Mihai Gabureac

Name Mihai Gabureac
Work Groups Work Group 1 - Synthesis
Work Group 2 - Characterisation
Work Group 3 - Devices
Laboratory Laboratory for Mechanics of Materials and Nanostructures
Organisation EMPA - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
Website www.empa.ch/abt128
Areas of Research nanao magnetism, magnetic sensors
Research Keywords nanocomposite Co-C, Focused Electron Beam induced deposition, nano Hall sensors, magetic tunnel junctions

Areas of Future Interest carbon devices

Selected Publications:

Brief CV
Nanofabrication: E-beam lithography - below 100 nm structures on insulator (kapton) substrates ; Focused Electron and Ion Beam Induced Deposition; Focused Ion Beam 3D patterning; RIE, chemical and Ar ion etching ; UV lithography.
Thin Film growth: Sputtering and e-beam evaporation of thin magnetic films in Ultra High Vacuum(MBE), co-deposition. Oxides growth by plasma oxidation or using an Atom source;reactive and RF sputtering of alumina. 3D stacks for devices (Magnetic and HybridTunnel Junctions)
Characterization : XRD, AFM, MFM, VSM, MOKE, SEM, EDX, TOF-SIMS.
Electromagnetic Measurements : He4 & He3 refrigeration for Superconducting Proximity eect measurements and Tunnelling Spectroscopy of S-I-F hybrid junctions ; High resolution dynamic conductance for Hall Voltage, Magnetoresistance and 4-point IV characterization ;
Piezoresistivity, superparamagnetism, Giant Hall Efect ; Single bead detection for bio-applications Soldering/Joining : Low temperature joining of electronic chips, self alignment, 3D integration