Mark A. Zurbuchen

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  1. Proceedings of the 2000 12th IEEE International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics, Honolulu, July 21 - August 2, 2000, Ed. S. K. Streiffer, B. J. Gibbons, and T. Tsurumi, Asst. Ed. M. A. Zurbuchen, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 2001.

  1. J. G. Ma, M. E. Curtis, M. A. Zurbuchen, J. C. Keay, B. B. Weng, D. H. Li, F. h. Zhao, M. B. Johnson, and Z. Shi, "Growth mechanism of cuboid growth pits in lead selenide epilayers grown by molecular beam epitaxy," J. Phys. D. – Appl. Phys. 43, 455411 (2010).
  2. D. G. Cahill, A. Melville, D. G. Schlom, and M. A. Zurbuchen, "Low thermal conductivity of CsBiNb2O7 epitaxial layers," Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 121903 (2010).
  3. M. A. Zurbuchen, V. O. Sherman, A. K. Tagantsev, J. Schubert, M. E. Hawley, D. D. Fong, S. K. Streiffer, Y. Jia, W. Tian, and D. G. Schlom, "Synthesis, structure, and electrical behavior of Sr4Bi4Ti7O24," J. Appl. Phys. 107, 024106 (2009).
  4. A. Chernatynskiy, R. W. Grimes, M. A. Zurbuchen, D. R. Clarke, S. R. Phillpot, "Cross-over in Thermal Transport Properties of Natural, Perovskite-structured Superlattices," Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 161906 (2009).
  5. D. G. Schlom, L-Q. Chen, X. Pan, A. Schmehl, and M. A. Zurbuchen, “REVIEW: A Thin Film Approach to Engineering Functionality into Oxides,” J. Amer. Ceram. Soc. 91, 2429 (2008).
  6. M. A. Zurbuchen, R. S. Freitas, M. J. Wilson, P. Schiffer, M. Roeckerath, J. Schubert, G. H. Mehta, D. J. Comstock, J. H. Lee, Y. Jia, and D. G. Schlom, “Synthesis and Characterization of an n = 6 Aurivillius Phase Incorporating Magnetically Active Manganese, Bi7(Mn,Ti)6O21,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 033113 (2007).
  7. M. A. Zurbuchen, W. Tian, X.Q. Pan, D. Fong, S.K. Streiffer, M.E. Hawley, J. Lettieri, Y. Jia, G. Asayama, S.J. Fulk, D.J. Comstock, S. Knapp, A.H. Carim, and D.G. Schlom, "REVIEW: Morphology, structure, and nucleation of out-of-phase boundaries (OPBs) in epitaxial films of layered oxides," J. Mater. Res. 22, 1439-1471 (2007).
  8. W. Tian, J. H. Haeni, D. G. Schlom, E. Hutchinson, B. L. Sheu, M. M. Rosario, P. Schiffer, Y. Liu, M. A. Zurbuchen, and X. Q. Pan, “Epitaxial growth and magnetic properties of the first five members of the layered Srn+1RunO3n+1 oxide series,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 022507 (2007).
  9. T. Wu, M. A. Zurbuchen, S. Saha, R-V. Wang, S. K. Streiffer, and J. F. Mitchell, “Observation of Magnetoelectric Effect in Epitaxial Ferroelectric Film/manganite Crystal Heterostructures,” Phys. Rev. B 73, 134416 (2006).
  10. Chian Liu, R. Conley, A. T. Macrander, J. Maser, H. C. Kang, M. A. Zurbuchen, and G. B. Stephenson, “The Growth of Depth-Graded Multilayers for Linear Zone-Plate Applications,” J. Appl. Phys. 98, 113519 (2005).
  11. M. A. Zurbuchen, S. Saha, T. Wu, J. Mitchell, and S. K. Streiffer, “Multiferroic composite ferroelectric-ferromagnetic films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 232908 (2005).
  12. Y. L. Li, L. Q. Chen, G. Asayama, D. G. Schlom, M. A. Zurbuchen*, and S. K. Streiffer, “Ferroelectric domain structures of SrBi2Nb2O9 epitaxial thin films by phase field simulation and by experiment,” J. Appl. Phys. 95, 6332 (2004). (* equal authorship)
  13. M. A. Zurbuchen, Yunfa Jia, Stacy Knapp, Altaf H. Carim, Darrell G. Schlom, and X. Q. Pan, “Defect generation by preferred nucleation in epitaxial Sr2RuO4 / LaAlO3,“ Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 3891 (2003).
  14. M. A. Zurbuchen, J. Lettieri, S. J. Fulk, Y. Jia, A. H. Carim, D. G. Schlom, and S. K. Streiffer, “Bismuth volatility effects on the perfection of SrBi2Nb2O9 and SrBi2Ta2O9 films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 4711 (2003).
  15. S. Sambasivan, I. Kim, S. Barnett, M. A. Zurbuchen, J. Rechner, J. Ji, B. W. Kang, A. Goyal, P. A. Barnes, and C. E. Oberly, “A new approach to depositing yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ) buffer layers for coated conductors,” J. Mater. Res. 18, 919 (2003).
  16. M. A. Zurbuchen, G. Asayama, D. G. Schlom, and S. K. Streiffer, “Ferroelectric domain structure of SrBi2Nb2O9 epitaxial thin films,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 107601 (2002).
  17. G. Asayama, J. Lettieri, M. A. Zurbuchen, Y. Jia, S. Trolier-McKinstry, D. G. Schlom, S. K. Streiffer, and J.-P. Maria, “Growth of (103) fiber-textured SrBi2Nb2O9 thin films on Pt-coated silicon substrates,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 2371 (2002).
  18. M. A. Zurbuchen, D. G. Schlom, and S. K. Streiffer, “Comment on ‘High-resolution electron microscopy investigations on stacking faults in SrBi2Ta2O9 ferroelectric thin films’ [Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 973 (2001)],” Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 887 (2001).
  19. M. A. Zurbuchen, Y. Jia, S. Knapp, A. H. Carim, D. G. Schlom, L.-N. Zou, and Y. Liu, “Suppression of superconductivity by crystallographic defects in epitaxial Sr2RuO4 films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 78 2351 (2001).
  20. M. A. Zurbuchen, J. Lettieri, S. K. Streiffer, Y. Jia, M. E. Hawley, X. Q. Pan, A. H. Carim, and D. G. Schlom, “Microstructure and electrical properties of epitaxial SrBi2Nb2O9 and SrBi2Ta2O9 films,” Integr. Ferroelectr. 33, 27 (2001).
  21. M. A. Zurbuchen, J. Lettieri, Y. Jia, D. G. Schlom, S. K. Streiffer, and M. E. Hawley, “Transmission electron microscopy study of (103)-oriented epitaxial SrBi2Nb2O9 films grown on (111) SrTiO3 and (111) SrRuO3 / (111) SrTiO3,” J. Mater. Res. 16, 489 (2001).
  22. J. Lettieri, M. A. Zurbuchen, Y. Jia, D. G. Schlom, S. K. Streiffer, and M. E. Hawley, “Epitaxial growth of SrBi2Nb2O9 on (110) SrTiO3 and the establishment of a lower bound on the spontaneous polarization of SrBi2Nb2O9,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 3090 (2000).
  23. J. Lettieri, M. A. Zurbuchen, Y. Jia, D. G. Schlom, S. K. Streiffer, and M. E. Hawley, “Epitaxial growth of non-c-oriented SrBi2Nb2O9 on (111) SrTiO3,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 76, 2937 (2000).
  24. Y. Jia, M. A. Zurbuchen, S. Wozniak, A. H. Carim, D. G. Schlom, L.-N. Zou, S. Briczinski, and Y. Liu, “Epitaxial growth of metastable Ba2RuO4 films with the K2NiF4 structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 3830 (1999).
  25. M. A. Zurbuchen and A. H. Carim, “Strength and microstructure of brazed alumina-silicon carbide ceramic-matrix composites,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 82, 705 (1999).
  26. R. W. Messler, Jr., M. A Zurbuchen, T. T. Orling, “Welding with self-propagating high-temperature synthesis,” Welding J., 37-41 (1995).

  1. M. A. Zurbuchen and D. G. Schlom, “Topotactic Anion Exchange – A Route to Epitaxial Oxide Integration,” in: Theory and Applications of Ferroelectric and Multiferroic Materials: MRS Proceedings, edited by C. Ahn, P. Ghosez, M. Kawasaki, D. G. Schlom, and J.-M. Triscone, Vol. 1110E (Materials Research Society, Warrendale, 2008), pp. C10-9.1 – C10-9.6.
  2. M. A. Zurbuchen, J. Lettieri, Y. Jia, A. H. Carim, S. K. Streiffer, and D. G. Schlom, “Out-of-phase Boundary (OPB) Nucleation in Layered Oxides,” in: Ferroelectric Thin Films XIII: MRS Proceedings, edited by R. Ramesh, J.-P. Maria, M. Alexe, and V. Joshi, Vol. 902E (Materials Research Society, Warrendale, 2007), pp. T10-55.1 – T10-55.6.
  3. M. A. Zurbuchen, S. Sambasivan, S. Barnett, B. F. Kang, A. Goyal, P. A. Barnes, and C. E. Oberly, “An Economical Route for Production of High-Quality YSZ Buffer Layers using the ECONO Process,” in Progress in High-Temperature Superconductors, edited by Greg Geiger, American Ceramic Society, Westerville, OH, 2004.
  4. J. Lettieri, M. A. Zurbuchen, G. W. Brown, Y. Jia, W. Tian, X. Q. Pan, M. E. Hawley, and D. G. Schlom, “Investigation of Growth Evolution in c–axis SrBi2Nb2O9 epitaxial thin films,” in: Multicomponent Oxide Films for Electronics: MRS Proceedings v 574, 31-36, edited by M. E. Hawley, D. H. A. Blank, C. B. Eom, D. G. Schlom, and S. K. Streiffer, Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, PA, 1999.
  5. D. G. Schlom, Y. Jia, L.-N. Zou, J. H. Haeni, S. Briczinski, M. A. Zurbuchen, C. W. Leitz, S. Madhavan, S. Wozniak, Y. Liu, M. E. Hawley, G. W. Brown, A. Dabkowski, H. A. Dabkowska, R. Uecker, and P. Reiche, “Searching for Superconductivity in Epitaxial Films of Copper-free Layered Oxides with the K2NiF4 Structure,” Superconducting and Related Oxides: Physics and Nanoengineering III, p 226, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Bellingham, WA, 1998.
  6. M. A. Zurbuchen and A. H. Carim, “Microstructure in Brazed Joints of Al2O3 / SiCw Composites,” in Proceedings of the Symposium on Joining of Advanced Ceramics, American Ceramic Society, Westerville, OH, 1996.

  1. US Patent 7,713,640, M. A. Zurbuchen, May 11, 2010.
  2. US Patent 7,507,145, M. A. Zurbuchen, (assignee: Aerospace Corp.).
  3. US Patent 7,208,044, M. A. Zurbuchen, April 24, 2007.
  4. US Patent Application 12/759,327, M. A. Zurbuchen.
  5. US Patent Application 7,732,067, M. A. Zurbuchen, June 8, 2010.
  6. US Patent Application 10/997,014, M. A. Zurbuchen, allowed case, divisionals in application
  7. International WIPO WO/2006/057826, M. A. Zurbuchen, EU phase (2009). 1 method patent & 3 device patents.
  8. US Patent Application in digital archiving, M. A. Zurbuchen and C. T. Hoskinson, under review (assignee: Aerospace Corp.).