MAIN RESEARCH TOPICS:

X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (EXAFS & XANES)
  • Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (EXAFS) and X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structure (XANES) Data Analysis
  • Measurements of X-ray Absorption Spectra using Synchrotron Radiation
  • Laboratory EXAFS-Spectroscopy

Scanning Probe Microscopy
  • Atomic Force Microscopy
  • Scanning Probe Spectromicroscopy
  • Nanolithography

Optical Spectromicroscopy
  • Optical and Confocal Microscopy
  • Raman and Luminescence Spectroscopy
  • 0D, 1D, 2D and 3D High-speed Imaging and Spectroscopy

Computer Simulations
  • Quantum Chemistry (electronic and atomic structure, lattice dynamics)
  • Molecular Dynamics
  • Reverse Monte Carlo

Nanostructured Materials
  • Thin Films (nanostructured, amorphous and crystalline), Glasses and Crystals containing Transition Metal (TM) and Rare-Earth (RE) Ions
  • Physics of Oxides and Solid Solutions (NiO-MgO, CoO-MgO, FeO-MgO, MnO-MgO)
  • Samples Preparation by Magnetron Sputtering, Thermal Evaporation, High-Temperature Sintering, Chemical Vapor Deposition, Reactions in Solutions, etc.

Biophysics
  • Retrospective biodosimetry
  • Biophysics (EPR, optical absorption and luminescence of transition metal ions in blood, serum, tissues and teeth)