Institute of Solid State Physics

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Roland Resel

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Institute of Solid State Physics,
Petersgasse 16,1.Stock
8010 Graz, Austria,
Tel. +43 316 873 8476
Fax. +43 316 873 8466
roland.resel@tugraz.at
http://www.if.tugraz.at/users/resel/

Projects
   FWF-project: Surface induced phases of molecular crystals: origin and stability
   FWF - project: Crystal Structure Solution from Thin Organic Films: Indexation & Epitaxially Aligned Crystallites

Courses
   513.040 Soft Matter Physics
   511.121 Advanced Laboratory Exercises
   513.010 Experimental Laboratory Exercises
   513.127 513.128 Seminar Solid State Physics
   513.140 Measurements Techniques and Systems
   513.142 Structure Determination Methods
   513.120 Solid State Physics Laboratory Exercises
   513.123 Bachelor Project
   513.011, 014, Experimental Laboratory

People in the Resel group
   Christian Röthel
   Stefan Pachmajer
   Robert Wimmer-Teubenbacher
   Benedikt Schrode
   Sebastian Hofer
   Martin Kaltenegger

PhD/Postdoc positions available
   Search for surface-mediated polymorphs of the molecule Ph-BTBT-10

Master projects
   Thermal Gradient Crystallisation of Ph-BTBT-10
   Deposition and Characterization of Dielectric Bragg Reflectors
   Thin Film Formation of Ph-BTBT-10 on Cu(110) Surfaces
   

Bachelor projects
   Molecular Packing Determination on Basis of Molecular Dynamics Simulations

research highlight

- layer-by-layer film formation as a consequence of surface wetting; the first monolayer is formed at a temperature of 378K (see Figure left).
- thermodynamically defined thin films in the smectic state

paper:
Reversibility of temperature driven discrete layer-by-layer formation of dioctyl-benzothieno-benzothiophene films :
>M. Dohr et al., Soft Matter (2017)<<

Video: Houska price 2015

Radio Oe1: Wissen aktuell - 10. August 2009

software development :
Stereopole - a software for the analysis of x-ray diffraction pole figures with IDL was developed,
and can be
>> downloaded << free of charge. Please install first the IDL Virtual Machine.
(see: I. Salzmann and R. Resel, Journal of Applied Crystallography, vol. 37, p. 1029, 2004.)