Carlos Domínguez Horna

Domínguez Horna
PhD Chemistry






M. Sc. Chemistry, Complutense University of Madrid 1980. Ph. D. in Silicon Epitaxy at Low Pressure, 1985. Scientific Researcher at the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Barcelona IMB-CNM (CSIC) from 1986 to 1990. Senior Researcher at at the IMB-CNM (CSIC), from 1991 to 2001. Research Professor since 2002. From 2002 to 2005 and from 2007 to 2012, he was Vicedirector of Technology at the IMB-CNM (CSIC).

He has held technical management posts on Emerging Silicon Technologies, Physical and Chemical Sensors, and Deposition and Etching Processes (LPCVD, PECVD, RIE,...).

He has co-authored more than 70 research papers on Solid State Technology,  Chemical Sensors, Integrated Optics and Chemical Processes in Microelectronics, has presented several scientific-communications at international as well as national conferences, and has been invited speaker and lectures at some seminars, workshops and PhD work programmes.

Co-Author of six patents on LPCVD equipment, silicon chemical purification, poly-silicon solar cells, anodic growth of alumina, packaging of solid state sensors, and integrated optical accelerometers.

He is member of the Optoelectronics and Integrated Optics Society, Spanish Royal Chemical Society and Treasurer of the Spanish Group of Crystal Growth, belonging to the International Organization of Crystal Growth (IOCG).

Currently he is co-ordinator of a research group working on integrated optical components based on silicon technology, integrated chemical sensors and application of  photocurable polymers for sensors and optoelectronics packaging.