About us

Dr. Daniel Díaz Fernández

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Postdoctoral associate



-2015: PhD, Advanced Materials and Nanotechnologies program, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
Title: Study of the growth and interaction of cobalt oxides with graphite and oxide surfaces.
-2011: MSc, Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology program, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Professional background

-2015-current: Advanced Materials Department, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2009-2014: Group of Coatings, Interfaces and Nanostructures, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
-2014: BM25-SpLine beamline, ESRF, Grenoble, France

Research interests

-Growth of inorganic ultra-thin films in UHV conditions by thermal evaporation and PLD
-Thin films characterization techniques: XPS, AFM,  Mass Spectrometry, Raman Spectroscopy, RHEED, XRD, and synchrotron techniques (HR-XPS, ARXPS, XANES, EXAFS, GI-XRD)
-Electronic structure of oxides and highly-correlated materials
-Morphology and growth dynamics of ultra-thin films
-Interface and surface structural, electronic and chemical properties