Master Thesis

David Bugallo
Growth and characterization of ferrimagnetic Y3Fe12O5 and conducting transparent Ba0.95La0.05SnO3 thin films
Supervisor: F. Sánchez
Universita Autonoma de Barcelona, 21/07/2016

Thesis

Blai Casals
Magneto-optical spectroscopy and domain imaging of functional oxide systems
Supervisors: Dr. Gervasi Herranz
Thesis defense: 15/09/2017. Universitat  Autònoma de Barcelona. Excelente “Cum Laude”

 

Fanmao Liu
Photoresponse of Ferroelectric BaTiO3 Thin Films
Supervisors: Prof. Josep Fontcuberta Griñó; Dr. Ignasi Fina Martínez
Thesis defense: 24/07/2017. 

 

Nico Dix
Preparation and Characterization of Biferroic nanostructures with Magnetoelectric coupling
Grant/contract: JAE-Pre (CSIC)
Supervisors: F. Sánchez, J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: 27/04/ 2017. Universitat  Autònoma de Barcelona

 

Jose Manuel Rebled
Microstructural studies of magnetic thin films
Grant/contract: JAE-Pre (CSIC)
Supervisors: F. Peiró, J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: expected in 2018

 

Mateusz Scigaj
Functional oxide films and interfaces: ferroelectric BaTiO3 films on Si(001) and conducting (110) and (111) LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interfaces.
Grant/contract: FPU PhD Grant
Supervisors: F. Sánchez, G. Herranz
Thesis defense: 2/12/2016

 

Jofre Ventura
Crecimiento y caracterización de láminas delgadas de nuevos ferroeléctricos
Grant/contract: projects
Supervisors: M. Varela (University of Barcelona), L. Fàbrega
Thesis defense: 26/01/2016

 

Diego Gutierrez
Electrical properties of BaTiO3, CoFe2O4 and La1/2(Ca, Sr)1/2MnO3 thin films and their importance for active barriers in tunnel transport
Grant/contract: FPI
Supervisors J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: 12/02/2015

 

David Pesquera
Strain and interface-induced charge, orbital and spin orderings in transition-metal oxide perovskites.
Grant/contract: FPI
Supervisors J. Fontcuberta, Gervasi Herranz
Thesis defense: 10/10/2014

 

Ondrej Vlasin
Magneto-optical confocal microscopy of magnetic nanostructures
Grant/contract: JAE-Pre (CSIC)
Supervisor: G. Herranz
Thesis defense: 17/02/2014

 

Eric Langenberg
Growth and characterization of Bi-based multiferroic thn films
Supervisors: J. Fontcuberta, M. Varela (UB)
Thesis defense: Universitat de  Barcelona (June 2013)  Excelente “Cum Laude”

 

Patricia de Coux
Integration of ferrimagnetic CoFe2O4 epitaxial films with silicon for spin injection
Grant/contract: CNRS (2009-2012)
Supervisors: F. Sánchez, B. Warot-Fonrose (Cotutela ICMAB-CSIC y CNRS-CEMES (Toulouse))
Thesis defense: 30/09/ 2013, Excelent

 

José Manuel Caicedo
Magneto-optical spectroscopy of complex systems: photonic crystals and magnetic oxides
Grant/contract: JAE-Pre (CSIC)
Supervisors: Gervasi Herranz, Josep Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (June 2012), Sobresaliente cum laude

 

Oana Pascu
Two- and three-dimensional magneto-photonic crystals
Grant/contract: Agaur (Catalan Government)
Supervisors: A. Roig, G. Herranz
Thesis defense: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (May 2012), Sobresaliente cum laude

 

Ignasi Fina
Ferroelectricity and magnetoelectric coupling in magnetic ferroelectrics and artificial multiferroic heterostructuresEpitaxial Spinel Ferrite films for spin-polarized transport
Grant/contract: projects
Supervisors: J. Fontcuberta, L. Fàbrega
Thesis defense: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (May 2012), Sobresaliente cum laude

 

Franco Rigato
Epitaxial Spinel Ferrite films for spin-polarized transport
Supervisor: J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (July 2010), Sobresaliente cum laude
Present position: Indo Optic Industries

 

Xavier Martí Rovirosa
Growth and characterization of magnetoelectric YMnO3 epitaxial thin films
Grant/contract: JAE-Pre (CSIC)
Supervisors: F. Sánchez , J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (December 16, 2009), Sobresaliente cum laude
Present position: Czech Academy of Sciences.

 

Ingrid Cañero Infante
(001) and (110) La2/3Ca1/3MnO3 epitaxial ferromagnetic electrodes: A comparative study
Grant/contract: MEC (Spanish Government)
Supervisors: J. Fontcuberta, F. Sánchez
Thesis defense: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona 8/04/2008. Sobresaliente cum laude
Premio extraordinario “Doctorat Ciència de Materials UAB” bieni 2007-2008
Present position: permanent staff (Chargé de Recherche) at Physical Properties of Materials and Modelling (SPMS) Laboratory, CNRS and Ecole Centrale de Paris, France

 

Martin Gajek
Spin Filters
Supervisors: J. Fontcuberta, A. Fert (CNRS)
Thesis defense: Université Pierre et Marie Curie de Paris (April 2006), Honorable
Present Position. IBM Yorktown USA

 

Diego Rubi
Materiales y dispositivos magnetoresistivos
Supervisor: J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (September 2006), Sobresaliente cum laude
Premio extraordinario “Doctorat Ciència de Materials UAB” bieni0 2006-2007
Present position: Centro Atómico. Buenos Aires.

 

Ulrike Lueders
Development and Integration of oxide spinel thin films into heterostructures for spintronics
Supervisors: J. Fontcuberta, J.F. Bobo (CNRS)
Thesis defense: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (May 2005), Sobresaliente cum laude
Premio extraordinario “Doctorat Ciència de Materials UAB” biene 2004-2005
Present position: CRISMAT-Caen France

 

Gervasi Herranz
Growth mechanisms and functionalities of epitaxial metallic ferromagnetic oxide thin films
Supervisor: J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: Universitat de Barcelona (November 2004), Sobresaliente cum laude
Present position: Tenured Scientist at ICMAB – CSIC

 

Miquel Carrera
Magnetometria Hall i determinació de corrents crítics en superconductors d’alta temperatura: YBa2Cu3O7 texturat
Supervisor: J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: Universitat de Barcelona (July 2003), Sobresaliente cum laude
Present position: University of Lleida

 

José Navarro
Síntesis y caracterización de óxidos magnetoresistivos del tipo AxSr2-xFeMoO6 y su aplicación a un potenciómetro sin contactos.
Supervisor: J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (July 2003), Sobresaliente cum laude
Present position: Private Informatics Company

 

Manuel Bibes
Anisotropia magnetica en capas delgadas de manganitas
Supervisor: J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: July 2001, Sobresaliente cum laude
Premi Extraordinari de Doctorado 2000/2001

 

Ahmed Seffar
Propiedades de transporte y magnéticas en óxidos de manganeso
Supervisor: J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: Universitat de Barcelona (December 1997), Sobresaliente cum laude
Present position: Industry

 

M. Travería
Magnetic Desing, Calculus and Test of the Superconducting Magnets for the LHC and the Passive Septum Magnet for the Transfer Line of the Synchrotron Light Source of Barcelona
Supervisors: J. Fontcuberta, N. Siegel (CERN).
Thesis defense: Universitat de Barcelona (January 1997), Sobresaliente cum laude

 

Lourdes Fàbrega
Dinámica de flujo en el estado mixto de óxidos superconductores Ln2-xCexCuO4
Supervisor: J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: Universitat de Barcelona (November 1993), Sobresaliente cum laude
Present position: Tenured Scientist at ICMAB – CSIC

 

Xavier Granados
Diseño y Construcción de un equipo de medidas de Efecto Seebeck. Propiedades de Transporte en óxidos tipo Ln2-x SrxNiO4
Supervisor: J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: Universitat de Barcelona (June 1993), Sobresaliente cum laude
Present position: Tenured Scientist at ICMAB – CSIC

 

M. Angels Crusellas
Transporte eléctrico en óxidos superconductores Ln2-xCexCuO4
Supervisor: J. Fontcuberta
Thesis defense: Universitat de Barcelona (June 1993), Sobresaliente cum laude
Present position: University of Vic.