCe_xCuO_4: Superconducting fluctuations, upper critical field Hc2, and the origin of the Tc dome." Phys. Rev. B 90 (2014).

Fournier, P. "T' and infinite-layer electron-doped cuprates." Physica C: Superconductivity and its Applications 514 (2015): 314–38.

Balli, M. et al. "Review of the Magnetocaloric Effect in RMnO3 and RMn2O5 Multiferroic Crystals.” Crystals 7 (2017).