Steve McGarry

Associate Professor

About Steve McGarry


Organic and organic/inorganic semiconductor device physics and technology, including device design, characterization, fabrication processes, modelling and application in integrated circuits, optoelectronics and electrochrotronics. Complex electronic/ionic systems using organic materials; inexpensive flexible or conformal photovoltaic devices; polymer super/ultracapacitors for integrated power storage; nanostructured and nanocomposite materials and their applications.


Complex neuromorphic devices and systems; alternative energy generation and storage; optical interfacing — generation, modulation, and detection.

Journal Articles

S. P. McGarry, N. G. Tarr, “Fabrication and modelling of screen-printed active electrolytic polymer devices”, Semicond. Sci. Technol. 23 (2008) 055009.

A. B. Froimovitch, S. McGarry, T. Smy, J. Fraser, “Ultrahigh Surface Area Anatase Thin Films by Direct Oxidation of Ti Film with Hydrogen Peroxide”, Electrochemical and Solid State Letters 10 (3) K11-K12 (2007).

Conference Publications

A. B. Froimovitch, S. McGarry, T. Smy, J. Fraser, “Surface Area Analysis of Low Temperature Nanostructured Anatase Films”, 2006 MRS Fall Meeting, November 2006.

A. Tran, S. McGarry, S. Nicol, J. Wojcik, M.C.E. Yagoub, “Design of Highly Sensitive H-Field Probes for Near-Field EMC & HAC Assessment”, IEEE ANTEM 2006 – 12th International Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics, July 2006.

S. McGarry, G. Tarr, “Polymer Technology Integrating Electronic, Ionic and Photonic Control – Electrochrotronics”, 12th Canadian Semiconductor Conference, August 2005.

S. McGarry, G. Tarr, “Electrochrotronics: Highly Functional Devices Operating in Three Realms”, 63rd Device Research Conference, June 2005, pp 127 – 128.

S. McGarry, G. Tarr, “Electrolytic Polymer Active Devices”, 61st Device Research Conference, June 2003, pp 81 – 82.

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