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Expert in Surface Science, Materials Research, Thin Films, Spray Processes, Organic Semiconductors

Expert ID: 725844 Florida, USA

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He has performed a multitude of surface analyses of inorganic materials such as Si, SiC, metals, layered semiconductors. The methods applied were atomic force microscopy, photoemission spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy.

He has performed a multitude of analyses on inorganic, organic, nano-particulate, and biological surfaces. The methods applied were atomic force microscopy, photoemission spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy. Properties investigated were electronic structure, stoichiometry, morphology, work function, chemical reactions.

He specializes in surface scientific methods such as atomic force microscopy, photoemission spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy, focused ion beam.

He specializes in thin film deposition methods including in-vacuum evaporation, in-vacuum electrospray deposition, in-ambient nebulization based spray, and electrospray.

He spent his entire career working with ultra high vacuum (UHV) equipment. He has a thorough understanding of procedures and technologies for achieving and maintaining ultra high vacuum. He also understands UHV materials compatibility issues.

He performed routine work function measurements on transparent conductive oxide thin films for quality control and trouble shooting purposesHe characterized ferroelectric materials surfaces with photoemission spectroscopy and Kelvin probe to investigate hydrogen electromigration.He measured the electronic structure of semiconducting polymer interfaces with photoemission spectroscopy.He characterized the morphology of thin films with atomic force microscopy and correlated the morphology with stoichometry information obtained with photoemission spectroscopy.He performed literature surveys on a number of materials research related topics.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tampa, Florida - Saint Petersburg, Florida - Orlando, Florida - Clearwater, Florida - Lakeland, Florida - Melbourne, Florida - Deltona, Florida - Largo, Florida - Daytona Beach, Florida - Sarasota, Florida

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1995 Degree: PhD Subject: Physics Institution: Technical University Berlin
Year: 1991 Degree: Diploma Subject: Physics Institution: Technical University Berlin

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2000 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Associate Professor Department: Electrical Engineering Responsibilities: He performs research, teaches and advises students.
Years: 1999 to 2000 Employer: Binghamton University Title: Assistant Professor Department: Physics Responsibilities: He performs research, teaches and advises students.
Years: 1998 to 1999 Employer: Naval Research Laboratory Title: Scientist Department: Optical Sciences Responsibilities: He worked on research on organic semiconductor interfaces.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1997 to 1998 Country / Region: Japan Summary: Performed research at Osaka University
Years: 2007 to 2007 Country / Region: Japan Summary: Performed research at Nara Institute of Science and Technology

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
MRS, DPG
Publications and Patents Summary
He has over 50 peer-reviewed publications and 4 patents.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Introduction to Nanotechnology
Other Relevant Experience
Photoemission spectroscopy measurements of surfaces, thin films and materials interfaces. Determination of chemical interaction, electronic structure at materials interfaces. Work function measurements on a variety of materials. Expertise with spray deposition of bio and organic materials. Electrospray deposition. Atomic force microscopy characterization of surfaces. Literature survey of materials research and surface science topics. General problem solving in thin film systems.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
German He is a native German speaker.

Fields of Expertise

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