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Dr. Jessica Boland

Office PHY 2.1.07
Phone +49 941 943-5741
Fax +49 941 943-4223
e-Mail jessica.bolandphysik.uni-regensburg.de
Postal address Institut für Experimentelle und Angewandte Physik
Universität Regensburg
Universitätsstraße 31
93053 Regensburg
Germany

Academic career

September 2009 -
July 2013

Masters in Physics with Professional Experience (First Class Honours), University of Exeter, UK

July 2011 -
July 2012
Research Internship as Electrooptical Engineer at Hewlett Packard Labs, Bristol, UK
Dissertation Title: Development of Diffuse Reflectors for Reflective Liquid Crystal Displays
July 2012 -
September 2012
Research Internship in Electromagnetic Materials Group, University of Exeter, UK
September 2012 -
July 2013
Masters Project, Electromagnetic Materials Group, University of Exeter, UK,
Dissertation Title: Localised Designer Spoof Surface Plasmons in Grooved Metallic Nanoparticles
Supervisor: Professor Roy J Sambles
July 2013 -
September 2013
Ogden Trust Teach Physics Internship, Birmingham, UK
September 2013 -
March 2017
Doctor of Philosophy in Condensed Matter Physics, University of Oxford, UK,
Thesis Title: Terahertz Spectroscopy of Semiconductor Nanowires for Device Applications
Supervisor: Professor Michael Johnston
January 2017 -
August 2017
EPSRC Doctoral Prize Research Fellow, University of Oxford, UK
September 2017-
Present
Postdoctoral Researcher with Professor Rupert Huber


Prizes and honors

2009 Jubilee and Millhayes Scholarship for academic excellence
2010 Physics prize (for achieving grades in top 10 of the university)
2010, 2011, 2012 Dean's Commendation (for top academic grades)
2014 Ogden Trust Teach Physics Prize
2015 MRS Student Award
2016 Rank Prize Fund Student Award
2017 Jocelyn Bell Burnell Medal and Prize


List of selected publications

  • J. L. Boland, G. Tütüncüoglu, J. Q. Gong, S. Conesa-Boj, C. L. Davies, L. M. Herz, A. Fontcuberta i Morral and M. B. Johnston
    Towards Higher Electron Mobilities in Modulation-Doped GaAs/AlGaAs Core-Shell Nanowires
    Nanoscale, 9, 7839-7846 (2017)

  • J. L. Boland, S. Baig, D. A. Damry, H. Hoe Tan, C. Jagadish, H. J. Joyce and M. B. Johnston
    An Ultrafast Switchable Terahertz Polarisation Modulator Based on III-V Semiconductor Nanowires
    Nano Letters, 17, 4, 2603-2610 (2017)

  • S. Baig, J. L. Boland, D. A. Damry, H. Hoe Tan, C. Jagadish, M. B. Johnston and H. J. Joyce
    Choice of Polymer Matrix for a Fast Switchable III-V Nanowire Terahertz Modulator
    MRS Advances, 1-6 (2017) | doi:10.1557/adv.2017.280

  • H. J. Joyce, S. Baig, P. Parkinson, C. L. Davies, J. L. Boland, H. Hoe Tan, C. Jagadish and M. B. Johnston
    The Influence of Surfaces on the Transient Terahertz Conductivity and Electron Mobility of GaAs Nanowires
    Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50 (2017)

  • K. Peng, P. Parkinson, Q. Gao, J. L. Boland, Z. Li, F. Wang, S. Mokkapati, L. Fu, M. B. Johnston, H. Hoe Tan and C. Jagadish
    Single n+-i-n+ InP Nanowires for Highly Sensitive Terahertz Detection
    Nanotechnology, 28, 12, 12520 (2017)

  • K. Peng, P. Parkinson, J. L. Boland, Q. Gao, Y. C. Wenas, C. L. Davies, Z. Li, L. Fu, M. B. Johnston, H. Hoe Tan and C. Jagadish
    Broadband Phase-Sensitive Single InP Nanowire Photoconductive Terahertz Detectors
    Nano Letters, 16, 8, 4925-4931 (2016)

  • J. L. Boland, A. Casadei, G. Tütüncüoglu, F. Matteini, C. L. Davies, F. Jabeen, H. J. Joyce, L. M. Herz, A. Fontcuberta i Morral and M. B. Johnston
    Increased Photoconductivity Lifetime in GaAs Nanowires by Controlled N-Type and P-Type Doping
    ACS Nano, 10, 4, 4219-4227 (2016)

  • H. J. Joyce, J. L. Boland, C. L. Davies, S. A. Baig and M. B. Johnston
    A Review of the Electrical Properties of Semiconductor Nanowires: Insights Gained from Terahertz Conductivity Spectroscopy
    Semiconductor Science and Technology, 31, 10, 1-21 (2016)

  • W. Rehman, R. L. Milot, G. E. Eperon, C. Wehrenfennig, J. L. Boland, H. J. Snaith, M. B. Johnston and L. M. Herz
    Charge-Carrier Dynamics and Mobilities in Formamidinium Lead Mixed-Halide Perovskites
    Advanced Materials, 27, 48, 7938-7944 (2015)

  • A. S. Ameruddin, H. Aruni Fonseka, P. Caroff, J. Wong-Leung, R. LM Op het Veld, J. L. Boland, M. B. Johnston, H. Hoe Tan and C. Jagadish
    InxGa1-xAs Nanowires with Uniform Composition, Pure Wurtzite Crystal Phase and Taper-Free Morphology
    Nanotechnology, 26, 20, 205604 (2015)

  • C. L. Davies, P. Parkinson, N. Jiang, J. L. Boland, S. Conesa-Boj, H. Hoe Tan, C. Jagadish, L. M. Herz and M. B. Johnston
    Low Ensemble Disorder in Quantum Well Tube Nanowires
    Nanoscale, 7, 48, 20531-20538 (2015)

  • J. L. Boland, S. Conesa-Boj, P. Parkinson, G. Tütüncüoglu, F. Matteini, D. Rüffer, A. Casadei, F. Amaduzzi, F. Jabeen, C. L. Davies, H. J. Joyce, L. M. Herz, A. Fontcuberta i Morral and M. B. Johnston
    Modulation Doping of GaAs/AlGaAs Core-Shell Nanowires with Effective Defect Passivation and High Electron Mobility
    Nano Letters, 15, 2, 1336-1342 (2015)

  • K. Peng, P. Parkinson, L. Fu, Q. Gao, N. Jiang, Y.-N. Guo, F. Wang, H. J. Joyce, J. L. Boland, H. Hoe Tan, C. Jagadish and M. B. Johnston
    Single Nanowire Photoconductive Terahertz Detectors
    Nano Letters, 15, 1, 206-210 (2014)

  • A. Matranga, S. Baig, J. L. Boland, C. Newton, T. Taphouse, G. Wells and S. Kitson
    Biomimetic Reflectors Fabricated Using Self-Organising Self-Aligning Liquid Crystal Polymers
    Advanced Materials, 25, 4, 520-523 (2013)