Laboratory for Epitaxial Nanostructures on Silicon and Spintronics

Affiliated Institutions

Andrea Cattoni

PhD student

Andrea Cattoni completed his PhD in 2008 in the spin electronics group and is now in the Laboratory for Photonics and Nanostructures, CNRS (Paris) as a postdoc.

Andrea Cattoni

Main Research Interest


  1. A. Torti, V. Mondiali, A. Cattoni, M. Donolato, E. Albisetti, A. M. Haghiri-Gosnet, P. Vavassori, and R. Bertacco: Single particle demultiplexer based on domain wall conduits, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 142405 (2012).
  2. A. Cattoni, D. Petti, S. Brivio, M. Cantoni, R. Bertacco, and F. Ciccacci: MgO/Fe(001) and MgO/Fe(001)-p(1×1)O interfaces for magnetic tunnel junctions: A comparative study, Phys. Rev. B 80, 104437 (2009).
  3. D. Petti, R. Bertacco, S. Brivio, M. Cantoni, A. Cattoni, and F. Ciccacci: X-ray photoemission study of the Au/La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 interface formation, J. Appl. Phys. 103, 044903 (2008).
  4. A. Cattoni, R. Bertacco, M. Cantoni, F. Ciccacci, H. von Kaenel, and G. J. Norga: Impact of O2 exposure on surface crystallinity of clean and Ba terminated Ge(1 0 0) surfaces, Appl. Surf. Sci. 254, 2720 (2008).
  5. R. Bertacco, A. Tagliaferri, M. Riva, L. Signorini, M. Cantoni, A. Cattoni, F. Ciccacci, B. A. Davidson, F. Maccherozzi, I. Vobornik, and G. Panaccione: Surface electronic and magnetic properties of La2/3Sr1/3MnO3 thin films with extended metallicity above the Curie temperature, Phys. Rev. B 78, 035448 (2008).
  6. R. Bertacco, S. Brivio, M. Cantoni, A. Cattoni, D. Petti, M. Finazzi, F. Ciccacci, A. A. Sidorenko, M. Ghidini, G. Allodi, and R. De Renzi: Proximity effects induced by a gold layer on La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 thin films, Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 102506 (2007).
  7. S. Picozzi, C. Ma, Z. Yang, R. Bertacco, M. Cantoni, A. Cattoni, D. Petti, S. Brivio, and F. Ciccacci: Oxygen vacancies and induced changes in the electronic and magnetic structures of La0.66Sr0.33MnO3: A combined ab initio and photoemission study, Phys. Rev. B 75, 094418 (2007).
  8. S. Brivio, M. Cantoni, D. Petti, A. Cattoni, R. Bertacco, M. Finazzi, F. Ciccacci, A. Sidorenko, G. Allodi, M. Ghidini, and R. de Renzi: Decrease of the Curie temperature in La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 thin films induced by Au capping, Mat. Sci. Eng. B 144, 93 (2007).
  9. A. Cattoni, R. Bertacco, M. Riva, M. Cantoni, F. Ciccacci, H. von Känel, and G. J. Norga: Effect of Ba termination layer on chemical and electrical passivation of Ge (100) surfaces, Mat. Sci. Semicond. Process. 9, 701 (2006).

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