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