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Professor Igor Shvets

Professor of Applied Physics (Physics)

Principal Investigator (CRANN)

  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
Scientific Reports, 4, January, (2014), A. N. Chaika, N. N Orlova, V. N. Semenov, E. Yu. Postnova, S. A. Krasnikov, M. G. Lazarev, S. V. Chekmazov, V. Yu. Aristov, V. G. Glebovsky, S. I. Bozhko, & I. V. Shvets, [eds.], Journal, PUBLISHED  DOI
K. Fleischer, O. Mauit and I. V. Shvets, Stability and capping of magnetite ultra-thin films, Applied Physics Letters, 104, (19), 2014, p192401 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
K. Fleischer, R. Verre, O. Mauit, R. G. S. Sofin, L. Farrell, C. Byrne, C. M. Smith, J. F. McGilp, and I. V. Shvets, Reflectance anisotropy spectroscopy of magnetite (110) surfaces, Physical Review B, 89, 2014, p195118-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Mahimaidoss MB, Krasnikov SA, Reck L, Onet CI, Breen JM, Zhu N, Marzec B, Shvets IV, Schmitt W, Homologous size-extension of hybrid vanadate capsules - solid state structures, solution stability and surface deposition., Chemical communications (Cambridge, England), 50, (18), 2014, p2265-7 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Chaika, A.N., Orlova, N.N., Semenov, V.N., (...), Bozhko, S.I., Shvets, I.V., Fabrication of [001]-oriented tungsten tips for high resolution scanning tunneling microscopy, Scientific Reports , 4, (17), 2014, pArticle number 3742 , Notes: [This work supported by the Russian Academy of Sciences, RFBR grants 11-02-01256,14-02-01234, 13-02-00781, 11-02-01253, 14-02-00949, by Marie Curie IIF grant within the 7 th European Community Framework Programme and Science Foundation Ireland. STM data were processed using the WSxM software ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Grushko, V., Lübben, O., Chaika, A.N., (...), Krasnikov, S.A., Shvets, I.V., Atomically resolved STM imaging with a diamond tip: Simulation and experiment, Nanotechnology, 25, (2), 2014, pArticle number 025706 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Mahimaidoss, M.B., Krasnikov, S.A., Reck, L., (...), Shvets, I.V., Schmitt, W., Homologous size-extension of hybrid vanadate capsules - Solid state structures, solution stability and surface deposition, Chemical Communications, 50, (18), 2014, 2265-2267 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Chaika, A.N., Molodtsova, O.V., Zakharov, A.A., (...), Shvets, I.V., Aristov, V.Y., Rotated domain network in graphene on cubic-SiC(001), Nanotechnology , 25, (13), 2014, pArticle number 135605 , Notes: [Condensed matter: electrical, magnetic and optical Surfaces, interfaces and thin films Condensed matter: structural, mechanical & thermal], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Arca, E., Fleischer, K., Shvets, I., Tuning the crystallographic, morphological, optical and electrical properties of ZnO:Al grown by spray pyrolysis, Thin Solid Films , 555, 2014, p9 - 12, Notes: [ ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Atomically resolved STM imaging with a diamond tip: simulation and experiment, 25, 025706, (2013), V Grushko1, O Lübben, A N Chaika, N Novikov, E Mitskevich, A Chepugov, O Lysenko, B E Murphy, S A Krasnikov and I V Shvets, [eds.], Journal, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  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