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Kety JimenezCountry of origin: Dominican Republic Currently in: Italy, Padova General field of specialization: Physics
Degrees2013 Master Physics2010 Undergraduate Physics
Current Research Activities
Research Fellow at Padova University. Research focuses on EUV Science and Technology.
Publications resulting from Research:
K. Jimenez, P. Nicolosi, L. Juschkin, Nadeem. Ahmed, A.E.H. Gaballah, E. Cattaruzza, M. G. Sertsu, A. Gerardino, A. Giglia, G. Mussler, P. Zuppella. “EUV free-standing transmittance filters, for high brilliance sources, based on Nb/Zr and Zr/Nb thin films on Si3N4 membranes; Design, fabrication, optical and structural characterization. (Submitted to thin solid film 2019). Manuscript number TSF-D-19-00392R1, pre-accepted (minor corrections required).
K. Jimenez, A.E.H. Gaballah, Nadeem. Ahmed, P. Zuppella, P.Nicolosi “Optical and structural characterization of Nb, Zr, Nb/Zr, Zr/Nb thin films on Si3N4 membranes windows. “SPIE Proc. 10236, Damage to VUV, EUV, and X-ray Optics (2017).
A.E.H. Gaballah, P.Zuppella, Nadeem Ahmed, K. Jimenez, G. Pettinari, A. Gerardino, P. Nicolosi, “A tabletop polarimetric facility for the EUV spectral range: implementations and characterization“ Proc. 10235, UV and X-ray Optics: Synergy between Laboratory and Space (2017).
A.E.H. Gaballah, P. Nicolosi, Nadeem Ahmed, K. Jimenez, G. Pettinari, A. Gerardino, P.Zuppella “EUV polarimetry for thin film and surface characterization and EUV phase retarder reflector development” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 89, 015108, (2018).
A.E.H. Gaballah, P. Nicolosi, P.Zuppella, Nadeem Ahmed, K. Jimenez, G. Pettinari, A. Gerardino, P. Nicolosi “Vacuum ultraviolet quarter wave plates based on SnTe/Al bilayer: design, fabrication and ellipsometric characterization” , Appl. Surf. Sci. 463 (2018) 75–81. doi:10.1016/j.apsusc. 2018.08.190.
Nadeem. Ahmed, P. Nicolosi, A.E.H. Gaballah, K. Jimenez, P. Zuppella “EUV reflective ellipsometry in laboratory: determination of the optical constants and phase retarder properties of at hydrogen Lyman-alpha” submitted to Materials Research Express
Publication from Master research activities.
Kety Jimenez, Jeileen Luciano, Stephanie Rodriguez, Omar Vega, Fernand Torres, Christian Laboy, Jose Santana & Luis G. Rosa, 2015. Surface Shearing Effects on Langmuir–Blodgett Thin Films of P(VDF-TrFE) Ferroelectric Surface, Ferroelectrics, 482:1, 3445,
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:Higher Education StudyPh.D. Candidate. EXTATIC Joint Doctorate Program between Padova University (Italy) and RWTH Aachen University (Germany)
Workshop and Conference Attended2018 CTU, Prague, Czech Republic. Final EXTATIC welcome week (workshop).2017 Helmholtz-Building of the Berlin-Charlottenburg campus. Berlin, Germany PTB's 304. Seminar "VUV and EUV Metrology2017 Prague, Czech Republic 3rd International Workshop on Frontiers of X&XUV Optics and its Applications2017 the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy Extatic Welcome Week (workshop)2017 Prague, Czech Republic. SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics
AffiliationsDominican Society of Physics
Presentation given2018Optical and Structural Characterization of Nb, Zr, Nb/Zr, Zr/Nb Thin Films on Si3N4 Membranes Windows (Oral Presentation)CTU, Prague, Czech RepublicEvent: Final EXTATIC welcome week (workshop)2017Optical Characterization of Nb, Zr, Nb/Zr, Zr/Nb thin films for transmittance filters application (Poster Presentation)Helmholtz-Building of the Berlin-Charlottenburg campus, Berlin, GermanyEvent: PTB's 304. Seminar "VUV and EUV Metrology2017Optical and structural characterization of Nb, Zr, Nb/Zr, Zr/Nb thin films on Si3N4. (Poster Presentation)Prague, Czech RepublicEvent: SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics
Other AwardsApr 2015EXTATIC Joint Doctorate ScholarshipFull funding from ERASMUS Mundus Joint Doctorate programs to pursue a Ph.D. focus on EUV Science and Technology.