PhD SUPERVISORS

PhD supervisors in Physics
at the Doctoral School of the University of Bucharest

PhD supervisor

Research Direction
Research Areas

Călin ALEXA*
Calin.Alexa@cern.ch
InspireHEP
High Energy Particle Physics - HEPP
- Standard Model (SM) of particles and interactions and Beyond the SM phenomenology
- Monte Carlo simulation of particle interactions and detector response
- Detectors performance and single particle reconstruction methods
- Analysis and data processing methods in HEPP
Horia ALEXANDRU*
horia.alexandru@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics
- Dielectric spectroscopy on wide ranges of frequency (mHz-GHz) and temperature of polar, ferroelectric or polymer materials
- Relaxation mechanisms of ferroelectric materials at phase transitions and in the ferroelectric phase on wide temperature ranges – monocrystals or ceramics
- Temperature-dependent IR and Raman spectroscopy data correlated with essential parameters determined by dielectric spectroscopy on monocrystals
- THz dielectric spectroscopy
- Pure and doped crystal growth from solutions – kinetics, theory, characterization, properties
Ştefan ANTOHE*
santohe@solid.fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics, Educational physics
- Monomeric and polymeric organic thin layers: deposition (thermal evaporation in vacuum, spin coating), characterization (morphological-AFM, SEM; electrical-temperature dependence of carrier concentration, Hall coefficient, resistivity in the interval 2-300 K; optical-absorption, reflection, transmission UV-VIS-NIR)
- Anorganic, semiconducting oxide (especially A2-B6) thin layers: deposition (thermal evaporation in vacuum, magnetron sputtering in RF and DC), characterization (structural-XRD Bruker D-8 for thin layers; morphological-AFM, SEM; electrical-temperature dependence of carrier concentration, Hall coefficient, resistivity in the interval 2-300 K; optical-absorption, reflection, transmission UV-VIS-NIR)
- Electronic devices: OFETs and transparent electronics
- Optoelectronic devices:
a) generation III and IV photovoltaic cells: fabrication (several techniques for thin film growth-TVE, sputtering, spin coating, electrochemical deposition), characterization (structural; morphological; electrical; optical-solar simulator)
b) generation II photovoltaic cells for space applications: fabrication (several techniques for thin film growth-TVE, sputtering), characterization (structural; morphological; electrical; optical-solar simulator)
c) influence of ionization radiations on the performances of solar cells for space applications (the infrastructure for fabrication and characterization described above as well as access to irradiation facilities at IFIN-HH)
Marilena AVRIGEANU*
marilena.avrigeanu@nipne.ro
ResearcherID
Nuclear reaction mechanisms
Study of reactions induced by deuterons at low energies (<60 MeV):
a) studies of deuteron-induced reactions at low energies, for nuclear engineering design and experiments at SPIRAL2 and IFMIF (e.g., https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.95.024607)
b) consistent evaluation of low-energy deuteron-induced reactions (breakup, direct interaction, pre-equilibrium emission, statistical deexcitation), for ITER nuclear engineering design (e.g., https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.101.024605)
c) breakup analysis in deuteron-induced reactions at low energies, for nuclear engineering design (e.g., https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.98.034606)
Vlad AVRIGEANU*
vlad.avrigeanu@nipne.ro
ResearcherID
Nuclear reaction mechanisms
Study of reactions induced by nucleons and alfa particles at low energies (<50 MeV):
a) consistent evaluation of low-energy nucleon-induced reactions (direct interaction, pre-equilibrium emission, statistical deexcitation), for ITER nuclear engineering design (e.g., https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.99.044613)
b) studies of alpha-particle induced reactions at low energies, for nuclear engineering design and astrophysics (e.g., https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.94.024621)
c) alfa-particle emission from nuclei excited in nucleon-induced reactions at low energies, for nuclear engineering design and astrophysics (e.g., https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.96.044610)
Mihaela BAIBARAC#
barac@infim.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed state physics. Optics and spectroscopy
- Surface enhancement Raman scattering (SERS) induced in the presence of substrates based on graphene and phosphorene, respectively, decorated with metallic nanoparticles
- Anisotropic photoluminescence and charge transfer processes in carbon-based composite materials highlighted by correlated studies of anti-Stokes and Stokes Raman scattering
- Raman scattering, surface enhanced infrared absorption (SEIRA) spectroscopy and photoluminescence as valuable tools in assessing the functionalization of 2D nanoparticles with small molecular compounds and macromolecular compounds, respectively
- Non-linear optical processes highlighted by coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering, stimulated Raman scattering and anti-Stokes photoluminescence
- Photochemical processes monitored by UV-VIS spectroscopy and photoluminescence
- Development of applications in the field of sensors based on surface plasmons resonance for the detection of various analytes of interest in health and environmental studies
- Composite materials for energy storage (supercapacitors, rechargeable batteries)
Virgil BĂRAN*
baran@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Theoretical physics
- Study of quantum correlations using the Wigner transform
- Dynamics of collective motions in atomic nuclei and metallic clusters in transport models based on the Landau-Vlasov equation
- Chaotic classical and quantum dynamics in Hamiltonian systems
- Study of helicoidal light interactions with mesoscopic systems
- Evolution of quarks and gluons plasma at ultrarelativistic energies
- Spontaneous chiral symmetry breaking in quark drops
- Fluctuations and correlations in complex systems
Andrei BARBORICĂ*
andrei.barborica@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Medical physics
- Clinical neurophysiology
- Human intracranial electrophysiology
- Intracranial electrical stimulation
- Human brain connectomics
- Stereoelectroencephalography
- Stereotaxy
Emil Ştefan BARNA
emil.barna@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Polymer physics, Educational Physics
Valentin BARNA $
valentin.barna@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics, Educational physics
- Material physics (liquid crystals, polymers, nanoparticles etc)
- Nanotechnologies (thin films, AFM/NSOM/TEM, lithography)
- Organic LASER systems (fluorescent materials, micro/nano resonant cavities, photonic systems)
Mirel BÎRLAN#
Mirel.Birlan@obspm.fr
ResearcherID
Physics of the Solar System
- Planetology
- Astronomical instrumentation; observations of the Solar System
- Comparative planetology; spatial meteorology
- Spectroscopy and photometry of objects in the Solar System
Ana-Nicoleta BONDAR*
ana.bondar@unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Computational physics, theoretical biophysics, data science
- Reactions at complex membrane interfaces
- Theoretical biophysics of membrane reactions
- Development of graph-based algorithms for dynamic interaction networks of bio-systems
- pH sensing, proton binding and proton transfer in complex bio-systems
- Electronic structure change in bio-systems
Cătălin BORCEA%
borcea@nipne.ro
Google Scholar
Nuclear physics, astrophysics
- Spectroscopic study of nuclei far from the stability line using radioactive ion beams; implications for nuclear astrophysics (at GANIL-Franta)
- Nuclear reactions induced by cluster projectiles (at the TANDEM accelerator, IFIN-HH)
- Gathering of nuclear data in neutron-induced reactions using gamma spectroscopy (cooperation with IPHC Strasbourg and IRMM-JRC Geel Belgium)
Victor CIUPINĂ
vciupina@univ-ovidius.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics
Lidia Magdalena CIUREA*
ciurea@infim.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics. Nanostructures
- Electrical transport studies in multilayers and structures based on nanoparticles/nanocrystals of the SiGeSn system immersed in an oxidic matrix (SiO2, TiO2, HfO2 ), correlated with morphological and structural characterizations; environmental and biomedical applications
- Influence of quantum confinement and localized states on electrical transport in dark and illumination conditions in mono and multilayer nanostructures
- Charge storage effects in nanostructures based on nanoparticles/nanocrystals of the SiGeSn system immersed in oxidic matrices
- Studies of the properties of ferroelectric HfO2-based multilayers and structures; correlations with the crystalline structure, defects and the stress field; applications in ferroelectric memories
Valentin CRĂCIUN*
Valentin.craciun@inflpr.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics
- Synthesis, processing, characterization and applications of thin films (transparent and conductive amorphous oxides for transparent electronics, carbides and nitrides of transition metals, biocompatible materials)
- Radiation-induced structural modifications of thin films
- Physics of interaction of high-power lasers with transparent materials
Adrian CRIŞAN*
adrian.crisan@infim.ro
ResearcherID
Condensed matter physics/Materials physics
- Low temperature physics
- Superconductivity
- Vortex matter, dynamics and pinning in superconducting materials
- Nanotechnology and nanoengineering
Traian DASCĂLU*
traian.dascalu@inflpr.ro
Google Scholar
Optics, lasers
- Solid state laser physics
- Industrial and medical applications of solid state lasers
- Physics and technology of THz radiation. Industrial, biomedical and security applications of THz radiation
Doru Sabin DELION*
delion@theory.nipne.ro
Google Scholar
Theoretical physics
- Nuclear structure investigation through emission processes
- Generalization of many-body methods fordeformed systems
- Investigation of the structure of exotic nuclei
- Realistic interactions in nuclear structure
Mihai DIMA*
mihai.dima@unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Atmosphere physics
- Identification of anthropic effects in observational data
- Dynamics of climate modes in the context of global warming
- Separation of internal climate changes from those induced by external factors
- Physical mechanisms of rapid climate changes
- Causes of transition between glacial and interglacial periods
Gheorghe DINESCU*
dinescug@infim.ro
Google Scholar
Plasma physics
- New plasma processes and plasma sources at low and atmospheric pressure
- Plasma processing for surface modification and synthesis of nanomaterials useful for energy, catalysis, sensors and biomedicine
- Plasma in the service of the research of controlled nuclear fusion
Daniela DRAGOMAN*
daniela@solid.fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Physics of nanostructures. Nanophotonics
- Charge transport in low-dimensional structures. Applications
- Surface plasmon polaritons. Applications
- Propagation of optical vortices
- Classical optics-nanostructures analogies
Octavian DULIU*
o.duliu@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Atomic and nuclear physics
- Electron Paramagnetic Resonance studies
- Analytical methods in environmental studies and in work of arts
- Absolute geochronology
- Statistic data analysis
- Dosimetry and Radioprotection
Medical Physics
Valeriu FILIP*
vfilip@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Environmental physics and investigative methods
- Propagation of electromagnetic radiation in transparent media containing particulate suspensions
Physics of nano-meter sized structures
- Coherent charge transport in nano-meter sized structures
- Vacuum electron emission from nano-meter sized structures
Vasile-Şerban GEORGESCU*
serban.georgescu@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics. Optics
- Rare-earth ion spectroscopy in laser crystals and luminescent materials
a) laser emission dynamics, energy transfer between dopant ions
b) modeling of laser emission processes
c) non-contact temperature measurement based on the luminescence of materials doped with lanthanide ions
- Luminescence processes in nanocrystalline materials doped with rare-earth ions
a) visible and UV emission for infrared pumping
b) luminescent biological markers excited in infrared
- Luminescence in partially disordered crystals
a) disorder influence on spectroscopic properties of lanthanide ions
b) energy transfer between lanthanide ions in partially disordered doped crystals
Enikö GYÖRGY*
eniko.gyorgy@inflpr.ro
ResearcherID
Condensed matter physics. Lasers
- Physical and chemical processes induced by laser radiation in inorganic nanomaterials and organic-inorganic hybrid nano-systems
- Photoactive nano-entities obtained by laser techniques for environmental applications
- Laser synthesis of nanostructures for electronic and optoelectronic devices
- Characterization of nanomaterials by complementary analysis methods
Aurelian ISAR*
isar@theory.nipne.ro
Google Scholar
Theoretical physics
- Foundations of quantum mechanics
- Quantum information theory
- Theory of open quantum systems
- Quantum correlations - quantum entanglement, quantum discord
- Gaussian quantum channels
Alexandru JIPA*
jipa@brahms.fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Atomic and nuclear physics, elementary particles, astrophysics. Educational physics
- Global analysis of the hydrodynamic behavior of nuclear matter
- Strangeness increase in relativistic and ultrarelativistic nuclear collisions. Causes and consequences
- Cumulativity and nuclear matter jets in nucleus-nucleus collisions at FAIR-GSI energies
- Correlations and anti-correlations in particle generation. Connections with phase transitions in nuclear matter
- Study of the phase diagram of nuclear matter at FAIR-GSI energies
- WA-105 CERN experiment. Simulations of physical processes
- Study of the interaction of cosmic radiations with underground detectors
- Neutrino interactions at extreme distances (with Prof.univ.dr. Ionel LAZANU)
- Anomalous behaviour of environmental radioactivity. Causes and consequences
- Nuclear experimental methods in medical physics
- Nuclear archeology, thermoluminescence
- Subjects related to the improvement of education in Physics
Victor KUNCSER*
kuncser@infim.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics
- Nanocomposite, thin layers and multilayered magntofunctionalnanostructures. Magnetic interactions and atomic interdiffusion at the surface. Surface and interfacephenomena. Local spin configurations. Magneto-transport and magneto-optic phenomena. Magneto-conductive, magneto-optic, magneto-strictiveandmagneto-electric nanostructures. Magnetic sensors. Diluted magnetic semiconductors. Spin valves. Spintronics
- Molecular magnets and magnetic nanostructures. Dimension, dimensionality and interface effects. Nanostructuresbased on exchange-spring effects. Magnetic nanostructures with shape anisotropy (magnetic mono- and multi-wall). Soft and hard magnetic nanostructures
- Magnetic nanoclusters dispersed in metallic/semiconducting/polymer matrices/liquids. Magnetic nanostructures in carbon allotropes. Magnetic nanofluids. Magnetic relaxation phenomena in systems ofmagnetic nanoparticles and applications in biomedicine (magnetic hyperthermia, magnetic targeting, magnetophoresis, molecular detection)
Ionel LAZANU*
ionel.lazanu@g.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Atomic and nuclear physics, elementary particles, astrophysics
- Astroparticle physics
- Neutrino physics
- Detectors
- Interactions of radiation and particles with matter. Rare interaction processes
Gheorghe MĂRMUREANU%
marmur@infp.ro
Google Scholar
Earthquakes physics & hazard and seismic risk
- Physics of degraded rocks/soils during strong earthquakes
- Physics of seismic waves propagation through rocks/soils by using elastic linear/nonlinear, linear/ nonlinear viscoelastic constitutive laws
- Ground motion prediction equations (GMPE) at strong earthquakes
- Nonlinear seismology, real seismology
- Probabilistic, deterministic, neodeterministic etc. seismic hazard assessment
- Seismic risk assessment
- Certainties and uncertainties in hazard and seismic risk assessment
Cornel MICLEA
cmic@infim.ro
ResearcherID
Condensed matter physics
Ion MIHĂILESCU*
ion.mihailescu@inflpr.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics. Optics, plasma, lasers
- Biomaterials, nanomaterials and metamaterials
- Thin films/nanoparticles
- Alternative techniques vs. complementary characterizations
- Last-generation pulsed laser technologies
- Nanostructured films vs nanoparticles for novel applications in biology, medicine, nanoelectronics, chemistry, or metalurgy
- Controlled surface modifications via laser interactions in vacuum or chemically active gases
- Nanoparticle generation by pulsed lasers in gases or liquids with applications in nano and microbiology, regenerative medicine and sensors
- Complex complementary investigations of thin films and multi-structures
- Laser plasma monitoring with spatial and/or temporal resolution
- Theory of laser interaction with solids, gases, liquids and/or plasmas
- Direct laser writing with applications in optoelectronics, biology and medicine
Lucică MIU*
elmiu@infim.ro
Google Scholar
Superconductivity
- Vortex dynamics in superconductors
- Iron-based superconductors
Radu MUTIHAC&
radu.mutihac@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Medical physics
Imaging methods in medical physics. Ultrafast functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in real-time and in a resting state. Dynamics of brain connectivity, conectome. Advanced diagnosis methods of neurodegenerative diseases. Sleep deprivation
Artificial intelligence
Machine learning and computational learning theory. Deep Learning Networks. Data mining, genetic algorithms and simulated annealing. - Face recognition of configurations and antitero applications. Data analysis: Independent Component Analysis (ICA), Fuzzy Clustering Analysis (FCA), Factor Analysis (FA), Projection Pursuit (PP), and so forth. Modeling and simulation of neural networks
Statistics
Non-parametric statistics. Biostatistics. Compressed sensing. Confirmatory/exploratory/fuzzy data analisys in Neuroscience
Electronics
Microelectronics. Design and Analysis of VLSI monolithic circuits. Digital processing of biomedical signals
Ethics
Ethics in scientific research. Ethics in national and international healthcare systems
Alexandru NEGREŢ*
negret@nipne.ro
Google Scholar
Nuclear physics
- Precise measurements of neutron-induced reaction cross sections
- The study of nuclear reactions induced by neutrons and protons
- Nuclear structure data evaluation
George Alexandru NEMNEŞ*
nemnes@solid.fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics. Computational physics
- Modeling of nanoelectronic devices: coherent charge and spin transport in nanodevices, quantum logic gates, neuromorphic devices
- Modeling of perovskite solar cells: dynamic opto-electronic effects and impendance spectroscopy
- Ab initio simulations using the density functional theory: thin films, interfaces, nanowires, electronic transport, optimization of photo-catalytic processes
- Molecular dynamics simulations: nanoindentation experiments
- Machine learning techniques and evolutive algorithms for designing new materials
- Applications of neural networks in multi-particle systems
Alexandru NICOLIN*
alexandru.nicolin@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Theoretical and computational physics. History and philosophy of physics. Educational physics
- Transport phenomena in numerical simulations based on Particle-in-Cell methods
- Nonlinear dynamics in multi-particle systems
- Phase tranzitions and collective phenomena in complex systems
- Numerical modeling of classical and quantum mesoscopic systems
- Schematic models in nuclear systems
- History and philosophy of physics
- Modern methods in physics teaching
Sergiu NISTOR*
snistor@infim.ro
ResearcherID
Condensed matter physics
Point-like defects in (nano)crystalline isolators and semiconductors. Optical and electron magnetic resonance spectroscopy
a) generation by irradiation and atomic structure of lattice defects in (nano)crystalline insulators and semiconductors. Thermochemical-induced modifications
b) impurity incorporation and localization – transition ions in semiconducting nanocrystals synthesized at low temperature
c) characterization of crystalline insulators and semiconductors doped with transition ions via optical spectroscopy and electronic magnetic resonance techniques. Correlation with high-resolution transmission electron microscopy analysis
Mihail Lucian PASCU#
mihai.pascu@inflpr.ro
Google Scholar
Optics, spectroscopy, lasers
- Laser physics. Tunable lasers
- Chaotic phenomena in laser radiation emission
- Optical and X-ray spectroscopy of complex molecular systems
- Modeling of the behavior of complex molecular systems in laser radiation fields
- Spectroscopy of biomolecular systems
- Optofluidics
- Micro- and nano-optics
- Micro- and nano-spectroscopy
- Optical and spectroscopic methods for environment protection
Nicolaie PAVEL*
nicolaie.pavel@inflpr.ro
ResearcherID
Google Scholar
The physics of solid-state lasers
- Diode-pumped solid-state lasers of low and average output power. New laser configurations
- High peak-power solid-state laser in Q-switch mode
- Generation of laser radiation in the visible spectrum
- Application of solid-state lasers: Laser ignition of combustible mixtures
Alexandrina PETROVICI*
spetro@ifin.nipne.ro
Google Scholar
Nuclear physics, elementary particles, astrophysics
- Studies on structure and dynamics of exotic nuclei with close to extreme N/Z ratio aiming to testing fundamental interactions and symmetries
- Self-consistent description of coexistence phenomena in medium mass nuclei using beyond-mean-field variational models
- Stellar weak interaction rates for medium mass nuclei relevant for rp- and r-process nucleosynthesis
Mihai PETROVICI*
mpetro@nipne.ro, Mihai.Petrovici@cern.ch
Google Scholar
Atomic, nuclear and elementary particles physics
- Studies of properties and dynamics of matter produced in Pb-Pb, p-Pb and pp collisions at LHC-CERN using ALICE experiment
- Setting up of an experimental device dedicated for studies of the phase diagram of strongly interacting matter with the aim to evidence phase transition and critical regions predicted by QCD
- Development of a new generation of detectors dedicated for high counting rate experiments
- Integrated front-end electronics, data processing and acquisition systems for the new generation of experiments
Lucian PINTILIE*
pintilie@infim.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics
- Ferroelectrics and multiferroics: preparation, properties, applications (piezoelectric and pyroelectric effects, non-linear optic, memory function, etc.)
- Bulk, thin films and nanostructured semiconductor or dielectric materials: preparation, properties and applications
- Complex heterostructures based on semiconductor and dielectric/polar materials for applications in electronics, sensors, optoelectronics, energy conversion (e.g. diodes, field effect transistors, solar cells, etc.)
Aurel POPESCU#
aurel.popescu@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Biophysics and medical physics
- Study of specific molecular interactions
a) proteins - ligands (e.g., new generation drug)
b) proteins - lipids
c) nucleic acids - proteins
d) nucleic acids - anti-cancer drugs
- Interactions of artificial (e.g., liposomes) and natural (e.g., cell membranes) membranes with different molecules and/or macromolecules
- Study of specific cellular interactions
- Interaction of radiation with biomacromolecules, cells and tissues
a) ionizing radiations
b) non-ionizing radiations (coherent and incoherent)
c) self-repairing mechanisms at the molecule and cell level
d) applications in medicine (e.g., modern radiotherapeutical methods)
- Study of bioelectrical signals in normal and pathological conditions. Applications in medicine
Ion V. POPESCU
ivpopes@icstm.ro
Google Scholar
Atomic and nuclear physics
- Ion-atom interaction processes and applications
- Study of elemental spectra in metallic structures using ion beam analysis methods
- Atomic and nuclear spectrometric techniques for the characterization of material composition and structure
- Analysis and characterization of nanomaterials using atomic and nuclear methods (ME, AFM, PIXE)
- Atomic and nuclear spectroscopy methods applied to the identification of toxic heavy elements in the environment
- Study of environmental pollutants using atomic and nuclear analytical methods correlated with the biomarker technique
- Comparative study of atomic and nuclear analysis methods for investigating environmental pollutant traces
Mircea RADULIAN*
mircea@infp.ro
Google Scholar
Earth physics. Seismology
Seismic source physics. Seismotectonics. Structure and dynamics of Earth crust. Seismic hazard
a) numerical simulation of seismic processes
b) seismic wave propagation in three-dimensional models
c) seismic tomography
d) discrimination of explosions from earthquakes
e) analysis of seismicity forms
f) time-dependent seismic hazard
Adriana RĂDUŢĂ*
araduta@ifin.nipne.ro
Nuclear physics, elementary particles, astrophysics
Nuclear physics for neutronic stars and gravitational collapse: equations, phase transitions, thermal evolution, weak interactions
Apolodor Aristotel RĂDUŢĂ*
raduta@nipne.ro
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Theoretical physics
- Microscopic and phenomenological formalisms for nuclear structure
- Simple and double beta decay
- Spontaneous symmetry breaking and mathematical methods for their restoration. Phase transitions in nuclei
Maria SAHAGIA*
msahagia@nipne.ro
Atomic and nuclear physics, elementary particles, astrophysics
- Ionizing radiation metrology
- High precision measurement of the radioactivity of various materials types (environment, food chain, industry) using radiometric and spectrometric methods
- Radiometrological and physicochemical characterization of radiopharmaceutical products
- Calibration of radioactive sources and of the activity measuring equipments
- Metrology of radon
- Measurement methods for the radiation doses in radioprotection and medicine applications
Neculai SĂNDULESCU*
sandulescu@theory.nipne.ro
Theoretical physics
- Nuclear structure: pairing, quartetting correlations
- Nuclear astrophysics: neutronic stars
Octavian SIMA*
octavianalexandru.sima@g.unibuc.ro
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Atomic and nuclear physics, elementary particles, astrophysics
- High-energy cosmic radiations - reconstruction of extended atmospheric cascades
- Study of the miuonic component in extended atmospheric cascades in the Pierre Auger experiment
- Gamma spectrometry
Mihaela SIN*
mihaela.sin@g.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Atomic and nuclear physics, elementary particles, astrophysics
- Nuclear reaction data
Ioan STAMATIN*
istarom@3nanosae.org
Google Scholar
Renewable energies
Research areas can be found on the websites
http://www.3nanosae.org/education/doctoral-studies/
http://www.3nanosae.org/master-2014/
Sabina ŞTEFAN*
sabina.stefan@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Physics of the atmosphere
- Physics of atmospheric phenomena
- Dynamic meteorology
- Atmosphere aerosol: role and importance in air quality and climatic changes
Sabin STOICA*
stoica@theory.nipne.ro
Google Scholar
Nuclear physics, elementary particles
- Theoretical study of double-beta decay: double beta decay modes with and without emission of neutrinos, phase space factors, angular distributions of electrons, nuclear matrix elements
- Studies of physical processes beyond the Standard Model: neutrinos mass, mechanisms than may contribute to neutrinoless double-beta decay, constrains of parameters that govern these processes, symmetry violations investigated through double-beta decay study (LNC, CP, Lorentz), etc.
- Theoretical study of beta decay with applications in astrophysics: phase space factors, nuclear matrix elements, lifetimes, beta transitions (Fermi, Gamow-Teller, forbidden transitions) in nuclei of astrophysical interest
Cristian-Mihail TEODORESCU*
teodorescu@infim.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics
- Molecular beam epitaxy
- Atomically clean surfaces, reconstructions, contamination processes
- Ferromagnetic interfaces; magnetism of low-dimensional systems
- Ferroelectric and multiferroic thin films
- Adsorption, desorption, surface chemistry, catalysis
- Fundamental processes in ferroic systems, at their surfaces and interfaces
- Photoelectron spectroscopy and spectro-microscopy
- Experimental developments and numeric analysis in surface science and photoelectron spectroscopy
Valentin TEODORESCU
teoval@infim.ro
Google Scholar
Condensed matter physics
Tiberiu TUDOR
ttudor@fizica.unibuc.ro
Google Scholar
Lasers, coherent optics, quantum optics
- Processing and transmission of optical infomation
- Propagation of laser beams through linear optical systems
- Non-normal operators and generalized observables in polarization optics
- Quasi-relativistic approaches in polarization optics
- Laser, optical and spectral methods in archeology and restauration of cultural artifacts
Anabella TUDORA#
anabella.tudora@fizica.unibuc.ro
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Nuclear physics. Nuclear fission
- Modeling of prompt emission in nuclear fission
- Treatment of the fission channel in neutron induced reactions of actinides
- Systematic behaviours resulting from the modelling of prompt emission in fission and the experimental data used for the validation of prompt emission models
Daniel URSESCU*
daniel.ursescu@eli-np.ro
Google Scholar
Ultrashort laser pulses and applications
- Chirped pulse amplification laser systems
- Characterization and control for ultrashort laser pulses
- Laser-produced plasmas
- X-ray lasers
Nicolae Victor ZAMFIR*
victor.zamfir@eli-np.ro
Google Scholar
Atomic and nuclear physics, elementary particles, astrophysics

 

Other PhD supervisors in Physics

PhD supervisor

Research Direction
Research Areas

Nicolae BĂRSAN*
nb@ipc.uni-tuebingen.de
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Condensed matter physics/Environment
- Study of gas interaction phenomena at the surface of semiconducting metallic oxides with Operando methods: applications in catalysis and gas sensors
- Study of conduction processes in polycrystalline layers of semiconducting metallic oxides with applications in catalysis and gas sensors
- Gas sensors applications in automobile industry and air quality control in smart houses
Implies a stage of at least one year at Univ. Tübingen and one master class on chemical sensors (see the website http://weimar.ipc.uni-tuebingen.de/index.php?id=794&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=32&cHash=0305e8c2c115c1af6bb358ddc81dad0d)
Dan GRIGORE*
grigore@theory.nipne.ro
InspireHEP
Theoretical physics
Quantum field theory
a) perturbations (renormalization theory) in the causal formalism
b) applications in the standard model of elementary particle interactions
Norel RÎMBU
Norel.Rimbu@awi.de
Google Scholar
Physics of the climate system
- Extreme meteorological phenomena in the context of global climate change
- Interannual and decennial variability and predictibility of extreme hydro-meteorologic phenomena
- Atmospheric circulation blocking: dynamics, predictibility, impact
- Impact of arctic zone heating on extreme meteorological phenomena at middle latitudes
- Atmospheric teleconnections
- Reconstruction of regional and global climate vaiability from proxy data
Mihai VIŞINESCU*
mvisin@theory.nipne.ro
Google Scholar
Theoretical and mathematical physics
- Field theory on curved spaces in the presence of gravity
- Explicit symmetries, hidden symmetries, supersymmetries and conservation laws
- Classical cosmological models and quantum approaches


* supervises PhD theses in English
# supervises PhD theses in English, French
$ supervises PhD theses in English, Italian
% supervises PhD theses in English, French, Russian
& supervises PhD theses in English, French, Italian