Dinko Chakarov

Professor at Chalmers, Physics, Chemical Physics

Dinko Chakarov is an experimental physicist in the area of surface science. His research deals with evaluation of the mechanisms of optical excitations in nanoparticles and the related physical and chemical processes at their interfaces. Physics and chemistry of water and carbon materials are of special interest. He received his PhD in Sofia, continued his academic carrier at Cornel University and joined Chalmers in 1991. Additionally to teaching and supervision commitments, he is engaged in scientific leadership and coordination of several national and international projects in the area of nanomaterials and photocatalysis; Chairman of Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award committee.

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Showing 42 publications

2016

Structural Raman Enhancement in Graphite Nano-Discs

J. F. Cardenas, Dinko Chakarov, Bengt Herbert Kasemo
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 9883, p. Article Number: 98830L-
Paper in proceedings
2016

A Mechanism for Highly Efficient Electrochemical Bubbling Delamination of CVD-Grown Graphene from Metal Substrates

Lihui Liu, X. Liu, Zhaoyao Zhan et al
Advanced Materials Interfaces. Vol. 3 (8)
Journal article
2014

Oxidation of copper nanoparticles in water monitored in situ by localized surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy

Fernando Gonzalez-Posada, Raja Sellappan, Bert Vanpoucke et al
RSC Advances. Vol. 4 (40), p. 20659-20664
Journal article
2013

Effects of plasmon excitation on photocatalytic activity of Ag/TiO2 and Au/TiO2 nanocomposites

Raja Sellappan, M. G. Nielsen, Fernando Gonzalez-Posada et al
Journal of Catalysis. Vol. 307, p. 214-221
Journal article
2013

Influence of graphene synthesizing techniques on the photocatalytic performance of Graphene/TiO2 nanocomposites

Raja Sellappan, Jie Sun, Augustinas Galeckas et al
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Vol. 15 (37), p. 15528-15537
Journal article
2013

Optically tracking the thermal desorption of water from nanostructured graphite covered with thin ice films

Anna Clemens, Fernando Gonzalez-Posada, Lars Hellberg et al
manuscript
Magazine article
2013

Light induced selective heating of nanostructured pyrolitic graphite surfaces investigated by Raman scattering

J. F. Cardenas, Hans Fredriksson, Bengt Herbert Kasemo et al
Chemical Physics. Vol. 415, p. 232-236
Journal article
2013

Water desorption from nanostructured graphite surfaces

Anna Clemens, Lars Hellberg, Henrik Grönbeck et al
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Vol. 15 (47), p. 20456-20462
Journal article
2012

Graphene Oxide and Lipid Membranes: Interactions and Nanocomposite Structures

Rickard Frost, Gustav Edman Jönsson, Dinko Chakarov et al
Nano Letters. Vol. 12 (7), p. 3356-3362
Journal article
2012

Electrodeposition of selenium from 1-ethyl-3-methyl-imidazolium trifluromethylsulfonate

A. A. Aal, F. Voigts, Dinko Chakarov et al
Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry. Vol. 16 (9), p. 3027-3036
Journal article
2012

Electrodeposition of selenium from 1-butyl-1-methylpyrrolidinium trifluoromethylsulfonate

A. A. Aal, F. Voigts, Dinko Chakarov et al
Electrochimica Acta. Vol. 59, p. 228-236
Journal article
2011

Nanostructures for Enhanced Light Absorption in Solar Energy Devices

Gustav Edman Jönsson, Hans Fredriksson, Raja Sellappan et al
International Journal of Photoenergy
Journal article
2011

Photo- and thermal desorption of water from ice covered carbon nanostructures

Anna Clemens, Lars Hellberg, Henrik Grönbeck et al
Young Astronomer's Meeting, Paris Observatory, France; November 15, 2011
Conference poster
2011

Tuning light absorption by band gap engineering in ZnCdO as a function of MOVPE-synthesis conditions and annealing

V. Venkatachalapathy, A. Galeckas, Raja Sellappan et al
Journal of Crystal Growth. Vol. 315 (1), p. 301-304
Journal article
2011

Preparation and characterization of TiO2/carbon composite thin films with enhanced photocatalytic activity

Raja Sellappan, Jiefang Zhu, Hans Fredriksson et al
Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical. Vol. 335 (1-2), p. 136-144
Journal article
2011

On the mechanism of enhanced photocatalytic activity of composite TiO(2)/carbon nanofilms

Raja Sellappan, A. Galeckas, V. Venkatachalapathy et al
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. Vol. 106 (3-4), p. 337-342
Journal article
2010

Reusable hydroxyapatite nanocrystal sensors for protein adsorption

M. Tagaya, T. Ikoma, N. Hanagata et al
Science and Technology of Advanced Materials. Vol. 11 (4)
Paper in proceedings
2010

Nanostructured Materials for Photolytic Hydrogen Production

Jiefang Zhu, Dinko Chakarov, Michael Zäch
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy through Nanotechnology
Book chapter
2009

Protein adsorption on hydroxyapatite nanosensors with different crystal sizes studied in situ by a quartz crystal microbalance with the dissipation method

T. Ikoma, M. Tagaya, N. Hanagata et al
Journal of the American Ceramic Society. Vol. 92 (5), p. 1125-1128
Journal article
2009

Patterning of highly oriented pyrolytic graphite and glassy carbon surfaces by nanolithography and oxygen plasma etching

Hans Fredriksson, Dinko Chakarov, Bengt Herbert Kasemo
Carbon. Vol. 47 (5), p. 1335-1342
Journal article
2009

Optical and photocatalytic measurement of carbon+TiO2 thin film photoanode

Raja Sellappan, Dinko Chakarov, Michael Zäch et al
Reactivity of nanoparticles for more efficient and sustainable energy production,Sandbjerg Gods, Denmark, August 22-27, 2009
Conference poster
2009

Adsorption of proteins derived from fetal bovine serum onto hydroxyapatite nanocrystals with quartz crystal micorbalance technique

M. Tagaya, T. Ikoma, T. Takemura et al
Key Engineering Materials. Vol. 396-398, p. 47-50
Journal article
2009

Resonant optical absorption in graphite nanostructures

Hans Fredriksson, Tavakol Pakizeh, Mikael Käll et al
Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics. Vol. 11 (11)
Journal article
2009

The Surface Property of Hydroxyapatite: Sensing with Quartz Crystal Microbalance

T. Ikoma, M. Tagaya, T. Tonegawa et al
Key Engineering Materials. Vol. 396-398, p. 89-92
Journal article
2008

Photocatalytic Reactions At The Graphite/Ice Interface

Johan Bergeld, Bengt Herbert Kasemo, Dinko Chakarov
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Vol. 10 (8), p. 1151-1155
Journal article
2008

Protein adsorption on hydroxyapatite nano-crystals

T. Yoshioka, T. Ikoma, Dinko Chakarov
Bioceramics. Vol. 20, p. 1119-1122
Journal article
2008

Protein Adsorption on Hydroxyapatite Nano-crystals with Quartz Crystal Microbalance Technique

T. Yoshioka, T. Ikoma, A. Monkawa et al
Bioceramics, Key Engineering Materials. Vol. 361-363, p. 1119-1122
Journal article
2008

Grating Formation by Metal-Nanoparticle-Mediated Coupling of Light into Waveguided Modes

Lisa Eurenius, Carl Hägglund, Eva Olsson et al
Nature Photonics. Vol. 2, p. 360-364
Journal article
2006

Fabrication of hydroxyapatite ultra-thin layer on gold surface and its application for quartz crystal microbalance technique

A. Monkawa, T. Ikoma, S. Yunoki et al
Biomaterials. Vol. 27, p. 5748-5754
Magazine article
2006

Photo ejection of water molecules from amorphous ice films

Johan Bergeld, Dinko Chakarov
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 125, p. 141103-
Journal article
2006

Nanoscience and nanotechnology for advanced energy systems

Michael Zäch, Carl Hägglund, Dinko Chakarov et al
Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science. Vol. 10, p. 132-143
Journal article
2005

Photodesorption of NO from graphite ( 0 0 0 1 ) surface mediated by silver clusters

Kristina Wettergren, Bengt Herbert Kasemo, Dinko Chakarov
Surface Science. Vol. 593, p. 235-241
Journal article
2005

Photophysics and photochemistry of ice films on graphite

Dinko Chakarov
Israel Journal of Chemistry. Vol. 45 (1-2), p. 137-146
Journal article
2005

Microstructural changes in gold nanoparticles upon pulsed laser irradiation

Lisa Eurenius, Yury Alaverdyan, Dinko Chakarov et al
Proceedings of the 8th Inter American Congess of Electron Microscopy
Conference contribution
2005

Patterning and modification of PDMS surface through laser micromachining of silicon masters and molding

Per Holgerson, Duncan Sutherland, Bengt Herbert Kasemo et al
Applied Physics A - Materials Science & Processing. Vol. 81 (1), p. 51-56
Journal article
2004

Two-dimensional hydration shells of alkali metal ions at a hydrophobic surface

Sheng Meng, Dinko Chakarov, Bengt Herbert Kasemo et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 121 (24), p. 12572-12576
Journal article
2004

Co-adsorption and reactions of Na and H2O on graphite

Michael Gleeson, Kristina Mårtensson, Bengt Herbert Kasemo et al
Applied Surface Science. Vol. 235, p. 91-96
Journal article
2004

Photophysics and photochemistry of water ice films on graphite

Johan Bergeld, Michael Gleeson, Bengt Herbert Kasemo et al
Journal of Geophysical Research - Planets. Vol. 109 (E7), p. E07S11-
Journal article
2004

Patterning and modification of PDMS surface through laser micromachining of silicon masters and molding

Per Holgerson, Duncan Sutherland, Bengt Herbert Kasemo et al
Applied Physics A Materials Science & Processing. Vol. 81 (1), p. 51-56
Journal article
2003

The interactions of Na, NO, and H2O on the graphite (0001) surface

Michael Gleeson, Kristina Mårtensson, Bengt Herbert Kasemo et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 119 (13), p. 6753-6767
Journal article
2001

Photo-assisted processes for improved catalytic activity and selectivity of environmentally harmful emissions

Sten Ljungström, Dinko Chakarov, Johan Bergeld et al
Topics in Catalysis. Vol. 16/17, p. 433-436
Journal article
2001

CO oxidation on Pt(111) promoted by coadsorbed H2O

Johan Bergeld, Bengt Herbert Kasemo, Dinko Chakarov
Surface Science. Vol. 495, p. L815-L820
Journal article

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