Main topics of interest:
· Optical spectroscopic techniques in material science: Raman, infrared, photoluminescence.
· Model calculations of the lattice dynamics in crystals and of the electronic and vibrational states in molecules.
Materials under study:
· High-temperature superconducting cuprates and organic superconductors
· Colossal-magnetoresistance manganates
· Complex transition-metal oxides
· PPV and PANI oligomers
· Ion-implanted polymers
· Amorphous carbon
· SERS substrates