Floralice Marimona Miroiu  


Affiliation and official address:

“Laser-Surface-Plasma Interactions” Laboratory, Lasers Department, National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Institute of Atomic Physics, P.O. Box MG-36 RO-077125 Magurele, Bucharest V, Romania

Tel: 0040 (0) 21 457 44 91, Fax: 0040 (0) 21 457 42 43, 457 44 67

 e-mail: marimona.miroiu@inflpr.ro . 


Nationality: Romanian


Education (degrees, dates, universities):

- BSc (1995-2000) University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, Degree in Physics DIPLOMA THESIS: “Hydroxylapatite thin films deposited by Pulsed Laser Deposition. Buffer layers of nitrides and carbides”

- MSc (2001-2002) University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics

MASTER THESIS: “Pulsed Laser Depositions of octocalcium phosphate thin films for medical applications”

- October 2002, Admission to Doctorate in Physics, University of Bucharest


Career/Employment (employers, positions and dates):

2000 - present: Research Assistant, then Scientific Researcher, “Laser-Surface-Plasma Interactions” Laboratory, Lasers Department, National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Institute of Atomic Physics



 (i) main field: Experimental optics, spectroscopy, lasers and plasma

 (ii) current research interest: Pulsed laser ablation, Surface studies with lasers, Surface processing


Working stages, fellowships, trainings:

- November, 2000 – March, 2001, working stage, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Industries de Strasbourg (ENSAIS, present INSA), France; XRD analysis of thin films;

- July, 15–29, 2001, working stage at National Hellenic Foundation – Institute of Chemistry and Theoretical Physics, Athens, Greece; in the framework of NATO PST.CLG.977325 Contract;

- May, 27-31, 2002, Module d’Enseignement Francophone (Articular Biomechanics ; Electrochemical Corrosion: Applications to metallic biomaterials), Polytechnic University of Bucharest;


- April – June 2003, SOCRATES fellowship in Laboratoire Lasers, Plasmas et Procédés Photoniques LP3 FRE 2165 CNRS - Université de la Méditerranée; Marseille, France, Analysis of the plasma during femtosecond pulsed laser ablation of hydroxyapatite;

- September 08-11, 2003, The 7th edition of the International Conference in Optics ROMOPTO 2003, Constanta-Romania;

- September 2004 - May 2005, Marie Curie training fellowship in the University Complutense in Madrid, Materials Physics Department, Spain, Scanning Electron Microscopy, atomic force Microscopy, applications on low-dimensional II-VI semiconductor structures;

- September-December 2005, Marie Curie training fellowship in Dublin City University, NCPST, Ireland, Spectroscopic study of calcium phosphates ablation plasma.


Papers and participations to international conferences:

Participation in international projects:

-“Surface Improvement of Metal Implants: new preparation methods and new materials - SIMI”, G5RD-CT-2000-00423, 2001-2004 (Fifth Framework Program)

-“Multiwavelength Laser Plasma Investigations for Applications in Thin Film Deposition and Processing”, NATO PST.CLG.977325 (NATO-linkage)


Foreign languages: English, French, Spanish