Gyula Eres

Group Leader

Ph.D. in Chemical Physics, 1985, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

B.S. in Physical Chemistry, 1977, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

Professional Experience

2018-present, Interim Group Leader, Quantum Heterostructures Group, Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

2004-2018, Senior Research Staff Member, Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

1987–2004, Research Staff Member, Solid State Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

1985-1987, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Experience and Interests

• Real-time surface X-ray diffraction studies of the mechanisms of epitaxial oxide thin film growth by pulsed laser deposition

• Simultaneous atomic and electronic structure studies of pulsed lased deposition using in situ hard X-ray spectroscopy, surface x-ray diffraction and RHEED 

• Dynamics of nanomaterials synthesis on the elementary building block level

• Atomic and electronic structure evolution during black titania core-shell nanoparticle formation

• Bandgap narrowing and electronic structure of TiO2 by cooping characterized by soft x-ray spectroscopy

• Cooperative growth kinetics of single-layer single-crystal graphene and scanning electron microscopy imaging of growth in real-time

• Heteroepitaxial diamond thin film growth by microwave plasma enhanced CVD

• Molecular beam growth of single wall carbon nanotubes

• Deterministic growth of carbon nanofibers by electron beam lithography and plasma enhanced CVD

• Digital epitaxy of group IV semiconductors and alloys by hydrogen coverage control

• Nanofabrication by resistless electron beam lithography and direct epitaxial growth

• Nonequilibrium growth of group IV semiconductor thin films by gas source supersonic molecular beam epitaxy