Burlacu Alexandru

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Date of Birth: 20/03/1984
Place of Birth: Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Nationality: Republic of Moldova

Education

-         Technical University of Moldova, B.Sc. in Electronics and Communications, June 2005
-         Ph.D. student, The Academy of Sciences of Moldova, 2005 - present

Research interests

Electrochemical etching/deposition, MOCVD, optical properties (luminescence, laser effects, Raman scattering).

Training

- International Workshop on Cleanroom Training at Bilkent University and UNAM Clean-Room Facility, Ankara, Turkey, 21st of June – 2nd July 2010

Hobby

Electronics, Sport, Music

Awards

- Silver Medal
To: Ursachi V., Rusu E., Zalamai V., Burlacu A., Stratan Gh., Tighineanu I.
For: ZnO based Nanolaser and Microlaser
At: Brussels International Fair, 2009, INNOVA.
- Silver Medal
To: Ursachi V., Rusu E., Zalamai V., Burlacu A., Stratan Gh., Tighineanu I..
For: Nanolasere şi microlasere în baza nanostructurilor şi microstructurilor de ZnO.
At: Expoziţia Internaţională Specializată, InfoInvent 2009, 24-27 November 2009,
Chişinău, Moldova.
- Bronze Medal
To: Rusu E., Ursaki V., Stratan Gh., Burlacu A., Tighineanu I., Kuliuk L.
For: Hierarhical nanostracture of ZnO.
At: Geneva Exhibition, May 2009.        
- Gold Medal
To: Tighineanu Ion, Monaico Eduard, Albu Sergiu, Sirbu Lilian, Ursachi Veaceslav, Burlacu
Alexandru, Enache Mihai
For: Materiale nanocompozite si nanomodele ordonate
At: Expoziţia Internaţională Specializată InfoInvent 2007, 27-30 November 2007, Chişinău,
Republic of Moldova
- Gold Medal
To: Tighineanu I., Monaico E., Enachi M., Sirbu L., Burlacu A., Albu S., Ursachi V.
For: Ordered arrays of metal nanowires and nanotubes in semiconductor matrices
At: The Belgian and International Trade Fair for Technological Innovation, November 24th
2007
- Gold Medal
To: I. Tighineanu, E. Monaico, M. Enachi, L. Sirbu, A. Burlacu, S. Albu, V. Ursachi
For: Reseaux metallo-dielectriques ordonnes
At: Salon International des Inventions, 20th of April 2007

Publications

1. Nanostructured ZnO produced from ZnTe for random laser applications.
V. Zalamai, A. Burlacu, V. Postolache, E. V. Rusu, V. V. Ursaki, I. M. Tiginyanu.
International Conference on Materials Science and Condensed Matter Physics, September 13-17, 2010 Chisinau, Moldova, Book of Abstracts, p. 190.
2. Impact of size upon lasing in ZnO microtetrapods
V.V. ZALAMAI, V.V. URSAKI, I.M. TIGINYANU, A. BURLACU, E.V. RUSU, C. KLINGSHIRN, J. FALLERT, J. SARTOR, H. KALT.
Applied Physics B. 2010, 99(1-2), 215–222. ISSN 0946-2171 print/ISSN 1432-0649 online. doi: 10.1007/s00340-009-3868-2 (IF-1.992).
3. Electrochemicaly grown ZnO rods and microstructures.
A. Burlacu
Conferinţa Fizicienilor din Moldova CFM - 2009 Abstracts Chişinău, R. Moldova 26 – 28 Noiembrie 2009 p. 34.
4. Refractive index dispersion deduced from lasing modes in ZnO microtetrapods.
V. V. Ursaki, V. V. Zalamai, I. M. Tiginyanu, A. Burlacu, E. V. Rusu, C. Klingshirn.
Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 95, 171101 (2009).
5. The effects of deposition potential and H2O2 concentration on electrochemically grown ZnO.
A. Burlacu.
Proc. of the 6th International Conference on Microelectronics and Computer Science, Vol. 1, pp. 118-121, Chişinău, Republic of Moldova, October 1-3, 2009.
6. Электроразрядная идентификация документов особой важности и денежных купюр
ШКИЛЁВ Владимир, АДАМЧУК Аркадий, МАРТЫНЮК Николай, ЛЕПОРДА Николае, БУРЛАКУ Александру.
Proc. of the 6th International Conference on Microelectronics and Computer Science, Vol. 1, pp. 417-420, Chişinău, Republic of Moldova, October 1-3, 2009.
7. Random lasing in nanostructured ZnO produced from bulk ZnSe.
V. V. Ursaki, V. V. Zalamai, A. Burlacu, C. Klingshirn, E. Monaico and I. M. Tiginyanu.
Semicond. Sci. Tech. Vol. 24, 085017 (2009).
8. Guided mode lasing in ZnO nanorod structures.
V.V. Ursaki, V.V. Zalamai, A. Burlacu, J. Fallert, C. Klingshirn, H. Kalt, G.A. Emelchenko, A.N. Redkin, A.N. Gruzintsev, E.V. Rusu, I.M. Tiginyanu.
Superlattices and Microstructures, Vol. 46, no 3, pp. 513-522, (2009).
9. A comparative study of guided modes and random lasing in ZnO nanorod structures.
V. V. Ursaki, V. V. Zalamai, A. Burlacu, J. Fallert, C. Klingshirn, H. Kalt, G. A. Emelchenko, A. N. Redkin, A. N. Gruzintsev, E.V. Rusu & I. M. Tiginyanu.
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., Vol. 42, 095106 (2009).
10. Whispering gallery modes and random lasing in ZnO microstructures.
Veaceslav V. Ursaki, A. Burlacu, E.V. Rusu, V. Postolake & Ion M. Tiginyanu.
Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics, Vol. 11, 075001 (2009).
11. The impact of morphology upon the radiation hardness of ZnO layers.
A. Burlacu, V.V. Ursaki, V.A. Skuratov, D. Lincot, T. Pauporte, H. Elbelghiti, E.V. Rusu, I.M. Tiginyanu.
Nanotechnology, Vol. 19, 215714 (2008).
12. Enhanced radiation hardness of ZnO nanorods versus bulk layers.
A. Burlacu, V.V. Ursaki, D. Lincot, V.A. Skuratov, T. Pauporte, E. Rusu, I.M. Tiginyanu.
Physica Status Solidi – Rapid Research Letters, Vol. 2, no 2, pp. 68-70 (2008).
13. Luminescence of ZnGa2O4 and ZnAl2O4 doped with ions of Eu3+, Tb3+.
E. Rusu, V.Ursaki, G. Novitski, A. Burlaku, P. Petrenko, L. Kulyuk.
Photoelectronics (Odessa), Vol. 17, pp. 54-59 (2008).
14. ZnO micro/nano structures obtained by MOCVD and vapour transport technique: growth and characterization.
E. Rusu, A. Burlacu, V. Ursaki, Gh. Stratan, M. Purica, E. Budeanu, E. Monaico.
CAS 2007 Proceedings, Vol.2, IEEE Catalog number: 07TH8934, pp. 327-331 (2007)
15. MOCVD growth and characterization of ZnO nanorods.
A. Burlacu.
Proc. of the 5th International Conference on Microelectronics and Computer Science, Vol. 1, pp. 78-81, September 19-21, 2007, Chisinau, Moldova.
16. Optical characterization of hierarchical ZnO structures grown with a simplified vapour transport method.
V.V. Ursaki, E.V. Rusu, A. Sarua, M. Kuball, G.I. Stratan, A. Burlacu and I.M. Tiginyanu.
Nanotechnology, Vol. 18, 215705 (2007).
17. Luminescence properties of a ZnO-In2O3 nanocomposite.
V.V. Ursaki, I.M. Tiginyanu, A. Burlacu, V. Zalamai, and V.F. Jitari.
Physica Status Solidi (c), Vol. 3, no 8, pp. 2754-2757.
Paper presented at the 15th Int. Conf. on Ternary and Multinary Compounds, Kyoto, Japan, March 6-10, 2006 (Abstract Booklet).
18. Rare earth doped Ga2O3-GaP porous nanocomposites.
L. Sirbu, V.V. Ursaki, I.M. Tiginyanu, A. Burlacu, R.W. Boyd.
In: 5th Int. Conf. „Porous Semiconductors: Science and Technology“, Sitges-Barcelona,  
Spain, March 12-17, 2006 (Abstract Booklet, Paper P1-26).
19. Luminescence of porous ZnSe layers.
E. Monaico, V.V. Ursaki, A. Burlacu & I.M. Tiginyanu.
Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Microelectronics and Computer Science, Vol. 1, pp. 208-211. September 15-17, 2005, Chisinau, Moldova.
20. Luminescence and trapping of light in porous InP networks.
E. Monaico, V.V. Ursaki, A. Burlacu & I.M. Tiginyanu.
Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Microelectronics and Computer Science, Vol. 1, pp. 212-215. September 15-17, 2005, Chisinau, Moldova.

PATENTS

1. URSACHI Veaceslav, RUSU Emil, STRATAN Gheorghe, BURLACU Alexandru, TIGHINEANU Ion
Procedeu de obţinere a microlaserului aleatoriu
Patent No. 3789 MD, G2, H01S 3/14 (2006.01); B82B 3/00 (2006.01); C01B 13/20 (2006.01); C01G 9/02 (2006.01).
Released on August 31st 2009.
2. ENACHI Mihail, URSACHI Veaceslav, TIGHINEANU Ion, BURLACU Alexandru
Procedeu de obţinere a microlaserului aleator
Patent No. 3714 MD, G2, H01S 3/14 (2006.01); B81C 1/00 (2006.01); C01F 17/00 (2006.01); C01B 13/18 (2006.01); C01F 7/42 (2006.01); C25D 11/04 (2006.01). Released on May 31st 2009.
3. RUSU Emil, URSACHI Veaceslav, STRATAN Gheorghe, BURLACU Alexandru, TIGHINEANU Ion, CULIUC Leonid
Procedeu de obţinere a oxidului de zinc nanostructurat
Patent No. 3320 MD, G2, B82B 3/00 (2006.01); C30B 25/00 (2006.01); C01G 9/02 (2006.01). Released on January 31st 2008.
4. SÎRBU Lilian, URSACHI Veaceslav, TIGHINEANU Ion, BURLACU Alexandru, ENACHI Mihail
Procedeu de obţinere a nanotuburilor metalice
Patent No. 3088 MD, G2, H01L 21/00 (2006.01); B82B 3/00 (2006.01). Released on April 30 2007.