Research Fields

  • Materials Science -Solid State Physics
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy


Research Expertise

  • Structural, electronic and mechanical properties of materials.
  • Atomic scale investigation of the microstructure and composition of nanomaterials, nanocrystals, thin films and low-dimensional nanostructured-heterostructures including interfacial and extended defects using  analytical and quantitative Transmission Electron Microscopy techniques combined with atomistic modeling and their correlation with the electronic and physical properties


Investigated materials

  • Thin films and multilayered nanostructures of III-V compound semiconductors
  • 2D materials
  • Topological insulators
  • Polycrystalline Silicon for solar cells
  • Si under stress/Si/SiGe multilayer structures
  • Metals of cubic and hexagonal symmetry
  • metallic alloys
  • metallic thin films
  • magnetic multilayers
  • Amorphous metallic glasses
  • Glasses and glass-ceramics as products of vitrification and stabilization of hazardous industrial waste