Kavanagh Lab Location:
South Campus Dr. West Wing,
TASC II Rm 7040

Lab Phone: 778-782-4082

Mail Address:
Dept. Physics
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Dr.
Burnaby, BC
V5A 1S6 Canada


  • Space-charge-limited current in nanowires, Alagha, S.; Shik, A.; Ruda, H. E.; et al. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 121 (2017) 174301.
  • Electrical properties of lightly Ga-doped ZnO nanowires, Alagha, S.; Heedt, S.; Vakulov, D.; et al. SEMICONDUCTOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 32 (2017) 125010.
  • Magnetic phase shift reconstruction for uniformly magnetized nanowires, Akhtari-Zavareh, Azadeh; De Graef, Marc; Kavanagh, Karen L., ULTRAMICROSCOPY 172 (2017) 10-16.
  • Aligned cuboid iron nanoparticles by epitaxial electrodeposition, Leistner, Karin; Yang, Mingze; Damm, Christine; et al. NANOSCALE, 9 (2017) 5315-5322.
  • Interfacial reactions at Fe/topological insulator spin contacts, Majumder, Sarmita; Jarvis, Karalee; Banerjee, Sanjay K.; et al. JOURNAL OF VACUUM SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY B 35 (2017) 04F105.
  • Regrowth mechanism for oxide isolation of GaAs nanowires, Dvorak, David; Darbandi, Ali; Kavanagh, Karen L.; et al. NANOTECHNOLOGY, 28 (2017) 385302.
  • Direct Measurement of the Electrical Abruptness of a Nanowire p−n
    Ali Darbandi, James C. McNeil, Azadeh Akhtari-Zavareh, Simon P. Watkins, and Karen L. Kavanagh, Nano Letters 16, (2016) 3982−3988
  • Epitaxial Fe on free-standing GaAs nanowires, Mingze Yang, Ali Darbandi, Sarmita Majumder, Simon Watkins, and Karen L. Kavanagh, Semiconductor Science and Technology 31, 074003 (2016).
  • Lithography-Free Fabrication of Core Shell GaAs Nanowire Tunnel Diodes, A. Darbandi, K. L. Kavanagh, S. P. Watkins, Nano Letters 15, 5408-5413 (2015).
  • Off-axis electron holography of ferromagnetic multilayer nanowires, Akhtari-Zavareh, A.; Carignan, L.P.; Yelon, A.; Me´nard, D.; Kasama, T.; Herring, R.; Dunin-Borkowski, R.E.; McCartney, M.R.; Kavanagh, K.L.  Journal of Applied Physics 116, 023902 (14 July 2014).
  • Characterization of solution-bonded GaAs/InGaAs/GaAs features on GaAs, Semiconductor Science and Technology, 29,  075009, July 2014
  • Hanle measurements of electrodeposited Fe/GaAs spin tunnel contacts, Journal of Applied Physics, 115, 123709 , 28 March 2014
  • Molecular beam epitaxial growth and characterization of intrinsic and p-type InN nanowires, Zetian Mi, et al. Proceedings of the SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 8996, 899602, 2014
  • Recycling gold nanohole arrays, Donna Hohertz et al. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A (Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films), 32, 031403, May 2014
  • Growth and strain relaxation of GaAs and GaP nanowires with GaSb shells,  Salehzadeh, O.; Kavanagh, K.L.; Watkins, S.P.  J. Appl. Phys. 113,  134309 (2013).
  • Improved chemical and electrical stability of gold silicon contacts via epitaxial electrodeposition, Azadeh Akhtari-Zavareh, Wenjie Li, Fouad Maroun, Philippe Allongue and Karen L. Kavanagh, J. Appl. Phys. 28, 035003 (2013).
  • Probing the electrical transport properties of intrinsic InN nanowires, Zhao, S.; Salehzadeh, O.; Alagha, S.; Kavanagh, K.L.; Watkins, S.P.; Mi, Z. Appl. Phys. Letts. 102, 073102 (2013).
  • Lateral spin injection and detection through electrodeposited Fe/GaAs contacts, Semicond. Sci. Technol. 113, 063708 (2013) .
  • Faster radial strain relaxation in InAs-GaAs core-shell heterowires, J. Appl. Phys. 111 (2012) 044301


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Kavanagh Lab Location: South Campus Dr., TASC II Rm 7040; Lab Phone 778-782-4082;
Mail Address: Dept. Physics, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Dr., Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 Canada