Eric Vetter

Eric Vetter

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 Educational Information:

  • B.S. in Chemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville (2016)


Eric previously worked on examining ferromagnetic exchange coupling in Co40Pt60 alloys with a unique “nanochessboard” microstructure. His primary interest is in magnetic materials. Since joining the Schwartz group in 2016 as a PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering, he has focused on tape casting hexaferrite thick films for use in microwave frequency devices. His main goal is to create cost-efficient and scalable magnetic thick films to be used in a variety of applications such as antenna substrates, circulators, conformal magnetic-circuit antenna, etc.



  • Vetter, E. P., Geng, L., Ghatwai, P., Gilbert, D. A., Jin, Y., Soffa, W. A., & Floro, J. A. (2016). Lengthscale effects on exchange coupling in Co-Pt L10+ L12 nanochessboards.APL Materials4(9), 096103.
  • Vetter, E. P., Ghatwai, P., Soffa, W. A., & Floro, J. A. (2015). Evolution of First-Order Reversal Curves During Self-Assembly of the Co 40.2 Pt 59.8 Nano-Chessboard Structure.IEEE Magnetics Letters6, 1-4.
  • Ghatwai, P., Vetter, E., Hrdy, M., Soffa, W. A., & Floro, J. A. (2015). Evolution of microstructure and magnetic properties in Co–Pt alloys bracketing the eutectoid composition.Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials375, 87-95.