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Dr. Martin. Volz

NASA Administrators Fellow
Research Interests

Semiconductor crystal growth, Control of melt convection with external magnetic fields, Semiconductor crystal characterization using FTIR, photoluminescence, Hall effect, and X-ray techniques, NMR of amorphous semiconductors

Office: 122 V. M. Chambers Bld.
Recent Publications
  1. “Reproducible Te-doped InSb experiments in Microgravity Science Glovebox at the International Space Station”, A. G. Ostrogorsky, C. Marin, A. Churilov, M. P. Volz, W. A. Bonner, T. Duffar, J.Crystal Growth 310, 364-371, (2008).
  2. “X-ray Characterization of Detached-Grown Germanium Crystals”, M. P. Volz, M. Schweizer, B. Raghothamachar, M. Dudley, J. Szoke, S. D. Cobb and F. R. Szofran, J. Crystal Growth 290, 446-451, (2006).
  3. “Hydrogen Reduction of Ilmenite from Lunar Regolith – A Progress Report”, N. Ramachandran, H. Willenberg, M. P. Volz, Space 2006 Conference, San Jose, California, AIAA paper 2006-7482, (2006).
  4. “Solidification Using a Baffle in Sealed Ampoules: Ground-Based Experiments”, A. Churilov, A. G. Ostrogorsky, M. P. Volz, J. Crystal Growth 295, 20-30, (2006).
  5. “Single Crystal Growth – New Techniques on Old Base”, P. Barczy, J. Szoke, C.-H. Su, S. L. Lehoczky, M. Schweizer, M. P. Volz and F. R. Szofran, Mat. Sci. Forum 508, 479-484, (2006).
  6. “Semiconductor Crystal Growth in Static and Rotating Magnetic Fields”, M. P. Volz in Materials Processing in Magnetic Fields, edited by H. J. Schneider-Muntau and H. Wada (World Scientific Publishing, Singapore) 178-194, (2005).
  7. “Bridgman Growth of Germanium Crystals in a Rotating Magnetic Field”, M. P. Volz, J. S. Walker, M. Schweizer, S. D. Cobb and F. R. Szofran, J. Crystal Growth 282, 305-312, (2005).
  8. “Detached Growth of Germanium by Directional Solidification”, W. Palosz, M. P. Volz, S. Cobb, S. Motakef, and F. R. Szofran, J. Crystal Growth 277, 124-132, (2005).
  9. “Lorentz Body Force Induced by Travelling Magnetic Fields”, M. P. Volz and K. Mazuruk, Magnetohydrodynamics 40, no. 2, 117-126, (2004).
  10. “Rayleigh-Bénard Instability in a Vertical Cylinder with a Rotating Magnetic Field”, J. S. Walker, M. P. Volz and K. Mazuruk, Int. J. Heat Mass Tran. 47, 1877-1887 (2004).