Ing. Štefan Chromik, DrSc.,was born in in Turzovka, Slovakia in 1949. Education: 1968-1973 study at Electrotechnical Faculty, Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, Slovakia, 1978-1983 PhD study at the Institute of Electrical Engineering SAS. PhD thesis-Josephson junctions on the base of Pb, led-alloy and Nb, Defence of habilitation work(DrSc) in 2000, Research experience:physical properties of superconducting thin films (In, Pb, Nb, NbN, YBCO, Tl-Ba-Ca-Ba-Cu-O, Hg-Ba-Ca-Cu-O, MgB2),research on preparation and study weak links (superconducting tunnel junctions on the base Pb, Pb-alloy and Nb,investigation of high temperature superconductors (HTS) thin films structures and weak links, mainly structural properties (composition, orientation, microstructure, interdiffusion)preparation and structural study of dielectric oxide epitaxial or highly oriented thin films (CeO2, YSZ, Y2O3, SAT, SrTiO3),surface properties of HTS thin films and multilayers (morphology),and study recently discovered MgB2 superconducting films and weak links on the base of this material.Head of the Cryoelectronic Department of the Institute of Electrical Engineering SAS.
Biography Updated on 20 July 2011