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Cathal Mc Auley

Postgraduate Student


Research

..dynamic observation of temperature-induced phase transformations and in-situ synthesis of 2D-nanosheets..

Cathal Mc Auley received a Bachelor of Science (Hons) from the Open University in 2002. In 2010 he received a Masters in Science (Strategic Quality Management, Lean six sigma). Currently he is in his second year part time of his PhD in Physics in Professor Valeria Nicolosi's research team.

His research is focusing on dynamic observation of temperature-induced phase transformations and in-situ synthesis of 2D-nanosheets. The aim of this project is to study for the very first time the growth mechanisms and kinetics for a range of 2D materials in-situ in a TEM using a purposely developed gas/heating stage.

Cathal
“What we observe as material bodies and forces are nothing but shapes and variations in the structure of the space” - Erwin Schrödinger

Publications

Title:
3D failure analysis in depth profiles of sequentially made FIB cuts.
Authors:
Mc Auley, C. N., et al.
Source:
Microelectronics Reliability 47.9 (2007): 1595-1598

Patents

Title:
Determination of whether a line is open or shorted in an integrated circuit.
Authors:
McAuley, Cathal N., and Fergal W. Keating
Source:
U.S. Patent No. 8,519,731. 27 Aug. 2013.
Title:
Apparatus and method for characterizing structures within an integrated circuit.
Authors:
Keating, Fergal W., and Cathal N. McAuley
Source:
U.S. Patent No. 7,888,143. 15 Feb. 2011

Contact

School of Physics and CRANN
Advanced Microscopy Laboratory
Phone: +35318964933
E-mail: mcaulec@tcd.ie


Last updated 9 May 2018 physics@tcd.ie (Email).