About the Author
Omer Nur acquired his B. Sc. Honors degree in Physics from the University of Khartoum in 1986. He was then awarded a the Ph. D. Degree in Device Physics from the University of Linkoeping in 1996. During the years 1996 and 2004 he worked as a researcher at Chalmers University of Technology and also at Gothenburg University. In 2002, he was made Associate professor (Docent in Physics) at Chalmers University of Technology. In the year 2007, he been appointed as Senior Lecturer at the Department of Science and Technology (ITN) Campus Norrkoeping, Linkoeping University. Professor Magnus Willander was full professor in nanophysics and mesoscopic physics in the Department of Physics at Gothenburg University between 1995 and 2006. Since 2006, he has been Full Professor in the Department of Science and Technology (ITN), Linkoeping University. He has worked with the Tokyo Institute of Technology, as visiting scientist, as well as guest professor at Gothenburg University during 2008 and 2009. His research focusses on materials and devices and combines experimental and theoretical research into these areas. Over the course of his career, he has published near to 850 papers and seven books.