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Professor Igor Shvets

Professor of Applied Physics (Physics)

Head of School of Physics (CRANN)
Head of School of Physics (School Office - Physics)

  MAGNETIC NANOSTRUCTURES   Magnetic nanostructures - magnetic & electron transport   Magnetic oxides   The surfaces and interfaces of magnetic materials
 Studies of planar nanowire arrays as basis for new generation ICT devices
 Nanowire Based Microwave Emitters for Use in Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits
 Novel quaternary transparent p-type conducting oxides
 Studies of the current induced magnetisation dynamics in nanowire arrays
 Transport measurements in nanostructures

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Founded company Cellix Ltd specialising in nanotechnology instrumentation for the medical area. The company is to commercialise inventions achieved in the research group. Prof. Shvets is a member of the Board of Directors. 2004-
Founded the company Allegro Technologies Ltd (Deerac Fluidics), which is a result of research in the group. Prof. Shvets is a member of the Board of Directors. The company specialises in the area of nanolitre dispensing for pharmaceutical field. 2002-
Co-Founded Miravex Ltd as a result of university research. Co-founders are ex-students. Launched in 2009 and operating in the aesthetic medicine business space. 2009
Leo Farrell, Synthesis of nanocrystalline Cu deficient CuCrO2 - a high figure of merit p-type transparent semiconductor, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 4, 2016, p126 - 134, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Fleischer, K., Ualibek, O., Verre, R., Shvets, I.V., Formation of plasmonic nanoparticle arrays -rules and recipes for an ordered growth, Physica Status Solidi (B) Basic Research, 253, (2), 2016, p198 - 205, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
E. Norton, L. Farrell, S. D. Callaghan, C. McGuinness, I. V. Shvets and K. Fleischer, X-ray spectroscopic studies of the electronic structure of chromium-based p-type transparent conducting oxides, Physical Review B, 93, 2016, p115302-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
R. Verre,* N. Maccaferri, K. Fleischer, M. Svedendahl, N. Odebo Länk, A. Dmitriev, P. Vavassori, I. V. Shvets and M. Käll, Polarization conversion-based molecular sensing using anisotropic plasmonic metasurfaces, Nanoscale, 8, 2016, p10576-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Elisabetta Arca, Michael A McInerney and Igor V Shvets, Band alignment at the interface between Ni-doped Cr 2 O 3 and Al-doped ZnO: implications for transparent p - n junctions, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 28, (224004), 2016, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Aoife B Kehoe, Elisabetta Arca, David O Scanlon, Igor V Shvets and Graeme W Watson, Assessing the potential of Mg-doped Cr2O3 as a novel p-type transparent conducting oxide, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 28, (22), 2016, p125501-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
O. Mauit, K. Fleischer, B. O'Dowd, D. Mullarkey, I.V. Shvets, Growth and characterization of epitaxial magnesium ferrite thin films, Thin Solid Films, 621, 2016, p290 - 295, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Dunne, P.W., Starkey, C.L., Munn, A.S., Tang, S.V.Y., Luebben, O., Shvets, I., Ryder, A.G., Casamayou-Boucau, Y., Morrison, L., Lester, E.H. , "Bench- and pilot-scale continuous-flow hydrothermal production of barium strontium titanate nanopowders" , Chemical Engineering Journal, (289), 2016, p433 - 441, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
David Caffrey, Emma Norton, Cormac Ó Coileáin, Christopher M. Smith, Brendan Bulfin, Leo Farrell, Igor V. Shvets, Karsten Fleischer, Decoupling the refractive index from the electrical properties of transparent conducting oxides via periodic superlattices, Scientific Reports, 6, 2016, p33006-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Fleischer K, Caffrey D, Farrell L, Norton E, Mullarkey D, Arca E, Shvets I.V, Raman spectra of p-type transparent semiconducting Cr2O3:Mg, Thin Solid Films, 594, 2015, p245 - 249, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL

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Award Date
Trinity Academic Entrepreneur of the Year 2005/06
Enterprise Ireland Best in Category Award 2009
Materials Science Nanotechnology Surface Science Conducting Oxides Renewable Energy Applied Physics