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Campus Scientifique de St Jérôme
Marseille cedex 20

0491 28 91 79

Sujet de thèse
Valence Bond method with Breathng Orbitals

Career path

  • Studies at Orsay university
  • PhD on the Valence Bond method at Orsay university (supervisor P.C. Hiberty) 1992-1995
  • Postdoc on the ONIOM method at Emory university (with K. Morokuma) (1995-1996)
  • Ass. Prof at Reims University between (1996-2002)
  • Prof at Marseille (since 2002)



Teaching and related

L1 PC et Bio (Aix) : Atomistique
L2 : Intr. Phys et Chimie Quantique
L3 : Symétrie
M1 Chimie : Laboratoire de modélisation


Research topics

Chemical bonding

VB methods

Reaction mechanisms

Electron delocalization


Publications (41)
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InIII-Catalysed Tandem C-C and C-O Bond Formation between Phenols and Allylic Acetates

Vito Vece, Jérémy Ricci, Sophie Poulain-Martini, Paola Nava, Yannick Carissan, Stéphane Humbel, Elisabet Duñach, European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2010, 2010, 6239 - 6248. <hal-01447589>
Role of the Adducted Cation in the Release of Nitroxide End Group of Controlled Polymer in Mass Spectrometry

M. Mazarin, M., Girod, S. Viel, T. Phan, S. Marque, S. Humbel, L. Charles Macromolecules 2009, 42, 1849-1859
Gas-Phase Study of Phenylacetylene and Norbornadiene on a Palladium(II) Phosphinous Acid Complex: Importance of the Order of Introduction of the Organic Partners

Reddy Thota, Denis Lesage, Yves Gimbert, Laurent Giordano, Stéphane Humbel, Anne Milet, Gérard Buono, Jean-Claude Tabet, Organometallics, 2009, 28, 2735 - 2743. <hal-01658984>
Modelling the two-dimensional polymerization of 1,4 benzene diboronic acid (BDBA) on Ag surface

M. Sassi, V. Oison, J.M. Debierre, S. Humbel ChemPhysChem 2009, 10, 2480-2485.
Labile ligands on some Lewis super acids: a computational study

Paola Nava, Yannick Carissan, Stéphane Humbel, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2009, 11. <hal-01447594>
A theoretical and NMR experimental study of N1,N3-di(3-aminoacridin-6- yl)-isophthalamide and N2,N6-di(3-aminoacridin-6-yl)-2,6- dicarboxamide

Y. Benchabane, G. Boyer, S. Humbel, I. Alkorta, J. Elguero Journal of Molecular Structure, 2009, 928, 132-137
Differentiation of heterocyclic regioisomers: a combined tandem mass spectrometry and computational study of N-acridin-4-ylbenzylamide and N-acridin-2-ylbenzylamide

A. Tintaru, Y. Benchabane, G. Boyer, S. Humbel, L. Charles - Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2008, 22, 687-693.
The Nature of Resonance in Allyl Ions and Radical

M. Linares, S. Humbel, B. Braïda - J. Phys. Chem. A. 2008 , 118 (50), 13249-13255
Hückel-Lewis Projection Method: A “Weights Watcher” for Mesomeric Structures †

Yannick Carissan, Denis Hagebaum-Reignier, Nicolas Goudard, Stéphane Humbel, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2008, 112, 13256 - 13262. <hal-01447595>
Tandem mass spectrometry of doubly charged poly(ethylene oxide) oligomers produced by electrospray ionization

Marion Girod, Yannick Carissan, Stéphane Humbel, Laurence Charles, International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 2008, 272, 1 - 11. <hal-01447597>


Communications orales et par affiche (1)
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Yannick Carissan, Denis Hagebaum-Reignier, Nicolas Goudard, Stéphane Humbel. HuLiS a program to recast molecular orbital wave functions into Lewis structures. 5th International Conference on Mathematical Modeling in Physical Sciences, May 2016, Athènes, Greece. Proceedings, 5th International Conference on Mathematical Modeling in Physical Sciences (IC-MSQUARE 2016) (ICMSQ 16) : Athens, Greece, May 23-26, 2016. 〈hal-01408046〉