Giray Kartopu obtained his Ph.D. degree from the De Montfort University, Leicester, UK in 2003. His initial work focused on synthesis and optical properties of Group IV (Si, Ge, SiGe) quantum dots. He served as Postdoctoral Research Assistant at Kiel University of Applied Sciences, Germany, and at The University of Nottingham. These positions involved the fabrication and application of metal nanowires and functional thin films. His research experience includes nanomaterial synthesis, nanotemplate fabrication, plasmonic and magnetic application of nanoparticle arrays, Raman spectroscopy of quantum dots, and second- and third-generation photovoltaic solar cells.
Biography Updated on 18 April 2012