Optospintronics Group

Led by: Cristiana Eugenia Ana GRIGORESCU
Fields: Mater. Sci. Chemistry & Synthesis
Elec. Electron. Sys. & Telecom. Eng.
Institution: National Institute for Research and Development in Optoelectronics (INOE 2000)
Scientists/Total: 4/6
Keywords:  spintronics, Heusler and half Heusler materials, micro and nano metal organic complexes, optoelectronics, ceramic/polymer composites, doped phosphate glasses, FTIR , Raman, UV-Visible-NIR, spectrophotometry, Magneto-Optic Kerr Effect (MOKE), Seebeck-effect measurements

The research activity of the department is oriented towards the development of knowledge based multifunctional materials and it is structured on the following directions:
Advanced materials based on doped-phosphate glasses (II-VI semiconductors, III d transitional ions, rare earth ions) for optoelectronics applications as bulk produced by a non conventional wet method and as thin films produced by sol - gel and/or PLD (pulse laser deposition);
Micro and nano metal organic complexes with rare earth embedded in polymer hosts with applications in optoelectronics;
Non-conventional methods (mobile solvent, mobile heating element) for producing Heusler and half Heusler materials (NiMnSb Co2Mn(Si, Ge, Ga, Sn, Sb) as well as some solid solutions of types Co2Mn X(1-x)Yx particularly studied for their applications in spintronics;
Photonic materials based on amorphous and crystalline GaN thin films;
Photonic structures consisting of multi-layers of SiOx+P2O5 / ITO / SiOx+P2O5 /ITO;
Composite materials ceramic/polymer with applications in information technologies;
Determination of magneto-optical characteristics of materials (Kerr effect) using the experimental set-up;
Change and heat transport analisys in semiconductor nanostructures using the experimental set-up for Seeback effects;
Structure and properties of materials using IR UVVIS and Raman spectroscopy.


Synthesis of bulk, powder and thin films
Sartorius Analitical Ballance
Planetary Micro Mill pulverisette
Equipment for bulk crystal growth
Pulsed Laser Deposition Workstation (PLD2000)-PVD Products LTD
Spin Coater: Laurell 650
Furnace type L1203M
BINDER vacuum drying oven
ASTEC Monair Fume Cabinet

Sample processing
Polishing machines Mecapol P260
Cutting machine MECATOME T 201 A

FTIR Spectrophotometer type Spectrum 100 Perkin Elmer with UATR accessory
Micro-Raman spectrometer - LabRAM HR UV-Visible-NIR, Horiba Jobin –Yvon
Spectrophotometer UV/VIS/NIR - Lambda 1050 Perkin Elmer
Set-up for Magneto-Optic Kerr Effect (MOKE)
Set-up for Seebeck-effect measurements


optoelectronics, information technology, photonics


Str. Atomiştilor nr. 409, 077125
Măgurele, jud. Ilfov, România
Tel: +40 21 4574522
eMail: kris...@yahoo.co.uk




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