Publications

Published papers


 

2014

1. Liaros N., Koudoumas E., Couris S, Broadband near infrared optical power limiting of few layered graphene oxides, Applied Physics Letters, 2014, 104, Article number 191112.
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/apl/104/19/10.1063/1.4878660

2. Vernardou, D., Apostolopoulou, M., Louloudakis, D., Katsarakis, N., Koudoumas, E., Hydrothermally grown β-V2O5 electrode at 95°C, (2014) Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 424, pp. 1-6.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0021979714001246

3. Kenanakis, G., Katsarakis, N., Koudoumas, E., Influence of precursor type, deposition time and doping concentration on the morphological, electrical and optical properties of ZnO and ZnO:Al thin films grown by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis, (2014) Thin Solid Films, 555, pp. 62-67.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040609013016167 

 

2013

1. Liaros, N., Iliopoulos, K., Stylianakis, M.M., Koudoumas, E., Couris, S, Optical limiting action of few layered graphene oxide dispersed in different solvents, (2013) Optical Materials, 36 (1), pp 112-117.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925346713002334 

 

2012

1. Kenanakis, G., Vernardou, D., Katsarakis, N., Light-induced self-cleaning properties of ZnO nanowires grown at low temperatures, 2012, Applied Catalysis A: General 411-412 , pp. 7-14.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926860X11005783 

 

2011

1. "Spin coated graphene films as the transparent electrode in organic photovoltaic devices", Kymakis, E., Stratakis, E., Stylianakis, M.M., Koudoumas, E., Fotakis, C., (2011), Thin Solid Films, 10.1016/j.tsf.2011.04.208
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040609011010558

2. "Photoluminescence study of ZnO structures grown by aqueous chemical growth", Kenanakis, G., Androulidaki, M.,Vernardou, D., Katsarakis, N., Koudoumas, E., (2011), Thin Solid Films, 10.1016/j.tsf.2011.04.123
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040609011009394

 

2010

1. "Zinc oxide films chemically grown onto rigid and flexible substrates for TFT applications", Suchea, M., Kornilios, N., Koudoumas, E., (2010) Physica B: Condensed Matter, 405 (20), pp. 4389-4392.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921452610007581 

 

2009

1. "Influence of thickness and growth temperature on the optical and electrical properties of ZnO thin films", Suchea, M., Christoulakis, S., Katharakis, M., Vidakis, N., Koudoumas, E., Thin Solid Films (2009), 517 (15), pp. 4303-4306.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040609008015526

2. "Polymer-nanotube composite mats with improved field emission performance and stability", Stratakis, E., Kymakis, E., Spanakis, E., Tzanetakis, P., Koudoumas, E., (2009) Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 11 (4), pp. 703-709.
http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2009/CP/b813198h#!divAbstract

3. "Nonlinear optical response of titanium oxide nanostructured thin films", K. Iliopoulos, G. Kalogerakis, D. Vernardou, N. Katsarakis, E. Koudoumas, S. Couris, Thin Solid Films 518, 1174-1176 (2009).
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040609009007597

4. "Photoinduced hydrophilic and photocatalytic response of hydrothermally grown TiO2 nanostructured thin films", Vernardou, D.; Kalogerakis, G.; Stratakis, E.; Kenanakis, G.; Koudoumas, E.; Katsarakis, N.; Solid State Sciences, 2009, 11, 1499.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S129325580900185X

5. "Influence of solution chemistry on the properties of hydrothermally grown TiO2 for advanced applications", Vernardou, D.; Vlachou, K.; Spanakis, E.; Stratakis, E.; Katsarakis, N.; Kymakis, E.; Koudoumas, E.; Catalysis Today, 2009, 144, 172.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0920586109001072 

 

2008

1. "Light-induced reversible hydrophilicity of ZnO structures grown by aqueous chemical growth", Kenanakis, G., Stratakis, E., Vlachou, K., Vernardou, D., Koudoumas, E., Katsarakis, N., (2008), Applied Surface Science 254 (18), pp. 5695-5699.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169433208005242 

2. "CaS:Eu,Sm and CaS:Ce,Sm films grown by embedding active powder into an inert matrix", Suchea, M., Christoulakis, S., Androulidaki M., Koudoumas, E., (2008) Mat. Sci. and Eng. B., 150 (2), pp. 130-134.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921510708001335

3. "Influence of solution concentration and temperature on the aqueous chemical growth of ZnO structures", D. Vernardou, G. Kenanakis, K. Vlachou, E. Koudoumas, G. Kiriakidis, A. Vairis, and N. Katsarakis, phys. stat. sol. (c), 1-5 (2008) / DOI 10.1002/pssc.200778879.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pssc.200778879/abstract;jsessionid=7EDD4FDB18B015E8E24EF5D5A00159A5.f03t01

 

2007

1. "Structural and morphological properties of thin ZnO films grown by pulsed laser deposition", Suchea, M., Christoulakis, Tibeica C., S., Katharakis, M., Kornilios, N., Efthimiopoulos T., Koudoumas E., (2008), Appl. Surf. Sci., 254 (17), pp. 5475-5480
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169433208003541

2. "pH effect on the morphology of ZnO nanostructures grown with aqueous chemical growth", Vernardou, D., Kenanakis, G., Couris, S., Koudoumas, E., Kymakis, E., Katsarakis, N., (2007) Thin Solid Films, 515, pp. 8764-8767.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040609007004415

3. "The effect of growth time on the morphology of ZnO structures deposited on Si (100) by the aqueous chemical growth", Vernardou, D., Kenanakis, G., Couris, S., Manikas, A.C., Voyiatzis, G.A., Pemble, M.E., Koudoumas, E., Katsarakis, N., (2007) Journal of Crystal Growth, 308 (1), pp. 105-109.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022024807006756

4. "Substrate temperature influence on the properties of nanostructured ZnO transparent ultrathin films grown by PLD", Suchea, M., Christoulakis, S., Katharakis, M., Kiriakidis, G., Katsarakis, N., Koudoumas, E., (2007) Applied Surface Science, 253 (19), pp. 8141-8145.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169433207003388

5. "Europium and Samarium doped Calcium Sulfide thin films grown by PLD", Christoulakis, S., Suchea, M., Katsarakis, N., Koudoumas, E., (2007) Applied Surface Science, 253 (19), pp. 8169-8173.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169433207003510

6. "Photoluminescence of ZnO nanostructures grown by the aqueous chemical growth technique", Kenanakis, G., Androulidaki, M., Koudoumas, E., Savvakis, C., Katsarakis, N., (2007) Superlattices and Microstructures, 42 (1-6), pp. 473-478.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0749603607000559

7. "Ozone sensing properties of ZnO nanostructures grown by the aqueous chemical growth technique", Kenanakis, G., Vernardou, D., Koudoumas, E., Kiriakidis, G., Katsarakis, N., (2007) Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 124 (1), pp. 187-191.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925400506008276

8. "Nonlinear optical response of silicon nanocrystals", E. Koudoumas, O. Kokkinaki, M. Konstantaki, N. Kornilios, S. Couris, S. Korovin, V. Pustovoi, V.E. Ogluzdin, Opt. Materials, 30 (2), pp. 260-263, 2007.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925346706004344 

 

2006

1. "Thickness Influence on Surface Morphology and Ozone Sensing Properties of Nanostructured ZnO Transparent Thin Films Grown by PLD", Christoulakis, S., Suchea, M., Koudoumas, E., Katharakis, M., Katsarakis, N., Kiriakidis, G., (2006) Applied Surface Science, 252 (15), pp. 5351-5354.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016943320501679X

2. "ZnO transparent thin films for gas sensor applications", M. Suchea, S. Christoulakis, K. Moschovis, N. Katsarakis, and G. Kiriakidis, Thin Solid Films 515, 551-554 (2006).
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040609005026246

3. "Ultrafast third-order nonlinear optical response of C84, C84-D2 (IV) and C84-D2d (II)", E. Xenogiannopoulou, E. Koudoumas, N. Tagmatarchis, H. Shinohara, S. Couris, Chemical Physics Letters, 425, 110, 2006.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0009261406006567

4. "Carbon nanotube/PEDOT:PSS electrodes for organic photovoltaics", E. Kymakis, G. Klapsis, E. Koudoumas, E. Stratakis, N. Kornilios, N. Vidakis, Y. Franghiadakis, EPJ Appl. Phys., 36, 257, 2006
http://www.epjap.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8055280 

 

2005

1. "ZnO nanostructured transparent thin films by PLD", Christoulakis, S., Suchea, M., Katharakis, M., Katsarakis, N., Koudoumas, E., Kiriakidis, G., (2005) Rev. Adv. Mater. Sci., 10 (4), pp. 331-334.
http://www.ipme.ru/e-journals/RAMS/no_41005/christoulakis.pdf

2. "High performance gas sensing materials based on nanostructured metal oxide films", G Kiriakidis, M Suchea, S Christoulakis, N Katsarakis, Rev. Adv. Mater. Sci., 10, 215, 2005.
http://www.ipme.ru/e-journals/RAMS/no_31005/kiriakidis.pdf 

 

2004

1. "Nonlinear optical response of some isomerically pure higher fullerenes and their corresponding endohedral metallofullerene derivatives: C82-C2v, Dy@C82 (I), Dy2@C82 (I), C92-C2, Er2@C92 (IV)", E. Xenogiannopoulou, S. Couris, E. Koudoumas, N. Tagmatarchis, T. Inoue, H Shinohara, Chem. Phys. Lett., 394, 14, 2004.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S000926140400956X 

 

Conferences


 

2014
1. Assessment diagnostics of the functionality of composite insulators operating in the 150kV power network of Crete, N. Mavrikakis, K.Siderakis, E. Koudoumas, 30th Panhellenic Conference on Solid-State Physics and Materials Science, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 21-24 September, 2014

2. Assessment of Field Aged Composite Insulators Condition in Crete, N. Mavrikakis, K. Siderakis, D. Pylarinos, E. Koudoumas, 9th International Conference on Deregulated Electricity Market Issues in South Eastern Europe, Nicosia, Cyprus, 25-26 September, 2014

3. D. Pylarinos, K. Siderakis, E. Koudoumas, E. Thalassinakis, "Polymer Insulators and Coatings in the Cretan Power System. The Transmission Line Case", 9th Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission Distribution and Energy Conversion, Athens, Greece, 2-5 November, 2014

4. Nanostructured coatings for electromagnetic shielding in the GHz frequency band, G. Tzagkarakis, M. Suchea, I. V. Tudose, G. Kenanakis, M. Katharakis, E. Drakakis, E Koudoumas, 30th Panhellenic Conference on Solid-State Physics and Materials Science, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 21-24 September, 2014

5. Graphene based paint-like composites for electromagnetic shielding in the GHz frequency range, M. Suchea, I. V. Tudose, G. Kenanakis, E Koudoumas, E. Drakakis, Graphene2014, International Conference & Exhibition, Toulouse-France, May 06-09,

 

2010

1. E. Kymakis, E. Stratakis, E. Koudoumas, C. Fotakis, ,"Incorporation of metallic nanoparticles in organic photovoltaic devices using carbon nanotubes transparent electrodes" X International Conference on Nanostructured Materials, Rome, Italy, October 2010

2. E. Kymakis, E. Stratakis, E. Koudoumas, C. Fotakis ," Thin transparent graphene films for organic photovoltaic devices" 3rd International Symposium on Transparent Conductive Materials , Crete, Greece, October 2010

3. G. Kenanakis, M. Androulidaki, D. Vernardou, N. Katsarakis, E. Koudoumas, Photoluminescence study of ZnO structures grown by Aqueous Chemical Growth, presented in 3rd International Symposium on Transparent Conductive Materials (TCM 2010), Analipsi/Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, October 17-21, 2010.

4. E. Kymakis, E.Stratakis, E.Koudoumas, C.Fotakis, “Incorporation of metallic nanoparticles in organic photovoltaic devices using carbon nanotubes transparent electrodes”, X International Conference on Nanostructured Materials, Rome, Italy, September 2010.

 

2009

1. Vernardou, D.; Kenanakis, G.; Kalousis, Κ.; Vlachou, K.; Rizos, Κ.; Koudoumas, Ε.; Katsarakis, Ν.; Study of metal oxides for the design and development of smart materials, Chemical Consciousness on the 21st century in Crete (Greece) 2009.

2. Vernardou, D.; Spanakis, E.; Kenanakis, G.; Koudoumas E.; Katsarakis, N., “One-pot direct hydrothermal approach to the design and fabrication of photoactive materials”, Fall Materials Research Society Conference,  Boston, USA, November 30-December 3, 2009

 

2008

1. K. Iliopoulos, G. Kalogerakis, D. Vernardou, N. Katsarakis, E. Koudoumas, S. Couris, “Nonlinear optical response of titanium oxide nanostructured thin films”, presented in the 2nd International Symposium on Transparent Conducting Oxides, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, October 22-26, 2008.  

2. D. Vernardou, K. Rizos, K. Moschovis, G. Kortidis, G. Kenanakis, E. Koudoumas, N. Katsarakis and G. Kiriakidis, “A comparative study of solution concentration and temperature on the hydrothermally grown ZnO ozone sensors”, presented in the 2nd International Symposium on Transparent Conducting Oxides, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, October 22-26, 2008.  

3. D. Vernardou, E. Spanakis, A. Mohamed, G. Kenanakis, E. Koudoumas and N. Katsarakis, “Hydrothermal growth of Fe+3 doped TiO2 on glass for self-cleaning applications”, presented in the 2nd International Symposium on Transparent Conducting Oxides, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, October 22-26, 2008.  

4. D. Vernardou, K. Vlachou, E. Stratakis, E. Spanakis, N. Katsarakis, E. Kymakis and E. Koudoumas, “Influence Of Solution Chemistry On The Properties Of Hydrothermally Grown TiO2 For Advanced Applications”, 5° European Meeting on Solar Chemistry and Photocatalysis: Environmental Applications, Palermo, Italy, October 4-8, 2008.  

5. D. Vernardou, G. Kalogerakis, E. Stratakis, G. Kenanakis, E. Koudoumas and N. Katsarakis, “Photoinduced Hydrophilic And Photocatalytic Response Of Hydrothermally Grown Anatase TiO2 Nanostructured Thin Films”, 6th International Conference on Inorganic Materials, Dresden, Germany, September 28-30, 2008.  

 

2007

1. D. Vernardou, E. Stratakis, G. Kenanakis, E. Koudoumas and N. Katsarakis, “Hydrophilicity of ZnO nanostructures grown by aqueous chemical growth”, EMRS European Materials Research Society 2007, Strasbourg, France, May 28 - June 1, 2007.

2. D. Vernardou, G. Kenanakis, E. Koudoumas, G. Kiriakidis and N. Katsarakis, “Effect of Deposition Parameters on the Growth of Zinc Oxide Nanostructures Using Chemical Methods”, EMRS European Materials Research Society 2007, Strasbourg, France, May 28 - June 1, 2007.  

 

2006

1. G. Kenanakis, M. Androulidaki, E. Koudoumas, C. Savvakis, and N. Katsarakis, “Photoluminescence of ZnO nanostructures grown by the aqueous chemical growth technique”, EMRS European Materials Research Society 2006, Nice, France, May 28-June 1, 2006.  

2. G. Kenanakis, D. Vernardou, E. Koudoumas, and N. Katsarakis, “Ozone sensing properties of ZnO nanostructures grown by the aqueous chemical growth technique”, 4th International Workshop on ZnO and Related Materials, Giessen, Germany, October 3-6, 2006.  

3. G. Kenanakis, D. Vernardou, M. Suchea, S. Christoulakis, E. Koudoumas, G. Kiriakidis, and N. Katsarakis, “Ozone sensing properties of ZnO nanostructures grown by the aqueous chemical growth technique”, 1st International Symposium on Transparent Conducting Oxides, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, October 23-25, 2006.

4. D. Vernardou, G. Kenanakis, S. Couris, E. Koudoumas, E. Kymakis, and N. Katsarakis, “pH effect on the growth of ZnO nanostructures by aqueous chemical growth”, 1st International Symposium on Transparent Conducting Oxides, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, October 23-25, 2006.  

5. E. Kymakis, E. Stratakis, E. Koudoumas, Y. Franghiadakis, “Transparent conductive electrodes based on carbon nanotubes-PEDOT:PSS blends for use in organic photovoltaics”,1st International Symposium on Transparent Conducting Oxides, Hersonnisos, Greece , October 2006.

 

2005

1. “ZnO nanostructured transparent thin films for gas sensing applications”, S Christoulakis, M Suchea , M Katharakis, N Katsarakis , E Koudoumas and G Kiriakidis, International Conference in Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (NN 2005), June 14 – 18, 2005, Crete, Greece.

2. “Thickness Influence on Surface Structure and Optical Properties of Nanostructured ZnO Transparent Thin Films Grown by PLD”, S Christoulakis, M Suchea, E Koudoumas, M Katharakis, N Katsarakis ,G Kiriakidis, 13th International Congress on Thin Films and 8th International Conference on Atomically Controlled Surfaces, Interfaces and Nanostructures ICTF 13/ACSIN 8, June 19-23, 2005, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Welcome

Center of Materials Technology and Photonics (CEMATEP) is a joint laboratory of the departments of the School of Applied Technology of the Technological Educational Institute of Crete (TEI Crete), established in 2003. Its activities are dedicated to the growth, study and application of novel materials and photonics.

Research activities

The research efforts in CEMATEP are focused on the exploitation of advanced thin films, nanostructures and nanocomposites suitable for applications like solar cells, chromic layers for solar control coatings, optoelectronics, photodetectors and organic electronics. CEMATEP is well equipped with state of the art facilities and its members have important scientific outcome as well as excellent national and international collaborations.