My main research interest is to explore the fundamental physical and chemical processes involved in nucleation and growth of nanostructured material systems grown under various deposition conditions during physical vapour deposition processes.
Since August 2008 I am acting as Assistant Professor in Nanostructured Materials Division, IFM, Linköping University.
- 2004-2008: Ph. D. in Material Physics. Thin Film Physics Division (IFM), Linköping University , Sweden . Dissertation: Materials Science of Multilayer X-ray Mirrors, April 2008.
- 2002-2003: Research Scientist. Thin Film Physics Division (IFM), Linköping University , Sweden . Preparatory research scholarship.
- 2001:2002: Master of Engineering in Material Science. Thin Film Physics Division (IFM), Linköping University , Sweden . Thesis: Fabrication and Characterization of Spherically Shaped Multilayer Mirrors.
- 1999-2001: Master of Philosophy in Physics (M. Phil.). Department of Physics, Quaid-i-Azam University , Islamabad , Pakistan . Major Field: Magnetism and Superconductivity. Thesis: Anisotropy Measurements in Magnetic Materials.
- 1997-1999: Master of Science (M.Sc.). Department of Physics, Quaid-i-Azam University , Islamabad , Pakistan .
- 1992-1994: Bachelor of Science. Major: Physics and Math, Punjab University , Lahore , Pakistan 1996.
Publications in selection
A complete list of my publications and conference contributions can be found here.
- Characterization of worn Ti-Si cathodes used for reactive cathodic arc evaporation
J. Zhu, A. Eriksson, N. Ghafoor, M P Johansson, J Sjolen, L. Hultman, J. Rosén and M. OdénJOURNAL OF VACUUM SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY A,(28), 2, 347-353, (2010) Open Access
Influence of Impurities on Amorphous/Crystalline Layer Transformation and Optical Performance in Short Period Cr/Sc MultilayersN. Ghafoor F. Eriksson, Arkady Mikhaylushkin, I. Abrikossov, E. Gullikson , U. Kressig , M. Beckers, L. Hultman and J. BirchJOURNAL OF MATERIAL RESEARCH., Vol. 24 , No. 1, pp 79-95 (2009) Open Access
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