Vera Cuartero Yagüe

Assistant Professor (Prof. Aydte. Doc.)

Centro Universitario de la Defensa

Edificio Conde de Aranda

Física y Mecánica. Despacho 34

Tfno:  976739858

email: vcuartero@unizar.es

 

Brief Summary of CV

Vera Cuartero accomplished her PhD in Condensed Matter Physics at the Institute of Materials Science of Aragón in 2012, under the supervision of Prof. Joaquín García and Dr. Javier Blasco.  Her research is focused on the synthesis and the study of the macroscopic and microscopic properties of multiferroic magnetoelectric oxides, with potential applications in spintronics. This interest brought her at leading European Large Scale Facilities (neutron and synchrotron radiation sources), which gave her a broad science perspective on advanced characterization techniques leading to the study of multifunctional materials.

She was appointed as the first post-doctoral scientist at the X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS) beamline at the newly openALBA Synchrotron in Barcelona in 2012.  Later, in 2014, she joined The European Synchrotron (ESRF, Grenoble, France), where she worked at two XAS beamlines (ID24 and BM23). Since then, she has been focused on the study of the evolution of the multiferroic properties of oxides under external stimuli, such as magnetic fields and/or high pressures at low temperatures, in order to look for unexplored ways for enhancing magnetoelectricity.

She is Assistant Professor at Centro Universitario de la Defensa since March 2018.

 

Teaching at CUD

  • 2018-2019, 2019-2020. 2020-2021.  Physics I (6 ECTS). Centro Universitario de la Defensa. 1st course of Industrial Engineering Degree.
  • 2017-2018.  Strenght of Materials (6 ECTS). Centro Universitario de la Defensa. 3rd course of Industrial Engineering Degree.
  • Collaboration Teaching at the University of Grenoble{Alpes: einsegnant vacataire on the
    course "Structure de la matiere" at Licence 1 of Science and Technology (30 hours). Course 2016/2017.
     Collaboration Teaching at the Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble: EXAFS theoretical and
    practical sessions on the subject "Condensed media and materials". Master of engineering in Physics
    and Nanoscience. BM23 (ESRF) (4 hours per year). 2014, 2015, 2016.
     Collaboration Teaching at Centro Politecnico Superior (CPS) for Experimental demonstra-
    tions for students of 1st year in Industrial engineering, University of Zaragoza (60 hours). 2010 and
    2011.
  • Collaboration Teaching at the University of Grenoble{Alpes: einsegnant vacataire on the
    course "Structure de la matiere" at Licence 1 of Science and Technology (30 hours). Course 2016/2017.
     Collaboration Teaching at the Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble: EXAFS theoretical and
    practical sessions on the subject "Condensed media and materials". Master of engineering in Physics
    and Nanoscience. BM23 (ESRF) (4 hours per year). 2014, 2015, 2016.
     Collaboration Teaching at Centro Politecnico Superior (CPS) for Experimental demonstra-
    tions for students of 1st year in Industrial engineering, University of Zaragoza (60 hours). 2010 and
    2011.

 

RESEARCH AREA: Condensed Matter Physics, Strongly Correlated Oxides, Multiferroics

  • Strongly correlated electron systems.
  • X-ray absorption spectroscopic techniques applied to the study of multifunctional materials.
  • Multiferroic materials showing magnetoelectric coupling.
  • Charge and orbital ordering phenomena.
  • Magnetostriction phenomena.
  • Magnetic properties: long range magnetic ordering, spin-glass systems, metamagnetism, magnetic anisotropy.

 

Publications (last 5 years)

  •  V. Cuartero, V. Monteseguro, A. Otero-de-la-Roza, M. El Idrissi, O. Mathon, T. Shinmei, T. Irifune, A. Sanson. Interplay between local structural and electronic properties on CuO under pressure. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2020).
  • G. Subías, J. Blasco, S. Lafuerza, V. Cuartero, MC Sánchez, R. Boada, S. Díaz-Moreno, F. Fauth, J. García. Relation among Oxygen Stoichiometry, Structure, and Co Valence and Spin State in Single-Layer La2–xAxCoO4±δ (A = Ca, Sr) Perovskites Inorganic Chemistry (2020)
  • M. A. Laguna-Marco, E. Arias-Egido, C. Piquer, V. Cuartero, L. Hernández-López, P. Kayser, J. A. Alonso, J. A. T. Barker, G. Fabbris, C. A. Escanhoela Jr., and T. Irifune.  Magnetism of Ir5+-based double perovskites: Unraveling its nature and the influence of structurePhys. Rev. B 101, 014449 (2020)
  • Naoki Ishimatsu, Kei Yokoyama, Takahiro Onimaru, Toshiro Takabatake, Koichiro Suekuni, Naomi Kawamura, Satoshi Tsutsui, Masaichiro Mizumaki, Toshiaki Ina, Tetsu Watanuki, Vera Cuartero, Olivier Mathon, Sakura Pascarelli, Eiji Nishibori, and Tetsuo Irifune.  Pressure-Induced Collapse of the Guest Eu Off-Centering in Type-I Clathrate Eu8Ga16Ge30J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 88, 114601 (2019)
  • G. Subías, V. Cuartero, J. García, J. Blasco, S. Pascarelli. Atomic-scale mechanism for magnetostriction in CoFe2O4 and La0.5Sr0.5CoO3 oxides determined by differential x-ray absorption spectroscopy.  Phys. Rev. B. 100, 104420 (2019).
  • V. Monteseguro, J. A. Sans, V. Cuartero,  F. Cova, Igor A. Abrikosov, W. Olovsson, C. Popescu, S. Pascarelli, G. Garbarino, H. Johan M. Jönsson, T. Irifune & D. Errandonea. Phase stability and electronic structure of Ir metal at the megabar range. Scientific Reports 9 - 8940 (2019).
  • J. A. Sans, V. Monteseguro, G. Garbarino, M. Gich, V. Cerantola, V. Cuartero, M. Monte, T. Irifune,  A. Muñoz, C. Popescu. Stability and nature of the volume collapse of e- Fe2O3 under extreme conditions. Nature Comm. 9 - 4554 (2018)
  • J. Blasco, J. A. Rodríguez-Velamazán, J. García, G. Subías, C. Piquer, V. Cuartero, M. C. Sánchez, J. Stankiewicz. Structural properties of the charge disproportionation and the magnetic order in Sr2/3Ln1/3FeO3 (Ln=La, Pr and Nd). Phys. Rev. B. 98, 104422 (2018).
  •  V. Cuartero, J. Blasco, G. Subías, J. García, J. A. Rodríguez-Velamazán, C. Ritter. Structural, magnetic and electronic properties of CaBaCo3-xMxO7 (M= Fe, Zn). Inorganic Chemistry 57-6, 3360 (2018).
  •  D. Ferreira Sanchez, A. S. Simionovici, L. Lemelle, V. Cuartero, O. Mathon, S. Pascarelli, A. Bonnin, R. Shapiro, K. Konhauser, D. Grolimund, P. Bleuet. 2D/3D Microanalysis by Energy Dispersive X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Tomography. Sci. Reports 7, 16453 (2017).
  •  J. Ihli, D. Ferreira Sanchez, R. R. Jacob, V. Cuartero, O. Mathon, F. Krumeich, C. Borca, T. Huth-Welker T, W. -C. Cheng, Y. Y. Shu, S. Pascarelli, D. Grolimund, A. Menzel and J. A. Van Bokhoven. Localization and Speci cation of Iron Impurities within a Fluid Catalytic Cracking Catalyst. Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 56, 14031 (2017).
  •  V. Cuartero, S. Lafuerza, M. Rovezzi, J. Blasco, J. García, G. Subías, E. Jiménez. X-ray absorption and emission spectroscopy study of Mn and Co valence and spin states in TbMn1-xCoxO3. Phys. Rev. B. 94, 155117 (2016).
  •  L. Simonelli, C. Marini, W. Olszewski, M. Avila, N. Ramanan, G. Guilera, V. Cuartero, K. Klementiev. CLAESS: the hard x{ray absorption beamline of the ALBA CELLS synchrotron. Cogent Physics 3, 1231987 (2016).
  •  M. Blanco, P. Alvarez, C. Blanco, M. V. Jiménez, J. J. Pérez-Torrente, L. A. Oro, J. Blasco, V. Cuartero, and R. Menendez. Enhancing the hydrogen transfer catalytic activity of hybrid carbon nanotube-based NCH-iridium catalysts by increasing the oxidation degree of the nanosupport. Catalysis Science and Technology 6, 5504 (2016).
  •  J. Blasco, S. Lafuerza, J. García, G. Subías, V. Cuartero, J. L. Garcia Munoz, C. Popescu, I. Peral. Characterization of competing distortions in YFe2O4. Phys. Rev. B. 93, 184110 (2016).
  •  M. Blanco, P. Álvarez, C. Blanco, M. V. Jiménez, J. Fernández-Tornos, J. J. Pérez-Torrente, J. Blasco, G. Subías, V. Cuartero, L. A. Oro, and R. Menéndez. Inside the effect of structural differences of carbon nanotubes and graphene based iridium-NHC materials on the catalytic hydrogen transfer process. Carbon 96, 66 (2016).
  •  V. Cuartero, J. Blasco, G. Subías, J. García, C. Meneghini and G. Aquilanti. Stability of the Jahn-Teller distortion ordering in LaMn1-xScxO3. Phys. Rev. B. 92, 12118 (2015).
  •  V. Cuartero, S. Lafuerza, G. Subías, J. García, E. Schierle, J. Blasco, and J. Herrero-Albillos. X-ray magnetic circular dichroism study of the magnetocrystalline anisotropy on TbMnO3. Phys. Rev. B. 91, 165111 (2015).
  •  J. Blasco, G. Subías, J. García, C. Popescu and V. Cuartero. High pressure transformation in the cobalt-iron ferrites. J. of Solid State Chem. 221, 173 (2015).

PRÓXIMOS EVENTOS

30 SEP
 
La Noche de los Investigadores Zaragoza 2016
 
14 SEP
 
Apertura del curso 2016-2017 en la Academia General Militar y el Centro Universitario de la Defensa
 
12 SEP
 
Inicio del Curso Avanzado de Ciberdefensa
 
27 ENE
Seminario de investigación del Centro Universitario de la Defensa de Zaragoza.
 
25-26 ENE
Defensa de los Trabajos de Fin de Grado de la Especialidad Fundamental de Ingenieros.
 
12-20 ENE
Defensa de los Trabajos de Fin de Grado de las Especialidades Fundamentales de Infantería, Caballería, Artillería y Transmisiones.
 
 
 
 

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