Mrs. Lina Yuan
PhD Student

26 y.o.

+33 7 54 15 32 47

Laboratoire SMS
Place Emile Blondel
76821 Mont-Saint-Aignan CEDEX


PhD Thesis
  • Title of the Thesis: Investigations of Phase Diagams and Solid-State Phase Transitions by Second Harmonic Generation.
  • Supervisors: Gérard Coquerel, Valérie Dupray.
  • Type of funding: Industrial.
  • 05.2014-Present: Ph.D, SMS Lab, University of Rouen, France.
  • 09.2011-03.2014: Master, Chemical Engeering, Tianjin University of science and Technology, China.
  • 09.2007-07.2011: Bachelor, Bioengineering and Finance Double Degree, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China.

L. Yuan, S. Clevers, N. Couvrat, Y. Cartigny, V. Dupray, G. Coquerel, Precise Urea/Water Eutectic Composition by Temperature-Resolved Second Harmonic Generation. Chem. Eng. Technol., 39 (7) 2016, 1326-1332.

Symposium Participation
  • 03.2015: JEEP (Portugal), Poster.
  • 05.2015: Journées Nord-Ouest Européennes des Jeunes Chercheurs (France), Oral presentation, Urea-Water Phase Diagram Determination by Means of Temperature Resolved Second Harmonic Generation (TR-SHG).
  • 09.2015: BIWIC (Korea), Poster.
  • 03.2016: JEEP (France), Oral presentation, Insights into Metastable Phase Diagrams by Temperature-Resolved Second Harmonic Generation (TR-SHG). A Case Study: 1,3-Dimethylurea/Water.
  • 05.2016: Crystal 8 (France), Poster.
  • 05.2016: ACTS (China), Oral presentation, Metastable Eutectic Composition Determination in the 1, 3-Dimethylurea/Water System by Temperature-Resolved Second Harmonic Generation (TR-SHG).
  • 06. 2016: CGOM (UK), Poster.
  • 09.2016: BIWIC (Germany), Poster.


Research Interests:

  • Phase Diagram Determinations
  • Solid-State Phase Transitions (order-disorder)
  • Metastable-Stable transitions
  • Hydration-Dehydration processes
Scientific Skills
Thermal Analysis (DSC – TG-DSC) – Implementation
Thermal Analysis (DSC – TG-DSC) – Interpretation
XRay Powder diffraction - user
Microscopy (optical, electronic)
Particle Size Distribution evaluation (Malvern PSD)
Spectroscopy (Raman, Infra-rouge, UV-vis, fluorescence)
Spray drying
Surface Analysis AFM
Second Harmonic Generation
Second Harmonic Generation (temperature resolved)