About us

Asst. Prof. Matjaž Spreitzer

Spreitzer

Senior research associate
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana

Biography

Education

2003/8: Bachelor of Chemical Engineering: Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

2008/3: Doctor of Chemical Technology: Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and Advanced Materials Department, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Doctoral Thesis: “Influence of synthesis and structural characteristics on electrical properties of Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3-based voltage-tunable materials”

Professional Career

2018/4-present: Head, Advanced Materials Department, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia

2017/8-2018/3: Assistant Head, Advanced Materials Department, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia

2016/10-present: Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology

2012/12-present: Research associate, Advanced Materials Department, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia (in charge for work in PLD laboratory)

2008/3-2012/12: Postdoctoral researcher, Advanced Materials Department, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia

2010/4-2011/4: Postdoctoral researcher, Inorganic Materials Science Group, group of prof. Guus Rijnders, Faculty of Science & Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Research interests

- Pulsed laser deposition of oxide thin films (Sr/SrO/STO on Si, ANT on Al2O3, interface and growth studies using RHEED, XPS, TPD)
- Piezoelectric ceramics and thin films (NBT, PMN-PT)
- XRD of thin films (GI, XRR, rocking curves, RSM)
- Electrical characterization (dielectric, ferroelectric, and tunable measurements)