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Alberta Bonanni, Univ.-Prof. Dr.

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Personal Information

  • Born in Udine (Italy)
  • two children

Academic Career

present University Professor at the Johannes Kepler University - Linz
05.2008-04.2016 Associate Professor at the Johannes Kepler University - Linz
29.05.2008 Habilitation (venia docendi), at the JKU Linz, Habilitationsschrift: Acceptors and magnetic ions in wide gap semiconductors - homogeneous doping vs. superstructures formation
10.2004 - present Responsible for the MOVPE laboratory and Magnetic Spin Materials Group at the Kepler University Linz
06.1999 - 05.2008 Assistant Professor
09.1998 - 06.1999 University Assistant for Solid State Physics at Kepler University Linz
18.06.1999 PhD in Solid State Physics (Kepler University Linz): Novel aspects of diluted and digital magnetic semiconductors
10.1996-06.1999 PhD program at the Kepler University in Linz
10.1996 - 08.1998 Assistant Researcher at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria)
1995-1996 Assistant Researcher at the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, USA) - Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science; Staff member of the University of Wisconsin (Madison, USA)
1993-1994 Assistant Researcher at Laboratorio TASC - Area di Ricerca Trieste, (Italy)
Academic Year 1993 Dottore in Solid State Physics, University of Trieste (Italy): Local properties and stability of ZnSe/GaAs heterojunctions

Awards

2016  The golden star of honor and the order of Knighthood of the Italian Republic (for scientific merits)
2012  Oberösterreichischer Forscherinnen Award 2012, Sonderpreis für Internationalität
2000  Karlheinz Seeger Prize of the Austrian Physical Society

Research Interests

  • III-nitrides
  • magnetic semiconductors
  • crystal growth
  • synchrotron radiation
  • spintronics
  • magnetooptics

Editorial Boards

Recent invited talks at international conferences

2016

  • 9th International Conference on Physics and Applications of Spin-related Phenomena in Solids, 08-11.08.2016, Kobe-Japan (pending)
  • EMN International Meeting 2016 Energy Materials Nanotechnology, 21-24.06.2016, Istanbul - Turkey (pending)
  • 45th International School and Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors, 20-25.06.2016, Wisla – Poland (pending)
  • Plenary Lecture: International Conference on Semiconductor Nanostructures for Optoelectronics and BIosensing [ICSeNOB2016], 22-25.05.2016, Rzestów-Lancut – Poland
  • 5th International Conference on Superconductivity and Magnetism- ICSM2016, Fethiye, Turkey 24-30.04.2016
  • International Workshop on Computational Nano-Materials Design and realization for Energy-saving and Energy-creation Materials (CMD&R-WS2016), 25-26.03.2016, Osaka-Japan
  • 13th MMM-Intermag Joint Conference, 11-15.01.2016, San Diego – USA

2015

  • EMRS Fall Meeting 15-18.09.2015, Earsaw – Poland
  • International Workshop on Complex Magnetic Structures, 02-05.06.2015, Aegina – Greece
  • 17th Brazilian Workshop on semiconductor physics, 03-08.05.2015, Uberlandia – Brazil (plenary lecture)

2014

  • Keynote Lecture: IUPAC 10th International Conference on Novel Materials and their Synthesis (NMS-X) Zhengzhou - China, 11-15.10.2014.
  • 8th International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors (IWN 2014) - Wroclaw - Poland, 24-29.08.2014
  • Gordon Research Conference on Defects in Semiconductors, Waltham-Boston - USA, 3-8.8.2014
  • 2014 CMOS Emerging Technologies Symposium, Grenoble - France, 7-8.07.2014
  • Pleanary lecture: European Conference on the Physics of Magnetism (PM'14) Poznan - Poland, 23-27.06.2014
  • 4th International Conference on Superconductivity and Magnetism (ICSM2014), Antalya - Turkey, 27.04-02.05.2014
  • International Workshop on Functional Materials for Electronics, ESRF Grenoble - France, 3-5.02.2014

2013

  • 16th International Conference on Modulated Semiconductor Structures (MSS.16), Wroclaw - Poland, 1-5.07.2013
  • 17th International Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy (ICCGE-17), Warsaw - Poland, 11-16.08.2013
  • Keynote Lecture: IUPAC 9thInternational Conference on Novel Materials and their Synthesis (NMS-IX), Shanghai - China, 17-22.10.2013

2012

  • Keynote speaker: 2nd International Conference on nanotechnology (nanocon012), Pune - India, 18-19.10.2012
  • 5th International Workshop on Spin Phenomena in Reduced Dimensions, Regensburg - Germany, 19-21.09.2012
  • Joint European Magnetic Symposia, JEMS2012, Parma - Italy, 09-14.09.2012
  • 4th International Symposium on Growth of III-Nitrides (ISGN4), St. Petersburg - Russia, 16-19.07.2012
  • International Conference and Workshop on Nanostructured Ceramics and other Nanomaterials (ICWNCN),New Delhi - India, 13-16.04.2012
  • International Conference on Superconductivity and Magnetism (ICSM2012), Istanbul 29.03-04.04.2012
  • XIX international Winter School on the Physics of Semiconductors, Ekaterinburg - Russia, 20-25.02.2012

2011

  • IUPAC 7th International Conference on Novel Materials and their Synthesis (NMS-VII) & 21st International Symposium on Fine Chemistry and Functional Polymers (FCFP-XXI), Shanghai, 16-21.10.2011
  • 5th International Symposium on Magnetism (MISM 2011) Moscow - Russia, 21-25.08.2011
  • European Materials Research Society (EMRS) Spring Meeting, Nice - France, 09-13.05.2011
  • 2011 March Meeting of the American Physical Society APS March Meeting 2011, Dallas, Texas - USA, 21-25.03.2011
  • 16th European MBE Workshop, Alpe d'Huez - France, 20-23.03.2011

2010

  • 2010 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston - USA, 29.11-03.12.2010, Dilute vs. condensed magnetic nitrides
  • 55th Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, MMM 2010, Atlanta, Georgia - USA, 14.-18.11.2010, Ferromagnetism in Semiconductors
  • Sixth International Conference on Physics and Applications of Spin Related Phenomena in Semiconductors PASPS-VI, Tokyo - Japan 01-04.08.2010, Control of ferromagnetism in nitride semiconductors
  • International Conference on Core Research and Engineering Science of Advanced Materials and Third International Conference on Nanospintronics Design and Realization, ICNDR 3, Osaka - Japan 30.05-05.06.2010, Non-uniform and uniform magnetism in Fe- and Mn-based nitrides
  • 3rd International School on Ellipsometry - Conference Center Bad Hofgastein - Austria 28.02-05.03.2010, Nitride and related compounds

2009

  • Workshop on Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors, Institute of Semiconductors - Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing - China 26-28.10.2009, Origin and prospects of high TC ferromagnetism in magnetically doped semiconductors
  • European Materials Research Society (EMRS) Fall Meeting, Warsaw - Poland, 14-18.09.2009, The aggregation of magnetic cations in a semiconductor
  • 9th IEEE international Conference on Nanotechnology, Genova - Italy, 26-30.07.2009, Towards nanospintronics: the controlled assembly of magnetic cations in semiconductors
  • 38th International School and Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors Jaszowiec 2009, Krynica-Zdrój - Poland, 19-26.06.2009, Control of magnetic ions aggregation in semiconductors
  • March Meeting of the American Phys. Society (APS March Meeting 2009), Pittsburgh - Pennsylvania, 16-20.03.2009, Origin and control of ferromagnetism in (Ga,Fe)N
  • European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) User Meeting, Grenoble - France 02-06.03.2009, Controlled aggregation of magnetic cations in (Ga,Fe)N

2008

  • 5th International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors (IWN 2008), Montreux - Switzerland, 6-10.10.2008, Origin and control of ferromagnetism in magnetically doped nitrides. The case of (Ga,Fe)N
  • 29th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS 29), Rio de Janeiro - Brazil, 27.07 - 01.08.2008, Fermi-level engineering and effect on the magnetic properties of (Ga,Fe)N
  • International Workshop on High Temporal and Spatial Resolution Studies of Magnetic Nanostructures (6th Framework Programme of the EU Marie Curie Action Transfer of Knowledge), Augustow - Poland, 27.06-02.07.2008, Fermi-level engineering and resolution of magnetic nanostructures in (Ga,Fe)N
  • Photonics West 2008 - OPTO, San Josè - California, 19-24.01.2008, Ferromagnetism in nitrides: from single impurities to multi-component functional systems

2007

  • 12th European Workshop on MOVPE (EW-MOVPE XII), Bratislava - Slovakia, 03-06.06.2007, MOVPE of Fe-doped GaN below and above the solubility limit: growth, in-situ and ex-situ characterization

2006

  • European Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (E-MRS Fall Meeting 2006), Warsaw - Poland 04-09.09.2006, Growth, Fe incorporation and properties of GaN:Fe and (Ga,Fe)N:Mg

Recent invited colloquia

18.06.2014 Institut für Materialphysik, University of Leoben, Austria
09.05.2014 Institut für Materialphysik, University of Münster, Germany
10.06.2013 Kepler Lecture, Kepler Salon, Linz - Austria
17.06.2013 Institut für Festkörperphysik, University of Bremen - Germany
28.11.2012 Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Silesia, Katowice - Poland
27.11.2012 International Laboratory of High Magnetic Fields and Low Temperatures, Polish Academy of Sciences Wrocław - Poland
09.11.2012 Institute of Physics, Montanuniversität Leoben - Austria
22.11.2011 University of Bremen - Germany
24.08.2011 Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics, Chernogolovka/Moskow - Russia
14.07.2011 Institut für Ionenstrahlphysik und Materialforschung, Dresden-Rossendorf - Germany
11.11.2010 University of Glasgow - UK
24.03.2010 FELMI Joanneum, Graz - Austria
16.11.2009 FB Materialforschung und Physik, University of Salzburg - Austria
24.05.2009 Ohno Group, Tohoku University, Sendai - Japan
15.05.2009 Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge - UK
12.02.2009 Centrum für angewandte Photonik, University of Konstanz - Germany
22.01.2009 Physikalisches Institut, Georg-August-University, Goettingen - Germany
19.12.2008 Istituto di Struttura della Materia - CNR, Roma Italy
14.11.2008 Society for Micro and Nanoelectronics, Technical University Vienna - Austria

Selected Publications

Author and co-author of over 130 original papers (with peer review) and 4 invited reviews (refer to selected publications). Full list of publications available at researcherid.

Selected Projects

The list of Selected Projects.

Committees

  • Fall Meeting of the European Materials Society 2014 (EMRS Fall Meeting 2014), Warsaw - Poland, 15-18.09.2014, Co-organizer of the Symposium X (Antiferromagnetic Spintronics: materials, characterization, functionalities)
  • 20th International Conference on Electronic Properties of Two-Dimensional Systems (EP2DS-20) and 16th International Conference on Modulated Semiconductor Structures (MSS-16), Wrocław - Poland, 01-05.07.2013, Member of Program Committee
  • 5th International School and Conference on Spintronics and Quantum Information Technology (Spintech V), Krakow - Poland, 07-11.07.2009, Member of the Organizing Committee
  • European School on Magnetism 2009 (ESM 2009), Timisoara - Romania, 01-10.09.2009, Organizer and Chairperson of the Focus Workshop Inhomogeneities in magnetic systems
  • March Meeting of the American Physical Society 2010 (APS 2010), Portland, Oregon - USA, 15-19.03.2010, Co-organizer of the Focus Sessions 06.13.6 (Spin-Dependent Phenomena in Semiconductors)
  • European Materials Research Society (EMRS) Fall Meeting, Warsaw - Poland, 13-16.09.2010, Co-organizer and Member of the Scientific Committee of the Symposium N: Inhomogeneous and hybrid magnetic semiconductor systems
  • European Materials Research Society (EMRS) Fall Meeting, Warsaw - Poland, 13-16.09.2010 Co-organizer and Member of the Scientific Committee of the Symposium N: Inhomogeneous and hybrid magnetic semiconductor systems
  • 12th International Conference Materials and Technologies (CIMTEC 2010), Florence - Italy 06-18.06.2010, Member of the International Advisory Board

Teaching

List of current and previous teaching activities.

Languages

Italian (native), English (fluent), German (fluent), ancient Greek, Latin

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