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

   FWF-project: Surface induced phases of molecular crystals: origin and stability
   FWF - project: Crystal Structure Solution from Thin Organic Films: Indexation & Epitaxially Aligned Crystallites
   FRNS/FWO-project: From 2D to 3D crystals
   Thermal behavior of OLEDs: A holistic approach

   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
   Wolfgang Bodlos
   Stefan Pachmajer
   Robert Wimmer-Teubenbacher
   Benedikt Schrode
   Sebastian Hofer
   Andreas Hofer
   Johanna Unterkofler

Master projects
   Deposition and Characterization of Dielectric Bragg Reflectors
   Indexation of grazing incidence x-ray diffraction pattern

Bachelor projects
   Molecular Packing Determination on Basis of Molecular Dynamics Simulations

research highlight

- confinement with a substrate surface forced the molecule terthiophene to form a crystal structure with 42 molecules within the unit cell together with systematically distorted molecules. (see Figure left).
- thermodynamically defined thin films in the smectic state

Polymorphism of terthiophene with surface confinement :
>R. Resel et al., IUCrJ (2018)<<

Video: Houska price 2015

Radio Oe1: Wissen aktuell - 10. August 2009

software development :
GIDVis - A modular MATLAB program to analyze 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.)