Ilarion Gontia
Scientific
Researcher

phone: +40-21369 0170 / 163
Fax    : +40-21369 0177

e-mail: gontia.ilarion@infim.ro
http://www.infim.ro/~gontia/


EDUCATION:

Ph.D in Physics, University of Utah, Department of Physics, Salt Lake City, Utah , USA, 2002.

Master non-thesis, University of Utah, Department of Physics, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 2002.

Faculty of Physics, University of Timisoara, Romania, Septembrie 1979- June 1983

High School 6 Martie Zarnesti, Brasov, September 1973-June 1978.

 

Professional positions:

Researcher, Laboratory of Optical Process in Nanostructured Materials, National Institute of Materials Physics, 2011.

Assistant Researcher, Laboratory of Optical Process in Nanostructured Materials, National Institute of Materials Physics, 2010.

Teaching Assistant, Physics Department, University of Brasov, 1990-1996.

Physics Teacher, Liceul Industrial 6 Martie Zarnesti, Brasov, 1983-1990

 

VIsiting position:

Leibnitz Institut, Dresden, Germany  in 2005.

 

Research Interests

Photo-excitations and doping induced excitations in conjugated polymers.

Optical spectroscopies for the characterization of composite materials

Optical properties of composites based on metallic oxides (SnO2), polymers and carbon nanotubes.

 

 

Publications:

       1. Photoluminescence and Raman studies on tin dioxide powder and tin dioxide/single-walled carbon-nanotubes; I. I. Gontia, M. Baibarac, and I. Baltog, Physica Status Solidi B, 248, 1494-1498, 2011.

        2. Photoluminescence of poly (N vinylcarbazole)/carbon nanotubes composites; Gontia I. I.,Baibarac M; Baltog,I, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials,  13, 579-582,  2011.

        3. Short-living excited states in pristine and C-60-doped disubstituted polyacetylene; Korovyanko,OJ;Gontia,I;Vardeny,ZV; Physica B-Condensed Matter; 338; 304-309; 2003.

        4. Ultrafast dynamics of excitons and solitons in disubstituted polyacetylene ; Korovyanko, O.J.; Gontia, I.I.; Vardeny, Z.V.; Masuda, T.; Yoshino, K.; Physical Review B 67; 35114-1-5; 2003.

     5. Photophysics of pristine and C60-doped disubstituted polyacetylene; Gontia,I.I.;Vardeny,Z.V.;Masuda,T.;Yoshino,K.; Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics)  vol.66; 075215/1-11; 2002.

     6. Photoexcitations in disubstituded polyacetylen: solitons and polarons”Gontia I, Frolov SV, Liess M, Vardeny ZV, Ehrenfreund E, Tada K, Kajii H, Hidayat R, Fujii A, Yoshino K, Teraguchi M, Masuda T; Synthetic Metals116; 91-94; 2001.

      7.Excitation dynamics in disubstituted polyacetylene; Gontia I, Frolov SV, Liess M, Ehrenfreund E, Vardeny ZV, Tada K, Kajii H, Hidayat R, Fujii A, Yoshino K, Teraguchi M, Masuda T; Physical Review Letters; 82; 4058-4061; 1999.

        8.Optical properties of disubstituted polyacetylene;  Gontia I.I, Frolov S, Liess M, Yoshino K, Vardeny ZV; Synthetic Metals; 101; 273-2761999

       9. Photoexcitations in disubstituted acetylene polymers; Liess M, Gontia I, Masuda T, Yoshino K, Vardeny ZV; Conference on Optical Probes of Conjugated Polymers, Jul 28-30, 1997 San Diego CA, Optical Probes of Conjugated Polymers  3145; 179-189; 1997.

       10. Optical bistability induced by additive colored noise in the exciton-biexciton system, Gontia, I.I; Rotaru, A.H; Acta Physica Polonica A, 87; 911-917; 1995.