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Peter Hammer


Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Araraquara. Instituto de Química (IQ)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Eslováquia

Graduate in Physics at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (1985), Master degree (Diplom) in Physics/Astronomy at the Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen (1987) and PhD in Solid State Physics at the Leibniz University of Hannover (1993), Germany. Pos-Doc at the Institute of Advanced Materials of the Joint Research Centre of the European Community (JRC) in Ispra, Italy (1993 -1996). Visiting scientist at the Laboratory of Photovoltaic Conversion at the State University of Campinas (IFGW/UNICAMP), Brazil (1996 - 2000). Since 2001 Visiting Professor and Collaborating Professor and currently Researcher/Professor of the UNESP, head of the Laboratory of Electron Spectroscopy (LEFE), at the Institute of Chemistry of the São Paulo State University (IQ/UNESP), Brazil.The areas of expertise are physics and physical chemistry, with emphasis on Condensed Matter and Materials Science, specialized in Materials Analysis by Electron Spectroscopy (XPS, UPS, AES) and Ultra-High Vacuum Instrumentation. Other fields of expertise include structural, electronic, optical and electrical investigation of Amorphous and Wide Band Gap Semiconductors, Carbon nanostructures, Nanostructured Carbon-Ceramic, used as catalysts, and Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials/anti-corrosion coatings. Currently there are registered more than 4000 citations at Web of Science with factor factor h = 38 of 136 publications. Homepage:!/departamentos/fisico-quimica/pesquisadores/peter/ (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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