Group Members  

Suhaila Maluf Shibli
Currículo Lattes

Academic Degrees

  • Bachelor in Physics, University of Campinas - SP (Brazil), 1983
  • M.Sc. in Physics, University of Campinas- SP (Brazil), 1987
  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of Campinas - SP (Brazil), 1991

Personal Status at the University

  • Associate Professor at the University of São Paulo, 2005.
  • Professor Doctor of Physics at the Experimental Physics Department, Physics Institute, University of São Paulo - SP (Brazil).
  • Member of the Complex Fluids Laboratory.

Professional Experience

  • Professor Doctor at the Physics Institute, University of São Paulo (1992-2000).
  • Visiting Professor at McMaster University, Hamilton (ON) - Canadá (march-june, 1997).
  • Visiting Professor at Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill (NJ) - U.S.A. (june-october, 1993).
  • Visiting Researcher at Bell Communications Research (Bellcore), Red Bank (NJ) - U.S.A. (1987-1989).
  • Visiting Professor at McMaster University, Hamilton (ON) - Canadá (december/99-february/2000).

Current Lines of Scientific Interests

  • Physics of Complex Fluids, ferrofluids, ferronematics.
  • Use of thermal techniques in the study of ferronematics and ferrofluids.
  • Use of magnetic techniques in the study of ferronematics and ferrofluids.
  • Use of atomic force microscopy in the study of liquid crystals and ferrofluids surfaces.

List of Publications

1. S.M. Shibli and M.M. Garcia de Carvalho, "Electrical Characterization of Epitaxial Layers of In0,71Ga0,20 As0,63 P0,37",
J. Appl. Phys. 64(1), 235 (1988).

2. J.L. de Miguel, S.M. Shibli, M.C. Tamargo and B.J. Skromme, "Planar Doping with Gallium of Molecular Beam Epitaxial ZnSe",
Appl. Phys. Lett. 53 (21), 2065 (1988).

3. B.J. Skromme, S.M. Shibli, J.L. de Miguel and M.C. Tamargo, "Photoluminescence Characterization of  ZnSe doped with Ga by bulk and planar doping technique in Molecular Beam Epitaxy", J. Appl. Phys. 65  (10), 3999 (1989).

4. S.M. Shibli, M.C. Tamargo, J.L. de Miguel, J. Skromme, R.E. Nahory and H.H. Farrell, "Electrical Characterization of Gallium Planar Doped ZnSe grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy", J. Appl. Phys. 66 (9),  4295 (1989).

5. M.C. Tamargo, S.M. Shibli, J.L. de Miguel, B.J. Skromme, C.L. Schwartz and S.A. Schwartz, "Planar doping with gallium of MBE grown ZnSe layers", Inst. Phys. Conf. Ser. 96, 41 (1989).

6.B.J. Skromme, M.C. Tamargo, F.S. Turco, S.M. Shibli, W.A. Bonner and R.E. Nahory, "Characterization of Heteroepitaxial ZnSe grown by MBE on GaAs, AlAs and InGaAs", Inst. Phys. Conf. Ser. 96, 205 (1989) Editado por J.S. Harris.

7. B.J. Skromme, M.C. Tamargo, F.S. Turco, S.M. Shibli, R.E. Nahory and W.A. Bonner, "Effects of Lattice Mismatch on the Photoluminescence Properties of Heteroepitaxial ZnSe on GaAs, InGaAs, and AlAs",  Proc. of the Symp. on Heteroepitaxial Approaches in Semiconductors: attice Mismatch and its  Consequences (Electrochemical Society) 89-5, 335 (1989). Editado por A.T. Macrander e T.J. Drummond.

8. B.J. Skromme, N.G. Stoffel, A.S. Gozdz, M.C. Tamargo and S.M. Shibli, "Rapid Thermal Annealing and Ion Implantation of Heteroepitaxial ZnSe/GaAs",Processing and Devices in III-V Compound Semiconductors Symposium, MRS Symposia Proceedings no144(Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 1989), pp. 391.

9. S.M. Shibli, M.C. Tamargo, B.J. Skromme, S.A. Shwarz, C.L. Schwartz, R.E. Nahory and R.J. Martin, "Arsenic Doped ZnSe Grown by MBE", J. Vac. Sci. Techno. B8 (2), 187 (1990).

10. H.H. Farrell, M.C. Tamargo, S.M. Shibli, and Y. Chang, "The Structure of the ZnSe (100)C (2x2) Surface", J. Vac. Sci.
Techno. B8 (4), 884 (1990).

11. H.H. Farrell, M.C. Tamargo, S.M. Shibli, Y. Chang and J. McNeill, "The Passivation of ZnSe (100) Surfaces via As Capping", J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B9 (2), 264 (1991).

12. M.C. Tamargo, R.E. Nahory, B.J. Skromme, S.M. Shibli, A.L. Weaver, R.J. Martin and H.H.Farrell,"Surface Stoichiometry
Effects on ZnSe/GaAs Heteroepitaxy", J. Cryst. Growth 111, 741 (1991).

13. S.M. Shibli, L.M.R. Scolfaro, J.R. Leite, C.A.C. Mendonça, F.Plentz and E.A. Menezes, "Hole Confinement Effects on    Multiple Si -Doping GaAs", Appl. Phys. Lett. 60 (23), 2895 (1992).

14. S.M. Shibli, T. Penna, M.C. Tamargo and B.J. Skromme, "Doping Studies of ZnSe Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy",
Proceedings of 5th Brazilian School on Semiconductor Physics, 444 (1992) - World Scientific (Singapore).

15. S.M. Shibli, A.B. Henriques, C.A.C. Mendonça, E.C.F. da Silva, E.A. Menezes, L.M.R. Scolfaro, and J.R. Leite, "Electronic Properties of Multiple Si 7dl-Doped GaAs Layers Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy and Migration Enhanced Epitaxy", J. Cryst. Growth 127, 700 (1993).

16. Y. Zhang, B.J. Skromme, S.M. Shibli and M.C. Tamargo, "Properties of the As-related Shallow Acceptor Level in heteroepitaxial ZnSe Grown by Molecular-Beam Epitaxy", Phys. Rev. B48 (5) 10885 (1993).

17. C.A.C. Mendonça, F. Plentz, J.B.B. Oliveira, E.A. Meneses, L.M.R. Scolfaro, D. Beliaev, S.M. Shibli and J.R. Leite,
"Evidence of a two-dimensional to three-dimensional Transition in Si -Doped GaAs Structures", Phys. Rev. B48 (16), 12316 (1993).

18. C.A.C. Mendonça, L.M.R. Scolfaro, A.B. Henriques, J.B.B. Oliveira, F. Plentz, S.M. Shibli, E.A. Meneses and J.R. Leite, "Hole Confinement Effects in Periodically -Doped GaAs Layers", Proc. of the 21st International Conference on Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS), p. 1084 (1993).

19. L.M.R. Scolfaro, J.R. Leite, C.A.C. Mendonça, D. Believ, S.M. Shibli, E.C.F. da Silva and E.A. Menezes, "Electronic States of n-type -doping in GaAs Heterostructures", Materials Science Forum 143, 669 (1994).

20. A.B. Henriques, V.N. Morgoon, P.L. de Souza, V. Bindilatti, N.F. de Oliveira Jr. and S.M. Shibli, "Magnetic Breakdown    in Periodically Si doped GaAs", Phys. Rev. B49 (16), 11248 (1194).

21. A.B. Henriques and S.M. Shibli, "Fermi Surface Study of Spike Doped GaAs. Superlattices", Brazilian Journal of Physics 24 (1), 254 (1994).

22. Y. Zhang, W. Liu, B.J. Skromme, H. Cheng, S.M. Shibli and M.C. Tamargo, "Systematic Investigation of Shallow Acceptor Levels in ZnSe", J. Cryst. Girowth 138, 310 (1994).

23. S.M. Shibli and A.M. Figueiredo Neto, Reentrant Uniaxial-Biaxial Transition in Poly-Etilene-Glicol doped Lyotropic Liquid Crystals", Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 260, 623-629 (1995).

24. A.B. Henriques, L.C.D. Gonçalves, N.F. de Oliveira Jr., S.M. Shibli, P.L. de Souza and B. Yavich, "Quantum Transport in
Periodically -doped Ga-As", Z. Phys. B104, 457 (1997).

25. S.M. Shibli, A.L.L. Dantas and D. Walton, "Collinear Mirage Effect Measurements of Thermal Diffusivity  in Ferronematics", Appl. Phys. Lett., 72, 674-676 (1998).

26. L.T. Thieghi, S.M. Shibli, A.M. Figueiredo Neto, V. Dmitriev and P. Tolédano, "Non-Critical Behaviour at the Uniaxial-Biaxial Nematic Phase Transition in a Lyotropic Mixture", Phys. Rev. Lett., 80, 3093-3096 (1998).

27. A.L.L. Dantas, D. Walton and S.M. Shibli, "Collinear Mirage Effect Measurements of the Thermal Diffusivity in Ferrofluids", Brazilian Journal of Physics, 28, 428 (1998).

28. S.M. Shibli and D. Walton, "Magnetic Relaxation Studies in Ferronematics", Materials Science Forum, 302-303,479 (1999).

29. S.M. Shibli, A.L.L. Dantas and D. Walton, "Investigation of the thermal anisotropy of ferronematics using collinear mirage effect", AIP Conf. Proc. 463, 318 (1999).

30. A.M. Pizzo Passaro and S.M. Shibli. "Nanostructural Characterization of Thermotropic Liquid Crystal by AFM and SEM"- Acta Microscopica 8. Suppement A, pp. 277 (1999).

31. D. Walton and S.M. Shibli. "Magnetic blocking in ferronematic liquid crystals", J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 226-230, 1948 (2001).

32. S.M. Shibli, A.L.L. Dantas and A. Bee. "The effect of the ferrofluid magnetic particle concentration on the thermal diffusivity", Braz. J. Phys. 31, 418 (2001).

33. V.A. Gunyakov and S.M. Shibli,"Structural ordering and molecular-optical properties of discotic liquid crystal", Liquid Crystals, LC 30(1),59-64 (2003).

34. V.A. Gunyakov, N.P. Shestakov and S.M. Shibli, "Density and refractive index measurements in hexaheptyloxytri-phenylene, a discotic liquid crystal", Liquid Crystals, vol. 30 (7), 871-875 (2003).

35. V. Gunyakov and S.M. Shibli, "Conformation and Electronic Structure Studies of Molecules at the Colho-I Phase Transition in Columnar Discotic Liquid Crystal", Molecular Crystals Liquid Crystals, 397, 573-583 (2003).

36. V. Gunyakov and S.M. Shibli, "Orientational Ordering and Polarizability of Molecules in the Columnar Phase of Discotic Liquid crystal", Molecular Crystals Liquid Crystals, 409, 409-420 (2004).

37. G.F. Goya, S.L. Gómez, and S.M. Shibli, "Dipolar Interactions Between Magnetite Nanoparticles in Frozen Ferrofluids and Ferronematics", Journal of Metastable and Nanocrystalline Materials, 22, p33 (2004).

38. D. Walton, S.M Shibli, "Effect of the liquid crystal environment on the aggregation of magnetic grains in ferronematics",Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 279, 283-288 (2004).

39. A.J.Silva, M. Gonçalves, S.M. Shibli, "Thermodiffusion studies in ferrofluids by collinear mirage effect", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 289, 295-298 (2005).

40. D.C.A. Saravia, A. Bee and S.M. Shibli,"Blocking phenomena studies on ferronematics", J.Magn.Magn.Mater., 289, 152-154 (2005).

41. D. Walton,S.M Shibli, M.L Vega and E.A Oliveira, "Magnetic nanoparticle size constraints in ferronematic liquid crystals", J.Magn.Magn.Mater., v. 292, p. 310-316, 2005.

42. B.S.L. Honda, H. Mukai, P.R.G. Fernandez and S.M. Shibli, "Investigation of the critical behavior at lyotropic systems by thermal techniques", J. Phys. IV,v. 125, p. 245-247, 2005.

43. P.R.G.Fernandes, H. Mukai, B.S.L. Honda and S.M. Shibli, “Induction of Order in the isotropic phase of a lyotropic liquid crystal by pulsed light”,     Liquid Crystal 33 (3), 367-371 (2006).

44. H. Mukai, P.R.G.Fernandes and S.M.Shibli, “Orientational order studies by Magneto-optical and light effects in lyotropic liquid crystal”, J.Mol.Liq.135, 53-56 (2007).

45. R. Celorrio, M. Costa, A. Mendioroz, E. Apinaniz, S.M. Shibli and A. Salazar, “Thermal wave scattering by two overlapping and paralell cylinders”, Appl.Phys.A 93, 429-437 (2008).

Member of Brazilian Society of Physics (SBF)