2006 Research Publications

Polymer and Colloid Science

  1. Vlassopoulos D, Commentary on the observations of solid-like rheological response in unentangled polymer melts by H. Mendil, P. Baroni, L. Noirez, D. Collin, P. Martinoty, EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL E 19 (1), 113-117 (2006).
  2. Coppola S, Acierno S, Grizzuti N and Vlassopoulos D, Viscoelastic behavior of semicrystalline thermoplastic polymers during the early stages of crystallization, MACROMOLECULES 39 (4), 1507-1514 (2006).
  3. Cheng Wei, Fytas G, Kiyanova Anna V., Efremov Mikhail Yu. and Nealey Paul F., Submicron polymer gratings: Optical diffraction and spontaneous brillouin scattering, MACROMOLECULAR RAPID COMMUNICATIONS 27 (9), 702-706 (2006).
  4. Somma E, Loppinet B, Chi C, Fytas G and Wegner G, Static and dynamic solution properties of monodisperse oligofluorenes, PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS 8 (23), 2773-2778 (2006).
  5. Pham K. N., Petekidis G, Vlassopoulos D, Egelhaaf S. U., Pusey P. N. and Poon W. C. K., Yielding of colloidal glasses, EUROPHYSICS LETTERS 75 (4), 624-630 (2006).
  6. Kapnistos M. and Vlassopoulos D, Rheological master curves of crystallizing polymer mixtures, APPLIED RHEOLOGY 16 (3), 132-135 (2006).
  7. van Ruymbeke E., Bailly C., Keunings R. and Vlassopoulos D, A general methodology to predict the linear rheology of branched polymers, MACROMOLECULES 39 (18), 6248-6259 (2006).
  8. Kroeger Anja, Belack Joerg, Larsen Antje, Fytas G and Wegner Gerhard, Supramolecular structures in aqueous solutions of rigid polyelectrolytes with monovalent and divalent counterions, MACROMOLECULES 39 (20), 7098-7106 (2006).
  9. Ozon Florian, Petekidis G and Vlassopoulos D, Signatures of nonergodicity transition in a soft colloidal system, INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH 45 (21), 6946-6952 (2006).
  10. Pispas Stergios, Vlassopoulos D, Fytas G, Loppinet Benoit and Hadjichristidis Nikos, Modifying the rheological behavior of associative triblock copolymers in aqueous media through surfactant additives, POLYMER 47 (20), 7302-7311 (2006).
  11. Kapnistos Michael, Koutalas George, Hadjichristidis Nikos, Roovers Jacques, Lohse David J. and Vlassopoulos D, Linear rheology of comb polymers with star-like backbones: melts and solutions, RHEOLOGICA ACTA 46 (2), 273-286 (2006).
  12. Michailidou V. N., Loppinet B., Vo D. C., Prucker O., Ruehe J. and Fytas G, Dynamics of end-grafted polystyrene brushes in theta solvents, JOURNAL OF POLYMER SCIENCE PART B-POLYMER PHYSICS 44 (24), 3590-3597 (2006).
  13. Cheng W., Gorishnyy T., Krikorian V., Fytas G and Thomas E. L., In-plane elastic excitations in 1D polymeric photonic structures, MACROMOLECULES 39 (26), 9614-9620 (2006).

Materials Chemistry

  1. Vamvakaki M, Palioura D., Spyros A., Armes S. P. and Anastasiadis S. H., Dynamic light scattering vs H-1 NMR investigation of pH-responsive diblock copolymers in water, MACROMOLECULES 39 (15), 5106-5112 (2006).


  1. Iliopoulos E, Georgakilas A, Dimakis E, Adikimenakis A, Tsagaraki K, Androulidaki M and Pelekanos NT, InGaN(0001) alloys grown in the entire composition range by plasma assisted molecular beam epitaxy, PHYSICA STATUS SOLIDI A-APPLICATIONS AND MATERIALS SCIENCE 203 (1), 102-105 (2006).
  2. Rai S, Tiwari MK, Lodha GS, Modi MH, Chattopadhyay MK, Majumdar S, Gardelis S, Viskadourakis Z, Giapintzakis J, Nandedkar RV, Roy SB and Chaddah P, Surface and interface study of pulsed-laser-deposited off-stoichiometric NiMnSb thin films on a Si(100) substrate, PHYSICAL REVIEW B 73 (3), 035417 (2006).
  3. Zorba V, Tzanetakis P, Fotakis C, Spanakis E, Stratakis E, Papazoglou DG and Zergioti I, Silicon electron emitters fabricated by ultraviolet laser pulses, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 88 (8), 081103 (2006).
  4. Tzortzakis S, Papazoglou DG and Zergioti I, Long-range filamentary propagation of subpicosecond ultraviolet laser pulses in fused silica, OPTICS LETTERS 31 (6), 796-798 (2006).
  5. Papazoglou DG and Loulakis Michael J., Embedded birefringent computer-generated holograms fabricated by femtosecond laser pulses, OPTICS LETTERS 31 (10), 1441-1443 (2006).
  6. Giapintzakis J, Androulakis J., Syskakis E., Papageorgiou Th. P., Apostolopoulos G., Thanos S. and Papastaikoudis C., Influence of the nonmagnetic impurities on the spin-1 Heisenberg chain SrNi2V2O8 system, PHYSICA STATUS SOLIDI B-BASIC SOLID STATE PHYSICS 243 (6), 1366-1374 (2006).
  7. Dialynas G. E., Deligeorgis G., Zervos M. and Pelekanos NT, Influence of polarization field on the lasing properties of III-nitride quantum wells, PHYSICA E-LOW-DIMENSIONAL SYSTEMS & NANOSTRUCTURES 32 (1-2), 558-561 (2006).
  8. Parames M. L., Mariano J., Viskadourakis Z., Popovici N., Rogalski M. S., Giapintzakis J and Conde O., PLD of Fe3O4 thin films: Influence of background gas on surface morphology and magnetic properties, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE 252 (13), 4610-4614 (2006).
  9. Savvidis PG, Connolly L. G., Skolnick M. S., Lidzey D. G. and Baumberg J. J., Ultrafast polariton dynamics in strongly coupled zinc porphyrin microcavities at room temperature, PHYSICAL REVIEW B 74 (11), 113312 (2006).
  10. Gardelis S., Androulakis J., Viskadourakis Z., Papadopoulou E. L., Giapintzakis J, Rai S., Lodha G. S. and Roy S. B., Negative giant longitudinal magnetoresistance in NiMnSb/InSb: Interface effect, PHYSICAL REVIEW B 74 (21), 214427 (2006).


  1. Mitraki A, Papanikolopoulou Katerina and Van Raaij Mark J., Natural triple beta-stranded fibrous folds, FIBROUS PROTEINS: AMYLOIDS, PRIONS AND BETA PROTEINS 73 97-+ (2006).

Computational Materials Science

  1. Penciu RS, Kafesaki M, Gundogdu TF, Economou EN and Soukoulis CM, Theoretical study of left-handed behavior of composite metamaterials, PHOTONICS AND NANOSTRUCTURES-FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS 4 (1), 12-16 (2006).
  2. Dolling G, Enkrich C, Wegener M, Soukoulis CM and Linden S, Simultaneous negative phase and group velocity of light in a metamaterial, SCIENCE 312 (5775), 892-894 (2006).
  3. Maniadis P, Kopidakis G and Aubry S, Energy dissipation threshold and self-induced transparency in systems with discrete breathers, PHYSICA D-NONLINEAR PHENOMENA 216 (1), 121-135 (2006).
  4. Gokkavas M, Guven K, Bulu I, Aydin K, Penciu RS, Kafesaki M, Soukoulis CM and Ozbay E, Experimental demonstration of a left-handed metamaterial operating at 100 GHz, PHYSICAL REVIEW B 73 (19), 193103 (2006).
  5. Dolling Gunnar, Enkrich Christian, Wegener Martin, Soukoulis CM and Linden Stefan, Low-loss negative-index metamaterial at telecommunication wavelengths, OPTICS LETTERS 31 (12), 1800-1802 (2006).
  6. Koenderink A. Femius, Kafesaki M, Soukoulis CM and Sandoghdar Vahid, Spontaneous emission rates of dipoles in photonic crystal membranes, JOURNAL OF THE OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA B-OPTICAL PHYSICS 23 (6), 1196-1206 (2006).
  7. Soukoulis CM, Kafesaki M and Economou Eleftherios N., Negative-index materials: New frontiers in optics, ADVANCED MATERIALS 18 (15), 1941-1952 (2006).
  8. Gundogdu T. F., Tsiapa I., Kostopoulos A., Konstantinidis G., Katsarakis N., Penciu R. S., Kafesaki M, Economou E. N., Koschny Th. and Soukoulis CM, Experimental demonstration of negative magnetic permeability in the far-infrared frequency regime, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 89 (8), 084103 (2006).
  9. Wang B., Dai W., Fang A., Zhang L., Tuttle G., Koschny Th. and Soukoulis CM, Surface waves in photonic crystal slabs, PHYSICAL REVIEW B 74 (19), 195104 (2006).
  10. Linden Stefan, Enkrich Christian, Dolling Gunnar, Klein Matthias W., Zhou Jiangfeng, Koschny Thomas, Soukoulis CM, Burger Sven, Schmidt Frank and Wegener Martin, Photonic metamaterials: Magnetism at optical frequencies, IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN QUANTUM ELECTRONICS 12 (6), 1097-1105 (2006).

Other Fields

  1. Mpourmpakis G, Tylianakis E and Froudakis G, Hydrogen storage in carbon nanotubes: A multi-scale theoretical study, JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY 6 (1), 87-90 (2006).
  2. Mpourmpakis G, Tylianakis E, Papanikolaou D and Froudakis G, Theoretical study of alkaline metal cations in carbon nanotubes, REVIEWS ON ADVANCED MATERIALS SCIENCE 11 (1), 92-97 (2006).
  3. Spanakis E, Stratakis E and Tzanetakis P, Metastable photoexpansion of hydrogenated amorphous silicon produced by exposure to short laser pulses, JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS 352 (5), 429-433 (2006).
  4. Giakoumaki A., Osticioli I. and Anglos D., Spectroscopic analysis using a hybrid LIBS-Raman system, APPLIED PHYSICS A-MATERIALS SCIENCE & PROCESSING 83 (4), 537-541 (2006).
  5. Zorba V., Persano L., Pisignano D., Athanassiou A., Stratakis E., Cingolani R., Tzanetakis P. and Fotakis C., Making silicon hydrophobic: wettability control by two-lengthscale simultaneous patterning with femtosecond laser irradiation, NANOTECHNOLOGY 17 (13), 3234-3238 (2006).
  6. Spanakis E., Chimmalgi A., Stratakis E., Grigoropoulos C. P., Fotakis C. and Tzanetakis P., Atomic force microscopy based, multiphoton, photoelectron emission imaging, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 89 (1), 013110 (2006).
  7. Mpourmpakis Giannis, Tylianakis Emmanuel, Papanikolaou Dionisis and Froudakis George E., A multi scale theoretical study of Li+ interaction with carbon nanotubes, JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY 6 (12), 3731-3735 (2006).
  8. Mpourmpakis Giannis, Froudakis George E. and Tylianakis Emmanuel, Haeckelites: A promising anode material for lithium batteries application. An ab initio and molecular dynamics theoretical study, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 89 (23), 233125 (2006).
  9. Kymakis E., Klapsis G., Koudoumas E., Stratakis E., Kornilios N., Vidakis N. and Franghiadakis Y., Carbon nanotube/PEDOT : PSS electrodes for organic photovoltaics, EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL-APPLIED PHYSICS 36 (3), 257-259 (2006).

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