Lucie Chrétien is post-doctoral researcher at the SPCTS (Science of Ceramic Processes and Surface Treatments) laboratory at Limoges in France. Her thesis diploma (2011-2014) was devoted to the relations between ceramic processes parameters and optical properties of transparent Nd:YAG ceramics. This thesis was carried out in collaboration with the CILAS (Industrial Company of LASer) group. She was awarded in December 2014 and she obtained a post-doctorate position at Limoges in the Laboratory of Transparent Ceramics for Laser application (LCTL), a joint laboratory between CILAS and SPCTS. Her research work is devoted to the optimization of industrial process of Nd:YAG ceramics for high performance lasers. Her scientific production is composed of 2 publications in international journals and 5 oral communications in national and international meetings.