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Glen Kowach
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: City College of New York
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, Cornell University
Research Interests: Inorganic, Physical, Nanotechnology & Materials

Research Interests:

in solid state inorganic chemistry include the deposition of crystalline and  morphous thin films,growth of single crystals, fabrication of nanocomposite glasses, and exploration of novel electronic, magnetic and optical materials. The focus of this research includes synthesis and atomic structure determination and is enhanced by collaboration to characterize physical properties.

Selective Publications:

G. Kowach and A. Ramirez, Advanced Materials for Telecommunications, Handbook of Materials Selection, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2002.

Pressure-induced Elastic Softening of Monocrystalline Zirconium Tungstate at 300 K, C. Pantea, A. Migliori, P. Littlewood, Y. Zhao, H. Ledbetter, J. Lashley, T. Kimura, J. Van Duijn, G. Kowach, Physical Review B:Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 2006, 73, 214118/1.

Fabrication and Optical Measurements of Germanium-Doped Silica Ridge Waveguides Using a Colloidal Suspension Approach, D. Kim, H. Du, G. Kowach, C. White, D. McGee, Appl. Phys. Lett., 2005, 87, 121114/1.

Sol-gel Processing of BaTiO3 for Electro-Optic Waveguide Devices, D. Bowman, S. Bhandarkar, G. Kowach, Ceramic Transactions, 2005, 163