Caroline Ross

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Dr. Ross joined MIT in 1997 and is a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. From 1991 to 1997, she was an engineer at Komag Inc, a manufacturer of hard disks. Dr. Ross is a fellow of the American Physical Society, Institute of Physics (UK), IEEE and Materials Research Society. She was the chair of the Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Conference in 2011, and the Materials Research Society Spring Meeting in 1998. She has served on the editorial boards of J. Physics D: Applied Physics, Applied Physics Letters / Journal of Applied Physics and the Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. She has edited two books, has 16 patents awarded and has authored approximately 300 publications.

1. Arbitrary Circuit-Like Block Copolymer Patterns via Directed Self-Assembly, Jae- Byum Chang, Hong Kyoon Choi, Adam F. Hannon, Alfredo Alexander-Katz, Caroline A. Ross, and Karl K. Berggren, Nature Communications (2014).
2. Templated Self-Assembly of Functional Oxide Nanocomposites, Nicolas M. Aimon, Hong Kyoon Choi, XueYin Sun, Dong Hun Kim, and Caroline A. Ross, Adv. Mater. (2014)
3. Magnetic vortex dynamics in thickness-modulated Ni 80Fe 20 disks, G. Shimon, A. O. Adeyeye, and C. A. Ross, Phys. Rev. B 87, 214422 (2013)
4. Inverse Design of Topographical Templates for Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers, Adam F. Hannon, Kevin W. Gotrik, Caroline A. Ross, and Alfredo Alexander-Katz, ACS Macro Lett., 2013, 2 (3), pp 251–255
5. Magneto-optical properties of cerium substituted yttrium iron garnet films with reduced thermal budget for monolithic photonic integrated circuits, Taichi Goto, Mehmet C. Onbaşlı, and C. A. Ross, Optics Express, Vol. 20 Issue 27, pp.28507- 28517 (2012)
6. J. M. Florez, S. P. Ong, M. C. Onbasli, G. F. Dionne, P. Vargas, G. Ceder, and C.A. Ross, “First-principles insights on the magnetism of cubic SrTi1-xCoxO3-δ,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 252904 (2012).
7. L. Bi, J. Hu, P. Jiang, D. H. Kim, G. F. Dionne, L. C. Kimerling and C. A. Ross, “On-chip optical isolation in monolithically integrated nonreciprocal optical resonators,” Nature Photonics 5, 758 (2011).
8. A. Tavakkoli, K. G., K.W. Gotrik, A.F. Hannon, A. Alexander-Katz, C.A. Ross, and K. K. Berggren, “Templating three-dimensional self-assembled structures in bilayer block copolymer films,” Science 336, 1294 (2012).
9. J. K.W. Yang, Y.S. Jung, J.B. Chang, C. A. Ross, and K. K. Berggren, “Complex self-assembled patterns using sparse commensurate templates with locally varying motifs,” Nature Nanotech. 5, 256 (2010).
10. I. Bita, J. K.W. Yang, Y. S. Jung, K. K. Berggren, C.A. Ross, and E. L. Thomas, “Graphoepitaxy of self-assembled block copolymers on 2D periodic patterned templates,” Science 321, 939 (2008).