FIX Thomas

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Researcher at CNRS

Email: thomas.fix AT unistra.fr

Phone: +33 (0) 38810 6334

Address:
ICube, 23 rue du Loess, BP 20 CR,
67037 Strasbourg Cedex 2, France

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Project coordinator FERROPV] (2016-2019)
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Scientific skills

  • Advanced solar cell concepts
  • Specialised in growth, nanopatterning and characterisation of oxide thin films for applications in electronic transport, magnetism, and optoelectronics
  • Pulsed laser deposition
  • Caracterisation of novel devices for electronics

Techniques frequently used: X-ray grazing angle reflectometry, XRD (symmetric and asymmetric), RHEED, SEM, TEM preparation, UV transmission, profilometry, AFM, SQUID, AGFM, VSM, ferroelectric measurements, transport measurements at low temperature with magnetic field and/or illumination, PLD, sputtering, etching, lithography, focused ion beam patterning. Synchrotron user for XMCD.

Professional experience

2013 Part-time visiting scientist at Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany (6 months)
2012- CNRS researcher at ICube
2006-2012 Research Associate at University of Cambridge, Department of Materials Science, United Kingdom. Associate at St John's College.
2003-2006 PhD in Physics at IPCMS, University of Strasbourg – CNRS, France

Education

2011-2013 Master of Science in Photovoltaics, Freiburg University and Fraunhofer ISE
2003-2006 PhD at Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg (IPCMS-CNRS) University of Strasbourg, France. Subject: “Thin films of Sr2FeMoO6 deposited by pulsed laser deposition for magnetic tunnel junctions”
2002-2003 MSc in Physics of Condensed Matter at University of Strasbourg (Materials, Nanostructures and Soft Matter)
2000-2003 MSc in Physical Engineering: Diplôme d’Ingénieur de l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Physique de Strasbourg (ENSPS, now called Télécom Physique Strasbourg)
1998-2000 Mathématiques Supérieures et Spéciales, Physics and Chemistry: intensive undergraduate studies to prepare national competitive exams for admission to French “Grandes Ecoles”

Teaching

2015- 13h lectures and 24h tutorials at INSA de Strasbourg in electromagnetism
2008-2010 100h tutorials at the University of Cambridge, in: Materials and Mineral Sciences, Part IA; Thermal and Statistical Physics, Part II; Quantum condensed matter, Part II; Electrons and photons in solids, MSc Materials Science
2003-2006 190h experimental physics at INSA de Strasbourg (engineering) and IUT Louis-Pasteur (Université de Strasbourg).
16h tutorials in electrical engineering at INSA de Strasbourg

Student mentoring

Mentoring of three PhD students, two MSc students, and two trainee-engineers

Papers in international journals with review committee

[48] Tuning photovoltaic response in Bi2FeCrO6 films by ferroelectric poling, A. Quattropani, A. Makhort, M. V. Rastei, G. Versini, G. Schmerber, S. Barre, A. Dinia, A. Slaoui, J.-L. Rehspringer, T. Fix, S. Colis and B. Kundys, Nanoscale 10, 13761 (2018)
[47] Photon conversion in Tb,Yb:CaxSr1-xAl2O4 nanocrystals, T. Fix, H. Rinnert, J.-L. Rehspringer, A. Slaoui, Journal of Luminescence 202, 377 (2018)
[46] Investigation of LaVO3 based compounds as a photovoltaic absorber, M. Jellite, J.-L. Rehspringer, M. A. Fazio, D. Muller, G. Schmerber, G. Ferblantier, S. Colis, A. Dinia, M. Sugiyama, A. Slaoui, D. Cavalcoli, T. Fix, Solar Energy 162, 1 (2018)
[45] Band-gap tuning in ferroelectric Bi2FeCrO6 double perovskite thin films, A. Quattropani, D. Stoeffler, T. Fix, G. Schmerber, M. Lenertz, G. Versini, J. L. Rehspringer, A. Slaoui, A. Dinia and S. Colis, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122, 1070 (2018)
[44] EuIII-based nanolayers as efficient downshifters for CIGS solar cells, A. Gavriluta, T. Fix, A. Nonat, A. Slaoui, J.-F. Guillemoles, and L. J. Charbonnière, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 5318-5326 (2017)
[43] Crystalline silicon growth on aluminum substrate for photovoltaic application, P. Bellanger , S. Benachigere Shivarudraiah, C. Leuvrey, A. Dinia, G. Schmerber, F. Jomard , A. Ulyashin , T. Fix, S. Roques, F. Mugler, A. Slaoui, Physica Status Solidi (c), 1700173 (2017)
[42] Tuning the chemical properties of europium complexes as downshifting agents for copper indium gallium selenide solar cells, A. Gavriluta, T. Fix, A. Nonat , A. Slaoui, J-F. Guillemoles , L. Charbonnière, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 5, 14031 (2017)
[41] Plasmonic effect of Ag nanoparticles in a SiON antireflective coating: engineering rules and physical barrier, S. Lecler, S. Bastide, J. Tan, M. Qu, A. Slaoui and T. Fix, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 49, 415102 (2016)
[40] Enhancement of CIGS solar cells using europium complex as photon downshifter, A. Gavriluta, T. Fix, A. Nonat, M. Paire, A. Slaoui, L. J. Charbonnière, J.-F. Guillemoles, Adv. Opt. Mater. 4, 1846 (2016)
[39] Insight on photon conversion of Nd3+ doped low temperature grown p and n type tin oxide thin films, K. Bouras, G. Schmerber, H. Rinnert, D. Aureau, G. Ferblantier, T.Fix, S. Colis, P. Bazylewski, B. Leedahl, G. S. Chang, A. Dinia and A. Slaoui, RSC Advances 6, 67157 (2016)
[38] Enhancement of silicon solar cells by downshifting with Eu and Tb coordination complexes, T. Fix, A. Nonat, D. Imbert, S. Di Pietro, M. Mazzanti, A. Slaoui and L. J. Charbonnière, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications 24, 1251 (2016)
[37] Interface Coupled BiFeO3/BiMnO3 Superlattices with Magnetic Transition Temperature up to 410 K, E.-M. Choi, J. E. Kleibeuker, T. Fix, J. Xiong, C. J. Kinane, D. Arena, S. Langridge, A. Chen, Z. Bi, J. H. Lee, H. Wang, Q. Jia, M. G. Blamire and J. L. MacManus-Driscoll, Advanced Materials Interfaces 3, 1500597 (2016)
[36] Structural, Optical and Electrical properties of Nd-doped SnO2 thin films fabricated by reactive magnetron sputtering for solar cell devices, K. Bouras, G. Schmerber, H. Rinnert, D. Aureau, H. Park, G. Ferblantier, S. Colis, T. Fix, C. Park, K. Kim, A. Dinia, A. Slaoui, Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. Cells 145, 134 (2016)
[35] Functionalization of a Polymer Encapsulant with Photon Conversion, T. Fix, J.-L. Rehspringer, H. Rinnert, A. Slaoui, Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. Cells 133, 87 (2015)
[34] Evaluation of the effective quantum efficiency of photon conversion layers placed on solar cells, T. Fix, G. Ferblantier, H. Rinnert, A. Slaoui, Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. Cells 132, 191 (2015)
[33] Room temperature Ferrimagnetism and Ferroelectricity in Strained, Thin Films of BiFe0.5Mn0.5O3, E.-M. Choi, T. Fix, A. Kursumovic, C. J. Kinane, D. Arena, S.-L. Sahonta, Z. Bi, J. Xiong, L. Yan, J.-S. Lee, H. Wang, S. Langridge, Y.-M. Kim, A. Y. Borisevich, I. MacLaren, Q. M. Ramasse, M. G. Blamire, Q. Jia, and J. L. MacManus-Driscoll, Adv. Funct. Mater. 24, 7478 (2014)
[32] Nanopillar Spin Filter Tunnel Junctions with Manganite Barriers, B. Prasad, M. Egilmez, F. Schoofs, T. Fix, M.E. Vickers, W. Zhang, J. Jian, H. Wang, and M.G. Blamire, Nano Lett. 14, 2789 (2014)
[31] Electric-Field Control of Ferromagnetism in a Nanocomposite via a ZnO Phase, T. Fix, E.-M. Choi, J.W.A. Robinson, S.B. Lee, A. Chen, B. Prasad, H. Wang, M.G. Blamire, and J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, Nano Lett. 13, 5886 (2013)
[30] Carrier density modulation by structural distortions at modified LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interfaces, F. Schoofs, M.A. Carpenter, M.E. Vickers, M. Egilmez, T. Fix, J.E. Kleibeuker, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, M.G. Blamire, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 25, 175005 (2013)
[29] Structural and magnetic properties of CoTiO3 thin films on SrTiO3 (001), F. Schoofs, M. Egilmez, T. Fix, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, Mark G. Blamire, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 332, 67 (2013)
[28] Tuning the low-dimensional carrier density at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interfaces via rare earth doping, F. Schoofs, M. Egilmez, T. Fix, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, M.G. Blamire, Sol. State Comm. 156, 35 (2013)
[27] Strong room temperature exchange bias in self-assembled BiFeO3–Fe3O4 nanocomposite heteroepitaxial films, E.M. Choi, E. Weal, Z. Bi, H. Wang, A. Kursumovic, T. Fix, M.G. Blamire, and J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 012905 (2013)
[26] Nd:SrTiO3 thin films as photon downshifting layers for photovoltaics, T. Fix, H. Rinnert, M.G. Blamire, A. Slaoui, and J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. Cells 102, 71 (2012)
[25] Proposal of a one-dimensional electron gas in the steps at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interface, N.C. Bristowe, T. Fix, M.G. Blamire, P.B. Littlewood, and E. Artacho, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 166802 (2012)
[24] Impact of structural transitions on electron transport at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterointerfaces, F. Schoofs, M. Egilmez, T. Fix, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, and M.G. Blamire, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 081601 (2012)
[23] Influence of SrTiO3 substrate miscut angle on the transport properties of LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interfaces, T. Fix, F. Schoofs, Z. Bi, A. Chen, H. Wang, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, M.G. Blamire, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 022103 (2011)
[22] Optimized transport properties of LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterointerfaces by variation of pulsed laser fluence, F. Schoofs, T. Fix, A. S. Kalabukhov, D. Winkler, Y. Boikov, I. Serenkov, V. Sakharov, T. Claeson, J. L. MacManus-Driscoll and M. G. Blamire, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23, 305002 (2011)
[21] Structural and dielectric properties of SnTiO3, a putative ferroelectric, T. Fix, S.L. Sahonta, V. Garcia, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, and M.G. Blamire, Cryst. Growth Des. 11, 1422 (2011)
[20] Structural evolution and competing magnetic orders in polycrystalline GdN films, K. Senapati, T. Fix, M.E. Vickers, M.G. Blamire, and Z.H. Barber, Phys. Rev. B 83, 014403 (2011)
[19] Coexistence of strong ferromagnetism and polar switching at room temperature in Fe3O4-BiFeO3 nanocomposite thin films, E. Weal, S. Patnaik, Z. Bi, H. Wang, T. Fix, A. Kursumovic, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 153121 (2010)
[18] Influence of doping at the nanoscale at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interfaces, T. Fix, F. Schoofs, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, and M.G. Blamire, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 072110 (2010)
[17] Strain dependent defect mediated ferromagnetism in Mn-doped and undoped ZnO thin films, F. Schoofs, T. Fix, A.M.H.R. Hakimi, S.S. Dhesi, G. van der Laan, S.A. Cavill, S. Langridge, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, and M.G. Blamire, J. Appl. Phys. 108, 053911 (2010)
[16] Magnetic exchange hardening in polycrystalline GdN thin films, K. Senapati, T. Fix, M.E. Vickers, M.G. Blamire and Z.H. Barber, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 22, 302003 (2010)
[15] Charge confinement and doping at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interfaces, T. Fix, F. Schoofs, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, and M.G. Blamire, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 166802 (2009)
[14] Ferromagnetism in Co-doped (La,Sr)TiO3, T. Fix, M. Liberati, H. Aubriet, S.L. Sahonta, R. Bali, C. Becker, D. Ruch, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, E. Arenholz, M.G. Blamire, New J. Phys. 11, 073042 (2009)
[13] Delta-doped LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interfaces, T. Fix, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, M.G. Blamire, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 172101 (2009)
[12] Electrical and magnetic properties of La0.35Sr0.65Ti1-xFexO3 thin films, G.W. Leung, M.E. Vickers, T. Fix, M.G. Blamire, J. Phys. – Cond. Mat., 21, 426003 (2009)
[11] Influence of the dopant concentration in In-doped SrTiO3 on the structural and transport properties, T. Fix, R. Bali, N. Stelmashenko, and M. G. Blamire, Sol. State Comm., 146, 428 (2008)
[10] How to obtain a magnetic hard-soft architecture by pulsed laser deposition, T. Fix, M. Trassin, R. Sayed Hassan, G. Schmerber, N. Viart, C. Mény, S. Colis and A. Dinia, Nanotechnology 18, 495708 (2007)
[9] High quality SrTiO3 tunnel barrier deposited by pulsed laser deposition, T. Fix, V. Da Costa, C. Ulhaq-Bouillet, S. Colis, A. Dinia, K. Bouzehouane and A. Barthelemy, Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 083104 (2007)
[8] Nanoscale analysis of interfaces in a metal/oxide/oxide trilayer obtained by pulsed laser deposition, T. Fix, G. Bertoni, C. Ulhaq-Bouillet, S. Colis, J. Verbeeck, G. Van Tendeloo and A. Dinia, Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 023106 (2007)
[7] Absence of tunnel magnetoresistance in Sr2FeMoO6-based magnetic tunnel junctions, T. Fix, A. Barla, C. Ulhaq-Bouillet, S. Colis, J. P. Kappler and A. Dinia, Chem. Phys. Lett., 434, 276 (2007)
[6] Exchange coupling in NiO/CoFe2 and CoFe2O4/CoFe2 systems grown by pulsed laser deposition, T. Fix, S. Colis, K. Sauvet, J. L. Loison, G. Versini, G. Pourroy, and A. Dinia, J. Appl. Phys. 99, 43907 (2006)
[5] Diode effect in all-oxide Sr2FeMoO6-based magnetic tunnel junctions, T. Fix, D. Stoeffler, Y. Henry, S. Colis, A. Dinia, T. Dimopoulos, L. Bär, and J. Wecker, J. Appl. Phys. 99, J8107 (2006)
[4] Coupling between ferromagnetic electrodes through ZnS barrier, T. Fix, S. Colis, G. Schmerber, C. Ulhaq, A. Dinia, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 286, 134 (2005)
[3] Pressure effect on the magnetization of Sr2FeMoO6 thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition, T. Fix, G. Versini, J. L. Loison, S. Colis, G. Schmerber, G. Pourroy, and A. Dinia, J. Appl. Phys. 97, 024907 (2005)
[2] Effects of strain relaxation on the electronic properties of epitaxial Sr2FeMoO6 grown by pulsed laser deposition on SrTiO3 (001), T. Fix, D. Stoeffler, S. Colis, C. Ulhaq, G. Versini, J. P. Vola, F. Huber, and A. Dinia, J. Appl. Phys. 98, 023712 (2005)
[1] Structural defects in Sr2FeMoO6 double perovskite: Experimental versus theoretical approach, S. Colis, D. Stoeffler, C. Mény, T. Fix, C. Leuvrey, G. Pourroy, A. Dinia, and P. Panissod, J. Appl. Phys. 98, 033905 (2005)

Proceedings

[3] Investigation of New Approaches for InGaN Growth with High Indium Content for CPV Application M. Arif, S. Sundaram, J. Streque, Y. El Gmili, R. Puybaret, S. Belahsene, A. Ramdane, A. Martinez, G. Patriarche, T. Fix, A. Slaoui, P. L. Voss, J. P. Salvestrini, and A. Ougazzaden, AIP Conf. Proceed. 1679, 040001 (2015)
[2] Study of plasmonic nanoparticle arrays for photon management in solar cells, B. Bläsi, S. Jüchter, S.-K. Meisenheimer, O. Höhn; H. Hauser, C. Wellens, T. Fix, U. T. Schwarz, Proc. SPIE. 9140, Photonics for Solar Energy Systems V, 91400W. (2014)
[1] Plasmonic particles arrays on large areas for photon management, S. Jüchter, S.-K. Meisenheimer, H. Hauser, C. Wellens, O. Höhn, V. Kübler, T. Fix, U.T. Schwarz, B. Bläsi, 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) proceedings, p. 170-175 (2013)

International conferences or schools

[30] Invited: Advanced materials and concepts for electronics and photovoltaics, T. Fix, Bologna International Summer School on NANOmaterials physics NANO-BIS (June 2018, Bologna, Italy)
[29] Ferroelectric Inorganic Perovskite Oxides for Photovoltaic Applications, A.Quattropani, T.Fix, A.Slaoui, D. Stoeffler, J.L. Rehspringer, G. Schmerber, M. Lenertz, S. Colis, G. Versini, M. Rastei, B. Kundys, A. Dinia, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) (June 2018, Strasbourg, France)
[28] Eu(III) coordination complexes as downshifters for CIGS solar cells, A. Gavriluta, T. Fix, A. Nonat, C. Crevant, A. Slaoui, J-F. Guillemoles, L. Charbonnière, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) (May 2017, Strasbourg, France)
[27] Invited: Can inorganic perovskite solar cells compete with hybrid perovskite solar cells?, T. Fix, A. Quattropani, J.-L. Rehspringer, G. Schmerber, A. Dinia, A. Slaoui, International Conference on Semiconductor Ferroelectrics and Photoferroelectrics (SEFERR16) (September 2016, Berlin, Germany)
[26] Plasmonic effects of Ag nanoparticles in a SiON antireflective coating, T. Fix, S. Lecler, S. Bastide, J. Tan, M. Qu, A. Slaoui, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) (May 2016, Lille, France)
[25] Synthesis of Ferroelectric Oxides for Photovoltaic Applications, A. Quattropani, T. Fix, J.L. Rehspringer, G. Schmerber, A. Dinia, A. Slaoui, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) (May 2016, Lille, France)
[24] Yb3+ doped SnOx thin films by reactive magnetron sputtering as functionalized TCOs for solar cells, K. Bouras, D. Aureau, G. Schmerber, H. Rinnert, G. Ferblantier, S. Colis, T.Fix, A. Etcheberry, A. Dinia and A. Slaoui, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) (May 2016, Lille, France)
[23] Silicon solar cells enhanced by encapsulants functionalised with photon conversion, T. Fix, A. Nonat, J.L. Rehspringer, L. J. Charbonniere, A. Slaoui, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS) (December 2015, Boston, USA)
[22] Novel photovoltaic absorbers based on inorganic perovskites, T. Fix, J.-L. Rehspringer, G. Ferblantier, D. Muller, A. Slaoui, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) (May 2015, Lille, France)
[21] Structural and Optical Properties of Yb doped SnO2 powder prepared by sol gel method, K. Bouras, J.- L. Rehspringer, G. Schmerber, D.Ihiawakrim, C.Leuvrey, S. Colis, T. Fix, G. Ferblantier, A. Dinia and A. Slaoui, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) (May 2015, Lille, France)
[20] Structural, optical and electrical properties of Nd doped SnO2 thin films fabricated by reactive magnetron sputtering for solar cell devices, K. Bouras, G. Schmerber, P. Bazylewski, D. Aureau, S. Colis, T. Fix, G. Ferblantier, D. Muller, G. S. Chang, H. Rinnert, A. Dinia and A. Slaoui, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) (May 2015, Lille, France)
[19] Study of plasmonic nanoparticle arrays for photon management in solar cells, B. Bläsi, S. Jüchter, S.-K. Meisenheimer, O. Höhn, H. Hauser, C. Wellens, T. Fix, U. T. Schwarz, Photonics for Solar Energy Systems (May 2014, Brussels, Belgium)
[18] Creating Room Temperature Multifunctionality through BiFeO3/Manganite Perovskite Superlattices, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, E.-M. Choi, T. Fix, S. Singh, J. Xiong, J. X. Zhu, Z. Bi, M. Fitzsimmons, H. Wang, Q. Jia, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS) (December 2013, Boston, USA)
[17] Plasmonic particles arrays on large areas for photon management, S. Jüchter, S.-K. Meisenheimer, H. Hauser, C. Wellens, O. Höhn, V. Kübler, T. Fix, U.T. Schwarz, B. Bläsi, 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) (October 2013, Paris, France)
[16] Inorganic photovoltaics, T. Fix, European Summer Campus, Energy on all scales (August 2013, Strasbourg, France)
[15] Invited: Photovoltaics: from basics to future trends and market, T. Fix, Franco Indonesia Workshop on Renewable Energy (September 2013, Bandung, Indonesia)
[14] Invited: Transparent conductive oxides, T. Fix, European Photovoltaics Summer School (July 2012, Krakow, Poland)
[13] Invited: Novel interface effects in oxide nanocomposite thin films, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, E.M. Choi, T. Fix, A. Kursumovic, A. Chen, H. Wang, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) (May 2012, Strasbourg, France)
[12] Invited: Achieving a room temperature magnetoelectric by materials selection and nanocomposite thin film design, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, E.M. Choi, T. Fix, A. Kursumovic, Q. Jia, A. Chen, H. Wang, Z. Bi, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS) (April 2012, San Francisco, USA)
[11] Magnetoelectric coupling in Perovskite-ZnO nanocomposites, T. Fix, M.G. Blamire, and J.L. Driscoll, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS) (April 2012, San Francisco, USA)
[10] Structural and dielectric properties of SnTiO3, a putative ferroelectric, T. Fix, L. Sahonta, J.L. Driscoll, and M.G. Blamire, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS) (April 2012, San Francisco, USA)
[9] Invited: Novel approaches to large area functional nanowires arrays, J. Driscoll, S. Harrington, A. Kursumovic, Q. Jia, H. Wang, Z. Bi and T. Fix, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS) (December 2011, Boston, USA)
[8] Influence of defects in quasi-two-dimensional electron gases at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interface, T. Fix, F. Schoofs, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll and M. Blamire, 17th International Workshop on Oxide Electronics (September 2010, Awaji, Japan)
[7] Invited: Influence of defects in quasi-two-dimensional electron gases at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interface, T. Fix, F. Schoofs, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll and M. Blamire, Inter-phase: Novel Electronic States at Interfaces in Oxides (March 2010, Leiden, The Netherlands)
[6] Quasi-two-dimensional Electron Gas at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Interface Doped with Magnetic Impurities, T. Fix, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll and M. Blamire, Materials Research Society Spring Meeting (MRS) (April 2009, San Francisco, USA)
[5] Origin of Ferromagnetism in Co-doped (La,Sr)TiO3, T. Fix, L. Sahonta and M. Blamire, Materials Research Society Spring Meeting (MRS) (April 2009, San Francisco, USA)
[4] Invited: Delta-doped LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interfaces: evidence for sub-nanometer carrier confinement and possible spin polarization, T. Fix, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll and M. Blamire, Symposium on Advanced Oxide materials : catalysis, energy and spintronics, 2nd UK-Taiwan International Networking for Young Scientists (March 2009, Taipei, Taiwan)
[3] Influence of the dopant concentration in In-doped SrTiO3 on the structural and transport properties, T. Fix, R. Bali, N. Stelmashenko and M.G. Blamire, THIOX Advances and new challenges in oxide electronics (April 2008, Sestri Levante, Italy)
[2] Transport and magnetic effects in nanoscale junctions based on perovskites, T. Fix, N. Stelmashenko, R. Bali, and M. Blamire, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS) (November 2007, Boston, USA)
[1] Structures based on Sr2FeMoO6, T. Fix, A. Barla, J.P. Kappler, S. Colis, and A. Dinia, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) (June 2006, Nice, France)

Main collaborations

- A. Dinia, J.-L. Rehspringer, D. Stoeffler, IPCMS, France
- A. Nonat, L. J. Charbonnière, IPHC, France
- J.-F. Guillemoles, IRDEP-IPVF, France
- H. Rinnert, IJL, France

Scientific track

2018 Silicon clathrates Solid state synthesis
2015 Ferroelectric solar cells Pulsed laser deposition
2013 Plasmonics for PV Ion implantation and nanoimprint
2013 Photon conversion in polymers Oxide nanoparticle synthesis
2013 c-Si solar cells PV characterisations
2012 Magnetoelectric nanocomposites Self-assembly deposition
2011 Photon conversion in oxides Photoluminescence techniques
2010 Ferroelectric oxides and multiferroics Piezoresponse Force Microscopy, Polarised neutron reflectivity
2008 Electron gas in band insulators monolayer growth, electron-beam patterning
2008 Dilute magnetic oxides X-ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism
2007 p-type oxides focused ion beam patterning
2005 Magnetic tunnel junctions patterning by UV lithography
2003 Half-metallic oxides solid state synthesis, pulsed laser deposition
2002 Spin valves magnetic measurements