Short CV/Education and training

  • 1990 – 1994
    International Computer High School (now Tudor Vianu College) of Bucharest, Romania

  • 1994 – 2000
    Master's in physics, Department of Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania; MSc thesis: Pulsed laser deposition of ferroelectric PZT thin films

  • 2000 – 2004
    PhD, Institute of Applied Physics, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria; PhD thesis: Synthesis of advanced materials by pulsed laser deposition

  • 2005 – 2009
    Max Planck postdoctoral fellowship, Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle, Germany

  • 2009
    Leader of a research group within the Max Planck Society (W2) Minerva Programme, Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle

Selected publications

  • Vrejoiu, I. et al.: Intrinsic ferroelectric properties of strained tetragonal PbZr0.2Ti0.8O3 obtained on layer-by-layer grown, defect-free single crystalline films. In: Adv. Mater. 18, 2006. S. 1657.

  • Jia, C.-L. et al.: Atomic scale study of electric dipoles near charged and uncharged domain walls in ferroelectric films. In: Nature Materials 7, 2008. S. 57.

  • Vrejoiu, I. et al.: Interfacial strain effects in epitaxial multiferroic heterostructures of PbZrx Ti1-xO3 / La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 grown by pulsed-laser deposition. In: Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 2008. 152506.

  • Vrejoiu, I. et al.: Functional perovskites – from epitaxial films to nanostructured arrays. In: Adv. Funct. Mater. 18, 2008. 3892.

  • Ziese, M. et al.: Tailoring magnetic interlayer coupling in La0.7Sr0.3MnO3/SrRuO3 superlattices. In: Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 2010. 167203.

  • Jia, C.-L. et al.: Direct observation of continuous electric dipole rotation in flux-closure domains in ferroelectric Pb(Zr,Ti)O3. In: Science 331, 2011.1420.

Selected projects

  • Collaborative Research Centre SFB 762 – Functionality of oxide interfaces

  • European Commission (EU) Project – IFOX (Interfacing oxides)


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