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Professor Igor Shvets

Professor of Applied Physics (Physics)

Head of School of Physics (School Office - Physics)

Head of School of Physics (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
Toktarbaiuly, O. and Usov, V. and Ã" Coileáin, C. and Siewierska, K. and Krasnikov, S. and Norton, E. and Bozhko, S.I. and Semenov, V.N. and Chaika, A.N. and Murphy, B.E. and LÃ"bben, O. and Krzyzewski, F. and ZaÅ'uska-Kotur, M.A. and Krasteva, A. and Popova, H. and Tonchev, V. and Shvets, I.V., Step bunching with both directions of the current: Vicinal W(110) surfaces versus atomistic-scale model, Physical Review B, 97, (3), 2018, p035436-, Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
D. Ali, M. Z. Butt, C. Coughlan, D. Caffrey, I. V. Shvets, and K. Fleischer, Nitrogen grain-boundary passivation of In-doped ZnO transparent conducting oxide, PHYSICAL REVIEW MATERIALS, 2, 2018, p043402-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Sergeeva, Natalia, Chaika, Alexander N, Walls, Brian, Murphy, Barry, Walshe, Killian, Martin, David, Richards, Billy D O, Jose, Gin, Fleischer, K, Aristov, Victor, Molodtsova, Olga, Shvets, Igor V, Krasnikov, Sergey, A photochemical approach for a fast and self-limited covalent modification of surface supported graphene with photoactive dyes., Nanotechnology, 29, (27), 2018, p275705-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Caffrey, David, Norton, Emma, Coileain, Cormac O., Smith, Christopher M., Shvets, Igor, V, Fleischer, Karsten, Increasing the refractive index of materials via nanolamination: a-IGZO/TiO(2) nanolaminates, Physical Review Materials, 2, (9), 2018, p096002-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Walls, B., Fleischer, K., Zhussupbekov, K., Lubben, O., Walshe, K., Shvets, I. V., Reflectance anisotropy spectroscopy of Fe3O4(110): Anisotropic strain, Physical Review B, 98, (4), 2018, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Norton E., Farrell L., Zhussupbekova A., Mullarkey D., Caffrey D., Papanastasiou D.T., Oser D., Bellet D., Shvets I.V., Fleischer K., Bending stability of Cu0.4CrO2 - A transparent p-type conducting oxide for large area flexible electronics, AIP Advances, 8, (8), 2018, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Wu H.-C, Chaika A.N, Hsu M.-C, Huang T.-W, Abid M, Abid M, Aristov V.Y, Molodtsova O.V, Babenkov S.V, Niu Y, Murphy B.E, Krasnikov S.A, LÃ"bben O, Liu H, Chun B.S, Janabi Y.T, Molotkov S.N, Shvets I.V, Lichtenstein A.I, Katsnelson M.I, Chang C.-R, Large positive in-plane magnetoresistance induced by localized states at nanodomain boundaries in graphene, Nature Communications, 8, 2017, p14453-, Notes: [Export Date: 28 February 2017], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Wu Y, Fuh H.-R, Zhang D, Coileáin C.Ã", Xu H, Cho J, Choi M, Chun B.S, Jiang X, Abid M, Abid M, Liu H, Wang J.J, Shvets I.V, Chang C.-R, Wu H.-C, Simultaneous large continuous band gap tunability and photoluminescence enhancement in GaSe nanosheets via elastic strain engineering, Nano Energy, 32, 2017, p157 - 164, Notes: [Export Date: 28 February 2017], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Rezvani E, Ualibek O, Bulfin B, Sugurbekova G, Duesberg G.S, Shvets I, Fabrication of self-organized precisely tunable plasmonic SERS substrates via glancing angle deposition, Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials Science, 2017, p1700088 -, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
LÃ"bben O, Krasnikov S.A, Walls B, Sergeeva N.N, Murphy B.E, Chaika A.N, Bozhko S.I, Shvets I.V, Nanoclusters and nanolines: The effect of molybdenum oxide substrate stoichiometry on iron self-assembly, Nanotechnology, 28, (20), 2017, p205602-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  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