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Kety Jimenez

Country of origin: Dominican Republic Currently in: Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo General field of specialization: Physics
Academic Background

Degrees

2013 Master Physics
2010 Undergraduate Physics
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Physics

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,
DOI: 10.1080/00150193.2015.1056699.



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
Ph.D. Candidate. EXTATIC Joint Doctorate Program between Padova University (Italy) and RWTH Aachen University (Germany)

Workshop and Conference Attended

2018 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 Metrology
2017 Prague, Czech Republic 3rd International Workshop on Frontiers of X&XUV Optics and its Applications
2017 the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy Extatic Welcome Week (workshop)
2017 Prague, Czech Republic. SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics

Affiliations

Dominican Society of Physics

Presentation given

2018
Optical and Structural Characterization of Nb, Zr, Nb/Zr, Zr/Nb Thin Films on Si3N4 Membranes Windows (Oral Presentation)
CTU, Prague, Czech Republic
Event: Final EXTATIC welcome week (workshop)
2017
Optical Characterization of Nb, Zr, Nb/Zr, Zr/Nb thin films for transmittance filters application (Poster Presentation)
Helmholtz-Building of the Berlin-Charlottenburg campus, Berlin, Germany
Event: PTB's 304. Seminar "VUV and EUV Metrology
2017
Optical and structural characterization of Nb, Zr, Nb/Zr, Zr/Nb thin films on Si3N4. (Poster Presentation)
Prague, Czech Republic
Event: SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Apr 2015
EXTATIC Joint Doctorate Scholarship
Full funding from ERASMUS Mundus Joint Doctorate programs to pursue a Ph.D. focus on EUV Science and Technology.