Feel free to email me for a pdf copy if anything’s missing here. See also my ORCID page or my Google Scholar profile for an up to date list, or check out my arXiv papers and preprints. The recent ones are on chemRxiv. I started to upload the remaining ones on HAL too. Check it out.


  • Toughening mechanisms in nacre-like alumina revealed by in-situ imaging of stress, Hassan Saad, Thierry Douillard, Annie Malchère, Philippe Steyer, Sylvain Meille, Sylvain Deville, and Bruno Reynard, J Eur Ceram Soc (2022) [link]
  • Solute effects on dynamics and deformation of freezing droplets, S. Tyagi, C. Monteux, S. Deville, Soft Matter (2022) [link]
  • Complex composites built through freezing}, S. Deville, A. P. Tomsia, S. Meille, Accnt Chem Research (2022) [link]
  • Nacre-like alumina composite reinforced by zirconia particles, Ronan Henry, Hassan Saad,Sandrine Dankic-Cottrino, Sylvain Deville, Sylvain Meille, J Eur Ceram Soc (2022) [link]





  • A temperature-controlled stage for laser scanning confocal microscopy and case studies in materials science, D. Dedovets, C. Monteux, S. Deville, Ultramicroscopy [link][preprint]
  • Synthesis of functional ceramic supports by ice templating and atomic layer deposition, M Klotz, M Weber, S Deville, D Oison, I Iatsunskyi, E Coy, M Bechelany
    Frontiers in Materials [link] (open access)
  • Five-dimensional imaging of freezing emulsions with solute effects, D. Dedovets, C. Monteux, S. Deville, Science [link][arXiv]
  • Multiphase imaging of freezing particle suspensions by confocal microscopy, D. Dedovets, S. Deville, Journal of the European Ceramic Society [link][arXiv]
  • Wood-like polymeric materials by ice-templating, S. Deville, National Science Review [link] (open access)
  • Wall friction and Janssen effect in the solidification of suspensions, B Saint-Michel, M Georgelin, S Deville, A Pocheau, Soft Matter 14 (46), 9498-9510 [link][arXiv]


  • Dynamics and ordering of weakly Brownian particles in directional drying, C Noirjean, M Marcellini, S Deville, TE Kodger, C Monteux, Physical Review Materials [link][arXiv]
  • Polyproline is a minimal antifreeze protein mimetic and enhances the cryopreservation of cell monolayers, Angewandte Chem [link] (open access)
  • The lure of ice-templating: recent trends and opportunities for porous materials, S. Deville, Scripta Materialia [link]
  • Fabrication of ice-templated tubes by rotational freezing: microstructure, strength, and permeability, J Seuba, J Leloup, S Richaud, S Deville, C Guizard, AJ Stevenson, Journal of the European Ceramic Society 37 (6), 2423-2429 [link][arxiv]
  • Water/ice phase transition: The role of zirconium acetate, a compound with ice-shaping properties, M Marcellini, FM Fernandes, D Dedovets, S Deville, The Journal of Chemical Physics 146 (14), 144504 [link][arxiv]
  • Interaction of multiple particles with a solidification front: from compacted particle layer to particle trapping, B Saint-Michel, M Georgelin, S Deville, A Pocheau, Langmuir [link][arxiv]
  • Freezing Colloids: Observations, Principles, Control, and Use: Applications in Materials Science, Life Science, Earth Science, Food Science, and Engineering [BOOK]
  • Freezing-induced self-assembly of amphiphilic molecules, PA Albouy, S Deville, A Fulkar, K Hakouk, M Impéror-Clerc, M Klotz, Q Liu, Soft Matter 13 (9), 1759-1763 [link]


  • Time-Lapse, in Situ Imaging of Ice Crystal Growth Using Confocal Microscopy, M Marcellini, C Noirjean, D Dedovets, J Maria, S Deville
    ACS omega 1 (5), 1019-1026 (open access) [link]
  • A Reliable Method for the Preparation of Multiporous Alumina Monoliths by Ice-Templating, Jérémy Dhainaut, Sylvain Deville, Idris Amirouche, Michaela Klotz, Inorganics (open access) [link]
  • Gas permeability of ice-templated, unidirectional porous ceramics,  J. Seuba, C. Guizard, S. Deville, A. J. Stevenson, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials [link]  (open access)
  • Mechanical properties and failure behavior of unidirectional porous ceramics, J. Seuba, C. Guizard, S. Deville, A. J. Stevenson, Scientific Reports [link] (open access)
  • The effect of wall thickness distribution on mechanical reliability and strength in unidirectional porous ceramics, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, J. Seuba, S. Deville, C. Guizard, A. J. Stevenson, Volume 17, Issue 1, 2016  [link] (open access)
  • A Reliable Method for the Preparation of Multiporous Alumina Monoliths by Ice-Templating, J Dhainaut, S Deville, I Amirouche, M Klotz, Inorganics 4 (1), 6 (2016) [link] (open access)


  • A meta-analysis of the mechanical properties of ice-templated ceramics and metals. S. Deville, S. Meille, J. Seuba, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials. [link] (open access)
  • Mapping ceramic research and its evolution. S. Deville, A. J. Stevenson. Journal of the American Ceramic Society [link][arXiv preprint]


  • This study is intentionally left blank: A systematic literature review of blank pages in academic publishing. G. Wright, FX Coudert, M. Bentley, G. Steel, S. Deville, FigShare (link)
  • Freezing-induced ordering of block copolymer micelles, J. Dhainaut, G. Piana, S. Deville, C. Guizard, M. Klotz, Chemical Communication (link)
  • Crystal-Templating With Mutually Miscible Solvents: A Simple Path To Hierarchical Porosity,  C. Guizard, J. Leloup, S. Deville, Journal of the American Ceramic Society (link)[PDF]
  • Templated grain growth in macroporous materials.  F. Bouville, E. Portuguez, Y. Chang, G. L. Messing, A. J. Stevenson, E. Maire, L. Courtois,  S. Deville, Journal of the American Ceramic Society (link)[PDF]
  • Strong, tough and stiff bioinspired ceramics from brittle constituents, F. Bouville, E. Maire, S. Meille, B. Van de Moortèle, A. J. Stenvenson, S. Deville, Nature Materials (link) [on arXiv]
  • Self-assembly of faceted particles triggered by a moving ice front, F. Bouville, E. Maire, S. Deville, Langmuir (link)[PDF]
  • Dispersion of boron nitride powders in aqueous suspensions with cellulose, F. Bouville, S. Deville, Journal of the American Ceramic Society (link)[PDF]
  • Lightweight and stiff cellular ceramic structures by ice templating, F. Bouville, E. Maire, S. Deville, Journal of Materials Research (link)[PDF]


  • Ice templating, freeze casting: beyond materials processing, S. Deville, Journal of Materials Research (early view)[link to Cambridge University Press][PDF]
  • Time-lapse, three-dimensional in situ imaging of ice crystal growth in a colloidal silica suspension, S. Deville, J. Adrien, E. Maire, M. Scheel, M. Di Michiel, Acta Materialia  61, 2077–2086 (2013) [link][PDF]
  • Porous silicon carbide and aluminum oxide with unidirectional open porosity as model target materials for radioisotope beam production, Czapski, M.; Stora, T.; Tardivat, C.; Deville, S.; Santos Augusto, R.; Leloup, J.; Bouville, F.; Fernandes Luis, R. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 2013 [link][PDF]


  • An ice-structuring mechanism for zirconium acetate, Langmuir [link][PDF]
  • Ice templating, an alternative technology to produce micro-monoliths, Adv Eng Materials 2012 [link][PDF]
  • Particles redistribution and structural defects development during ice templating, A. Lasalle, C. Guizard, E. Maire, J. Adrien, S. Deville, Acta Materialia 60(11)  4594–4603 2012  [PDF] [link]
  • Ice-templating of alumina suspensions: effect of supercooling and crystal growth during the initial freezing regime, A. Lasalle, C. Guizard, J. Leloup, S. Deville, E. Maire, A. Bogner, C. Gauthier, J. Adrien, L. Courtois, J Am Ceram Soc 95(2) 794-804 2012 [link][PDF]


  • Ice Shaping Properties, Similar to That of Antifreeze Proteins, of a Zirconium Acetate Complex, Deville S, Viazzi C, Leloup J, et al., PLoS ONE. 2011;6(10):e26474. [get it here]<–open access
  • Improvements for imaging ceramics sintering in situ in ESEM, Joly-Pottuz L, Bogner A, Lasalle A, et al., Journal of Microscopy. 244(1) p. 93-100 (2011). [link][PDF]
  • Dynamics of the freezing front during the solidification of a colloidal alumina aqueous suspension: in situ X-ray radiography, tomography and modeling, Bareggi A, Maire E, Lasalle A, Deville S, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 94(10) p. 3570–3578 (2011) [link][PDF]
  • Influence of surface tension and pores morphology on the densification of ice-templated ceramics, Deville S., Bernard-Granger G, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 31(6) p. 983-987 (2011) [link][PDF]


  • Freeze-casting of porous biomaterials: structure, properties and opportunities, Deville S., Materials 2010;3:1913-1927. [link]<–open access
  • Reliability assessment in advanced nanocomposite materials for orthopaedic applications, Chevalier J, Taddei P, Gremillard L, Deville S, Fantozzi G, Bartolomé JF, Pecharroman C, Moya JS, Diaz LA, Torrecillas R., Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2010:1-12. [link][PDF]
  • Influence of particle size on ice nucleation and growth during the ice-templating process, Deville S, Maire E, Lasalle A, Bogner A, Gauthier C, Leloup J, Guizard C. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 93(9) p. 2507-2510 (2010) [link][PDF]
  • Investigating the dispersion state of alumina suspensions: contribution of cryo-field-emission gun scanning electron microscopy characterizations, Lasalle A, Guizard C, Deville S, Rossignol F, Carles P. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2010;6 [link][PDF]


  • Metastable and unstable cellular solidification of colloidal suspensions, Deville S, Maire E, Bernard-Granger G, Lasalle A, Bogner A, Gauthier C, Leloup J, Guizard C., Nature Materials 2009;8:966-72. [link][PDF]
  • Architectural control of freeze-cast ceramics through additives and templating, Munch E, Saiz E, Tomsia AP, Deville S. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2009;92:1534-1539. [link][PDF]
  • In situ x-ray radiography and tomography observations of the solidification of aqueous alumina particle suspensions-part i: initial instants, Deville S, Maire E, Lasalle A, Bogner A, Gauthier C, Leloup J, Guizard C. Journal Of the American Ceramic Society 2009;92:2489-2496. [link][PDF]
  • In situ x-ray radiography and tomography observations of the solidification of aqueous alumina particles suspensions. part ii: steady state, Deville S, Maire E, Lasalle A, Bogner A, Gauthier C, Leloup J, Guizard C. Journal Of the American Ceramic Society 2009;92:2497-2503. [link][PDF]
  • Phenomenological analysis of densification mechanism during spark plasma sintering of MgAl2O4, Bernard-Granger G, Benameur N, Addad A, Nygren M, Guizard C, Deville S. Journal Of Materials Research 2009;24:2011-2020. [link][PDF]


  • Porous ceramic scaffolds with complex architectures, Munch E, Franco J, Deville S, Hunger PM, Saiz E, Tomsia AP. Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society 2008;60:54–58. [link][PDF]
  • Freeze-casting of porous ceramics: a review of current achievements and issues, Deville S. Advanced Engineering Materials 2008;10:155-169. [link][PDF].


  • Fabrication and in vitro characterization of three-dimensional organic/inorganic scaffolds by robocasting, Russias J, Saiz E, Deville S, Gryn K, Liu G, Nalla RK, Tomsia AP.. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2007;83:434–445. [link][PDF]
  • Low-temperature degradation of zirconia and implications for biomedical implants, Chevalier J, Gremillard L, Deville S. Annual Review of Materials Research 2007;37:1-32. [link][PDF]
  • Ice-templated porous alumina structures, Deville S, Saiz E, Tomsia AP. Acta Materialia 2007;55:1965-1974. [link][PDF].


  • Freezing as a path to build complex composites, Deville S, Saiz E, Nalla RK, Tomsia AP. Science 2006;311:515-8. [link][PDF]
  • Freeze casting of hydroxyapatite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering, Deville S, Saiz E, Tomsia AP. Biomaterials 2006;27:5480-9. [link][PDF]
  • Influence of surface finish and residual stresses on the ageing sensitivity of biomedical grade zirconia, Deville S, Chevalier J, Gremillard L. Biomaterials 2006;27:2186-92. [link][PDF]


  • Nanostructured ceramic oxides with a slow crack growth resistance close to covalent materials., Chevalier J, Deville S, Fantozzi G, Bartolomé JF, Pecharromán C, Moya JS, Diaz LA, Torrecillas R, Nano Letters 2005;5:1297-301. [link][PDF]
  • Atomic force microscopy of transformation toughening in ceria-stabilized zirconia, Deville S, El Attaoui H, Chevalier J. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 2005;25:3089-3096. [link][PDF]
  • Atomic force microscopy study and qualitative analysis of martensite relief in zirconia, Deville S, Chevalier J, El Attaoui H. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2005;88:1261-1267. [link][PDF]
  • Microstructural investigation of the aging behavior of (3y-tzp)-Al2O3 composites, Deville S, Chevalier J, Dauvergne C, Fantozzi G, Bartolomé JF, Moya JS, Torrecillas R. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2005;88:1273-1280. [link][PDF]
  • Atomic force microscopy study of the tetragonal to monoclinic transformation behavior of silica doped yttria-stabilized zirconia, Deville S, Chevalier J, Gremillard L. Journal of Materials Science 2005;40:3821-3823. [link][PDF]
  • A critical comparison of methods for the determination of the aging sensitivity in biomedical grade yttria-stabilized zirconia, Deville S, Gremillard L, Chevalier J, Fantozzi G. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part B, Applied Biomaterials 2005;72:239-45. [link][PDF]


  • Modeling the aging kinetics of zirconia ceramics, Gremillard L. et al. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 2004;24:3483-3489. [link][PDF]
  • Accelerated aging in 3-mol%-yttria-stabilized tetragonal zirconia ceramics sintered in reducing conditions, Bartolomé JF, Montero I, Diaz M, López-Esteban S, Moya JS, Deville S, Gremillard L, Chevalier J, Fantozzi G. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2004;87:2282–2285. [link][PDF]
  • Critical effect of cubic phase on aging in 3mol% yttria-stabilized zirconia ceramics for hip replacement prosthesis, Chevalier J, Deville S, Münch E, Jullian R, Lair F. Biomaterials 2004;25:5539-45. [link][PDF]
  • Martensitic transformation in zirconia part i . nanometer scale prediction and measurement of transformation induced relief, Deville S. et al. Acta Materialia 2004;52:5697-5707. [link][PDF]
  • Martensitic transformation in zirconia part ii . martensite growth., Deville S. et al., Acta Materialia 2004;52:5709-5721. [link][PDF]


  • Low-temperature ageing of zirconia-toughened alumina ceramics and its implication in biomedical implants, Deville S.  et al., . Journal of the European Ceramic Society 2003;23:2975-2982. [link][PDF]
  • Martensitic relief observation by atomic force microscopy in yttria-stabilized zirconia, Deville S, Chevalier J. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2003;86:2225–2227. [link][PDF]
  • Percolative mechanism of aging in zirconia-containing ceramics for medical applications, Pecharromán C, Bartolomé JF, Requena J, Moya JS, Deville S, Chevalier J, Fantozzi G, Torrecillas R., Advanced Materials 2003;15:507-511. [link][PDF]

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