Theses

  • 2019

    PhD Student: Ferran Vallès 
    Tittle: Vortex pinning and creep in YBCO nanocomposite films gorwn by chemical solution deposition
    Directors: Prof. Teresa Puig and Dra. Anna Palau
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 07/05/2019

    PhD Student: Alexander Stangl
    Tittle: Oxygen kinetics and charge doping for high critical current YBCO films
    Directors: Prof. Teresa Puig and Dra. Anna Palau
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 20/03/2019

    PhD Student: Laia Soler Bru
    Tittle: Liquid-assisted ultrafast growth of superconducting films derived from chemical solutions
    Directors: Prof. Xavier Obradors and Dra. Susagna Ricart
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 01/03/2019

     

  • 2018

    PhD Student: Xavier Palmer Paricio
    Tittle: Obtención de capas superconductoras y microfibras cerámicas mediante deposición de soluciones químicas
    Directors: Dra. Susagna Ricart
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 13/11/2018

    PhD Student: Jordi Martínez-Esaín
    Tittle: Synthesis, Characterization and Biofunctionalization of metal oxide and metal fluoride nanoparticles.
    Directors: Prof. Ramon Yañez, Dra. Susagna Ricart, Dr. Jordi Faraudo
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 31/10/2018

    PhD Student: Bernat Mundet Bolos
    Tittle: Atomic-scale characterization of structural distortions in perovskite oxide thin films
    Directors:  Dr. Jaume Gázquez
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 08/10/2018

    PhD Student: Bohores Villarejo Reina
    Tittle: Synthesis of defect free YBa2Cu3O7-x films over 1µm by CSD using Inkjet Printing
    Directors:  Prof. Xavier Obradors and Prof. Teresa Puig
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 14/09/2018

    PhD Student: Ziliang Li
    Tittle: Growth and characterization of nanocomposite YBa2Cu3O7-δ – BaMO3 (M = Zr, Hf) thin films from colloidal solutions
    Directors:  Prof. Xavier Obradors and Dr. Mariona Coll
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 19/07/2018

     

  • 2017

    PhD Student: Juan Carlos González-Rosillo
    Tittle: Volume resistive switching in metallic perovskite oxides driven by the metal-insulator transition
    Directors: Prof. Teresa Puig – Dra. Anna Palau
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 19/05/2017
    Qualification: Excel·lent Cum Laude

    PhD Student: Changyong Lu
    Tittle: Synthesis and Characterization of Magnetic Nanocomposites and Their Applications Study
    Directors: Prof. Josep Ros – Dra. Susagna Ricart
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 20/07/2017
    Qualification: Excel·lent Cum Laude

     

  • 2016

    PhD Student: Neus Romà Buyreu
    Title: Estudio de soluciones precursoras para el crecimiento de capas superconductoras gruesas por el método de deposición de soluciones químicas
    Directors: Prof. Teresa Puig – Dra. Susagna Ricart
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 22/01/2016
    Qualification: Excel·lent Cum Laude

    PhD Student: Bernat Bozzo Closas
    Title: Superconducting joining of melt texture YBCO bulks
    Directors: Prof. Xavier Obradors – Dr. Xavier Granados
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 03/02/2016
    Qualification: Excel·lent

    PhD Student: Ana Esther Carrillo Fernández
    Title: Mecanismos de crecimiento y desarrollo microestructural de cerámicas superconductoras texturadas
    Directors: Prof. Teresa Puig – Prof. Xavier Obradors
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 08/02/2016
    Qualification: Excel·lent 

    PhD Student: Lidia Ferrer
    Title: Cholesterol and compressed CO2: a smart molecular buiding block and advantageous solvent to prepare stable self-assembled colloidal nanostructures
    Directors: Dra. Nora Ventosa – Dra. Susagna Ricart
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 26/02/2016
    Qualification: Excel·lent Cum Laude

    PhD Student: Pablo Cayado Llosa
    Title: Multifunctional nanostructured superconductors by chemical routes: towards high current conductors
    Directors: Prof. Xavier Obradors – Dra. Mariona Coll
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 17/03/2016
    Qualification: Excel·lent Cum Laude

    PhD Student: Alba Garzón Manjón
    Title: Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles for Superconducting Nanocomposites and other applications
    Directors: Prof. Josep Ros – Dra. Susagna Ricart
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 04/11/2016
    Qualification: Excel·lent Cum Laude

     

  • 2015

    PhD Student: Albert Queraltó López
    Title: Growth of functional oxide heterostructures from chemical solutions using advanced processing mathodologies
    Directors: Prof. Teresa Puig – Dr. Ángel Perez
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 16/02/2015
    Qualification: Excel·lent Cum Laude

    PhD Student: Konstantina Konstantopoulou
    Title: Mechanical behavior of 2G REBCO HTS at 77 and 300 K
    Directors: Prof. Ygnacio Pastor Caño – Dr. Xavier Granados
    University: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
    Thesis Date: 19/02/2015
    Qualification: Excel·lent Cum Laude

    PhD Student: Rafael Ortega
    Title: Resistive memory devices based on complex oxides
    Directors: Prof. Teresa Puig – Prof. Jordi Suñé
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 18/12/2015
    Qualification: Excel·lent

  • 2014

    PhD Student: Víctor Rouco Gómez
    Tittle: Transport and vortex pinning mechanisms in superconductor ferromagnetic hybrid systems
    Directors: Dra. Anna Palau-Prof. Teresa Puig
    Finantial Support: Beca JAE predoc
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 26/02/2014
    Qualification: Excel·lent Cum Laude

    PhD Student: Marta Vilardell Navarro
    Tittle: Inkjet-printing deposition of ceramic coatings
    Director: Dra. Susagna Ricart Miró – Dr. Xavier Granados García
    Finantial Support: Beca JAE predoc
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 08/05/2014
    Qualification: Excel·lent Cum Laude

     

  • 2013

    PhD Student: César Fidel Sánchez
    Tittle: Crecimiento epitaxial de películas delgadas de YBa2Cu3O7-? mediante soluciones químicas: análisis in-situ de la nucleación, el crecimiento y la oxigenación
    Director: Prof. Xavier Obradors-Prof. Teresa Puig Molina
    Finantial Support: Beca JAE predoc
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 19/07/2013

    PhD Student: Reza Zamani
    Tittle: Electron microscopy Advanced Characterization of Nanomaterials for Energy and Gas Sensor Application
    Director: Prof. Jordi Arbiol
    Finantial Support: Beca IREC
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 04/11/2013

    PhD Student: Roger Guzmán
    Tittle: In-Depth Investigation of the Origin, Evolution and Interaction of Structural Defects in YBCO Nanocomposite Thin Films
    Director: Prof. Jordi Arbiol, Dr. Jaume Gazquez
    Finantial Support: Beca FPI, MICINN
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 23/12/2013

     

  • 2012

    PhD Student: Jone Zabaleta
    Tittle: Growth and advanced characterization of solution-derived nanoscale La0:7Sr0:3MnO3 heteroepitaxial systems
    Director: Dr. Narcís Mestres, Prof. Teresa Puig
    Finantial Support: Beca FPU MEC
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 19/01/2012
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Josh Malowney
    Tittle: Ordered Patterns of Functional Oxide Nanostructures Grown from Chemical Solutions
    Director: Dr. Xavier Borriser- Dr. Narcís Mestres
    Finantial Support: Beca CIRIT, Generalitat de Catalunya
    University: Thesis Date: 26/07/2012

  • 2011

    PhD Student: Fernando Martínez Julián
    Tittle: Uso de sales inorgánicas y nanopartículas en el crecimiento de capas delgadas superconductoras crecidas por CSD
    Director: Dra. Susagna Ricart Miró, Prof. Xavier Obradors Berenguer
    Finantial Support: Beca FPU
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 14/01/2011
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Patricia Abellán Baeza
    Tittle: Transmission electron microscopy study of the interfacial structure of dissimilar materials grown by MOD and their structure-functionality relations
    Director: Dr. Felip Sandiumenge Ortiz
    Finantial Support: Beca FPU MEC
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 05/2011
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Valentina Roxana Vlad
    Tittle: Growth and characterization of chemical solution based nanostructured coated conductors with CeO2 Cap Layers
    Director: Dr. Alberto Pomar, Prof. Xavier Obradors
    Finantial Support: Nespa Fellow
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 30/05/2011
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Roberto F. Luccas
    Tittle: Estudio de la deformación de la red de vórtices por redes artificiales de defectos mediante decoración magnética Bitter en superconductores de alta temperatura
    Director: Prof. Teresa Puig, Dr. Xavier Granados
    Finantial Support: Beca I3P (CSIC)
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 06/07/2011
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

  • 2010

    PhD Student: César Moreno Sierra
    Tittle: New features in solution derived LSMO thin films: spontaneous outcropping and nanoscale reversible switching
    Director: Prof. Xavier Obradors Berenguer, Prof. Carmen Ocal Gracía
    Finantial Support: Contrato CSIC
    University: Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 15/01/2010
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Anna Llordés
    Tittle: Superconducting nanocomposite films grown by chemical solution deposition: synthesis, microstructure and properties
    Director: Dra. Susagna Ricart Miró, Prof. Xavier Obradors Berenguer
    Finantial Support: Beca I3P (CSIC)
    University: Thesis Date: 03/05/2010
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Adrián Carretero Genevrier
    Tittle: Synthesis and self-assembly of 1D manganese-based complex oxides from template directed chemical solution deposition.
    Director: Prof. Teresa Puig Molina, Dr. Narcis Mestres Andreu
    Finantial Support: Beca FPI
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 19/11/2010
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

  • 2009

    PhD Student: Katerina Zalamova
    Tittle: Fast growth rate of superconducting coated conductors based on metal-organic chemical solutions
    Director: Dr. Alberto Pomar Barbeito – Prof. Xavier Obradors Berenguer
    Finantial Support: Beca FPU
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 27/05/2009
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Susset Muñoz Pérez
    Tittle: Síntesis, propiedades magnéticas y de transporte del pirocloro Eu2Ru2O7
    Director: Prof. Xavier Obradors Berenguer
    Finantial Support: Beca Alban
    University: Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 18/11/2009
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Joaquim Lloberas Valls
    Tittle: Cap al motor superconductor. Motors de flux axial de camp atrapat amb mostres de YBCO
    Director: Dr. Xavier Granados García – Dr. Ricard Bosch – Dr. José López
    Finantial Support: FI 2002
    University: Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
    Thesis Date: 02/2009
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Marta Gibert Gutiérrez
    Tittle: Self-assembled strain-induced oxide nanostructures grown by chemical solutions
    Director: Prof. Teresa Puig Molina – Prof. Xavier Obradors Berenguer
    Finantial Support: Beca FPU
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 09/02/2009
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

     

  • 2008-2002

    PhD Student: Joffre Gutiérrez Royo
    Tittle: Transport properties and Vortex pinning mechanisms of Nanostructured YBCO thin films and Coated Conductors
    Director: Prof. Teresa Puig Molina
    Finantial Support: Beca FPU
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 04/06/2008
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Jaume Gázquez Alabart
    Tittle: TEM investigation of growth mehcanisms and microestructure of model YBCO coated conductor architectures deposited by metalorganic decomposition
    Director: Dr. Felip Sandiumenge
    Finantial Support: Beca FPI
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 19/01/2007
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Mariona Coll Bau
    Tittle: Chemical solution deposition of oxide buffer and superconducting layers for YBCO coated conductors
    Director: Prof. Teresa Puig Molina, Prof. Xavier Obradors Berenguer
    Finantial Support: Beca FPU
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 12/01/2007
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Anna Palau Masoliver
    Tittle: Critical currents and dissipation of grain boundary networks in coated conductors.
    Director: Dra. Teresa Puig Molina
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 28/02/2005
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Juan Carlos González González
    Tittle: Coated conductors and TFA films: A micro-Raman spectroscopy study
    Director: Dra. Teresa Puig Molina – Dr. Narcis Mestres Andreu
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 24/02/2005
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Andrea Cavallaro
    Tittle: Optimization of chemical solution deposited buffer layers for YBa2Cu3O7 coated conductor development
    Director: Dr. Felip Sandiumenge
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 11/07/2005
    Qualification: Excellent

    PhD Student: David Martínez Bastidas
    Tittle: Optimización y procesado de materiales superconductores de base mercurio de la familia HgBaCaCuO
    Director: Dr. Salvador Piñol Vidal
    Finantial Support: University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 04/2004
    Qualification: Excellent

    PhD Student: Simona Iliescu
    Tittle: Soldaduras superconductoras de cerámicas texturadas de YBCO con soldante de Ag
    Director: Prof. Xavier Obradors Berenguer – Dra. Teresa Puig Molina
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 10/12/2004
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Oscar Castaño Linares
    Tittle: Fabricación de cintas superconductoras de YBaCuO de altas corrientes críticas
    Director: Dr. Salvador Piñol Vidal
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 06/2004
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: Jordi Figueres Puig
    Tittle: Defects and the vortex liquid state in superconducting textured YBa2Cu3O7
    Director: Prof. Xavier Obradors Berenguer – Dra. Teresa Puig Molina
    University: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 15/06/2003
    Qualification: Excellent cum laude

    PhD Student: E. Mendoza
    Tittle: Obtenció i optimització de ceràmiques texturades de YBCO per l’aplicació de limitació de corrent
    Director: Prof. Xavier Obradors – Prof. Teresa Puig
    University: Universitat de Barcelona
    Thesis Date: 11/2002

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