Theodoros Karakostas

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Prof. Theodoros Karakostas

Address: Department of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki GR-54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

Tel: +30 2310 99 8061, Fax: +30 2310 99 8589, e-mail:

Personal Data: Born in Thessaloniki, Greek Citizenship, Married.

Academic Degrees: Habilitation in Physics (1981), Doctorate in Physics (1975), MSc in Radioelectronics (1972), BSc in Physics (1968)

Academic Activities: Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students. Author of text books and other educational material. Supervisor of PhD students. Member of the Organizing Committee of National and International Workshops and Conferences. Member of numerous Academic Committees.

Research Activities:

  • Solid State Physics & Materials Science,
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Interfaces and Interfacial Defects
  • Vitrification of solid industrial wastes

Scientist in charge of 14 National and International Research projects

Participated in 7 National and European Research and Development projects


More than 150 peer-reviewed papers in international scientific journals

More than 120 proceedings papers of international conferences and workshops

4 book chapters and review papers

1 Internet invited review paper

Guest editor of international scientific volumes

Selected Publications:

P. Kavouras, E. Pantazopoulou, S. Varitis, G. Vourlias, K. Chrissafis, G.P. Dimitrakopulos, M. Mitrakas, A.I. Zouboulis, Th. Karakostas, A. Xenidis

Journal of Hazardous Materials 283, 672 (2015)

Th. Kehagias, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, P. Becker, J. Kioseoglou, F. Furtmayr, T. Koukoula, I. Häusler, A. Chernikov, S. Chatterjee, Th. Karakostas, H.-M. Solowan, U. T. Schwarz, M. Eickhoff and Ph. Komninou

Nanotechnology 24, 435702 (2013)

J. Kioseoglou, E. Kalesaki, I. Belabbas, J. Chen, G. Nouet, H. Kirmse, W. Neumann, Ph. Komninou, and Th. Karakostas

J. Appl. Phys. 110, 053715 (2011)

C. Chèze, B. Jenichen, O. Brandt, C. Pfüller, St. Münch, R. Rothemund, St. Reitzenstein, A. Forchel, Th. Kehagias, Ph. Komninou, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, Th. Karakostas, L. Lari, P. Chalker,M. Gass, H. Riechert and L. Geelhaar

IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. Electr. 17, 878 (2011)

C. Cheze, L. Geelhaar, O. Brandt, W. M. Weber, H. Riechert, S. Munch, R. Rothemund, S. Reitzenstein, A. Forchel, T. Kehagias, P. Komninou, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, and T. Karakostas

Nano Research 3, 528 (2010)

Th. Kehagias, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, J. Kioseoglou, H. Kirmse, C. Giesen, M. Heuken, A. Georgakilas, W. Neumann, Th. Karakostas, and Ph. Komninou

Applied Physics Letters 95, 071905 (2009)

J. Kioseoglou, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, Ph. Komninou, Th. Karakostas and E C Aifantis

J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 41, 1 (2008)

P. Kavouras, Ph. Komninou, Th. Karakostas

Thin Solid Films 515, 3011 (2007)

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