Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

Vladimir Stoica

Contact Information
Argonne National Laboratory
9700 S. Cass Ave
Argonne, Il 60439

Phone: 252-2745 | Fax: 252-7392


  • 2014 - present:   Postdoctoral Research Associate, Penn State U., University Park, PA/Advanced Photon Source, Argonne, IL
  • 2010 - 2014:   Research Fellow, Center for Solar and Thermal Energy Conversion, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • 2008 - 2010:   Visiting Researcher, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • University of Michigan, Ph.D. in Applied Physics, 2010
  • West Virginia University, M.S. in Physics, 2000
  • University of Bucharest, B.S. in Physics, 1995
Research Interests
  • Investigating pathways to nanomaterials development for emerging technologies.
  • Ultrafast magnetic, electronic and structural phase-transitions, studied with X-ray and optical techniques.
Selected Publications
  1. V.A. Stoica, L. Endicott, H. Shen, W. Liu, K. Sun, C. Uher, and R. Clarke, "High-quality II-VI Films Grown on Amorphous Substrate using Tunable Tetradymite Templates", Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 221606 (2014).
  2. M.V. Warren, J.C. Canniff, H. Chi, F. Naab, V.A. Stoica, R. Clarke, C. Uher, and R.S. Goldman, "Influence of Bi on Embedded Nanocrystal Formation and Thermoelectric Properties of GaAs", J. of Appl. Phys. 117, 065101 (2015).
  3. Y. Li, V.A. Stoica, K. Sun, W. Liu, L. Endicott, J. Walrath, Y.H. Lin, K. Pipe, R. Goldman, C. Uher, and R. Clarke, "Ordered horizontal Sb2Te3 nanowires induced by femtosecond lasers", Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 201904 (2014).
  4. H. Sun, V.A. Stoica, M. Shtein, R. Clarke, and K.P. Pipe, "Coherent Control of GHz Resonant Modes by an Integrated Acoustic Etalon", Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 086109 (2013).
  5. Y. Li, V.A. Stoica, L. Endicott, G. Wang, C. Uher, and R. Clarke, "Coherent optical phonon spectroscopy studies of femtosecond-laser modified Sb2Te3 films", Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 171908 (2010).
  6. V.A. Stoica, Y.-M. Sheu, D.A. Reis, and R. Clarke, "Wideband detection of transient solid-state dynamics using ultrafast fiber lasers and asynchronous optical sampling", Opt. Express 16, 2322-2335 (2008).
  7. R.A. Lukaszew, Z. Zhang, V. Stoica, and R. Clarke, "Annealing effects on (001) Ni films grown on MgO", Appl. Surf. Science 219, 74-79 (2003).
  8. M. F. DeCamp, D. A. Reis, P. H. Bucksbaum, B. Adams, J. M. Caraher, R. Clarke, C. W. S. Conover, E. M. Dufresne, R. Merlin, V. Stoica, and J. K. Wahlstrand, "Coherent Control of Pulsed X-ray Beams", Nature 413, 825-828 (2001).