PhD thesis

Summary of written and defended Doctoral thesis in ISSP UL.

  Author Title Supervisor
2022 I. Pudža Impact of the local structure on the thermochromic properties of copper molybdate and its solid solutions  Dr. phys. Aleksejs Kuzmins
2021 A. Zolotarjovs Optical properties of plasma electrolytic oxidation coatings on aluminium alloy surface   Dr.phys. Krisjanis Smits
2020 A. Bundulis Inquiry of the Kerr effect origins in organic materials: experimental assessment by Z-scan method  Dr.phys. Mārtiņš Rutkis
  G. Krieķe Erbium upconversion luminescence in transparent glass ceramics containing ternary fluoride nanocrystals   Dr.phys. Anatolijs Šarakovskis
  E. Butanovs Synthesis and properties of nanowire and transition metal dichalcogenide core-shell heterostructures   Dr.phys.  Boriss Poļakovs
  A. Gopejenko First Principles Simulations on Yttrium and Oxygen Precipitation Inside Fcc-Fe Lattice   Dr. chem. Yuri Zhukovskii
2019 R. Grzibovskis Requirements for energy level determination of organic materials using photoelectron yield spectroscopy and scanning Kelvin probe  Dr. phys. Aivars Vembris
  V. Vitola Electronic excitations and processes in long lasting luminescence material SrAl2O4  Dr. phys. Krisjanis Smits
  K. Pudzs Study of electrical and thermoelectrical properties of organic thin films with different morphology  Dr. phys. Aivars Vembris
2018 J. Mikelsone Holographic recording and surface relief grating formation in azobenzene compounds  Dr. phys. Janis Teteris
  M. Zubkins  Development of transparent conducting ZnO based films deposition process and films characterization  Dr. habil. phys. Juris Purans
2017 G. Mozolevskis

Dielectric breakdown of high voltage liquid crystal displays 

Prof. Dr. habil.phys. Arturs Medvids

Dr. phys. Martins Rutkis

  A. Antuzevics Local structure of s-state rare earth ions in fluorides and oxyfluoride glass ceramics  Prof. Dr. habil. phys. U. Rogulis
  L. Shirmane

Vacuum ultraviolet excitation spectroscopy of nanostructured complex oxide phosphors 

Dr. phys. Vladimirs Pankratovs
2015 K. Jurasevska Development of psychophysical pseudoisochromatic test and evaluation of color discrimination threshold  Prof. Dr. habil. phys. M. Ozolins
  E. Nitiss Investigations of nonlinear optical organic glass waveguides and their applications  Dr. phys. M. Rutkis
  G. Kucinskis The study of nanostructured bulk and thin film LiFePO4 cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries  Dr. chem. G. Bajars
  R. Zabels Swift-ion-induced modifications of structure and micromechanical properties in wide-gap ionic crystals  Dr. habil. phys. J. Maniks
  U. Gertners Photo induced surface modulation in amorphous chalcogenides  Dr. phys. J. Teteris
  J. Grube Luminescence processes in Er3+ doped NaLaF4 

Dr. habil. phys. M. Springis

Dr. phys. A. Sarakovskis

  J. Latvels Photoelectrical properties of innovative organic materials for solar cells  Dr. habil. sc. ing., profesore D. Blumberga
Dr. habil. phys. I. Muzikante
  J. Timoshenko Reverse Monte Carlo Modelling of Structural ond Thermal Disorder in Crystalline Materials  Dr. phys. A. Kuzmins
2014 A. Anspoks Studies Of Local Structure Relaxation In Nanomaterials  Dr. phys. A. Kuzmins
  A. Voitkans Structure and photophysical processes in 0D&1D InGaN composite materials  Prof. Dr. habil. phys. I. Tale
  M. Dunce Phase transitions and physical properties of Na1/2Bi1/2TiO3-based solid solutions  Dr. habil. phys. A. Sternbergs
2013 I. Smeltere Lead-free ferroelectric ceramics based on alkali niobates  Prof. Dr. habil. phys. M.Knite
2012 A. Vembris Optical and optoelectrical properties of pyranyliden fragment containing dyes 
Dr. habil. phys. I. Muzikante
  V. Korsaks Luminescence processes in different structured boron nitride materials  Dr. habil. phy. B. Berzina
  V. Karitans Influence of optical and neural factors on quality of the perceived image  Prof. Dr. habil. phys. M. Ozolins
  A. Kalinko Interpretation of X-ray absorption spectra using molecular dynamics simulations  Dr. phys. A. Kuzmins
  D. Bocharov First principles simulations on surface properties and reactivity of sustainable nitride nuclear fuels  Dr. chem. Yu. Zhukovskii
2011 J. Proskurins Studies of Quantum Chaos and Phase Transitions in Nuclear Models  Dr. habil. phys. J. Tambergs
  M. Sorohovs TlBr crystal optical, electrical and surface properties investigation: X-ray and γ –ray detectors development  Dr. habil. phys. L. Grigorjeva
  J. Hodakovska Research of materials for membranes and membrane-electrode assembly for application in fuel cells  Dr. phys. J. Kleperis
  S. Fomins Shape and color in image recognite  Prof. Dr. habil. phys. M. Ozolins
  E. Elsts Spectroscopic Studies of Scintillator Materials: CsI:Tl, CdWO4:Mo and Tb activated oxyfluorides  Prof. Dr. habil. phys. U. Rogulis
2010 A. Gerbreders Amorphous chalcogenide photoresists research and development  Dr. phys. J. Teteris
  E. Sledevskis The photoinduced processes in chalcogenide films by continuous and pulse laser exposure  Dr. phys. J. Teteris
  G. Ikaunieks Vision in high light scattering conditions  Prof. Dr. habil. phys. M. Ozolins
  K. Smits Luminescence of zirconia nanocrystals  Dr. habil. phys. D. Millers
  A. Sarakovskis Synthesis and up-conversion luminescence of erbium doped lanthanum containing fluoride structures  Dr. habil. phys. M. Springis
2009 J. Butikova Laser ablation spectroscopy for impurity depth profiling in hot wall materials of thermonuclear fusion reactors  Prof. Dr. habil. phys. I. Tale
2008 R. Paeglis Measurements of the kinematics of the eye in describing cognitive processes Prof. Dr. habil. phys. I. Lacis
  A. Fedotovs EPR of radiation defects in fluoride crystals and in oxyfluoride glass ceramics  Asoc. prof. Dr. habil. phys. U. Rogulis
  O. Balcers Photothermal properties of amorphous chalcogenide thin films Dr. phys. J. Teteris
  I. Aulika Optical depth profile and phase transitions investigation of NaNbO3 and Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 thin films Dr. phys. V. Zauls
2007 L. Dimitrocenko Synthesis of complex fluoride single crystals, glass ceramics containing nano-crystals and their optical properties Asoc. prof. Dr. habil. phys. U. Rogulis
  L. Grinberga Research of new composite materials for hydrogen storage  Dr. phys. J. Kleperis
2005 E. Tamanis Nanostructure layers deposition in Penning discharge source, their modifications and physical properties Dr. habil. phys. J. Maniks
  M. Kundzins Optical and electrophysical properties of heterostructure ferroelectric materials  Prof. Dr. habil. phys. G. Liberts
2004 R. Pokulis Structural changes in fullerite C60 induced by light-irradiation and ambient oxygen  Dr. habil. phys. J. Maniks
  G. Krumina Correlation between stereothreshold and quality of monocular stimuli  Prof. Dr. habil. phys. I. Lacis
Prof. Dr. habil. phys. M. Ozolins

ISSP UL staff members have written and defended their thesis abroad

  Author Title University
2008 J. Mastrikovs First-principles calculations of LaMnO3 surface reactivity Stuttgart University, Germany
2007 V. Kashchejev Quantum pumping in mesoscopic systems Ben Gurion University, Isreael
2006 D. Gryaznov Diffusion modelling in nanocrystals Stuttgart University, Germany
2003 S. Piskunovs Electronic structure of perfect and defective perovskite crystals by means of ab initio hybrid functional theory Osnabrück University, Germany