Barat Achinuq - Research Fellow

University of Oxford

Dr Barat Achinuq joined the Skyrmion Project in June 2019, after having spent 5 years as a PDRA at the University of York working on the growth and characterization of half-metallic thin films and device structures for spintronic applications. He graduate with a Dr Ing degree in Materials Science from the University of Ulm.

At Oxford, he is working in the Hesjedal Group on magnetic skyrmions in thin films. His focus areas are thin film deposition, electron microscopy, electron/x-ray spectroscopy and diffraction pattern analysis; designing, maintaining UHV growth/deposition systems and instrument development.