Ana Raquel Xarouco de Barros

Advanced Functional Materials for Micro and Nanotechnologies
PhD Student
1.14 11609


Raquel received her degree in Physics Engineering from Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa. She received her Master in Microelectronic Engineering and Nanotechnologies from Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa . She is currently working on her Ph.D focused on the development of p-type materials for application on transparent and flexible TFTs. This work is being developed in materials research center, CENIMAT, Universidade Nova de Lisboa under supervision of Prof. Elvira Fortunato.

Her research interests also includes oxide based TFTs, transparent electronics and paper based devices.

Main publications

- Elvira Fortunato, Raquel Barros, Pedro Barquinha, Vitor Figueiredo, Sang-Hee Ko Park, Chi-Sun Hwang, and Rodrigo Martins, “Transparent p-type SnOx thin film transistors produced by reactive rf magnetron sputtering followed by low temperature annealing”,  Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 052105.

- Rodrigo Martins, Arokia Nathan, Raquel Barros, Luís Pereira, Pedro Barquinha1, Nuno Correia, Ricardo Costa, Arman Ahnood, Isabel Ferreira, Elvira Fortunato, “Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor Technology With and On Paper”, Advanced Materials, 5 September 2011.

- Nuno M. Neves, Raquel Barros, Elsa M. Antunes, Isabel M. Ferreira, João M. Calado, Elvira Fortunato and Rodrigo Martins, "Sintering Behavior of Nano- and Micro-Sized ZnO Powder Targets for rf Magnetron Sputtering Applications", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 95, 2012.

- Nuno M. Neves, Raquel Barros, Elsa M. Antunes, João M. Calado, Elvira Fortunato, Isabel M. Ferreira, " Aluminum doped zinc oxide sputtering targets obtained from nanostructured powders: Processing and application ", Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 32, 2012.

- Martins, R. F. P., Ahnood, A., Correia, N., Pereira, L. M. N. P., Barros, R., Barquinha, P. M. C. B., Costa, R., Ferreira, I. M. M., Nathan, A. and Fortunato, E. E. M. C. (2013), “Recyclable, Flexible, Low-Power Oxide Electronics”,  Adv. Funct. Mater., 23: 2153–2161.

- Andreia Araújo, Raquel Barros, Tiago Mateus, Diana Gaspar, Nuno Neves,António Vicente, Sergej A Filonovich, Pedro Barquinha, Elvira Fortunato, Ana M Ferraria, Ana M Botelho Do Rego, Ana Bicho, Hugo Águas, Rodrigo Martins, “Role of a disperse carbon interlayer on the performances of tandem a-Si solar cells”, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.