Elisabeta-Corina Secu,Ph.D
Scientific Researcher 3-rd degree

phone: +40-21369 0170 / 161
Fax    : +40-21369 0177
E-mail: cesecu@infim.ro
http://www.infim.ro/~cesecu/

 

EDUCATION :


2004- PhD in Physics at the University of Bucharest

1998 -Enrolled for a PhD at University of Bucharest

1992 -Physicist diploma - Polymers Physics

1987- 1992 - University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics,

 

CURENT RESEARCH FIELD


-Optical characterisation of rare-earth doped materials and radiation induced defects

-Sol-gel synthesis and characterisation of rare-earth doped glass and glass-ceramics

-Thermoluminescence and applications: radiation effects in nanoparticles, retrospective dosimetry and detection of the irradiated foodstuff.

 

 LIST OF PUBLICATIONS (selection)

 

1. "Rare-earth doped sol-gel derived oxyfluoride glass-ceramics: Structural and optical characterization", C.E. Secu, M. Secu, C. Ghica, L. Mihut, Optical Materials, Volume 33, Issue 11, Pages 1770-1774 (2011)

 

2. "Magneto-optical investigations of rare earth doped sol-gel derived silicate xerogels", C.E. Secu, S. Polosan, M. Secu, Journal of Luminescence, Volume 131, Issue 8, Pages 1747-1752 (2011)

 

3. "Retrospective dosimetry assessment using the 380 °C thermoluminescence peak of tooth enamel", C.E. Secu, M. Cherestes, M. Secu, C. Cherestes, V. Paraschiva, C. Barca, Radiation Measurements, in Press (2011) (doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2011.07.014)

 

4. "Structural characterization and photoluminescence of nanocrystalline Ho-doped BaTiO3 derived from sol–gel method", M. Secu, M. Cernea, C.E. Secu, B.S. Vasile, J Nanopart Res (2011) 13:3123-3128

 

5. "Eu3+-doped CaF2 nanocrystals in sol-gel derived glass-ceramics", M. Secu, C.E. Secu and C. Ghica, Optical Materials 33 (4)  613-617 (2011)

 

6. "Structural characterization and photoluminescence of nanocrystalline Ho-doped BaTiO3 derived from sol-gel method", M. Secu, M. Cernea, C.E. Secu, B.S. Vasile, J Nanopart Res (2011) 13:3123-3128

 

7. "Crystallization and spectroscopic properties of Eu-doped CaF2 nanocrystals in transparent oxyfluoride glass-ceramics", M. Secu, C.E. Secu, S. Polosan, G. Aldica and C. Ghica, J Non-Cryst. Solids 355, 1869 (2009).

 

8. "Structural investigations of sol-gel derived silicate gels using Eu3+ ion-probe luminescence", C.E. Secu, D. Predoi, M. Secu, M. Cernea, G. Aldica Optical Materials 31 (11), pp. 1745-1748 (2009)

 
9. "Photoluminescence and thermoluminescence of ZnO nano-needle arrays and films
",C.E. Secu, Mariana Sima, Optical Materials 31, p 876-880 (2009)