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Dr. Aurelian Catalin Galca

Senior Researcher rank I

Laboratory of Multifunctional Materials and Structures

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Education

12.2001 – 07.2006 - degree of Doctor (Dr.); University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands, PhD Thesis: Ellipsometric studies of anisotropic nanoscaled media: Ferrofluids in magnetic fields and anodized aluminium, ISBN: 90-365-2348-6

10.2000 – 02.2002 - Master Diploma (M. Sc.); Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania, M.Sc. Thesis: Sputtered ZnO Thin Films Doped with Transitional Metals: Structural and Optical Properties; Electrical transport.

10.1996 – 06.2002 - Bachelor Diploma (B. Sc.); Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania, B.Sc. Thesis: Pore Size Determination by Mercury Porosimetry.

09.1992 – 06.1996 - Baccalaureat Diploma; B.P. Hasdeu High-School, Buzau, Romania

 

Positions

02.2015 - present - Senior Researcher rank I; Laboratory of Complex Heterostructures and Multifunctional Materials (HeCoMat) (former group of Laboratory of Multifunctional Materials and Structures), National Institute of Materials Physics (NIMP), Magurele, Romania; non-destructive characterization (ellipsometry, XRD, conventional UV-Vis and infrared spectroscopy, Raman Spectroscopy) of nanoscaled materials; performing electrical measurements and interpretation; preparation of dielectric / semiconductor / metallic thin films by physical vapour deposition (PVD) methods; management of the research activity (projects); writing application proposals.

12.2016 - presentNIMP responsible for international collaborations (AUF); managing the administrative procedures as well as the respective educational, training and research activities of foreign Ph.D. students and post docs in collaboration with the scientific co-responsible, if any.

08.2012 - 08.2017 - Head of Complex Heterostructures and Perovskite Oxides Group, NIMP, Magurele, Romania; make strategic decisions and lead the research team to achieve important innovations; communicate clear instructions to group members; listen to group members feedback and monitoring their activity; create reports to update the institute on the group progress; make and distribute reports to the appropriate personnel; manage the group budget.

10.2011 – 11.2011 - visiting PostDoc; Unite Sciences Chimiques de Rennes de l'Universite Rennes 1, Rennes, France; correlation between optical, electrical and structural properties of Bi1.3Zn0.5Nb1.5O6.2 (BZN) thin films deposited on r-sapphire (Al2O3) and lanthanum aluminate (LaAlO3); pulsed laser deposition (PLD).

09.2011 – 02.2015 - Senior Researcher rank III; Laboratory of Multifunctional Materials and Structures, NIMP, Magurele, Romania; non-destructive characterization (ellipsometry, XRD, ultraviolet-visible and infrared spectroscopy) of thin films and multilayers; preparation of dielectric / semiconductor thin films by pulsed laser deposition (PLD) and magnetron sputtering; management of the research activity (projects); writing application proposals.

11.2009 – 09.2011 - Senior Researcher rank III; Laboratory of Magnetism, NIMP, Magurele, Romania; non-destructive characterization by ellipsometry of thin films and multilayers; management of the research activity (projects); writing application proposals.

11.2006 – 07.2009 - PostDoc (part-time) ;Photonic Processing of Advanced Materials Group, Laser Department, National Institute of Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Magurele, Romania; non-destructive characterization by ellipsometry of complex oxide thin films.

10.2006 – 10.2009 - Senior Researcher; Laboratory of Magnetism, NIMP, Magurele, Romania, non-destructive characterization by ellipsometry of thin films and multilayers; management of the research activity (projects); writing application proposals; public procurement of equipment.

05.2006 – 10.2006 - Research Assistant; Laboratory of Magnetism, NIMP, Magurele, Romania, writing application proposals.

12.2001 – 12.2005 - Research Assistant; employer: Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter, Utrecht, the Netherlands; working place: Solid State Physics Group, MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands; development and characterization (ellipsometry) of highly ordered porous Al2O3 thin films obtained by aluminum anodization; preparation of ferrofluids and magneto - optical characterizations of colloidal solutions; development of custom magneto-optical equipment (ellipsometers, scatterometers, spectrometers); research education by guiding and supervising the second year bachelor students for Light Diffraction practical work.

09.2000 – 12.2001 - Informatics Teacher; Horia Hulubei High School, Bucharest, Romania; teaching and evaluating the students from grades 9-11

Awards

RADU GRIGOROVICI prize awarded by Romanian Academy in 2011 to Anca Stanculescu and Aurelian Catalin Galca for: Optical properties of oxide systems

Expertize

non-destructive characterization: spectroscopic ellipsometry, X-ray diffraction, ultraviolet-visible and infrared spectroscopies of thin films and multilayers; magneto-optical characterization of glasses and crystals: Faraday rotation, dispersions of refractive index, extinction coefficient and Verdet constant, birefringence and dichroism; preparation of thin films by physical vapor deposition methods; developing and characterization of photovoltaic cells, memory cells and thin film transistors

External Profiles

BrainMap ; ResearcherID ; Google Scholar ; ORCID

Patents

US10902914B2 Programmable Resistive Memory Element and a Method of Making the Same

 

Projects

1. Science and engineering of kesterites for the next generation of solar cells
Project Type: PCE, Start Date: 2021-01-04 End Date: 2023-12-31
2. Study of Induced Effects by Defects and Impurities on Optical, Electrical and Electronic Properties of Wide Band Gap Semiconductors
Project Type: PN-II, Start Date: 2011-10-01 End Date: 2014-10-01

Publications

1. Bulk and surface characteristics of co-electrodeposited Cu2FeSnS4 thin films sulfurized at different annealing temperatures
Authors: El Khouja, O; Negrila, CC; Nouneh, K; Secu, M; Touhami, ME; Matei, E; Stancu, V; Enculescu, M; Kuncser, V; Galca, AC

Published: JUN 15 2022, JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 906, 164379, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2022.164379

2. Effect of chlorine and bromine on the perovskite crystal growth in mesoscopic heterojunction photovoltaic device
Authors: Mehdi, H; Leonat, LN; Stancu, V; Saidi, H; Enculescu, M; Tomulescu, AG; Toma, V; Pintilie, I; Bouazizi, A; Galca, AC

Published: JUN 1 2022, MATERIALS SCIENCE IN SEMICONDUCTOR PROCESSING, 143, 106558, DOI: 10.1016/j.mssp.2022.106558

3. Influence of the synthesis parameters on the transport properties of Mg2Si0.4Sn0.6 solid solutions produced by melting and spark plasma sintering
Authors: Assahsahi, I; Popescu, B; Enculescu, M; Galatanu, M; Galca, AC; El Bouayadi, R; Zejli, D; Galatanu, A

Published: APR 2022, JOURNAL OF PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY OF SOLIDS, 163, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpcs.2021.110561

4. Effect of the stacking order, annealing temperature and atmosphere on crystal phase and optical properties of Cu2SnS3
Authors: Zaki, MY; Sava, F; Simandan, ID; Buruiana, AT; Mihai, C; Velea, A; Galca, AC

Published: MAY 13 2022, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 12, 7958, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-12045-3

5. Enhanced magnetocaloric properties of La0.8K0.2-xPbxMnO3 nanoparticles by optimizing Pb doping concentrations
Authors: Bouzid, SA; Essoumhi, A; Rostas, AM; Kuncser, AC; Negrila, CC; Iacob, N; Galatanu, A; Popescu, B; Sajieddine, M; Galca, AC; Kuncser, V

Published: JUN 15 2022, CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL, 48, DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2022.02.239

6. Layered SnSe nanoflakes with anharmonic phonon properties and memristive characteristics
Authors: Buruiana, AT; Bocirnea, AE; Kuncser, AC; Tite, T; Matei, E; Mihai, C; Zawadzka, N; Olkowska-Pucko, K; Kipczak, L; Babinski, A; Molas, MR; Velea, A; Galca, AC

Published: OCT 15 2022, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 599, 153983, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2022.153983

7. Temperature-induced phase transition and tunable luminescence properties of Ce3+-Mn2+-Zr4+ tri-doped LaPO4 phosphor
Authors: AitMellal, O; Oufni, L; Messous, MY; Matei, E; Rostas, AM; Galca, AC; Secu, M

Published: JUL 2022, OPTICAL MATERIALS, 129, 112567, DOI: 10.1016/j.optmat.2022.112567

8. ZnS stacking order influence on the formation of Zn-poor and Zn-rich Cu2ZnSnS4 phase
Authors: Zaki, MY; El Khouja, O; Nouneh, K; Touhami, ME; Matei, E; Azmi, S; Rusu, MI; Grigorescu, CEA; Briche, S; Boutamart, M; Badica, P; Burdusel, M; Secu, M; Pintilie, L; Galca, AC

Published: MAY 2022, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN ELECTRONICS, 33, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-022-08160-6

9. ZnS stacking order influence on the formation of Zn-poor and Zn-rich Cu2ZnSnS4 phase
Authors: Zaki, MY; El Khouja, O; Nouneh, K; Touhami, ME; Matei, E; Azmi, S; Rusu, MI; Grigorescu, CEA; Briche, S; Boutamart, M; Badica, P; Burdusel, M; Secu, M; Pintilie, L; Galca, AC

Published: APR 2022, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN ELECTRONICS, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-022-08160-6

10. Potassium-containing triple-cation mixed-halide perovskite materials: Toward efficient and stable solar cells
Authors: Derbali, S; Nouneh, K; Florea, M; Leonat, LN; Stancu, V; Tomulescu, AG; Galca, AC; Secu, M; Pintilie, L; Touhami, ME

Published: MAR 25 2021, JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 858, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2020.158335

11. Activation ability of Gd dopant in the ZnSe single crystals
Authors: Goncearenco, EP; Rostas, AM; Galca, AC; Colibaba, G; Nedeoglo, DD

Published: OCT 2021, JOURNAL OF LUMINESCENCE, 238, DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2021.118314

12. Structural, morphological and optical properties of Cu-Fe-Sn-S thin films prepared by electrodeposition at fixed applied potential
Authors: El Khouja, O; Galca, AC; Nouneh, K; Zaki, MY; Touhami, ME; Taibi, M; Matei, E; Negrila, CC; Enculescu, M; Pintilie, L

Published: MAR 1 2021, THIN SOLID FILMS, 721, DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2021.138547

13. Phosphate bioglass thin-films: Cross-area uniformity, structure and biological performance tailored by the simple modification of magnetron sputtering gas pressure
Authors: Tite, T; Popa, AC; Chirica, IM; Stuart, BW; Galca, AC; Balescu, LM; Popescu-Pelin, G; Grant, DM; Ferreira, JMF; Stan, GE

Published: MAR 1 2021, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 541, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2020.148640

14. Synthesis and Characterization of Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films Obtained by Combined Magnetron Sputtering and Pulsed Laser Deposition
Authors: Zaki, MY; Sava, F; Buruiana, AT; Simandan, ID; Becherescu, N; Galca, AC; Mihai, C; Velea, A

Published: SEP 2021, NANOMATERIALS, 11, DOI: 10.3390/nano11092403

15. Argon pressure dependent optoelectronic characteristics of amorphous tin oxide thin films obtained by non-reactive RF sputtering process
Authors: Ziani, N; Galca, AC; Belkaid, MS; Stavarache, I

Published: MAY 2021, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN ELECTRONICS, 32, 12317, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-021-05861-2

16. Experimental and numerical simulation of deposition time effect on ZnS thin films for CZTS-based solar cells
Authors: Khaaissa, Y; Talbi, A; Nouneh, K; El Khouja, O; Ahmoum, H; Galca, AC; Belahmar, A; Li, GJ; Wang, Q

Published: SEP 2021, OPTICAL AND QUANTUM ELECTRONICS, 53, DOI: 10.1007/s11082-021-03143-z

17. The Effect of the Deposition Method on the Structural and Optical Properties of ZnS Thin Films
Authors: Simandan, ID; Sava, F; Buruiana, AT; Burducea, I; Becherescu, N; Mihai, C; Velea, A; Galca, AC

Published: SEP 2021, COATINGS, 11, DOI: 10.3390/coatings11091064

18. Alternative lignopolymer-based composites useful as enhanced functionalized support for enzymes immobilization
Authors: Lite, C; Ion, S; Tudorache, M; Zgura, I; Galca, AC; Enache, M; Maria, GM; Parvulescu, VI

Published: NOV 1 2021, CATALYSIS TODAY, 379, 229, DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2020.05.060

19. Micrometer Sized Hexagonal Chromium Selenide Flakes for Cryogenic Temperature Sensors
Authors: Buruiana, AT; Sava, F; Iacob, N; Matei, E; Bocirnea, AE; Onea, M; Galca, AC; Mihai, C; Velea, A; Kuncser, V

Published: DEC 2021, SENSORS, 21, DOI: 10.3390/s21238084

20. Multilevel Memristive GeTe Devices
Authors: Velea, A; Dumitru, V; Sava, F; Galca, AC; Mihai, C

Published: MAR 2021, PHYSICA STATUS SOLIDI-RAPID RESEARCH LETTERS, 15, DOI: 10.1002/pssr.202000475

21. Secondary phases and their influence on optical and electrical properties of electrodeposited Cu2FeSnS4 films
Authors: El Khouja, O; Galca, AC; Zaki, MY; Talbi, A; Ahmoum, H; Nouneh, K; Touhami, ME; Taibi, M; Matei, E; Enculescu, M; Pintilie, L

Published: NOV 2021, APPLIED PHYSICS A-MATERIALS SCIENCE & PROCESSING, 127, DOI: 10.1007/s00339-021-05038-y

22. Influence of Deposition Method on the Structural and Optical Properties of Ge2Sb2Te5
Authors: Simandan, ID; Sava, F; Buruiana, AT; Galca, AC; Becherescu, N; Burducea, I; Mihai, C; Velea, A

Published: JUL 2021, MATERIALS, 14, DOI: 10.3390/ma14133663

23. Magneto-optical properties of borophosphate glasses co-doped with Tb3+ and Dy(3+)ions
Authors: Dinca, MC; Sava, BA; Galca, AC; Kuncser, V; Iacob, N; Stan, GE; Boroica, L; Filip, AV; Elisa, M

Published: SEP 15 2021, JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS, 568, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2021.120967

24. Electro-active properties of nanostructured films of cytosine and guanine nucleobases
Authors: Socol, M; Trupina, L; Galca, AC; Chirila, C; Stan, GE; Vlaicu, AM; Stanciu, AE; Boni, AG; Botea, M; Stanculescu, A; Pintilie, L; Borca, B

Published: OCT 8 2021, NANOTECHNOLOGY, 32, DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/ac10e4

25. Structural and optical properties of amorphous Si-Ge-Te thin films prepared by combinatorial sputtering
Authors: Mihai, C; Sava, F; Simandan, ID; Galca, AC; Burducea, I; Becherescu, N; Velea, A

Published: JUN 3 2021, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 11, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-91138-x

26. Investigation of Ba0.6Sr0.4TiO3 thick films by means of a novel THz-TDS approach
Authors: Nedelcu, L; Annino, G; Chirila, C; Trupina, L; Galca, AC; Banciu, MG

Published: MAR 15 2020, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 506, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.144807

27. Synthesis and characterization of conducting aniline and o-anisidine nanocomposites based on montmorillonite modified clay
Authors: Kenane, A; Galca, AC; Matei, E; Yahiaoui, A; Hachemaoui, A; Benkouider, AM; Bartha, C; Istrate, MC; Galatanu, M; Rasoga, O; Stanculescu, A

Published: JAN 2020, APPLIED CLAY SCIENCE, 184, DOI: 10.1016/j.clay.2019.105395

28. Towards phase pure kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 absorber layers growth via single step free sulfurization electrodeposition under a fix applied potential on Mo substrate
Authors: Azmi, S; Moujib, A; Layachi, OA; Matei, E; Galca, AC; Zaki, MY; Secu, M; Rusu, MI; Grigorescu, CEA; Khoumri, EM

Published: NOV 25 2020, JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 842, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2020.155821

29. Influence of doping the inorganic cation with Eu or Sb on the properties of perovskite films
Authors: Stancu, V; Leonat, LN; Tomulescu, AG; Derbali, S; Pintilie, L; Besleaga, C; Galca, AC; Neatu, F; Neatu, T; Florea, M; Pintilie, I

Published: JUL 2020, PHYSICA SCRIPTA, 95, DOI: 10.1088/1402-4896/ab90be

30. Secondary Crystalline Phases Influence on Optical Properties in Off-Stoichiometric Cu2S-ZnS-SnS2 Thin Films
Authors: Sava, F; Diagne, O; Galca, AC; Simandan, ID; Matei, E; Burdusel, M; Becherescu, N; Becherescu, V; Mihai, C; Velea, A

Published: OCT 2020, MATERIALS, 13, DOI: 10.3390/ma13204624

31. Low power non-volatile memory switching in monolayer-rich 2D WS2 and MoS2 devices
Authors: Mihai, C; Sava, F; Galca, AC; Velea, A

Published: FEB 1 2020, AIP ADVANCES, 10, DOI: 10.1063/1.5140717

32. Synthesis and characterization of a titanium phosphate-tellurite glass for Faraday rotators
Authors: Elisa, M; Boroica, L; Sava, BA; Iordache, SM; Iordache, AM; Vasiliu, IC; Stefan, RC; Galca, AC; Kuncser, V; Eftimie, M

Published: JUL 2020, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CERAMIC SOCIETY, 103, 3990, DOI: 10.1111/jace.17071

33. A New Zinc Phosphate-Tellurite Glass for Magneto-Optical Applications
Authors: Elisa, M; Stefan, RC; Vasiliu, IC; Iordache, SM; Iordache, AM; Sava, BA; Boroica, L; Dinca, MC; Filip, AV; Galca, AC; Bartha, C; Iacob, N; Rusu, MI; Eftimie, M; Kuncser, V

Published: SEP 2020, NANOMATERIALS, 10, DOI: 10.3390/nano10091875

34. Exploring the effect of aliovalent substitution of Pb2+ by Eu3+ on structural, morphological and optical properties of CH3NH3PbI3 perovskite films
Authors: Derbali, S; Nouneh, K; Florea, M; Neatu, F; Neatu, S; Leonat, LN; Secu, M; Tomulescu, AG; Stancu, V; Pintilie, L; Touhami, ME; Galca, AC

Published: APR 2020, PHYSICA SCRIPTA, 95, DOI: 10.1088/1402-4896/ab5baa

35. Influence of boric acid concentration on the properties of electrodeposited CZTS absorber layers
Authors: Zaki, MY; Nouneh, K; Touhami, ME; Matei, E; Badica, P; Burdusel, M; Negrila, CC; Baibarac, M; Pintilie, L; Galca, AC

Published: MAY 2020, PHYSICA SCRIPTA, 95, DOI: 10.1088/1402-4896/ab6afd

36. Third-order optical nonlinearity properties of CdCl2-modifed Ge-Sb-S chalcogenide glasses
Authors: Lu, XS; Li, JH; Yang, L; Zhang, RN; Zhang, YD; Ren, J; Galca, AC; Secu, M; Farrell, G; Wang, PF

Published: JAN 15 2020, JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS, 528, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnonerysol.2019.119757

37. Magneto-functionalities of La 1-x A x MnO 3 (A = K; Ba) synthesized by flash combustion method
Authors: Bouzid, SA; Galca, AC; Sajieddine, M; Kuncser, V; Rostas, AM; Iacob, N; Enculescu, M; Amarande, L; Pasuk, I; Essoumhi, A

Published: OCT 25 2020, JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 839, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2020.155546

38. Graphene Oxide Concentration Effect on the Optoelectronic Properties of ZnO/GO Nanocomposites
Authors: Boukhoubza, I; Khenfouch, M; Achehboune, M; Leontie, L; Galca, AC; Enculescu, M; Carlescu, A; Guerboub, M; Mothudi, BM; Jorio, A; Zorkani, I

Published: AUG 2020, NANOMATERIALS, 10, DOI: 10.3390/nano10081532

39. Animal Origin Bioactive Hydroxyapatite Thin Films Synthesized by RF-Magnetron Sputtering on 3D Printed Cranial Implants
Authors: Chioibasu, D; Duta, L; Popescu-Pelin, G; Popa, N; Milodin, N; Iosub, S; Balescu, LM; Galca, AC; Popa, AC; Oktar, FN; Stan, GE; Popescu, AC

Published: DEC 2019, METALS, 9, DOI: 10.3390/met9121332

40. Structural characterisation and thermal stability of SnSe\GaSb stacked films
Authors: Sava, F; Borca, CN; Galca, AC; Socol, G; Grolimund, D; Mihai, C; Velea, A

Published: JAN 2 2019, PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE, 99, 72, DOI: 10.1080/14786435.2018.1529442

41. Carbon-based sprayed electrodes for pyroelectric applications
Authors: Chirila, C; Botea, M; Iuga, A; Tomulescu, AG; Balescu, L; Galca, AC; Boni, AG; Leonat, L; Pintilie, I; Pintilie, L

Published: AUG 15 2019, PLOS ONE, 14, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0221108

42. Structural and optical properties of ZnO thin films grown by rapid atmospheric mist chemical vapor technique
Authors: Derbali, S; Nouneh, K; Galca, AC; Touhami, ME; Secu, M; Matei, E; Leonat, LN; Pintilie, L; El Harfaoui, N; Fahoume, M

Published: JUL 2019, OPTICAL AND QUANTUM ELECTRONICS, 51, DOI: 10.1007/s11082-019-1937-2

43. Thermal, structural, magnetic and magneto-optical properties of dysprosium-doped phosphate glass
Authors: Elisa, M; Stefan, R; Vasiliu, IC; Rusu, MI; Sava, BA; Boroica, L; Sofronie, M; Kuncser, V; Galca, AC; Beldiceanu, A; Volceanov, A; Eftimie, M

Published: OCT 1 2019, JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS, 521, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2019.119545

44. One-Pot Enzymatic Production of Lignin-Composites
Authors: Ion, S; Opris, C; Cojocaru, B; Tudorache, M; Zgura, I; Galca, AC; Bodescu, AM; Enache, M; Maria, GM; Parvulescu, VI

Published: APR 20 2018, FRONTIERS IN CHEMISTRY, 6, DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2018.00124

45. Structural and optical properties of optimized amorphous GeTe films for memory applications
Authors: Galca, AC; Sava, F; Simandan, ID; Bucur, C; Dumitru, V; Porosnicu, C; Mihai, C; Velea, A

Published: NOV 1 2018, JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS, 499, 7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2018.07.007

46. Effect of Li doping on the electric and pyroelectric properties of ZnO thin films
Authors: Trinca, LM; Galca, AC; Boni, AG; Botea, M; Pintilie, L

Published: JAN 1 2018, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 427, 37, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.08.009

47. Thermal Stress Effect on the Structure and Properties of Single and Double Stacked Films of GeTe and SnSe
Authors: Sava, F; Borca, CN; Galca, AC; Socol, G; Grolimund, D; Mihai, C; Velea, A

Published: JUN 2018, PHYSICA STATUS SOLIDI B-BASIC SOLID STATE PHYSICS, 255, DOI: 10.1002/pssb.201700552

48. Bismuth and lead oxides codoped boron phosphate glasses for Faraday rotators
Authors: Sava, BA; Boroica, L; Elisa, M; Shikimaka, O; Grabco, D; Popa, M; Barbos, Z; Iordanescu, R; Niculescu, AM; Kuncser, V; Galca, AC; Eftimie, M; Monteiro, RCC

Published: APR 15 2018, CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL, 44, 6025, DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2017.12.205

49. Effect of mixing complexing agents on the properties of electrodeposited CZTS thin films
Authors: Zaki, MY; Nouneh, K; Touhami, ME; Belakhmima, RA; Galca, AC; Pintilie, L; Enculescu, M; Baibarac, M; Taibi, M

Published: SEP 2018, OPTICAL MATERIALS, 83, 256, DOI: 10.1016/j.optmat.2018.06.030

50. Magnetic and magneto-optical properties of Bi and Pb-containing aluminophosphate glass
Authors: Elisa, M; Iordanescu, R; Vasiliu, C; Sava, BA; Boroica, L; Valeanu, M; Kuncser, V; Galca, AC; Volceanov, A; Eftimie, M; Melinescu, A; Beldiceanu, A

Published: JUN 1 2017, JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS, 465, 58, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2016.11.010

51. Effect of in-plane ordering on dielectric properties of highly {111}-oriented bismuth-zinc-niobate thin films
Authors: Le Febvrier, A; Deputier, S; Demange, V; Bouquet, V; Galca, AC; Iuga, A; Pintilie, L; Guilloux-Viry, M

Published: OCT 2017, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 52, 11313, DOI: 10.1007/s10853-017-1297-x

52. Epitaxial La0.67Ba0.33Ti0.02Mn0.98 O-3 oxide thin films
Authors: Marouan, O; Galca, AC

Published: 2017, ACTA CRYSTALLOGRAPHICA A-FOUNDATION AND ADVANCES, 73, C222, DOI: 10.1107/S2053273317093512

53. TEMPERATURE INFLUENCE ON THE CAPACITANCE-VOLTAGE HYSTERESIS OF TRANSPARENT a-IGZO/PZT/FTO MFS-HETEROSTRUCTURE
Authors: Trinca, LM; Besleaga, C; Stancu, V; Radu, R; Iuga, A; Boni, AG; Galca, AC; Pintilie, L

Published: 2017, ROMANIAN REPORTS IN PHYSICS, 69, DOI:

54. Structure, transition temperature, and magnetoresistance of titanium-doped lanthanum barium manganite epilayers onto STO 001 substrates
Authors: Galca, AC; Oumezzine, M; Leca, A; Chirila, CF; Kuncser, V; Kuncser, A; Ghica, C; Pasuk, I; Oumezzine, M

Published: OCT 30 2017, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 111, DOI: 10.1063/1.4998011

55. Structural, magnetic and magnetocaloric effects in epitaxial La0.67Ba0.33Ti0.02Mn0.98O3 ferromagnetic thin films grown on 001-oriented SrTiO3 substrates
Authors: Oumezzine, M; Galca, AC; Pasuk, I; Chirila, CF; Leca, A; Kuncser, V; Tanase, LC; Kuncser, A; Ghica, C; Oumezzine, M

Published: 2016, DALTON TRANSACTIONS, 45, 15040, DOI: 10.1039/c6dt01914e

56. On the growth of conductive aluminum doped zinc oxide on 001 strontium titanate single crystals
Authors: Trinca, LM; Galca, AC; Aldica, G; Radu, R; Mercioniu, I; Pintilie, L

Published: FEB 28 2016, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 364, 370, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.12.106

57. Gamma irradiation effects on the properties of indium zinc oxide thin films
Authors: Craciun, D; Socol, G; Le Caer, S; Trinca, LM; Galca, AC; Pantelica, D; Ionescu, P; Craciun, V

Published: SEP 1 2016, THIN SOLID FILMS, 614, 6, DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2016.04.041

58. Amorphous thin films in the gallium-chalcogen system
Authors: Popescu, M; Sava, F; Lorinczi, A; Velea, A; Simandan, ID; Galca, AC; Matei, E; Socol, G; Gherendi, F; Savastru, D; Miclos, S

Published: JUN 2016, PHYSICA STATUS SOLIDI B-BASIC SOLID STATE PHYSICS, 253, 1037, DOI: 10.1002/pssb.201552551

59. The relationship between magnetism and magneto-optical effects in rare earth doped aluminophosphate glasses
Authors: Valeanu, M; Sofronie, M; Galca, AC; Tolea, F; Elisa, M; Sava, B; Boroica, L; Kuncser, V

Published: FEB 25 2016, JOURNAL OF PHYSICS D-APPLIED PHYSICS, 49, DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/49/7/075001

60. Thin films of amorphous Ga2S3 and rare-earth sulphides
Authors: Popescu, M; Lorinczi, A; Sava, F; Velea, A; Simandan, ID; Badica, P; Burdusel, M; Galca, AC; Socol, G; Jipa, F; Zamfirescu, M

Published: MAR 1 2015, MATERIALS LETTERS, 142, 231, DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2014.12.028

61. In-situ characterization of the optical and electronic properties in GeTe and GaSb thin films
Authors: Velea, A; Socol, G; Popescu, M; Galca, AC

Published: OCT 7 2015, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 118, DOI: 10.1063/1.4932666

62. Ceramics and amorphous thin films based on gallium sulphide doped by rare-earth sulphides
Authors: Popescu, M; Sava, F; Lorinczi, A; Velea, A; Simandan, ID; Badica, P; Burdusel, M; Galca, AC; Matei, E; Preda, N; Secu, M; Socol, G; Jipa, F; Zamfirescu, M; Balan, A

Published: APR 2015, SEMICONDUCTOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 30, DOI: 10.1088/0268-1242/30/4/044001

63. In-situ crystallization of GeTe\GaSb phase change memory stacked films
Authors: Velea, A; Borca, CN; Socol, G; Galca, AC; Grolimund, D; Popescu, M; van Bokhoven, JA

Published: DEC 21 2014, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 116, DOI: 10.1063/1.4904741

64. Investigation of DC magnetron-sputtered TiO2 coatings: Effect of coating thickness, structure, and morphology on photocatalytic activity
Authors: Daviosdottir, S; Shabadi, R; Galca, AC; Andersen, IHI; Dirscherl, K; Ambat, R

Published: SEP 15 2014, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 313, 686, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2014.06.047

65. Annealing induced changes in the structure, optical and electrical properties of GeTiO2 nanostructured films
Authors: Stavarache, I; Lepadatu, AM; Teodorescu, VS; Galca, AC; Ciurea, ML

Published: AUG 1 2014, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 309, 174, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2014.04.212

66. Structural Characterization of Impurified Zinc Oxide Thin Films
Authors: Trinca, LM; Galca, AC; Stancu, V; Chirila, C; Pintilie, L

Published: 2014, ELECTROCERAMICS XIV CONFERENCE, 1627, 128, DOI: 10.1063/1.4901669

67. Quantitative analysis of amorphous indium zinc oxide thin films synthesized by Combinatorial Pulsed Laser Deposition
Authors: Axente, E; Socol, G; Beldjilali, SA; Mercadier, L; Luculescu, CR; Trinca, LM; Galca, AC; Pantelica, D; Ionescu, P; Becherescu, N; Hermann, J; Craciun, V

Published: OCT 2014, APPLIED PHYSICS A-MATERIALS SCIENCE & PROCESSING, 117, 236, DOI: 10.1007/s00339-014-8427-y

68. Nanomechanical characterization of bioglass films synthesized by magnetron sputtering
Authors: Popa, AC; Marques, VMF; Stan, GE; Husanu, MA; Galca, AC; Ghica, C; Tulyaganov, DU; Lemos, AF; Ferreira, JMF

Published: FEB 28 2014, THIN SOLID FILMS, 553, 172, DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2013.10.104

69. Pulsed laser deposition of nanocrystalline SiC films
Authors: Socol, G; Galca, AC; Craciun, D; Hanna, M; Taylor, CR; Lambers, E; Craciun, V

Published: JUL 1 2014, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 306, 69, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2014.01.201

70. Physical properties of AlxIn1-xN thin film alloys sputtered at low temperature
Authors: Besleaga, C; Galca, AC; Miclea, CF; Mercioniu, I; Enculescu, M; Stan, GE; Mateescu, AO; Dumitru, V; Costea, S

Published: OCT 21 2014, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 116, DOI: 10.1063/1.4898565

71. Strong bonding between sputtered bioglass-ceramic films and Ti-substrate implants induced by atomic inter-diffusion post-deposition heat-treatments
Authors: Stan, GE; Popa, AC; Galca, AC; Aldica, G; Ferreira, JMF

Published: SEP 1 2013, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 280, 538, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2013.05.022

72. InN Based Water Condensation Sensors on Glass and Flexible Plastic Substrates
Authors: Dumitru, V; Costea, S; Brezeanu, M; Stan, GE; Besleaga, C; Galca, AC; Ionescu, G; Ionescu, O

Published: DEC 2013, SENSORS, 13, 16949, DOI: 10.3390/s131216940

73. Stoichiometry dependence of the optical properties of amorphous-like Inx-wGawZn1-xO1+0.5x-delta thin films
Authors: Galca, AC; Socol, G; Trinca, LM; Craciun, V

Published: SEP 15 2013, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 281, 99, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2013.01.176

74. Structural, Optical, and Dielectric Properties of Bi1.5-xZn0.92-yNb1.5O6.92-delta Thin Films Grown by PLD on R-plane Sapphire and LaAlO3 Substrates
Authors: Le Febvrier, A; Galca, AC; Corredores, Y; Deputier, S; Bouquet, V; Demange, V; Castel, X; Sauleau, R; Lefort, R; Zhang, LY; Tanne, G; Pintilie, L; Guilloux-Viry, M

Published: OCT 2012, ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 4, 5233, DOI: 10.1021/am301152r

75. TILT c AXIS CRYSTALLITE GROWTH OF ALUMINIUM NITRIDE FILMS BY REACTIVE RF-MAGNETRON SPUTTERING
Authors: Stan, GE; Pasuk, I; Trinca, LM; Galca, AC; Enculescu, M; Miculescu, F

Published: JAN-MAR 2012, DIGEST JOURNAL OF NANOMATERIALS AND BIOSTRUCTURES, 7, 50, DOI:

76. Double layer structure of ZnO thin films deposited by RF-magnetron sputtering on glass substrate
Authors: Besleaga, C; Stan, GE; Galca, AC; Ion, L; Antohe, S

Published: SEP 1 2012, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 258, 8824, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2012.05.097

77. Morphological, optical and electrical properties of samarium oxide thin films
Authors: Constantinescu, C; Ion, V; Galca, AC; Dinescu, M

Published: AUG 1 2012, THIN SOLID FILMS, 520, 6397, DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2012.06.049

78. Structural, optical, and electric properties of BNT-BT0.08 thin films processed by sol-gel technique
Authors: Cernea, M; Trupina, L; Dragoi, C; Galca, AC; Trinca, L

Published: OCT 2012, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 47, 6971, DOI: 10.1007/s10853-012-6646-1

79. Pulsed laser deposition of transparent conductive oxide thin films on flexible substrates
Authors: Socol, G; Socol, M; Stefan, N; Axente, E; Popescu-Pelin, G; Craciun, D; Duta, L; Mihailescu, CN; Mihailescu, IN; Stanculescu, A; Visan, D; Sava, V; Galca, AC; Luculescu, CR; Craciun, V

Published: NOV 1 2012, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 260, 46, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2012.02.148

80. Ferroelectric and dielectric multilayer heterostructures based on KTa0.65Nb0.35O3 and Bi1.5-xZn0.92-yNb1.5O6.92-1.5x-y grown by pulsed laser deposition and chemical solution deposition for high frequency tunable devices
Authors: Le Febvrier, A; Deputier, S; Bouquet, V; Demange, V; Ollivier, S; Galca, AC; Dragoi, C; Radu, R; Pintilie, L; Guilloux-Viry, M

Published: MAY 1 2012, THIN SOLID FILMS, 520, 4567, DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2011.10.142

81. Spectroscopic ellipsometry investigations of Eu-doped oxy-fluoride glass and glass-ceramics
Authors: Galca, AC; Preda, N; Secu, CE; Luculescu, CR; Secu, M

Published: JUN 2012, OPTICAL MATERIALS, 34, 1496, DOI: 10.1016/j.optmat.2012.03.015

82. Structural and optical properties of c-axis oriented aluminum nitride thin films prepared at low temperature by reactive radio-frequency magnetron sputtering
Authors: Galca, AC; Stan, GE; Trinca, LM; Negrila, CC; Nistor, LC

Published: DEC 1 2012, THIN SOLID FILMS, 524, 333, DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2012.10.015

83. Optical properties of amorphous-like indium zinc oxide and indium gallium zinc oxide thin films
Authors: Galca, AC; Socol, G; Craciun, V

Published: MAY 1 2012, THIN SOLID FILMS, 520, 4725, DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2011.10.194

84. Carbon layers cleaning from inside of narrow gaps by a RF glow discharge
Authors: Stancu, C; Teodorescu, M; Galca, AC; Dinescu, G

Published: JUL 25 2011, SURFACE & COATINGS TECHNOLOGY, 205, S438, DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2011.03.090

85. High quality amorphous indium zinc oxide thin films synthesized by pulsed laser deposition
Authors: Socol, G; Craciun, D; Mihailescu, IN; Stefan, N; Besleaga, C; Ion, L; Antohe, S; Kim, KW; Norton, D; Pearton, SJ; Galca, AC; Craciun, V

Published: DEC 1 2011, THIN SOLID FILMS, 520, 1277, DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2011.04.196

86. Tailoring the optical properties of Mg (x) Zn1-x O thin films by nitrogen doping
Authors: Epurescu, G; Birjega, R; Galca, AC

Published: SEP 2011, APPLIED PHYSICS A-MATERIALS SCIENCE & PROCESSING, 104, 893, DOI: 10.1007/s00339-011-6433-x

87. Band-gap correlations in Bi4Ge3O12 amorphous and glass-ceramic materials
Authors: Polosan, S; Galca, AC; Secu, M

Published: JAN 2011, SOLID STATE SCIENCES, 13, 53, DOI: 10.1016/j.solidstatesciences.2010.10.007

88. Substrate-target distance dependence of structural and optical properties in case of Pb(Zr,Ti)O-3 films obtained by pulsed laser deposition
Authors: Galca, AC; Stancu, V; Husanu, MA; Dragoi, C; Gheorghe, NG; Trupina, L; Enculescu, M; Vasile, E

Published: MAR 1 2011, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 257, 5943, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2011.01.056

89. Piezoelectric BNT-BT0.11 thin films processed by sol-gel technique
Authors: Cernea, M; Galca, AC; Cioangher, MC; Dragoi, C; Ioncea, G

Published: SEP 2011, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 46, 5627, DOI: 10.1007/s10853-011-5512-x

90. TAILORING OF OPTICAL, COMPOSITIONAL AND ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF THE InxZn1-xO THIN FILMS OBTAINED BY COMBINATORIAL PULSED LASER DEPOSITION
Authors: Socol, G; Galca, AC; Luculescu, CR; Stanculescu, A; Socol, M; Stefan, N; Axente, E; Duta, L; Mihailescu, CM; Craciun, V; Craciun, D; Sava, V; Mihailescu, IN

Published: JAN-MAR 2011, DIGEST JOURNAL OF NANOMATERIALS AND BIOSTRUCTURES, 6, 115, DOI:

91. INFLUENCE OF THE DEPOSITION CONDITIONS ON THE PROPERTIES OF TiO2-Ge NANOCOMPOSITE FILMS SYNTHESIZED BY MAGNETRON CO-SPUTTERING
Authors: Slav, A; Stan, GE; Galca, AC

Published: 2010, 2010 INTERNATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CONFERENCE (CAS), VOLS 1 AND 2, 340, DOI:

92. Optical properties of zinc oxide thin films doped with aluminum and lithium
Authors: Galca, AC; Secu, M; Vlad, A; Pedarnig, JD

Published: JUN 1 2010, THIN SOLID FILMS, 518, 4606, DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2009.12.041

93. Optical and structural studies on Ba(Mg1/3Ta2/3)O-3 thin films obtained by radiofrequency assisted pulsed plasma deposition
Authors: Scarisoreanu, ND; Galca, AC; Nedelcu, L; Ioachim, A; Toacsan, MI; Morintale, E; Stoica, SD; Dinescu, M

Published: SEP 1 2010, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 256, 6530, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2010.04.041

94. The study of the silicon oxide thickness on crystalline Si by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and spectroscopic ellipsometry
Authors: Cotirlan, C; Galca, AC; Ciobanu, CS; Logofatu, C

Published: MAY 2010, JOURNAL OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS, 12, 1097, DOI:

95. HIGHLY TEXTURED (001) AlN NANOSTRUCTURED THIN FILMS SYNTHESIZED BY REACTIVE MAGNETRON SPUTTERING FOR SAW AND FBAR APPLICATIONS
Authors: Stan, GE; Pasuk, I; Galca, AC; Dinescu, A

Published: OCT-DEC 2010, DIGEST JOURNAL OF NANOMATERIALS AND BIOSTRUCTURES, 5, 1054, DOI:

96. Polymer-like thin films obtained by RF plasma polymerization of pentacyclic monomers
Authors: Satulu, V; Mitu, B; Galca, AC; Aldica, GV; Dinescu, G

Published: MAR 2010, JOURNAL OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS, 12, 636, DOI:

97. Pulsed-laser deposition of smooth thin films of Er, Pr and Nd doped glasses
Authors: Epurescu, G; Vlad, A; Bodea, MA; Vasiliu, C; Dumitrescu, O; Niciu, H; Elisa, M; Siraj, K; Pedarnig, JD; Bauerle, D; Filipescu, M; Nedelcea, A; Galca, AC; Grigorescu, CEA; Dinescu, M

Published: MAR 1 2009, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 255, 5298, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2008.10.038

98. Structural investigations of ITO-ZnO films grown by the combinatorial pulsed laser deposition technique
Authors: Craciun, D; Socol, G; Stefan, N; Miroiu, M; Mihailescu, IN; Galca, AC; Craciun, V

Published: MAR 1 2009, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 255, 5291, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2008.07.120

99. Field induced phase segregation in ferrofluids
Authors: Kooij, ES; Galca, AC; Poelsema, B

Published: NOV 1 2008, JOURNAL OF COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE, 327, 265, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2008.08.029

100. SBN thin films growth by RF plasma beam assisted pulsed laser deposition
Authors: Scarisoreanu, ND; Dinescu, G; Birjega, R; Dinescu, M; Pantelica, D; Velisa, G; Scintee, N; Galca, AC

Published: NOV 2008, APPLIED PHYSICS A-MATERIALS SCIENCE & PROCESSING, 93, 800, DOI: 10.1007/s00339-008-4753-2

101. Optica and structural properties of polythiophene-like films deposited by plasma polymerization
Authors: Galca, AC; Satulu, V; Ionita, MD; Bercu, M; Barna, E; Dumitru, M; Mitu, B; Dinescu, G

Published: AUG 2008, JOURNAL OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS, 10, 2037, DOI:

102. Spectroscopic ellipsometry study of amorphous SrxBa1-xNb2O6 thin films obtained by pulsed laser deposition
Authors: Ion, V; Galca, AC; Scarisoreanu, ND; Filipescu, M; Dinescu, M

Published: 2008, PHYSICA STATUS SOLIDI C - CURRENT TOPICS IN SOLID STATE PHYSICS, VOL 5, NO 5, 5, +, DOI: 10.1002/pssc.200777818

103. Combinatorial pulsed laser deposition of thin films
Authors: Craciun, V; Craciun, D; Mihailescu, IN; Socol, G; Stefan, N; Miroiu, M; Galca, AC; Bourne, G

Published: 2008, HIGH-POWER LASER ABLATION VII, PTS 1-2, 7005, DOI: 10.1117/12.782589

104. Multilevel Memristive GeTe Devices
Authors: Velea, A; Dumitru, V; Sava, F; Galca, AC; Mihai, C

Published: , PHYSICA STATUS SOLIDI-RAPID RESEARCH LETTERS, 2000475, DOI: 10.1002/pssr.202000475

105. Argon pressure dependent optoelectronic characteristics of amorphous tin oxide thin films obtained by non-reactive RF sputtering process
Authors: Ziani, N; Galca, AC; Belkaid, MS; Stavarache, I

Published: , JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN ELECTRONICS, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-021-05861-2

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