Professor Nathan Croitoru (Emeritus)
Department of Electrical
Engineering Physical Electronics
The Iby and Aladar
Fleischman Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University,
Ramat Aviv 69978, ISRAEL
Phone: +972-3-640-8138 (Department secretary: 972-3-640-8765)
Thin Films -- Methods of deposition and growing, transport properties of
metallic and semiconductors, electronic memories, optical filters, guides,
modulators solar cells and thin film transistors and detectors.
Optical fibers and waveguides for infrared. - Materials with low attenuation
for mid infrared up to 12 µm. Methods for drawing fibers and hollow
fibers for use in medicine or for temperature sensing. Theoretical study
of influence on bending on light propagation in hollow fibers. Plastic,
glass and metal hollow fibers.
Semiconductor Devices -- Novel types of electronic memories, detectors,
surface acoustic wave and solar cell devices are made and investigated.
Integrated circuits and microphotolithography methods are used. Integrated
optic and microwave devices (passive and active).
Transparent Conductors -- Theoretical and experimental investigation of
the physical properties of ITO, SnO2 ,
ZnO and CdSnO4. Conditions of doping for
variation of the limit between the transparency and reflectivity. Application
of transparent conductors as heat reflectors, Schottky junctions and protective
Photoconductive, Photovoltaic and Secondary Emission -- New types of materials
are investigated, suitable for detectors and amplifiers of light. The influence
of structure and composition on the lifetime of generated carriers is studied.
Diamond -- like (DLC) and wear protective coatings (ZrN and TiN).
High Tc superconductors.
a:DLC, SAW and High Energy devices and detectors.
- Thin silver films for ULSI metallization.
Other Academic Activities:
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More than 200 refereed scientific papers.
More than 250 conference papers and special seminars.
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