Laboratory for Epitaxial Nanostructures on Silicon and Spintronics

Affiliated Institutions

Mauro Riva

PhD student

Mauro Riva completed his PhD in 2006 in the spin electronics group and is now working in SAES Getters.

Mauro Riva

Main Research Interest


  1. G. Bussetti, M. Riva, A. Picone, A. Brambilla, L. Duò, M. Finazzi, and F. Ciccacci: Martensitic transition during Ni growth on Fe(001): evidence of a precursor phase, New J. Phys. 14, 053048 (2012).
  2. 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).
  3. 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).
  4. M. Cantoni, M. Riva, R. Bertacco, and F. Ciccacci: Uniaxial magnetic anisotropies in Fe films on single crystal and virtual Ge(001) substrates studied with spin polarized inverse photoemission and MOKE, Phys. Rev. B 74, 134415 (2006).
  5. M. Cantoni, M. Riva, G. Isella, R. Bertacco, and F. Ciccacci: Ultrathin Fe films on single-crystal and virtual Ge(001) substrates: Towards the control of magnetic properties, Appl. Surf. Sci. 252, 5304 (2006).
  6. R. Bertacco, M. Riva, M. Cantoni, L. Signorini, and F. Ciccacci: Epitaxial La2/3Sr1/3MnO3 thin films with metallic behavior above the Curie temperature, Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 252502 (2005).
  7. M. Cantoni, M. Riva, G. Isella, R. Bertacco, and F. Ciccacci: Fe thin films grown on single-crystal and virtual Ge(001) substrates, J. Appl. Phys. 97, 093906 (2005).

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