Curriculum Vitae

Laboratory of Accelerators and Radiation Technologies (LATR)


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Name: Victoria
Surnames: Corregidor Berdasco
Born: 20-11-1974, Madrid
Nationality: Spanish

Phone: +351 21-994 6080
Fax: +351 21-994 6285
E-mail: vicky.corregidor (add @ctn.tecnico.ulisboa.pt)


Education

  • 2005-2006 – "Solar Energy" Post-graduate courses. The courses are included in the "Solar Energy" Program for Doctorate Studies of the Polytechnic University of Madrid.
  • 1998-2003 – Doctorate in Physics Science. Growth and characterization of undoped and doped CdTe crystals with high resistivity Director: Prof. Ernesto Diéguez, June 2003, Autónoma University of Madrid.
  • 1992-1998 – Physics Degree (5 years). Speciality: Optics and Materials Science. Autónoma University of Madrid.

Current and Previous Professional Positions

  • 2009 – Scientific Researcher (Ciência-2008 program from FCT), Group of Advanced Materials Research, Ion Beam Laboratory (IBL), Unit of Physics and Accelerators, ITN, Sacavém, Portugal (ITN became part of the Technical University in March 2012, adopting the short name IST/ITN).
  • 06/2005–05/2008 – Post-Doctorate Researcher "Juan de la Cierva" Contract. Solar Energy Institute. Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain).
  • 01/2007-05/2008 – Mobility Grant "José Castillejo" of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science for young researchers. Technological and Nuclear Institute (ITN), Sacavém (Portugal).
  • 06/2003-05/2005 Post-Doctorate Researcher under an European RTN Project. Technological and Nuclear Institute (ITN), Sacavém (Portugal).
  • 06/2000-12/2000 – Doctorate Student under a European RTN Project. Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, (United Kingdom).
  • 09/1998-06/2003 – Doctorate Student. Autónoma University of Madrid (Spain). 

Main Research Activities

  • 2009 – External ion beam analysis techniques applied to the study of Cultural Heritage (more information).
  • Structural characterization using ion beam analysis and x-ray diffraction of semiconductors for energy generation.

Selected Publications

Cultural Heritage

  • "The External Ion Beam Facility in Portugal for Studying Cultural Heritage", V. Corregidor, L. C. Alves, P. A. Rodrigues, M. Vilarigues, and R.C. Silva, e-conservation magazine, No. 22 (2011) pp. 40-52, http://www.e-conservationline.com/content/view/1037
  • "Characterization of Mercury Gilding Art Objects by External Proton Beam", V. Corregidor, L.C. Alves, N.P. Barradas, M.A. Reis, M.T. Marques, J.A. Ribeiro, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B, 269, 24, 2011, 3049-3053. DOI:10.1016/j.nimb.2011.04.070.
  • "Characterisation of medieval yellow silver stained glass from Convento de Cristo in Tomar, Portugal", J. Delgado, M. Vilarigues, A. Riuvo, V. Corregidor, R. C. Silva, L.C. Alves, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B, 269, 20, 2011, 2383-2388.DOI: 10.1016/j.nimb.2011.02.059.

Oral Participation in International Conferences

  • "Analysis of surface stains on modern gold coins", V. Corregidor, L.C. Alves, J.Cruz, Oral Presentation, 13th International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications, Lisbon, July 2012
  • "External Ion Beam Analysis of 'Tesouro da Vidigueira' Collection", V. Corregidor, L.C. Alves, A. Candeias, L. Penalva, B. Maduro. Oral Presentation, 2nd International Workshop on Physical & Chemical Analytical Techniques in Cultural Heritage, 4-5 June 2012, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • "Application of the external ion beam at ITN to Cultural Heritage. Case Study: Mercury Gilt Objects", V. Corregidor, Oral Presentation-Invited, IBER 2011 - Atomic and Molecular Physics, 9-22 June, 2011, Coimbra, Portugal

Materials Science

  • "Investigation of generation of defects due to metallization on CdZnTe detectors", Q. Zheng, F. Dierre, J. Franc, J. Crocco, H. Bensalah, V. Corregidor, E. Alves, E. Ruiz, O. Vela, J. M. Perez, E. Dieguez, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 45 (2012) 175102 DOI:10.1088/0022-3727/45/17/175102.
  • "Deposition of nanometric double layers Ru/Au, Ru/Pd, and Pd/Au onto CdZnTe by the electroless method", Q. Zheng, F. Dierre, V. Corregidor, R. Fernández-Ruiz, J. Crocco, H. Bensalah, E. Alves, E. Diéguez, Journal of Crystal Growth,DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2011.04.014.
  • "Modeling the performance of low concentration photovoltaic systems", F. Reis, M.C. Brito, V. Corregidor, J. Wemans, G. Sorasio, Solar Energy Materials and Solar cells, 7, 1222-1226, 2010.

Participation in Projects

  • Project Title: New materials generation, cells and systems for photovoltaic generation. Fund Entity: Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (MEC), CSD2006-04; Consolider Program Duration: 2007 - 2010 Principal Researcher: Dr. D. Antonio Luque.
  • Project Title: New materials generation, devices and photovoltaic strategies for a better sun energy exploitation. Fund Entity: Madrid Community Founds for Research, S-05050/ENE/0310; NUMANCIA Program Duration: 2005 - 2009 Principal Researcher: Dr. D. Antonio Luque.
  • Project Title: Exploitation of sun radiation through multi-junction solar cells and TPV converters. Fund Entity: Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (MEC), TEC 2004-22300-E Duration: 2005 - 2009 Principal Researcher: Dr. D. Carlos Algora del Valle
  • Project Title: FULLSPECTRUM - A new PV wave making more efficient use of the solar spectrum Fund Entity: 6Th Framework Programme of the European Commission. CE-SES6-CT-2003-502620 Duration: 2003 - 2008 Principal Researcher: Dr. D. Antonio Luque.
  • Project Title: RTN – Thermophotovoltaic cells based on GaSb Fund Entity: Research Training Networks, European Community Duration: 2002 - 2005 Principal Researcher: Dr. D. Thierry Duffar.
  • Project Title: Materials crystallization based on CdTe Fund Entity: Spanish Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce, PROFIT- PNE-005/2001-C Duration: 2001 - 2003 Principal Researcher: Dr. D. Ernesto Diéguez Delgado.
  • Project Title: Crystallization of CdTe and related compound Fund Entity: ESA, MAP Project number AO-99-035, ESA Contract Number 14240/00/NL/SH Duration: 2000 - 2002 Principal Researcher: Dr. D. M.Fiederle.
  • Project Title: Crystallization of CdTe semiconductors:key technologies related to industrial application Fund Entity: ESA 12588/97 Duration: 1998 - 2001 Principal Researcher: Dr. D. M.Fiederle.
  • Project Title: RTN – Perfect crystal neutron optics Fund Entity: Research Training Networks, European Community Duration: 1997 - 2001 Principal Researcher: Dr. D. Helmut Rauch.

Educational Experience

  • 2005/2006 Basic Electronic. 1st Course: Telecommunication Engineering Degree. 22 hours, Polytechnic University of Madrid.
  • 2001/2002 Experimental Techniques I. 1st Course: Environment Science Degree subject. 40hours, Autónoma University of Madrid.
  • 2000/2001 Experimental Techniques II. 3rd Course: Physics Degree subject. 40 hours, Autónoma University of Madrid.