Dijana Žilić

Dijana Žilić


Senior Research Associate
Research Associate
+385 1 468 0194


Krilo 3/015

Bijenicka 54, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

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2008. Ph.D. Physics (Solid state physics), Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

2002. B.Sc. Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

1995. High school, Zagreb

1990. Primary school, Konjic (BiH)

Specific research interests

epr/esr spectroscopy, molecular magnetism


PI of Croatian-German bilateral project (MZO-DAAD) (2019-2020): "Magneto-structural correlations in molecular magnetic complexes studied by electron spin resonance spectroscopy"; PI of German side dr. Yulia Krupskaya (IFW-Dresden)

PI of Postdoc project of Croatian Science Foundation (2012-2013): "Study of molecule magnets (polynuclear transition metal complexes) by HF-EPR spectroscopy" at IFW-Dresden, Germany (group of dr. V. Kataev)

PI of project supported by "Foundation of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts" (2011): "Kristali organskih stabilnih radikala kao EPR probe na površini jednomolekulskog magneta Mn12-acetata"


Associate at HRZZ-project IP-2018-01-3168 (2018-2022): "Elucidating the importance of spin-spin interactions as a tool for new approaches in ESR studies of materials"

Associate at HRZZ-project HrZZ-UIP-2014-09-9775 (2015-2018): "Influence of Magnetic Anisotropy on Quantum Spin Systems"

Associate at HRZZ-project 1108 (2014-2018): "Low-temperature molecular dynamics of systems exhibiting lattice disorder probed by ESR"

Associate at NATO-project The Science for Peace and Security Programme (2016-2019): "Engineering silicon carbide for enhanced borders and ports security"

Awards and Achievements

The award for one of the three best student works at the conference PrimMath(2001) (1. znanstveno-stručni skup Programski sustav Mathematica u znanosti, tehnologiji i obrazovanju) 2001., Zagreb

Scholarship of CSF (California).


2018./2019. Lecturer (with dr. B. Rakvin) for the Doctoral study course “EPR spectroscopy”, at Physical Department, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.

2010./2011. Laboratory Exercises in "Introductory Laboratory Exercises in Physics 2", Undergraduate Study of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

2002./2003.-2008./2009. Laboratory Exercises in "Physics and Biophysics" ("Medical physics", "Physics and biophysics for students of veterinary medicine"), Undergraduate Study, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb

Maltar Strmečki, Nadica; Žilić, Dijana; Pavić Grego, Ana. Laboratory Exercises in Physics and Biophysics (with Worksheets) (Manualia Universitatis studiorum Zagrabiensis) Zagreb, Element, 2014

Featured Publications

Androš Dubraja, L., Jurić, M., Popović, J., Pajić, D., Krupskaya, Y., Kataev, V., Büchner, B., Žilić, D.*, Dalton Trans. 47, 3992-4000 (2018).

Žilić, D.*, Maity D., Cetina M., Molčanov, K., Džolić, Z., Herak M.* ChemPhysChem 18, 2397-2408 (2017).

Žilić, D.*, Molčanov, K., Jurić, M., Habjanič, J., Rakvin, B., Krupskaya, Y., Kataev, V., Wurmehl, S., Buechner, B.  Polyhedron. 126, 120-126 (2017).

Stolar, T.; Batzdorf, L.; Lukin, S.; Žilić, D.; Motillo, C.; Friščić, T.; Emmerling, F.; Halasz, I.; Užarević, K. Inorg. Chem. 56 6599-6608 (2017).

Žilić, D., Rakvin, B., Milić, D., Pajić, D., Đilović, I., Cametti, M., Džolić, Z. Dalton Trans., 43, 11877-11887 (2014).

Žilić, D., Rakvin, B., Dalal, N. S. J. Appl. Phys., 110, 093909-1-093909-5 (2011).

Žilić, D.*, Pajić, D., Jurić, M., Molčanov K., Rakvin B., Planinić, P., Zadro, K.  J. Magn. Reson., 207, 34-41 (2010).

Membership in professional associations / societies

Croatian Physical Society.

German Physical Society.


2017-  Mentor of Senada Muratović at Doctoral study in Chemistry at Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.

Reviewer for journals “Materials Horizons”, “Nanoscale”, “Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals” and “Acta Physica Polonica”.

Member of local organizing committee of "Solid-State Science & Research" meeting.

Web editor for Division of Physical Chemistry and Laboratory for Magnetic Resonances.

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