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References relevant to tricalcium silicate (C3S), monoclinic and triclinic alite

F. Sorrentino (2011) "Modification of the lime saturation factor in presence of minor elements” Area 1, 13th International congress on the chemistry of cement, Madrid.
F. Sorrentino (2008) "Upscaling the synthesis of tricalcium silicate and alite” Cement Wapno Beton , vol XIII/LXXV, N°4, pp177- 183.
F. Sorrentino (2008) "Manufacture of tricalcium silicate (C3S) and alite by a modified Pechini process” Cemento Hormigon, August , N° 917.
D. Damidot, K. Velez, F. Sorrentino.(2003) "Characterization of interstitial zone of high performance concrete by nanoindentation technique 11th International congress on the chemistry of cement, Durban, vol 1, pp 314-323.
M. Aouine., F. Sorrentino, C. Esnouf, D. Damidot. (1997)" Charactérisation by TEM of silica fume/ C3S paste interfacial zone "19th International conference on cement microscopy Cincinnati (USA), pp 163-178.
D. Damidot, F. Sorrentino (1997)"Observation of the hydration of cement paste by SEM : care needed to study the early hydration" 18th International conference on cement microscopy Houston (USA) pp 21-25.

References relevant to alumina and Calcium aluminate

D. Damidot, F. Sorrentino. (1997) " Modification of the hydration process from C12A7 to C3A 10th International congress on the chemistry of cement, Göteborg , vol 2,2ii 025.
C.Olagnon, F.Vales, F. Sorrentino, M. Murat (1996) "Caractéristiques physiques et mécaniques d’aluminates de calcium densifiés". Journées Annuelles du Groupe Français de la Céramique, Lyon.
M. Murat, N. Camargo, F. Sorrentino (1994) "Stabilité thermique d’une alumine de transition: effet de l’incorporation préalable d’une poudre nanométrique de carbure de silicium" C. R. Acad. Sci Paris, 318, Série 2, pp 611-614.
F. Sorrentino, A. Capmas, F. Sorrentino. (1991). "Hydration of amorphous and crystallised compounds based on monocalcium aluminate "34th International colloquium on refractories, Aix la chapelle, pp 267-271.
D. Sorrentino, M. George, F. Sorrentino (1986) "The setting and hardening characteristics of calcium aluminate cements: studies of the system C12A7/C3A, C12A7/CA 8th International Congress on the Chemistry of cement Rio de Janeiro (Brésil)vol 4, pp334-338.
F Sorrentino, F.P. Glasser (1982) "The phase composition of high alumina cement clinkers" Internationale seminary on calcium aluminate, Turin, pp14-43.

References relevant to calcium aluminate and silicates

K. Velez, S. Maximilien, D. Damidot, G. Fantozzi. F. Sorrentino (2003) "Détermination par nano indentation of pure clinker constituant "Cement Concrete Research 31, pp 555-561.
F. Ayed., F. Sorrentino. R. Castanet (1994) "Détermination par calorimètrie de dissolution des enthalpies de formation de quelques silicates, aluminates et alumino silicates de calcium" Journal of thermal analysis , 41, pp 755-766,
F Sorrentino, F.P. Glasser. "The system CaO-SiO2-Al2O3-Fe oxides" Transaction of the British Ceramic Society ,
Part 1 the pseudo ternary section C2F/C2AS: 74 , 253 , (1975)
Part 2 the system C/A/F/S/: 76 , 95 , (1976 )
F Sorrentino (1974)" Study in the system CaO-SiO2-Al2O3-Fe oxides " Ph.D. thesis Aberdeen.

Publications relevant to fast setting cements

F. Sorrentino,.D. Damidot., M. Murat (1996) "Fast setting cement: mechanism of hydration”. Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, Indianapolis(USA), pp 14-17.
B. Cottin, S. Marcdargent, F Sorrentino.(1982) "Fast setting cement mechanism of hydration " American ceramic Society, Cincinnati (USA).

Publications relevant to the influence of minor elements

M. Murat, F. Sorrentino. (1996)" Effect of large additions of Cd, Pb, Cr, Zn to cement raw meal on the composition and the properties of the clinker and the cement" Cement and Concrete Research , 26, pp 377-385.
D.Sorrentino, F.Sorrentino.(1992)"Electrochemical behavior of Portland cement and gypsum" 9th International congress on the chemistry of cement, New Delhi, vol 4, pp188-194.

Publications relevant to Special cements

L. Taczuk, J.P. Bayoux,, F. Sorrentino, A. Capmas (1992)" Understanding of the hydration mechanism of C4A3$ Portland clinker CaSO4 mixes " 9th International congress on the chemistry of cement New Delhi vol 4, pp 278-284.
F. Ayed, P. Lehoux F. Sorrentino.(1992)"Calcium sulfoaluminate formation" 14th International conference on cement microscopy Costa Mesa , pp 325-333.
J.F.MacDowell, F.Sorrentino., M.Capelle (1991)"Hydrogarnet- Gehlenite hydrate equilibrium in glass cement" , 13th International conference on cement microscopy , Tampa (USA).
J. Macdowell, F.Sorrentino.(1990)"Hydration mechanism of gehlenite glass cements"" Advance in cement research , 3, 12, pp 143-152,
F. Pancrazi, J. Phalipou, J. Zarzycki F. Sorrentino.(1986)"Synthesis of "CSH" gel " 8th congress on the Chemistry of cement Rio de Janeiro (Brésil), vol 3 , pp 75-78.
F. Pancrazi, J. Phalipou, F. Sorrentino, KJ. Zarzycki (1984) "Preparation of gels in the CaO/ Al2O3 /SiO2 system from metal alkoxydes ", Journal of non crystalline solids vol 63 , pp 81-93.
F. Pancrazi, J. Phalipou, F Sorrentino, J. Zarzycki (1982) "Gels in the system CaO-Al2O3-SiO2 preparation and structural evolution " Journal de physique C9, supplement au N° 12 tome 44 , C9-279.

Chief contributions

F. Sorrentino (2011) " Chemistry and engineering of the production process of Portland cement State of the art” Cement and Concrete Research , 41, pp 616-623.
D. Herfort , G.K. Moir, V. Johansen, F. Sorrentino, H. Bolio Arceo (2010) "The chemistry of Portland cement clinker”,Advances in cement Research , 22, N°4, pp187-194.
F. Sorrentino (2008) " Thermodynamic modelling of the system CaO-Al2O3-SiO2-Fe oxides in the part relevant to high alumina cements” Calcium aluminate cements Proceedings of the centenary conference, pp 17-31.
F. Sorrentino. (2003) Phases assemblages relevant to calcium aluminate cement in the multi components phase diagram CaO-Al2O3-SiO2-Fe2O3-MgO-TiO2 " 11th International congress on the chemistry of cement, Durban vol 4, pp1974-1983.
Su Musen, W. Kurdowski, F. Sorrentino.(1992) "Development in non Portland cements" 9th International congress on the chemistry of cement New Delhi vol 7, pp 317-347.
W. Kurdowski M. George , F. Sorrentino.(1986) ".Special cements” 8th International congress on the chemistry of cement , Principal paper, 8 th Rio de Janeiro (Brésil) vol 1, pp 292-318.
D. Sorrentino.,F.Sorrentino, (1988/1989/1990/1991/1992/1993/1994/1995) "Manufacture of structural cements " Cement Progress research,. American Ceramic Society.

Chapters in books

W. Kurdowski, F. Sorrentino (1983) "Special cement” chapter 10, 471/555 in "Structure and performance of cement” Applied Science publisher edt by P. Barnes,
D. Sorrentino F. Sorrentino. E. Gartner.(2006) " Prediction of Portland cement properties from its chemical and mineralogical composition” in Materials science of concrete VII edt F. Young , J. Skalny , Wiley & son.
W. Kurdowski , F. Sorrentino. (1997)" Red mud, Phosphogypsum and their field of application" in "waste materials used in Cement manufacturing” edt Chandra, pb Noyes pp 290-341.
D. Sorrentino, F. Sorrentino., M. George. (1995)" Mechanisms of hydration of calcium aluminate cements" Materials Science of Concrete IV edt J Skalny pp 41-90.
G. Cochet F. Sorrentino. (1992)" Limestone filled cements : properties and uses" in "Mineral admixtures in cement and concrete" edt S.L. Sarkar, S.N. Ghosh pp 60-295.


F. Sorrentino.(2003) "Compositions minérales hydrauliques et son procédé de fabrication, produits cimentaires et liants hydraulique contenant une telle composition" . French patent
n° 0351118.
V. Poupardin , F. Sorrentino.(2002) "Method for oxidising treatment of steel plant slag to obtain cement based materials” N° WO 02/062720 A1.
F. Sorrentino, G. Chaperon, J.P. Bayoux .(2001)”Method for oxidising treatment of steel work slags and resulting LD slag " Patent PCT N° WO 01/90019 A1.
F. Sorrentino, G. Chaperon, J.P. Bayoux (2001) "Method for oxidising treatment of steel work slags to obtain cement based material " Brevet PCT N° WO 01/90020 A1.
F. Sorrentino, M. Rollet, B. Robin, B. Kessler. (1994)"Procédé de traitement des résidus de l’incinération de déchets et produits obtenus" French patent N° 2685652.
F. Sorrentino, M. George, M. Vershaeve (1983)"Procédé de fabrication d’une scorie de désulfuration " French patent N° 83 02666 .
F Sorrentino (1974) " Nouveau liant hydraulique, Procédé pour sa fabrication " French patent N° 74 23137.

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