Ovidiu Alexandru Crisan, Ph.D
Principal Researcher 1-st degree

phone: +40-21-369.01.70 / 141
fax:     +40-21-369.01.77


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Research contributions on topics of:


Excellency in the scientific research awarded by the Romanian Ministry of Research and Technology, sept. 2000, for the paper: "Magnetic Properties of the Magnetoresistive Cu-(SmCo5)-Fe Heterogranular Alloys", authors: O. Crisan, J.M. Le Breton, A. Jianu, A. Maignan, M. Nogučs, J. Teillet, G. Filoti

Horia Hulubei Award of the Romanian Academy,
Physics Section (awarded dec. 2006) for the group of papers: „Novel Magnetic Nanomaterials: from synthesis to advanced properties and their modelling“

  • Expert/Referent : Institute of Physics Publishing: Nanotechnology, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Measurement Science and Technology, etc.
  • Expert/Referent: Thin Solid Films, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials
  • Member of Materials Research Society, MRS
  • Member of the Romanian Society of Magnetic Materials, Bucharest, Romania
  • Member of the Institute of Nanotechnology - ION, Stirling, UK

Working stages abroad:
  • nov.1998 – nov.1999- High Pressure Research Group, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • oct.2000 – oct.2001- Laboratoire de Physique de l’Etat Condensé, Université du Maine, Le Mans, France
  • feb.2002 – 2003- Department of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 2004- Marie Curie fellowship at the Institute of Crystallography, Bari, Italy
  • jan.2004 – feb. 2004- Invited scientist at the PRAMA center of excellence, Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • aug.2004- feb. 2006- Marie Curie Host Development „Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials under extreme conditions” Rostock University, Germany
  • may 2006- oct. 2006- Marie Curie Transfer of Knowledge “Nano-engineering for Expertise and Development”, Institute of Phyiscs, Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland
  • dec.2006- feb.2008- Postdoc fellowship "Novel magnetic nanoparticles", Leicester University, UK
Selection of recent publications:

Crystallization processes and phase evolution in amorphous Fe-Pt-Nb-B alloys

O. Crisan
, A.D. Crisan, N. Randrianantoandro, R. Nicula, E. Burkel
J. Alloys & Comp.
440 (1-2), 2007, L3-L7

Iron Oxide in a Silica Matrix Prepared by the Sol-Gel Method

D. Predoi, O. Crisan, A. Jitianu, M.C. Valsangiacom, M. Raileanu, M. Crisan, M. Zaharescu

Thin Solid Films
515, 2007, 6319-6323

Crystallization Processes in Fe-Pt-Nb-B Melt Spun Ribbons

A.D. Crisan, O. Crisan, N. Randrianantoandro, M. Valeanu, M. Morariu, E. Burkel
Materials Science & Engineering C: Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems
27, 2007, 1283-1285

Hybrid FePt/Fe3B exchange-coupled nanocomposite magnets

O. Crisan, M. Angelakeris, N. Randrianantoandro, M. Valeanu, G. Filoti
J. Optoelectron. Adv. Mater.
9 (9), 2007, 2734-2738

Novel gas-stabilized iron clusters: synthesis, structure and magnetic behaviour
O. Crisan, K. von Haeften, A.M. Ellis, C. Binns,
, 19 (50), 2008, 505602

Structure and magnetic properties of Fe/Fe oxide clusters
O. Crisan, K. von Haeften, A.M. Ellis, C. Binns
Journal of Nanoparticle Research
, 10 suppl.1, 2008, 193-199