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Irinel Chiorescu

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Condensed Matter Science, Condensed Matter / Experimental

Irinel  Chiorescu


Phone: (850) 644-1726

Address: 1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr., Tallahassee FL 32310-3706

Building: NHMFL FSU


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Educational Background

2000 - PhD., Joseph Fourier University of Grenoble, France
1997 - MSc., Joseph Fourier University of Grenoble, France
1996 - BSc., Alex. I. Cuza University of Iasi, Romania

Research Interests

Condensed matter experimental, low temperature physics:
- quantum effects in magnets of nanoscopic scale with emphasis on the quantum dynamics of the molecular spins;
- potential use of superconducting structures as quantum bits.

Professional Experience

since 2016 - Professor at Florida State University
2011-2016 - Associate Professor at Florida State University
2005-2011 - Assistant Professor at Florida State University, Physics Dept and affiliated with the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. PI of a new group "Quantum Spin Dynamics and Nanotechnologies" (

2004- Postdoc at Michigan State University, working on spintronic devices.

2000-2004 Postdoc in the Quantum Transport group, TU Delft (Netherlands), working on superconducting quantum computation devices.

Awards, Honors, and Service

NSF Career Award (2007-2011)
Sloan Research Fellowship (2006-present)