Research Interests

Physics of complex electron systems. Strongly correlated transition metal oxides (colossal magnetoresitive manganites, cuprate high temperature superconductors, cobalt oxides), Fe-based high temperature superconductors, binary oxides (VOx, V2O3, EuO, CrO).

Physics of novel materials and novel materials characterization methodology. Materials for energy storage (cobaltates, delafossites, co-doped TiO2) and technological applications such as sensors, electronics, displays (transparent conducting oxides).

Properties, growth and characterization of low dimensional materials, nanostructures, surfaces and interfaces in materials of technological relevance.

Light - matter interaction and physics of the fundamental processes concerning the use and development of soft-x-ray spectroscopies techniques. High-resolution angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES), core level photoemission spectroscopy, x-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS), soft x-ray emission spectroscopy (XES) and inelastic x-ray scattering (RIXS). Development of advanced scientific instrumentation for x-ray spectroscopies.

Atomic, electronic, magnetic and orbital dynamics in complex electron systems. Sub-picoseconds temporal dynamics of different degrees of freedom in complex electron systems. Phase transitions.

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