Ivana Capan

Ivana Capan

PhD

Senior Research Associate

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Education

  • February 2001:  B.Sc. in Physics, University of Zagreb, Thesis: Influence of structural defects on oxygen and carbon complexes in silicon, Thesis supervisor: dr. Branko Pivac
  • September 2004: M.Sc. in Physics,UniversityofZagreb, Thesis: Temperature-Dependent Defect Production in g-irradiated Silicon, Thesis supervisor: dr. Branko Pivac
  • November 2006: Ph.D. in Physics,UniversityofZagreb, Thesis: Electrically active defects in silicon and germanium induced by radiation, Thesis supervisors: dr. Branko Pivac and prof. Anthony R. Peaker (This work has been done at Rudjer Boskovic Institute & The University of Manchester)

Projects

  • Atom probe tomography and electrical characterization of doping in Germanium (COGITO Croatian-French bilateral project 2009-2010) - principal investigator
  • Silicon nanocrystals solar cells ... Properties and characterization (Unity Through Knowledge Fund – Young Researchers Program; 01.10.2009 - 30.09.2011) – principal investigator
  • COST Action MP 0901: Designing Materials for Nanodevices – from Theory to Practice (NanoTP) – The coordinator  from Croatia
  • Investigation of freestanding silicon nanocrystals (Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 2011-2012) – principal investigator
  • Doping of semiconductor nanocrystals by neutron transmutation method (CRO-SLO, 2012-2013) - principal investigator
  • Comparison between electrical and structural properties of doped germanium nanocrystals (Croatian-German bilateral project 2012-2013) -principal investigator

Awards and Achievements

  • 1999: Rector’s award for the best student scientific work
  • 2002-2003: Scholarship of the British Scholarship Trust
  • 2006: National Science Award for Junior Researchers

Classes

  • 2001-2002: Teaching Assistant – Exercises, General Physics I, II; Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing,UniversityofZagreb
  • 2005-2006: Teaching Assistant - General Physics I; Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing,UniversityofZagreb
  • 2006-2007: Teaching Assistant - General Physics I, II; Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing,UniversityofZagreb
  • 2007-2008:  Lecturer – General Physics I, II; Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing,UniversityofZagreb
  • 2008-2009:  Lecturer – General Physics I, II; Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing,UniversityofZagreb
  • 2009-2010:  Lecturer – General Physics I; Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing,UniversityofZagreb
  • 2010-2011: Lecturer – General Physics I; Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing,UniversityofZagreb
  • 2011-2012: Lecturer – General Physics II, Introduction to Nanoscience; Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing,UniversityofZagreb

Featured Publications

  • K. Kuitunen, F. Tuomisto, J. Slotte,  I. Capan: Divacancy clustering in neutron-irradiated and annealed n -type germanium, Physical Review B 78 (2008) 033202.
  • B. Pivac, P. Dubcek, I. Capan, I. Zulim, T. Betti, H. Zorc, S. Bernstorff:Nano Si Superlattices for the Next Generation Solar Cells, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 9 (2009) 3853.
  • I. Capan, B. Pivac, I.D. Hawkins, V.P. Markevich, A.R. Peaker, L. Dobaczewski and R. Jačimović:Neutron-irradiation-induced defects in germanium: A Laplace deep level transient spectroscopy study, Vacuum  84 (2010) 32.
  • M. Buljan, J. Grenzer, V.Holý, N. Radic,T. Misic-Radic, S. Levichev, S. Bernstorff, B. Pivac and I. Capan,Structural and charge trapping properties of two bi-layer (Ge+SiO2)/SiO2 films deposited on rippled substrate, Applied Physics Letters 97 (2010) 163117.
  • Robert Slunjski, Ivana Capan, Branko Pivac, Alessia Le Donne, Simona Binetti,Effects of low-temperature annealing on polycrystalline silicon for solar cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 95 (2011) 559.
  • I. Capan, B.Pivac, and R. Slunjski,Electrical characterisation of Si-SiO2 structures, physica status solidi (c) 8 (2011) 816.  
  • Željko Pastuović, Ettore Vittone, Ivana Capan, Milko Jakšić,Probability of divacancy trap production in silicon diodesexposed to focused ion beam irradiation,Applied Physics Letters 98 (2011) 092101.

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