Annick Froideval

Candidate to represent:SLS user community, ESUO delegate
Field of studies/profession:Physics, (radio-)chemistry, materials science /Senior  researcher and secretary of the European synchrotron and FEL user organisation (ESUO)
Current affiliation:Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf HZDR, Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research, Departement of Spectroscopy
Previous affiliations:   
  • Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland  (2005-2013)
  • Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany (2004-2005)
  • University Louis Pasteur and Institut de Recherches Subatomiques, France  (2001-2004)
Research interests:
  • Magnetism, elemental specific magnetic moments, magnetic microstructure
  • Nanostructured materials
  • Chemical speciation at surfaces / interfaces
  • Material science under extreme conditions
Fields of expertise:
  • (micro-)XAS
  • (micro-)XRF
  • STXM
PSI facilities used so far:SLS, SINQ, PSI Hot Lab
Motivation statement:I was elected I would commit to further supporting the SLS users by working at fullfilling their interests and needs together with the other JUSAP team members and other involved PSI colleagues.