Institute of Solid State Physics


Roland Resel

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People in the Resel group
 Anmol Andotra
 Prabhu Prasad Biswal
 Mario Fratschko
 Fabian  Gasser
 Sanjay John
 Josef Simbrunner
 Guilia Tamburini

News
   Embedded-dipole self-assembled monolayers tune contact resistances in p‐type and n‐type organic transistors

Master projects available
   Preparation of a photonic single crystal
   Proof of surface crystallisation for anthraquinone

Bachelor projects available
   X-ray reflectivity – software test
   Relaunch of the software STEREOPOLE

Projects
   FNRS/FWO: CHISUB
   FWF: Thin Film Polymorphism of Copper Based Metal-Organic Frameworks
   Horizon 2020: Ultra-high Charge Carrier Mobility to Elucidate Transport Mechanisms in Molecular Semiconductors

Courses
   
   
    PHT.309UF Soft Matter Physics
   513.120 Solid State Physics Laboratory Exercises
   513.123 Bachelor Project
   513.127 513.128 Seminar Solid State Physics
   PHT.309UF X-ray and neutron scattering

research highlight - Material properties frequently relate to structures at or near surfaces, particularly in thin films. As a result, it is essential to understand these structures at the molecular and atomistic levels. The most accurate and widely used techniques for characterizing crystallographic order are based on X-ray diffraction. This review paper compiles information relevant to perform high-quality grazing incidence X-ray diffraction experiments, evaluate data and interpret results, to extend knowledge about X-ray diffraction from surfaces, interfaces and thin films.

review paper:
X-ray diffraction under grazing incidence conditions
>O. Werzer et al., Nature Reviews Methods Primers (2024) <<

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software development :
GIDVis - A modular MATLAB program to analyze grazing incidence diffraction images
GIDInd - A MATLAB program to index grazing incidence diffraction images
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.)