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Functional Electronic Materials

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The Electronic Functional Materials group, From left to right: Dorin Rusu, Hangbo Zhang, Bhera Ram Tak, Affan Iqbal, Sam Seddon, Daniela Dogaru, Wen Dong, Marin Alexe, Zhengdong Luo, and Mingmin Yang.

What we do

We are an experimental physics group who aim to probe the fundamental nature of multiferroics, employing a wide range of techniques. A combination of our various Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) systems combined with a plethora of characterisation methods, and advanced photolithography techniques allows us to not only produce thin film samples, but to fully characterise them and then design and create devices with them. This comes with a strong ethos that all students can take a substrate all the way through to a functional (functional in every sense of the word) device. For more information on current research and members, recent publications and open positions please use the links to the right.