Davor Gracin

Davor Gracin


Senior scientist
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Bijenicka 54, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia

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M.Sc.Physics, University of Zagreb, 1990
Optical and Structural Properties of Amorphous Silicon Deposited by Magnetron Sputtering

Ph.D. Physics, University of Zagreb, 1993
The Short and Medium Range Order in Amorphous Silicon Alloys


  • 2007-2010 The origin of structural defects and theirs influence on macroscopic properties of solar silica glass(The National Foundation for Science, Higher Education and Technological Development of the Republic of Croatia)
  • 2007-2008 Influence of quantum effects on vibrational properties of nano-crystalline silicon (Croatina-Slovenian)
  • 2006-2007 Optimisaton of thin ZnO films for apliction in nano-crystalline Si solar cells (Croatian-Macedonian)
  • 2002-2007 Multy phase amorphous silicon alloys as a thin films (Croatian Ministry of Science)
  • 2004-2008 LPAMS ( FW6 European project)
  • 2004-2006 Composite photovoltaic module (technological, STIRP project of Ministry of Science)
  • Collaboration contracts with Solar Cells, Split

Featured Publications

10. Strukil, Vjekoslav; Gracin, Davor; Magdysyuk, Oxana V; Dinnebier, Robert E; Friscic, Tomislav.
Trapping Reactive Intermediates by Mechanochemistry: Elusive Aryl N-Thiocarbamoylbenzotriazoles as Bench-Stable Reagents.. // Angewandte Chemie. International edition. 54 (2015) , 29; 8440-8443

9. Gracin, Davor; Štrukil, Vjekoslav; Friščić, Tomislav; Halasz, Ivan; Užarević, Krunoslav.
Laboratory real-time and in situ monitoring of mechanochemical milling reactions using Raman spectroscopy. // Angewandte Chemie. International edition. 53 (2014) , 24; 6193-6197

8. Gracin, Davor; Siketić, Zdravko; Juraić, Krunoslav; Čeh, Miran.
Analysis of amorphous-nanocrystalline silicon thin films by time-of-flight elastic recoil detection analysis and high-resolution electron microscopy. // Applied surface science. 275 (2013) ; 19-22       

7. Gracin, Davor; Gajović, Andreja; Juraić, Krunoslav; Čeh, Miran; Remes, Zdenek; Poruba, Aleš; Vanecek, Milan.
Spectral response of amorphous-nanocrystalline silicon thin films. //Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids.354 (2008) , 19-25; 2286-2290

6. Gracin, Davor; Juraić, Krunoslav; Gajović, Andreja; Dubček, Pavo; Devilee, Cecli; Muffler, Hans Joachim; Soppe, Wim, J.; Bernstorff, Sigrid.
The structural ordering of thin silicon films at the amorphous to nano-crystalline phase transition by GISAXS and Raman spectroscopy. //Renewable energy. 33 (2008) , 2; 326-330 

5. Gracin, Davor; Bernstorff, Sigrid; Dubček, Pavo; Gajović, Andreja; Juraić, Krunoslav.
Study of amorphous nanocrystalline thin silicon films by grazing-incidence small-angle X-ray scattering. // Journal of Applied Crystallography. 40 (2007) , S1; 373-376

4. Gracin, Davor; Bernstorff, Sigrid; Dubček, Pavo; Gajović, Andreja; Juraić, Krunoslav.
The influence of substrate morphology on growth of thin silicon films by GISAXS. // Thin Solid Films. 515 (2007) , 14; 5615-5619

3. Gracin, Davor; Juraić, Krunoslav; Dubček, Pavo; Gajović, Andreja; Bernstorff, Sigrid.
The Nano-structural Propeties of Hydrogenated a-Si and Si-C Thin Films Alloys by GISAXS and Vibrational Spectroscopy. // Applied surface science. 252 (2006) ; 5598-5601

2. Gracin, Davor; Bogdanović, Ivančica; Borjanović, Vesna; Jakšić, Milko; Pastuović, Željko; Dutta, J. M.; Vlahović, Branislav; Nemanich, R. J.
Quantitative Analysis of a-Si1-xCx:H Thin Films by Vibrational Spectroscopy and Nuclear Methods. // Vacuum. 61 (2001) , 2-4; 303-308

1.  Gracin, Davor; Desnica, Uroš; Ivanda, Mile.
Microstructural properties of DC magnetron sputtered a-Si:H by IR spectroscopy. // Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 149 (1992) , 3; 257-263



Membership in professional associations / societies

Croatian Physical Society

Croatian Vacuum Society



Head of Photovoltaic group ( Grupe za fotovoltaike)

Head of  Section for applied and industrial physics of Croatian Physical Society

            Sekcije za primjenjenu i industrijsku fiziki (PIF) Hrvatskog fizikalnog društva (HFD)

Member of Surface Engineering Divison IUVSTA

Member of Management Committee Materials, Physical and Nanosciences COST Action MP1307 (Stable Next-Generation Photovoltaics)

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