Athanasios Tsekouras
Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry
Education
B.Sc. in Chemistry, University of Athens (1987)
Ph.D. in Chemical Physics, Stanford University (1992)
Ph.D. Thesis Title: "Dynamics of the Reaction Ba + HI -> BaI + H"
Postdoctoral studies at the Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA (1992-1996)
Research topic: "Dynamics of silicon etching with F2 and XeF2"
Research associate at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Wash., USA (1996-1997)
Research topic: "Ion interactions on crystalline and glassy thin films"
Research Fields of Interest
Surface Science
Surface structure and reaction dynamics on surfaces
Teaching
414 - Physical Chemistry I (Thermodynamics - Undergraduate)
Molecular Spectroscopy (Graduate)
Papers
Presentations
  • "Determination of specific opacity functions", poster presented at the Conference on the Dynamics of Molecular Collisions, Asilomar, Calif., 1989.
  • "Rotational distributions and opacity functions for the reaction Ba + HI -> BaI(v=0) + H", poster presented at the Conference on the Dynamics of Molecular Collisions, Lake George, N. York, 1991.
  • "Dynamics of the Ba + HI reaction: BaI(v) rotational distributions and specific opacity functions", poster presented at the XIVth International Symposium on Molecular Beams, Asilomar, Calif., 1992.
  • "Molecular beam studies of XeF2 on Si(100)", poster presented at the Conference on the Dynamics of Molecular Collisions, Asilomar, Calif., 1995.
  • "Molecular beam studies of XeF2 on Si(100)", poster presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Dynamics on Surfaces, Andover, N.H., 1995.
  • "Etching Dynamics of Silicon with Xenon Difluoride", seminar talk at the Center for Atomic-scale Materials Physics, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark, 1996.
  • "Soft landing and mobility of Cs+ ions on hexane ice", poster presented at the Conference on the Dynamics of Molecular Collisions, Gull Lake, Minn., 1997.
  • "Soft-landed Cs+ and D3O+ ion studies on D2O ice, poster presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Dynamics at Surfaces, Andover, N.H., 1997.
  • "Current topics in Physical Chemistry", talk at the Popular University, Athens, Greece, 1998.
  • "Electrochemistry in vacuo: Ion studies on thin ice films", seminar talk in the Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Greece, 1998.
  • "Studies of thin ice films with low energy ions", seminar talk at the Institute of Electronic Structure and Lasers, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Heraklion, Crete, 1998.
  • "Structure and dielectric properties of thin ices", seminar talk at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, NCSR "Dimokritos", Athens, Greece, 2001.
Contact
Dr. Athanasios Tsekouras
Laboratory of Physical Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Zografou 157 71, Greece
Office: 5th floor, Wing E, Office 5
Lab: 5th floor, Wing D, Room 9
Tel: +30-210-727-4518 (office)
Fax: +30-210-727-4752
Email: thanost at chem.uoa.gr