Advanced Materials Department K9

Advances in materials science are driving forces for the technological progress that leads to the quality of life improvement. Development of new materials and nanotechnologies are the hot topics in technologically developed countries. The research activities are directed towards the improvement of materials properties, which will result in new applications, miniaturization of existing systems, efficient energy conversion and design of environmental friendly technologies. These goals are also reflected in Departments research activities, which are on research and development of new, efficient and environmental friendly materials mainly for energy conversion, electronics and medicine.

Advanced Materials Department K9

Jamova cesta 36
SI-1000 Ljubljana

tel: +386 1 477 3481

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Patent granted

Boštjan Jančar, Damjan Vengust, Danilo Suvorov: Ceramic materials and generators made thereof


Growth mechanism of epitaxial SrTiO 3 on a (1 × 2) + (2 × 1) reconstructed Sr(1/2 ML)/Si(001) surface

Showcasing research from the Advanced Materials Department, JSI, Slovenia, University of Antwerp, Belgium, and University of Twente, The Netherlands.


Article published in Polymer Journal

Udovc, L., Spreitzer, M. & Vukomanovic, M. Towards hydrophilic piezoelectric poly-L-lactide films: optimal processing, post-heat treatment and alkaline etching. Polym J (2019).


Workshop: Chemical and Structural Analysis for Materials

November 28th 2019, Jožef Stefan Institute


Asst. Prof. Matjaž Spreitzer organized a symposium at the E-MRS Fall Meeting 2019 in Warsaw

September 16-19, 2019