Graduate Research Assistant
Instruments and Techniques
- Electron Microscopy: TEM, SEM, SADP, STEM
- X-Ray Diffraction: Powder diffraction, XRR
- Scanning Probe: AFM, STM
- Atomic Layer Deposition
- Chemical Layer Deposition
- Solid State Ceramic Processing
- Sol-Gel Processing
Selected Peer Reviewed Journal Publications
S. Letourneau, Z. Zhen, J. Owens, K. Tolman, R. Ubic, and W. M. Kriven, “Lattice constant prediction of defective rare earth titanate perovskites,” Journal of Solid State Chemistry, vol. 219, pp. 99-107, 11/2014 2014.
R. Ubic, K. Tolman, K. Chan, N. Lundy, S. Letourneau, and W. M. Kriven, “Effective Size of Vacancies in Aliovalently Doped SrTiO3 Perovskites,” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 575, pp. 239-245, 2013.
R. Ubic, S. Letourneau, S. Thomas, G. Subodh, and M. T. Sebastian, “Structure, microstructure, and microwave dielectric properties of (Sr2-xCax)(MgTe)O6 double perovskites,” Chemistry of Materials, vol. 22, pp. 4572-4578, 2010.
Conference Presentations and Posters
Lattice constant prediction in defective microwave dielectric resonators. Oral presentation at Department of Materials Science and Engineering Hard Seminar Series, Urbana, IL, November 14, 2013.
Role of point defects in microwave dielectric resonators. Oral presentation at 10th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology, San Diego, CA, June 4, 2013.